How Often Should I Have My Brakes Replaced (And 5 Signs It’s Time)

Welcome to winter in Cleveland, where the streets are slick, and the snow is thick. You don’t want to wait until you’re sliding through a stop sign to find out your brakes could use some work. 

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9 Tips to Prepare Your Car for Ohio Winters

Ah, winter! Snowmen and sledding, hot cocoa and crackling fires. What’s not to love? 

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How Your Traction Control System Keeps You Safe (and What to Do if it Stops Working)

Cleveland averages more than 60 inches of snow each year, which can be treacherous and even deadly for drivers. In fact, during the winter of 2021-22, there were 12,939 crashes on snow, ice or...

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The Basics of Vehicle Suspension

It’s common knowledge that we have five seasons here in the Buckeye state, spring, summer, fall, winter and pothole. But if the road beneath your wheels is feeling extra bumpy lately, you may wonder:...

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Can I Drive With the Check Engine Light On?

Picture this: You’re in the middle of your daily morning routine, trying to rush the kids out of the door in time for school. You get everyone ready and in the car, only for the check engine light to...

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Six Symptoms of Bad Ball Joints

Your car’s suspension system is responsible for keeping your driving experience smooth and comfortable — and when there’s something wrong, you’ll know. If your ride has gotten a little too bumpy, it...

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What Diagnostic Inspections Can Tell You When You're Buying a Used Car

When buying a used car, it’s important to know exactly what is coming down the line, maintenance-wise. A diagnostic inspection done by a professional auto technician is a smart way to learn all about...

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What Kind of Tires Do I Need for My Vehicle?

Your car’s performance depends on how you treat your vehicle — from using the right engine oil and replacing worn belts to keeping up with your engine’s maintenance schedule. And while you’re at it,...

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Your Guide to Safe COVID-19 Road Trips

Summer is coming to an end, but there's still time to sneak in that 2020 getaway you postponed because of COVID-19. Ohio families, like many around the world, put their travel plans on hold this year...

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Toxic Car Syndrome: 3 Ways Your Car Is Making You Sick

Regardless of whether you have a quick commute every day or spend a few hours behind the wheel on a regular basis, you depend on your car to do more than get you from Point A to Point B. You also...

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