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5 ways to save money by maintaining your car

Question: I change my oil religiously every 3,000 miles, and I rotate the tires every other oil change. But what other maintenance should I be doing? Is it worth the money?  Answer: Excellent question! And we liken it to the old saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” You probably eat…

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Timing belt replacement: Avoid a breakdown in Vernon Hills

For many of us, replacing our vehicle’s timing belt isn’t a top-of-mind activity. But knowing when this critical engine part needs to be replaced can save you hundreds of dollars and a sudden, aggravating breakdown along the Edens or while driving around Vernon Hills. Here’s why… When it comes to timing belts, it’s all in…

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The high cost of ignoring your timing belt

Many people picture pistons or valves when thinking about the inside of an engine. Even though these parts are vital in creating power and allowing your vehicle to work, nothing is more important than your timing belt. Your timing belt is what keeps the pistons and valves moving and working in sync. By driving the…

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