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Posts Tagged ‘Mundelein’

Why do I need a coolant flush?

Question: My owner’s manual shows that I’m due for a coolant flush at 90,000 miles. What does coolant do? And do I really need a coolant flush?  Answer: A coolant flush or cooling system flush is modern-day terminology for ridding your radiator of rust, dirt, sludge and old antifreeze or “radiator fluid.” The fluid is…

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Why outfit your import car with winter tires?

You probably don’t plan on racing down the white-capped Alps in your Audi or burning rubber at the top of frigid Mount Fuji in your Toyota, but even in Libertyville, installing snow tires on your import automobile can be a hot idea for the cold weather. We understand the allure of “all-season tires”: No shelling out…

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Make sure your kids’ cars are ready to head back to school

Can you believe it’s August already? It seems like the weather just warmed up, and it’s already time to think about the end of summer vacation. Back to School time means a lot of things – shopping for new school clothes, picking out the perfect backpack, and for some college freshmen, even packing up and…

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Hybrid car service from Auto Lab in Libertyville

Libertyville, IL – Many car buyers debate the purchase of a hybrid vehicle because they fear the maintenance costs will be higher than that of a regular gasoline engine. But Kevin Riddick, founder and owner of Auto Lab in Libertyville, says there is nothing to fear. “The hybrid specific components have been shown to have…

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How to save money on auto repair in Libertyville

I think it’s safe to say we’re all a little more money-conscious today than we were a decade ago. And while spending more carefully is often for the better, this philosophy can backfire if you regularly choose an auto repair shop based on the lowest quoted price. Going for the “cheapest” auto repair generally gives…

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Songs for the family road trip

Family road trips can be as much fun as the vacation you’re headed to! Good music helps you pass the time, and it gives you the perfect chance to broaden your kids’ musical horizons. Here’s a list of our favorite songs to get you started as you leave the Lake Forest area bound for your summer…

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