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Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips

Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips

Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips Your car is one of the most valuable items that you own. Not only is it expensive, but it is also the tool that allows you to get to work or the store and visit friends and family. Your car is an important part of your life and, as such, it should be your priority to take care of it well. Responsible car owners make sure to do the basics such as changing their oil, but many important car care tips are often forgotten. Milex Complete Auto Care is here to ensure that your car is properly maintained. We have four commonly forgotten car care tips that will extend the longevity of your car, so it can take you on a lot more adventures in its lifetime. 1. Check your tire pressure Most people know that rotating your tires helps them to wear more evenly, although most car owners don’t know how to do it themselves. If tires are not ... read more

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August is Brake Safety Awareness Month

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month

Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car’s accident prevention systems. They are your first line of defense when it comes to avoiding collisions. This is why it’s so important to take good care of your car’s brakes by performing scheduled maintenance on them. August is Brake Safety Awareness Month, so we at Milex Complete Auto Care want to make sure you’re informed about the best way to monitor the condition of your brakes. Your brakes are made up of five components: the pads, rotors, calipers, lines and the master cylinder. Luckily, most of these parts usually last a long time; the parts that need the most routine maintenance tend to be the pads and rotors. Your brake fluid is what powers your brakes, by providing the force to stop your tires’ movement. During routine maintenance, the brake fluid, brake pads and rotors should all be checked. You can also check your brake fluid ... read more

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How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip

How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip

How to Prep Your Car for the Summer Trip High on the short list of terrible things that can happen on a summer road trip – along with getting lost in a different state or forgetting your valuables in a rest stop bathroom – is having your mode of transportation fail on you. Car troubles are bad enough when they happen during your everyday life. Having something happen to your car while you’re on a road trip just compounds the frustration, fear and confusion. Here at Milex Complete Auto Care, we want your summer vacationing to be as pleasant as possible, so the only screams you hear are ones of delight as your family spends time making memories, and not waiting for roadside assistance. Here are our tips for preparing your car for the rigors of the summer road trip. 1. Check fluid levels! This might seem like a massive checklist already, but the risk of something going wrong and damagi ... read more

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Service Experience For all Customers

Service Experience For all Customers

How we offer a service experience for all customers As a member of the automotive industry, we strive to include everyone and make everyone feel included. Too often, people without extensive knowledge of automotive services are wary of taking their cars in for repairs and automotive aftermarket accessories. The most common group of people who feel uncomfortable in auto repair shops are women. At Moran, we strive to change that and make women feel comfortable in any of our shops. Our CEO, Barb Moran, understands the importance of providing the best service to women better than anyone else. “We founded Moran Industries on the basic principle that Americans depend on their vehicles, and therefore, they should be able to depend on us. We believe in providing all of our customers with honest and trustworthy service with expert advice and fair pricing. With this as the foundation of our system, we ... read more

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The Importance of Routine Maintenance on Your Automobile

The Importance of Routine Maintenance on Your Automobile

You get regular checkups with your doctor. It keeps you healthy and helps you and your doctor catch any changes in your health before they become big problems. It’s a vital part of keeping yourself healthy. Well, your car is no different. It requires regular checkups to keep it running strong and to catch any potential problems before it can accrue large repair bills. That’s why routine maintenance will make a big difference in the life of your vehicle, whether your car is brand new or it has a few miles on it already. Performing regular maintenance is a preventative measure against common repairs that cars need over the course of their useful life. When you stick to an appropriate schedule of maintenance for your vehicle you can improve the life of your vehicle and catch any issues when they are less serious and won’t require as much time or expense to fix. What is the best schedule for a c ... read more

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How we offer a service experience for all customers

How we offer a service experience for all customers

As a member of the automotive industry, we strive to include everyone and make everyone feel included. Too often, people without extensive knowledge of automotive services are wary of taking their cars in for repairs and automotive aftermarket accessories. The most common group of people who feel uncomfortable in auto repair shops are women. At Moran, we strive to change that and make women feel comfortable in any of our shops. Our CEO, Barb Moran, understands the importance of providing the best service to women better than anyone else. “We founded Moran Industries on the basic principle that Americans depend on their vehicles, and therefore, they should be able to depend on us. We believe in providing all of our customers with honest and trustworthy service with expert advice and fair pricing. With this as the foundation of our system, we are able to work toward our mission of creating cus ... read more

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Signs your brakes are failing you

Signs your brakes are failing you

Most people can agree that brakes are the most important feature of a car. They are vital to your safety, but do you know how to detect the signs of failing brakes? Here is a close look at some of the signs that may indicate brake failure in your automobile: Strange noises If you hear a screeching or grinding sound while braking, your brakes need attention. The most likely cause is that the pads are worn and need to be replaced. It is important to do this as soon as possible because it can lead to further damage requiring more expensive repairs. “If you hear a screeching or grinding sound while braking, your brakes need attention.” A burning smell The overpowering smell of your tires burning is troublesome. It is important to note that this is not normal and should be brought to the attention of an auto body professional immediately. This means your brakes are overheating and could lead to further damage to your vehicle. Low brake pedal Thi ... read more

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The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

When choosing a vehicle, it can sometimes be difficult to understand why one car is different from any other, even after you test drive and purchase them. There are a lot of small features that go into a car that you may miss. These little details often only become apparent when something goes wrong with your vehicle. That’s when you find out about a part or something that needs to be replaced, costing you a lot of money. Understanding at least some of the differences between the various types of cars is important when thinking about your future and whether you’ll need auto repair. This is especially the case with newer hybrid vehicles, which have unique functions designed to save you fuel and thus money. Knowing what makes hybrids special can save you a lot in the long run. The experts at Mr. Transmission would like to offer you some important points on what makes these relatively new cars stand out, so that repairs are more affordable. A little more sophistication The ... read more

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Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

We’re in the middle of winter, and so snow storms are a common sight. Sometimes, it’s just flurries slowly drifting onto the roads. Other times, it’s a whiteout that covers the roads in snow and makes it impossible to drive any faster that 5 mph In some cases, you may even get stuck on the roads if you drive out there. You want to do as much as possible to avoid getting caught off guard, and prevent yourself from getting hypothermia or frostbite among other conditions. The professionals at Mr. Transmission would like to offer some advice if you have to drive out on the roads during a blizzard. However, the first piece of advice they would like to share is this: Do not drive out there unless it’s absolutely necessary. What to do before In the event that your travels will cause you to be in the midst of a snowstorm, planning ahead is essential. If you can, plan your work day and driving time s ... read more

Getting your car to spring forward.

Getting your car to spring forward.

The worst of winter is over and spring is quickly approaching. As a driver, you went through a lot this winter. Hopefully, you didn’t get stuck in the snow. Still, with the prospect of any more of the white stuff becoming less likely, it’s time to prepare for the coming spring and summer months. Before you do that, however, you should remember that winter can be a harsh season for vehicles of all makes and models. Before the spring starts, it may be time to do some quick maintenance to deal with the effects of those cold months. The professionals at Mr. Transmission would like to offer some general tips to get your car ready for spring. Clean-up time When driving during winter, you have to remember that the very materials used to let you drive on the road can and will damage your vehicle. Rock salts and other anti-freezing minerals can be corrosive to your vehicle over time. Even though they eventually slide off during the spring months, not taking the most basic me ... read more

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