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Wheel Care for Performance and Safety

As you spend more time on the road this driving season, you’ll be washing your vehicle more often so it can look its best. While a quick trip through a car wash may brighten things up, your wheels and tires do need more than just a quick rinse.

Dirt, oil, and numerous other particles from your vehicle and the road will accumulate on your tires and mechanical parts, such as your braking system. Your tires' grip, stopping distance, and other performance characteristics will be affected if these materials aren't removed. 

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Schedule Your Spring Car Care Check-Up Today

When you invest in a new vehicle, it's important to take incredibly good care of your vehicle. Not only does this include oil changes and regular cleanings, but maintenance appointments, as well. Did you know that spring is the ideal time to have a maintenance appointment for your car? Here's what you need to know.

One of the most important aspects of a maintenance appointment is the tire check. Did you know that if you don't have your tires rotated on a regular basis, your tires can wear unevenly? This makes normal tire rotations and alignments very…

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Motor Oil Viscosity Numbers Decoded

Everyone talks about motor oil in code. Common numbers and letters include 10W-30 or 5W-20 and so forth. What do those mysterious numbers mean? They are the viscosity ratings for a particular type of oil. Viscosity is a measure of a substance's thickness or how quickly something can be poured. For instance, water can be poured quickly so it has a low viscosity while corn syrup pour more slowly and has a higher viscosity level. Certain substances, including motor oil, thicken with colder temperatures.

 

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Being Safe is Better than Assuming Everything is Fine with Your Brakes

There are moments when you know that there is something wrong with your car but you can’t seem to figure it out. A perfect example is the brake pedal. Have you ever noticed that your brake pedal has become soft or spongy, but you’re still able to stop your car?

A normal brake pedal is supposed to feel firm when applied. If you’ve noticed that it is not as firm as it used to be, then there could be a few different reasons such as air in the brake line, a damaged brake line or a bad…

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Learn More About Monitoring Tire Pressure

Keeping your tires properly inflated is an important part of vehicle ownership and maintenance. But how do you do that without every now and then checking them with a pressure gauge?

There is a better way these days with most late models vehicles now equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems. The TPMS constantly monitors tire pressure with sensor installed in the tires or other specific areas. When these sensors detect low tire pressure, a warning light comes on to inform you of the problem. 

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Causes of an Overheated Engine

Vehicle engine overheating can be a pretty panic-inducing situation for anyone. It can make you wonder what the cause is as well. If you're currently in the middle of a car engine overheating crisis, you need to take charge of the situation.

A number of different things can lead to engine overheating. Some examples are a faulty thermostat, cooling system air, and leakage. If you want to avoid engine overheating nightmare scenarios in the future, you need to focus on certain things. 

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What Does Your Differential do for Your Car?

Caring for your car's differential is an important part of maintenance. However, many do not even realize that the differential exists, let alone needs an oil change. Changing your car's differential oil is not like changing the engine oil. Differentials are located underneath the car. Depending on what make and model, the differentials are not always in the same place.

Most differentials are located at the rear of your car. However, some cars with rear-wheel drive will have their own housing. Front-wheel drive models will keep the differential in the transmission. 

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Keep Dust at Bay With a Cabin Air Filter Replacement

Too much dust can cause a great deal of problems. Not only does it make everything in your home dirty, but it can also lead to breathing issues after prolonged exposure. Your vehicle is very similar in this manner. That is why we here at Jaguar Greensboro want to ensure that you know all about your vehicle's engine and cabin air filters.

The engine air filter ensures all air through the air intake valve is free of dust, dirt and other debris. 

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Importance of Servicing Your Car at Jaguar Greensboro

Servicing your car at the dealership is the best idea. Most of the car dealerships have big independent stores that can work on your vehicle quickly and correctly. The following are the main reasons why you should always learn to service your car at the dealership.
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• They have well-qualified factory and certified technicians. Mechanics in the dealership shop have excellent expertise in repairing your car whatever the model or the make.
• They have best customer service because they always represent the car manufacturer. They have to meet highest customer standards to impress its...
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Horsepower is Powerful


You have probably noticed that a lot of machines-lawn mowers and the cars at the dealership have a little something known as "horsepower." Horsepower refers to how much power lies beneath the hood and most machines have quite a few. If you think about how much power is behind just one horsepower-it is a lot. One horsepower is about the same as a pony hauling 30 pounds for one minute. Multiply by a couple of hundred, and that's a lot.

Come see us here at Jaguar Greensboro to take one of our powerful vehicles out for a test drive…
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