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Fall Service Tips

Fall Service Tips

Can you feel that slight chill in the air when you are leaving for work in the morning? Perhaps you have noticed a subtle orange hue in the tops of some of the trees. These are the first signs that fall is on the horizon. With every change of season, you should make sure your car is ready. Here are some fall service tips to get you started. Read Your Owner’s Manual. If you haven’t already, become familiar with your…

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DIY Car Maintenance for Spring

DIY Car Maintenance for Spring

The beginning of spring means more than just the first signs of blossoms. It also means that your car is ready for some seasonal maintenance. These do-it-yourself vehicle maintenance tips will help you take charge of caring for your car and ensuring that it’s ready to handle the season ahead. Change Wiper Blades You should be changing your wiper blades about every six months, and after being battered by the snow and ice of winter, spring poses a great time…

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Bad Driving Habits That May Actually Damage Your Car

Bad Driving Habits That May Actually Damage Your Car

Your windshield wiper blades are imperative for complete visibility when the rain starts coming down in springtime. After a long winter of fending off snow and ice, it may very well be time to swap in a new set of blades. If you’ve noticed signs of aging and want to get up-to-date with a new pair of windshield wipers, here’s what you need to do to replace them. Find the Right Blades Every vehicle has specifically sized wiper blades, which…

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Do Your Vehicle a Favor by Making these Car Care New Year’s Resolutions

Do Your Vehicle a Favor by Making these Car Care New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is a perfect opportunity to refocus on what matters most in life. This year, give these car care New Year’s resolutions from Gossett VW Porsche a try and enjoy a healthy, happy vehicle!   Stay on top of your oil Make the resolution to habitually change your oil this year. Before January even starts, plan out exactly when you’ll change your vehicle’s oil and challenge yourself to stick to the plan. This is an extremely easy and…

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How to Wax Your Car

How to Wax Your Car

Learning how to wax your car the right way is an easy way to keep your car looking great and prolong the life of its paint. Supplies Electric orbital buffer Buffing pads Buffing compound Car wax Microfiber cloths Buffing                                                If your car has any weathered surfaces or scratches, it is a good idea to buff your car before waxing. This removes a fine layer of paint and waxing right afterwards restores the paint’s original shine. However, this should only be…

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