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Monthly Archives: October 2018

4 Auto Maintenance Tasks Many People Forget

4 Auto Maintenance Tasks Many People Forget

Most Falconer drivers are dutiful about regular oil changes and have the oil filter replaced when their tech reminds them. But your vehicle has thousands of parts and regular maintenance goes far beyond oil changes. Have you overlooked any of the following maintenance tasks? Replace Wiper Blades If you turn on your wipers and they just smear the dirt and dead bugs around your front window, it's time to replace the blades. If you do this every six months, you won't ever get to the point where they can't safely wash your windshield in a rain or snowstorm. Rotate Your Tires Tires are an expensive purchase but many drivers buy them, have them mounted, and then forget about them. A tire rotation service at I-86 Truck & Auto Repair is economical and pays off by protecting your investment and exten ... read more

Improve Visibility For Night Driving

Improve Visibility For Night Driving

Poor visibility is a factor in many automobile accidents. In fact, you probably know individuals who avoid driving at night because they feel unsafe. Of course, many auto owners have no choice because they work shifts that require them to commute before sunrise or after sunset or they actually drive for a living. If you do a lot of driving at night or in bad weather, the team at I-86 Truck & Auto Repair counsels that you take some simple steps to improve your visibility when driving at night and lessen your risk of being involved in a collision. Headlamps Some drivers never think about their headlamps until a bulb goes completely out and they receive a citation. (You are much more conscientious about auto maintenance, righ ... read more

Why Auto Recycling is Eco-Friendly

Why Auto Recycling is Eco-Friendly

Are you all about recycling? Do you save your newspapers and soda cans and send them to the recycler? Do you drop off your old clothes to thrift stores? Have you ever thought about what happens to your automobile at the end of its useful life? The automobile recycling industry has been thriving for over a seventy-five years. Though it may not seem like a tree hugger’s dream, auto recycling helps our planet. The parts in your car today will come in handy when it comes to making your children’s cars in the future. Now, you may be thinking, “But technology will be so advanced by the time my two year-old is driving.” That is true, but car recycling will proceed along with it. Did you know?1. Automobiles are the most recycled product in the world. Every year, ov ... read more

Just For Fun: What is the Most Expensive Car in the World?

Just For Fun: What is the Most Expensive Car in the World?

How much did you pay for your last car? The national average cost for a new auto today is $33,560. If you have $30k to spend, you’ll have a broad array of nice cars to choose from. What if you double it to $67,120? Then you’ll be able to shop around in the big ticket brands such as BMW and Mercedes Benz. But how many times would you need to multiply it for the most expensive car in the world? How much would that be? A cool $4,850,000. So now that we know the price tag, let’s talk about the costliest automobile in the world and why it justifies such a price tag. Koenigsegg is a Swedish auto maker that specializes in supercars that are immensely fast and amazingly luxurious. As an example of the extravagance ... read more

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

When a son or daughter gets their driver's license, it can be one of the most nerve-racking milestones in a parent’s life. Safety Features Protect Brand-new Drivers With technological advances in safety, carmakers help give parents a little more peace of mind when their teenagers are behind the wheel. Companies like Kia, Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Audi, Honda, and Mercedes-Benz have equipped their vehicles with a lot of new safety features. These include electronic stability control, back-up cameras, navigation, crash detection, and lane departure warning. Parents can now monitor the driving habits of brand-new teen motorists even if they are not in the automobile with them. These systems send an alert when the driver exceeds a pre-set speed limit. They are GPS-equipped so they can notify the parent when the vehicle travels outside a defined geographic area. They also signal when there is a mechanical problem or the vehicle needs routine maintenance. And so ... read more