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Yearly Archives: 2013

Why Taking Care of Your Exhaust System is Important!

David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic, shows why preventative maintenance is less expensive and much less inconvenient when it comes to your vehicle's exhaust system (and the rest of your car's components, too

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Why Transmission Fluid is SO IMPORTANT

David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic, shows what transmission fluid SHOULD look like, what it SHOULDN'T look like, and what role the fluid plays inside of the transmission using a cutaway example

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Why You Should Change Your Coolant Sooner than 100K Miles

The Monday Morning Mechanic explains why changing your coolant once a year can save you money

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Winter Driving: what to check BEFORE it gets snowy and icy!

The Monday Morning Mechanic shows you some easy things to check that will keep you safely on the road ALL winter long. From wipers to fluids, and belts to batteries, there are a lot of little things that you can do to make sure you are not stranded on the side of the road this winter

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Winterize Your Car Now Before The First Big Snow!

The Monday Morning Mechanic shows some ways that you can get your car ready for winter BEFORE the first big snow

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You can't save money by NOT performing car maintenance!

David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic, shows what 'saving money' by skipping out on maintenance for your car can do...including destroyed water pumps, corroding metal, and thousands of dollars in repairs. You can save thousands upon thousands of dollars by keeping your car around for an extra ten years, but only if you keep up on preventative maintenance like changing your coolant

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What to look for when buying a used car!

When you are buying a used car, it is a good idea to ALWAYS bring it in to an ASE-Certified technician. Before you do that, though, there are some things you can do to rule out many cars right away, and the Monday Morning Mechanic shows you what they are in this segment

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What you need to know if you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle!

David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic, shows what can happen to 4-Wheel or All-Wheel drive cars and trucks that don't take care of their differential. What might have been an inexpensive fluid change can quickly become a serious repair

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Why CHEAP brake jobs are NEVER worth it!

David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic, shows what you ACTUALLY get for a $99 brake job: cheap parts and incompetent labor

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The Danger of Potholes

The Monday Morning Mechanic shows some of the ways that potholes can damage your car...and how much money you can save by getting your car checked out right away

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