Superior Service Center of Apple Valley Blog

VEHICLE RECALLS

You may have noticed the mass amount of vehicle recalls. This can be concerning and staying on top of it is a wise idea; I will tell you how below.

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Most recently GM has recalled 3.4 million cars to fix ignition switches that could let the key slip into the off position. It is possible that a heavy key chain or a large road bump can cause this to happen, but it is recalled to be fixed before it does happens; (I advise in any case that your key chain not be too heavy).  If the key does slip into the off position it can be dangerous leaving airbags, power steering, and power brakes inoperable, so if your vehicle is affected please take action as soon as possible. This recal ...

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CAR CARE BEFORE A ROAD TRIP

If you’re like me within the week before I leave for a road trip I like to get the house clean and all the laundry done. Then I pack the kids’ stuff, all the essentials, and then I pack my stuff. As I get ready to pack the car up within hours before we are to hit the road I realize I might need an oil change. Did I check the fluids, how are my tires? When was the last time I had the maintenance schedule checked? Who wants the trip ruined with car problems? Not me!

It’s important to have your vehicle inspected before a road trip. If you’re a do it yourselfer you can surely handle taking care of the basics of making sure your car is road ready. If not, have it looked over at the oil change before your trip or schedule a time to have a once over. Make sure you have enough oil life to get you through your trip. Read on and I will go through some basics with you; I have also included a checklist of some things you may not have on your packing list th ...

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