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Reasons Your Engine May be Overheating

If you are doing your daily errands in Martinsville and you suddenly realize that the temperature dial for your car's engine is starting to tick upwards, you might notice that it's going to continue to tick upwards rather quickly.

If your car starts to overheat, there are a couple of reasons it might be doing this and almost none of them are good. 

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Take Steps To Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is when water comes between the road and your tires. It happens when your tires encounter more water than they can move. Hydroplaning happens fast, and the gliding sensation can be very scary. You can, however, take steps to prevent hydroplaning.

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The Role of the Exhaust System

Your vehicle has an exhaust system that is made up of several different parts. Some of these include the manifold, O2 sensors, muffler and the catalytic converter. The exhaust system is designed to reduce vehicle noise and harmful vehicle emissions in the atmosphere.

 

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Why is it Important to Monitor Tire Pressure?

Tire pressure is a simple but important item to check on your vehicle. It is a good idea to check the pressure every month. Be sure to check the pressure of your spare tire at the same time.

A car with under-inflated tires costs more money to operate. Under-inflated tires reduce the fuel economy, and tires that are not adequately inflated wear out quicker. That means you’ll be buying new tires sooner than later. A deflating tire can cause dangerous driving conditions. 

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