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Just How Old Are Your Tires?

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The age of your tires has a lot to do with their overall quality and safety. Most drivers don’t realize that there is a way to tell the age of your tires just by looking at them. And, no, we are not talking about checking the tire tread wear. Whether you are checking your tires…
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Money Saving Driving Tips (2)

Money Saving Driving Tips

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If you ask anyone what they would like to change about their finances in 2020, they will likely say, “I want to spend less and save more.” For some people this may mean using energy more efficiently, spending less on nights out, eating dinner at home, or shopping less. But have you ever thought about…
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A Bumpy Ride Means Suspension Problems

A Bumpy Ride Means Suspension Problems

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You shouldn’t feel as if your insides are going to shake out of your body while you’re driving along. Even on a bumpy road, your vehicle is designed to take the lumps if you’re going slow enough. If you’ve noticed your ride has become a bit bumpy lately, you may have suspension problems. Stop by…
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Does My Vehicle Need Fall Maintenance?

Fall Vehicle Maintenance

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You know your furnace needs fall maintenance before winter comes but what about your vehicle? Yes, it is wise to have your vehicle inspected prior to the colder weather, especially in Illinois where the winters really pack a punch. Pit Shop Auto Repair would be happy to ensure your car, truck or SUV is winter-ready…
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4 Common Audi Problems

Four Common Audi Problems

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You love your Audi and so do we. Audi’s do, however, have a few common problems. This isn’t unusual nor does it suggest that Audi is an inferior vehicle. The engineering behind this German automobile is topnotch. All vehicles have quirks. Thankfully, Pit Shop Auto Repair knows how to fix most of them. Here are…
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Preventing Car Related Heatstroke

Preventing Car-Related Heatstroke

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Summer isn’t over yet, and temperatures are still soaring across the country. Sadly, many people and animals die each year as a result of undergoing heatstroke while in a car. Luckily, there are proactive steps everyone can take to avoid this tragedy. This guide from Pit Shop Auto Repair will explore some things you can…
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Finding A Good Mechanic For Your SUV

Finding A Good Mechanic For Your SUV

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From sports cars to minivans, there’s a wide range of vehicle styles to choose from. In terms of popularity, SUVs are far and away one of the most sought-after options for drivers of all kinds. Whether you love or hate the SUV, there’s no doubt that it has quickly become one of the most common…
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Warning Light Reasons

Warning Light Reasons

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Modern vehicles feature a range of different lights, each one designed to give drivers a proper warning if there is a problem. From brakes to oil levels and more, these warning lights are designed to inform drivers that their vehicle may be in need of attention or repair. With so many different lights brightening up…
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How To Prevent Flat Tires

How To Prevent Flat Tires

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Flat tires can not only be stressful, but they can also be quite expensive. While there’s no guarantee you will never have a flat tire, there are a few things you can do to be proactive so you can try to avoid it from happening to you. Read on for a few helpful tips that…
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Common Signs of Brake Wear

Common Signs of Brake Wear

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Routine service to a vehicle’s safety systems should never be ignored, and brakes are perhaps the most vital safety feature there is. Knowing the signs of brake wear is the best way to prevent a scary situation. Though you should follow the service schedule outlined in your owner’s manual, brakes will often tell you when…
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