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2013-03-10 23:02:38

The results of a recent study by CTEK, a global battery maintenance and care brand show that women are increasingly undertaking car maintenance due to becoming tired of waiting for their partners to complete the tasks for them. (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 The results of a recent study by CTEK, a global battery maintenance and care brand show that women are increasingly undertaking car maintenance due to becoming tired of waiting for their partners to complete the tasks for them. Over 900 women...

2013-01-22 16:21:59

MILFORD, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mike Castrucci Chevrolet has always been committed to saving its customers the most money possible on purchases of new and used cars. Now the Castrucci Chevrolet Service Department is throwing its hat in the ring with a series of January only specials in Cincinnati meant to help people get an early jump start on those preventative car maintenance in Cincinnati things that so many of us keep putting off until it's too late and something...

2012-11-05 08:25:45

CARSON, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of October's National Car Care Month and before the holiday/winter driving season, now is a great time for parents to focus their teens on simple auto repair and maintenance tips that can support safe driving. According to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)( 1), teen drivers are actually making better decisions when it comes to motor vehicle safety, with more buckling up and fewer risking riding with a...

2012-08-22 06:20:49

LONDON, August 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again when members of the public flock to garages and dealerships in their droves in order to sort out their MOT tests. Over the next few weeks motorists are all likely to step up their car maintenance in order to make sure that their cars and vans pass with flying colours and costs are kept low. That's why the team at Euro Car Parts has recently seen an increase of inquiries for a multitude of different parts...

2012-03-09 21:20:00

Spring is just around the corner, so Amica Insurance reminds motorists that now is a great time to perform some basic maintenance on your car. Extend the life of your vehicle by checking the battery, changing your car´s oil and oil filter and keeping the right amount of pressure in your tires. If your car is running loudly or poorly, see a certified mechanic. A properly maintained car will run more efficiently and be safer. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Spring is just around the...

2011-10-11 06:21:00

CARDIFF, Wales, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Confused.com has revealed that drivers know very little about car maintenance with a worrying 72% unaware how to check brake fluid levels, leaving them in potential danger at the wheel. Moreover, 69% of motorists have no clue how to check their engine coolant, a fluid which prevents a vehicle from overheating and if left unchecked can cause serious damage to the motor. In fact, 57% of drivers don't even know how to...

2011-08-30 11:00:00

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a summer when much of the U.S. has endured record-breaking high temperatures with no reprieve in sight, Prestone®, a leading producer of antifreeze/coolant, conducted a study representing more than 1,000 car owners that revealed while 50 percent of respondents said their biggest fear on the road was being stuck roadside with a smoking engine, only 16 percent said they planned to add engine coolant on a hot day to prevent...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

CARSON, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As that midsummer road trip approaches, it is time for the annual summer engine tune-up ... or is it? Typically, car owners visit their local repair shop for a tune-up before hitting the road, but the traditional definition of a tune-up has changed. It may have made sense for our parents and grandparents to tune-up every 15,000 or 30,000 miles, but, today, the demand for fewer emissions and technological advancements have reduced the need. In...

2011-03-30 10:00:00

Basic Maintenance Helps Avoid Costly Repairs Down the Road BETHESDA, Md., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Car Care Month in April is the time of year to give your car some extra attention. Basic maintenance can go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle, plus it helps avoid costly repairs down the road. "Neglected vehicle care almost always means much higher costs down the line in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale...