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Difference in Diesel Engine Repair Vs. Gasoline Engines

Difference in Diesel Engine Repair Vs. Gasoline Engines

Do you drive a diesel engine vehicle? It doesn’t matter if it is a compact VW diesel or a supersized full-size truck, the engine runs the same. While all diesel engines run the same, the engine is slightly different from a standard gasoline engine. Should you ever

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How Do You Know What Your Check Engine Light Means?

How Do You Know What Your Check Engine Light Means?

It’s happened to all of us. Driving down the road, listening to your favorite music, when all of a sudden your check engine light pops onto the dash. Naturally, a million different things instantly run through your head. What if the engine is shot and you have

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Improve Driving Safety with a Winter Wheel Alignment

Improve Driving Safety with a Winter Wheel Alignment

You’ve probably enjoyed the summer and great fall temperatures with a handful of outings that required driving your car on dirt/gravel roads. You traveled some Midwest backroads, hit a few pot holes, and now you notice that your car pulls to one side when you’re driving down the

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It’s Not Too Early to Get Your Car Ready for Winter Driving

It's Not Too Early to Get Your Car Ready for Winter Driving

It’s hard to imagine prepping your car for fall and winter driving with the 80+ degree temps we’re currently enjoying.  But reality is that fall is practically here and that means football, turkey, presents and HARSH WINTER DRIVING are just around the corner. TIP:  When you see the garden

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Automotive Innovations to Expect in the Near Future

Automotive Innovations to Expect in the Near Future

The automotive world changes every year with new models, new technology, and new safety features to please the most dedicated car enthusiast. Innovations for luxury vehicle safety, military vehicles, high-performance hybrids, and “green” manufacturing topped the list for 2015, according to Popular Science Magazine. Here are some

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Iowa’s Cold Weather Can Kill Your Car Battery

Iowa's Cold Weather Can Kill Your Car Battery

Cold weather can be a killer for your car’s battery. Sure, when your car is running smoothly, it’s easy to take it for granted. You hop in, turn the key, and the engine fires up. You buckle up, pick your favorite radio station or music, and turn

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Tired of a Rough Ride?

Tired of a Rough Ride?

It May Be Time for Strut Replacement… Clunk, clunk. Rattle, rattle. It’s a sound you might hear every time you turn the wheel left or right, especially if you’re driving a car that’s seen its share of miles. To the untrained ear, the sound could be confused

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Find a Good Auto Repair Shop Before You Need One

Find a Good Auto Repair Shop Before You Need One

If you drive an older car, the chances of something going wrong are probably going to be higher than driving a car home from a dealership. But that doesn’t mean new cars won’t have problems. While you might not want to think about it, do you know

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7 tips to prepare for driving in winter weather

7 tips to prepare for driving in winter weather

Are you ready for driving in Winter weather? Farmer’s Almanac Predicts Colder Winter than Normal Even if you don’t read The Old Farmer’s Almanac, a lot of people do, especially if you have ties to farming in Iowa. And let’s face it, most of us do. Whether

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3 Common Causes for Poor Emissions

3 Common Causes for Poor Emissions

Even if you don’t drive a diesel-powered Volkswagen, you’ve probably heard about the car maker’s deceptive software designed to manipulate emission testing results. Volkswagen engineers said the cars were designed to meet environmental standards, but when millions of VWs failed state emissions tests, local shops like ours

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