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Windshield Chip Repair Services at Team Mazda

The main purpose of your vehicle's windshield is to protect you and your passengers from the wind, rain, and other debris. In addition, it can also help reduce injuries in the event of a collision. During an accident, the windshield will prevent outside objects from entering the cabin and injuring those inside. 

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Points About Winter Wiper Blades

Drivers benefit by taking as many steps as possible to improve safety on the road. During the winter, this advice seems even more essential since the weather boosts hazard levels dramatically. Putting snow tires on a vehicle is one step. Making sure fresh coolant goes into the radiator when due is another. And don't overlook the benefits of installing winter wiper blades.

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Keeping Track of Your Tires: Tread & Pressure

A new set of tires is an investment that can be quite expensive. In order to make the most of this investment and to stay safe, it is important to maintain your tires. The two major things that drivers in Caldwell, ID should keep an eye on are the pressure and the tread.

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When and Why to Change Your Transmission Fluid

Like other mechanical components in your vehicle, your transmission relies on a specialized fluid to keep it working properly. Given the way that your transmission is designed, your transmission fluid is necessary to allow for smooth gear changes, whether you have a manual or an automatic transmission. 

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The Importance of Tire Rotations

It’s easy to forget doing maintenance on your vehicle when things seem to be running smoothly. Your tires can be slow to react to a skipped tire rotation, but the damage can have an enormous effect on the stability of your tires and on gas mileage.

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Who Can Handle a Roadside Emergency?

Not every drive comes without problems. Even a familiar commute can lead to troubles, sometimes severe ones. Roadside emergencies can be unavoidable. Be ready for them. Keeping tools and other emergency items in the car could help. You might not think buying roadside flares is necessary until you wish you had them when the car breaks down on the highway at night.

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What Do They Mean By Engine Oil Viscosity?

As oil change time approaches, perhaps it is wise to think about the viscosity rating. After all, the seasons change, and you don’t want the wrong viscosity rating for the coming temperatures. Viscosity refers to how fast or how slow the oil pours. Low-temperature viscosity ratings, the ones before the “W” on the container, gives you an idea of how well the oil runs during the winter. 

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How Temperature Affects a Car Battery

Car batteries are somewhat sensitive. While they usually work fine in moderate temperatures, extreme changes on the thermostat bring troubles. Car batteries often famously die in frigid winter weather. And that can even be the case with a brand-new battery. Why does the weather hit some batteries so hard?

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