Posts filed under: How To

In this Gasbuddy interview, Demeny answers your biggest mechanic/car concerns and some do’s and don’ts for your car....
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This time in summer school, we look under the hood of your car to learn about some maintenance you can do on your own....
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People often say that you should add dry gas to your fuel tank when you live around here in the winter.  It is NOT necessary to do that.  The gas that you buy at the gas station already has ethanol...
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Your tire is filled with gas, which in the cold doesn’t take up as much volume, so the pressure drops. Some mornings you will wake up and you’ll have a couple pretty flat tires. This isn’t time to freak out!...
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Your car has 4 tire pressure sensors, one per tire, and when they detect that your tires are getting low on air, there is a symbol that will show up on your dashboard.  It’s sort of an upside down horseshoe...
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We often get asked what should one look for in a used car. It depends, of course, on what you want but most folks are looking for something relatively inexpensive and yet dependable. With that in mind, we usually recommend...
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You have a surprisingly old car with very low mileage and little body rust.  Maybe someone who didn’t drive much passed it on to you or maybe you found it used.  It may be a real prize but remember that it is still an older...
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Demeny explains how, as an emergency repair to a car, an egg can be added to a leaking radiator when it is beyond repair....
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You have just been told your brakes need to be replaced. Can’t you just replace the pads? Sometimes, sure, but often the rotors need replacing as well. Brakes work by the caliper pressing the pad into the rotor (or drum,...
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