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How to Stop Your Car from Sliding in Snow and Ice

Slipping and sliding is a fact of winter driving under icy and snowy conditions as it happens to most drivers at one point or another. Essentially, it means you're going too fast for conditions. The higher your speed, the more difficult it will be to control the slide.

Sliding occurs even to the best drivers, so it's in your best interests to learn how to correct the problem.

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The Blind Spot Monitor and Why It is Useful

When driving, you are going to be faced with blind spots. If you don't watch your blind spots, then you are likely to be vulnerable to accidents and other problems on the road. Fortunately, some vehicles have blind spot monitors which can help you be aware of your surroundings.

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The Best Ways to Locate a Good Mechanic

To keep your vehicle running at optimal performance, you need the services of a good mechanic who knows how to diagnose problems quickly and solve them without breaking the bank. Here are a few tips from our Specialty Auto Sales & Service service department on how to locate a good mechanic if yours recently retired or you are new to the area.

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Why Buy a Hatchback?

There are a lot of reasons why drivers prefer hatchback vehicles. They provide a different design, as well as faster, sportier engines. In addition, they have different interior space, including larger room in the back. Hatchbacks are also seen as more efficient than sedans, crossovers, and SUVs. For one, they are a bit smaller than other vehicles.

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Customizing Your Car Without Damaging it

People who love to customize their cars take a lot of risks in damaging it. This is especially the case when it comes to removing a badge from your vehicle. Fortunately, not all badges are going to require a lot of service to remove. One example is removing a badge with adhesive.

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Fuel System Service

The main component of a fuel system in your automobile is the fuel pump. Without it, your engine will never get the proper fuel it needs to run efficiently which can leave you stranded on the side of the road. For this reason, our team at Specialty Auto Sales & Service of Suamico, WI wants to ensure you know a few common warning signs that your fuel pump may soon fail.

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Knowledge Means a Better Car Deal

How do you get the best deal when purchasing a car? By being an informed car buyer. Specialty Auto Sales & Service has some tips on how to haggle.

Before you ever step on a car lot, know the numbers. Check out the TMV page of Edmunds.com for vehicles you like. 

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How to Safely Install Your Child's Car Seat

Even when you are diligent about placing your child in a car seat, if it isn't installed correctly, then it won't be an effective way to keep them safe in the event of an accident. Our team at Specialty Auto Sales & Service in Suamico, WI wants to help you keep your child safe, which is why you should read our car seat installation tips below.

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Why You Should Use a Dash Cam

There are different accessories that you can pick up for your vehicle and there are different reasons why you might want to use those accessories. Specialty Auto Sales & Service wants you to understand all that a dash cam can offer you when you put one to use in your vehicle.

A dash cam can help you record everything that happens when an accident takes place.

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Put the Right Tires on Your Vehicle

Your tires are some of the most important parts of your car, and they may need regular replacing. Make sure you're replacing old tires with ones that are the proper size.

On a tire's sidewall, you'll see several markings. The first letter indicates class. Most likely, you'll need a P for a passenger car. The next number indicates the tire size as measured by width; it could say 245mm or 215mm, for example.

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