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Suspension


After you have been driving a vehicle for a number of months you get very used to all of the sounds and movements that it makes. This is a positive thing because when something goes wrong with your vehicle, you will notice. When it comes to your suspension there are a number of warning signs that will present themselves if something is in need of repair. Keep an eye out for:
  • Uneven wear on one or more of your tires.
  • Having to fill up one or two of your tires more often than the rest.
  • Oily shocks may present themselves…
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Routine Wheel Alignments Matter

Ensuring that you maintain proper service of your vehicle is crucial. This includes scheduling routine alignment of your wheels and tires is important. Indeed, the benefits associated with recurring alignments cannot be underestimated.

Safety is always a prime consideration when it comes to motoring. Safety associated with operating your car is enhanced significantly when your wheels and tires are maintained in a proper alignment.

Scheduling routine alignments provides you with a financial benefit as well. Recurring alignments addresses unnecessary wear issues on your tires. 

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The Importance of Practicing With Your Trailer

Before towing, it is important to make sure that you are comfortable enough with the trailer or whatever you are going to tow. This can be done by practicing. There are a lot of things to look for when you are practicing towing your trailer.

One of the different factors you have to understand about towing is not only the amount of weight that is needed in order to be able to effectively tow the trailer that is connected to your vehicle but also any potential hazards of your trailer. That way, you have the chance of taking care of…

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Understand Towing and Payload Capacity

Understanding the towing and payload capacity ratings on a truck is important to preventing damage to its frame, suspension, transmission, or engine. Towing and payload capacity are two very different things and need to be respected equally.

The payload capacity of a truck refers to everything that it can carry in the cabin and bed, including passengers. This number is generally much lower than the towing capacity, which refers to the amount the truck can carry with a hitch. The type of hitch doesn't matter. Overloading either the bed of the truck or trying to tow too much can…

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Applying Touch Up Paint to a Chip on the Car Exterior

Understanding the process for touching up a chip in the car exterior paint will help you preserve the value of your vehicle. Our hope is this guide will restore the beauty to your vehicle's exterior.

Start by using a clean cloth, place in a mix of soap and water. Gently rub the chip on the paint to get as many of the contaminants out of that location. Now dip the edge of the cloth in polishing compound, rub in circular motion around the edge to soft that area and allow it to blend more evenly.

Once dry, dab a…
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Types of Warranties


?These days vehicles are being manufactured at a very high quality. You can trust a lot of these vehicles to run for many years to come after you drive them off of the lot for the first time. When it comes to the specifics of a new vehicle, it is important to think about what kind of warranty a vehicle comes with. Two main types of warranties provided for the majority of new vehicles are the powertrain warranty and the bumper to bumper warranty.

Between these two warranties, you get coverage for almost everything on your vehicle. They last different…
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How to Test Your Vehicle's Battery

Knowing what to watch out for during a car battery test can be one of the best ways for you to plan ahead for your trips. These tests are vital in reducing the frequency of issues with your car's battery, especially in older models.

Begin the testing by reading the instructions carefully on your voltmeter. Once all of the appropriate connectors are set with the right terminals, take a look at how your battery reacts. A good battery will be able to hold a charge easily, and it will be able to return to service as soon as it…

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Navigating Rainy Conditions

If you are on the roads during heavy rain this summer, you do not want to be one of the 1.2 million drivers who found themselves in an accident due to rain last year. Prepare for rainy conditions by giving your car a thorough inspection before you even hit the road. Check the tire tread, tire pressure, windshield wipers and headlights before driving.

The most important thing to remember is that you should be as visible as possible to other drivers, especially at night. Even if you think it is still light enough outside, put your headlights on immediately…
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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle today

With the warmer months finally upon us, more traveling is usually a given. When you're ready to hit the road for some memorable adventures with loved ones this season, make sure that your vehicle is running safely and smoothly with the help of our expert technicians here at Taggart Cars.

Our dealership is located in Cary, NC and we proudly offer area drivers the convenience and advantage of our onsite service and repair

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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle today

With the warmer months finally upon us, more traveling is usually a given. When you're ready to hit the road for some memorable adventures with loved ones this season, make sure that your vehicle is running safely and smoothly with the help of our expert technicians here at Taggart Cars.

Our dealership is located in Cary, NC and we proudly offer area drivers the convenience and advantage of our onsite service and repair

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