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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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3 Tips for Interior Car Detailing


Cleaning the inside of your car can be a hassle, especially if you don't do so on a regular basis. Thankfully, there are a few tricks to interior detailing that will make the entire process a little bit easier.

Use Special Tools for Pet Hair

Pet hair can be tough to remove. There are always little strands of it left behind if you just use a vacuum. But, there are many tools you can use to ensure that every hair is removed. These include a brush, rubber gloves with a special hand, a special sponge, or a pumice stone…
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Find a great deal on a used car here at Taggart Cars

Finding a used car dealership that offers transparency, haggle-free salespeople and high quality vehicles isn’t always an easy feat. This is why you can always count on Taggart Cars to offer you the best used car buying experience around, because we pride ourselves on delivering the best customer service and selection of used cars in the greater Cary area.

Our dealership is stocked with a wide and impressive selection of used vehicles, including popular makes and models that we know Cary, NC ar

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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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Choosing a Car Battery & Replacement


You should get a new car battery every five years if you are buying the best battery for the fitment of your vehicle. Car batteries die for all kinds of reasons, but you can prevent a car battery failure by getting a check every year. If you live in areas with extremely cold weather, you may deal with car batteries dying more often due to the loss of charge and electrons because of extreme temperatures.

Picking a new car battery depends on the make and model of your vehicle. You also want to make sure that you pick a high…
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How Important are Clean Engine & Cabin Air Filters


There are a number of cabin and engine air filters in your vehicle, and each has to be in peak condition in order to keep the air as clean as possible moving through your vehicle.

Passenger cabin air filters work to keep the treated air inside your vehicle as clean as possible. These little filters strip away the allergens, pollutants, and dust from the air, then allow only clean air to circulate inside the vehicle.

Engine air filters work to remove even more of the pollutants so that the cleanest possible air enters into the engine to help with the…
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Battery Maintenance in Extreme Weather

No one wants to be stranded on the road with a dead battery. Batteries don't last forever, though, and it's important to understand the impact that extreme temperatures can have on your battery. Before severe weather sets in, check your battery's condition.

Batteries can die in the winter because of a need for more power from the starter and accessories. The viscosity of the motor oil is thicker in extreme cold, which in turn causes the starter to need more power to turn the engine. The cold temperatures can also affect the actual power capacity of the…

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Dimming Headlights Is Not A Permanent Condition


If your car, truck, or SUV is beginning to age, then chances are that your have noticed your headlights begin to dim. This happens for many different reasons, so naturally there are many different cures to this ailment.

The most common reason that your headlights would dim is when the lenses on the plastic housings get fogged over due to age and sun damage. This can be fixed with different polishing compounds that are sold for this very specific purpose. The best remedy to this problem is really to just change them out completely.

Your bulbs are another area that…
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Avoid Blowouts With Proper Tire Pressure

An easy way to avoid a tire blowout is to make sure that your tires are properly inflated. The first step is to consult your owner's manual to find out what the recommended pressure is. Then, you can use a manual or digital gauge to see how much air is in your tires.

Your vehicle's computer may also be able to tell you how pressure in each tire. If a vehicle has a tire pressure monitoring system, the dashboard will illuminate when pressure is too low. Generally, it will show you what the pressure is, and you should…

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