How to Test Your Car's Battery

Your car battery will eventually die. You can test your battery in order to determine when it is going to die. The only tools that you need are a car battery tester and a voltimeter or multimeter. You should not drive your vehicle for several days before you test the vehicle. You will then need to connect the battery tester. Determine if your battery charge is within a healthy range. If your battery is fully charged, then it will have a voltage of 12.6 or higher.

 

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

The age of your tires is something that you should consider when it is time for you to replace them. Most tires last six to 10 years. If your tires are nearing the six-year mark, then it may be time for you to replace them. The tire tread can indicate that it is time for you to replace the tires. Your tires may have a tread bar if your vehicle was built after 2008. You can also do the penny test. You just need to put the penny in the grooves of the tires.

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Top-of-the-line Technology Features

Chevrolet’s heavy duty trucks come equipped with many high-tech safety features and advanced technology. This has made Chevrolet to be popular in the manufacture and distribution of heavy duty workhorses. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is among the top most sought after in the lineup.

Silverado 1500 is fitted with top-of-the line technology features, which include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to keep the driver and the passengers entertained in the truck. It also features mobile hotspot and a wireless charging device to ensure you gadgets are never out of juice.

 

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Taking the Chevrolet Traverse Off the Road

If you love adventures, the Chevrolet Traverse performance configuration allows you to drive off the road with great ease. The mid-size SUV offers the comfort of a full-size SUV, yet drives like a small car. It draws power from a 3.6L V6 engine that makes 310 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the vehicle can pull 5,000 pounds in tow.

Chevrolet matched the engine with a nine-speed automatic transmission that smoothly sends power to either the front wheels on a standard system or all the wheels in the available AWD. On or off the highway…

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How Do Transmissions Work?

The transmission is one of the most important parts of your vehicle as it moves power from the engine to the wheels. Most transmissions are either manual or automatic and are mounted on the chassis in the front of your car. Here is how the transmission works.

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Cabin & Engine Air Filters

The cabin air filter is responsible for removing the contaminants from the air inside of your vehicle. It also keeps your vehicle free of odors. You can find this filter either behind the glove or underneath the glove box. If you notice a moldy or musty smell, then you may need a new cabin filter. You may also notice that your defroster takes longer for you to work.

The engine air filter is designed to keep your engine free of dirt and contaminants. You need to have your engine air filter inspected every

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Car Detailing Guide

Car detailing is essential for both the interior and exterior of your vehicle. Have you ever wondered what professional detailers do to your car and leave it shiny? You can always do it on your own by following the vehicle detailing guide.

Car detailing will never be complete if you do not clean the wheels. A clean body with a dirty wheel will make your vehicle look dirty in general. Wheels get in direct contact with dust, and they need a thorough cleaning. You need brushes, wash mint, and water to make the wheels sparkle.

 

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From Smells to Sounds of a Leaking Exhaust

A leaking exhaust system in your car will usually give a few signs to let you know that there's something wrong before there's a major issue. Pay attention to a few of these signs so that you can take your car to Fred Beans Chevrolet for someone to check the system.

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