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Auto Service Basics: Importance of Tire Rotation

Auto Service Basics: Importance of Tire Rotation

The tires are one of the most important parts of a vehicle, seeing as how they keep you rolling along the road. Taking care of your tires is easier than you might think and can be done every time you get your oil changed. Rotating your tires is one of the simplest ways to extend the life of your tires. Here’s everything you need to know about the importance of tire rotation from us here at Gossett VW! Rotating your…

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What Do Your Vehicle Warnings Indicators Mean?

What Do Your Vehicle Warnings Indicators Mean?

We’ve all been there. You’re driving along, ABBA’s greatest hits blaring from your stereo, without a care in the world, and then all the sudden, one of the Vehicle Warning Indicators lights up on your dash. Now you have a couple of options. You could place a small square electrical tape over the icon. Out of sight, out of mind. But then you’d be ignoring a really great preventative maintenance tool from workings its magic. Instead, why not learn what…

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Now that spring is here, it’s time to help your car shake off the effects of winter. Follow these spring car maintenance tips to keep it in tip top shape. Get oil changes and tire rotations when the manual says to! The end of winter is a great time to clean your car up, remove any built-up salt and slush from the undercarriage, check your fluids, inflate your tires, and get new windshield wipers if it’s been more than six…

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Changing Your Brakes: When Should You Replace Them?

Changing Your Brakes: When Should You Replace Them?

Brake maintenance is one of the most important aspects of vehicle ownership. Not only will replacing the pads make other brake components—including rotors—last longer, but it also reduces stress on your car. In the long run, regular maintenance can actually increase resale value, especially if documented by a site like CARFAX. Changing your brakes can be easily performed by any mechanic; however, knowing when to take the vehicle in is vital. According to Cars.com, the life of your brakes varies…

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Car Maintenance Tips: Signs Your Tires Are Bad

Car Maintenance Tips: Signs Your Tires Are Bad

Especially now that it’s starting to get cold and having tires with good traction is more important than ever, it’s time to start looking for signs your tires are bad or worn out. Take a good look at your tires. There shouldn’t be any bulges, cracks, or gauges in the rubber; it’s a good idea to take it to your dealer to check for leaks. These are usually a sign of low tire pressure, which could indicate an air leak…

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