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It Might Be a Starter Problem

When your vehicle doesn't start, it is easy to assume that the problem is with the vehicle's battery. However, that isn't always the case. Sometimes, the battery is fine, it's the starter that is to blame. Often, there will be some warning signs that the starter needs attention.

If your vehicle starts to make an unusual grinding noise when you turn the key to start the car, the starter might be going bad.

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What to Know When Your Car Breaks Down

Nearly every driver has had it happen to them before: Driving on the road or highway, then a sudden stall or blown tire prevents them from moving with the flow of traffic. What can drivers do to handle such a situation?

Familiarizing oneself of emergency actions to take during a breakdown can save the lives of drivers and the other cars in the vicinity of the vehicle. 

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Can Tire Tread Pattern Help You to Avoid Hydroplaning?

When you drive your car, truck, or SUV in wet or stormy conditions, there is a hidden danger that you must always be on the lookout for. This hazard is called hydroplaning, and this phenomenon is responsible for many automobile accidents every year.

Hydroplaning occurs when relatively high road-speeds combine with water depth to cause the tires to "float" on a thin layer of water. 

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All About Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings

When you're getting an oil change or browsing through the motor oil selection in a store, you may see the viscosity number but wonder what it means. The viscosity is indicated by the numbers and letters on the front of a motor oil bottle, such as 10W-30, and it measures how quickly and easily the oil flows.

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Importance of Fluid Maintenance

Flushing your fluid is essential to avoid a breakdown in parts of your car. It is important to top up fluids when necessary and replace after the stipulated period for each part. Essentially, as a car owner or driver, you should know the standards of your car in terms of oil replacement; cars differ.

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Trust Your Car to Our Service Center

When servicing your vehicle, we know you have many choices in the Cortez area. Ultimately, though, the most important consideration you have when choosing who will service your car is who you can trust. Servicing your vehicle is often a time- and money-intensive process, and you want to know you're getting the best service at the best price. 

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What Your Tires Say About You

In the last few years, the new tire market has exploded. There are many types of tires offered by tire shops ranging from high-quality performance tires to entry level touring tires. Each of these tires caters to the different needs of each driver. Here at New Country Auto Center, our team of service experts can help you decide on the best tires for your situation.

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Get Your Car Loan Pre-Approved

Take it upon yourself to make a good financial decision and pre-qualify your next automobile loan. Just fill out our finance application. Once you have completed the form and submitted it to our finance department, you will receive word back that will tell you the amount of the loan for which you qualify.

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