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Does My Vehicle Have Two Differentials?

A differential is nothing more than a set of gears that allows two or more tires to spin independently of one another. This mechanical component is extremely important to the driveability of a vehicle, and that is why you should spend some time learning more about how they work and what you can do to keep yours running smoothly while driving around Wexford.

In the average car, there is only a single differential. For vehicles that have front-wheel drive, the differential is usually housed inside the transmission. If you are driving a car or truck that has rear-wheel drive...

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Your Vehicle Needs Properly Working Shocks and Struts

You never really think about your vehicle's suspension until you notice a lot of dipping and bouncing when driving. Some don't even notice anything until their steering becomes problematic. Regardless of when you notice issues with a vehicle's suspension, get the problems fixed.

Shocks and struts comprise major parts in a vehicle's suspension system. They help the vehicle's suspension perform its two major purposes: handle smoothly on the road and cut down on the impact of bumps and vibrations. Shocks and struts, like any other parts, don't last forever. Once they wear out, they…

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Choosing a warranty for your new car


When you buy a new car, choosing the right warranty can help protect your car and make replacing parts a fast and inexpensive process. At Baierl Acura, we want to help you understand your warranty options.

The two most common types of warranties are powertrain and bumper-to-bumper. Powertrain typically covers your engine, transmission, and all the other parts that help your car move, i.e. the powertrain. Bumper-to-bumper offers the same coverage, but it also covers most of the other components of your car. This includes parts like the air conditioning system and radio.

 
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Tire Rotations: What You Should Know

Getting routine tire rotations will help ensure that your automobile's tires wear evenly. Furthermore, keeping your tires rotated as recommended will also increase gas mileage and help your vehicle run smoothly. Failing to have your vehicle's tires rotated could lead to hundreds of dollars in repairs.

In order to keep your vehicle's tires in optimal condition, you should have your tires rotated every 3,000 to 6,000 miles. During tire rotations, mechanics will remove the tires for inspection and place them back where they will wear evenly. The tires can be rotated from front to back…

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Do Your Wiper Blades Need to Be Replaced?

Every time you clean your windshield or drive in rainy or snowy weather, your wiper blades help to clear the windshield. The blades are made from rubber, which tends to crack and crumble when it is exposed to direct sunlight. After some time, your wiper blades need to be replaced.

If your wiper blades are making a lot of noise as they move, this is a sign that the rubber is wearing out. You might notice streaks of moisture left behind. In some cases, the blades might shake. These are all signs that it is time for new wipers.

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Learn the Signs of Exhaust Leaks

Your exhaust system keeps the air clean inside your car and outside the vehicle. A faulty exhaust system could put odorless, colorless gases back into your car, putting you and your passengers at a medical risk. Exhaust system problems don't get better on their own, either.

If you hear a popping or hissing noise while your engine is running, you could have an exhaust system problem. Vibration or rumbling while your car is parked…

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