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    Beware of Florence’s flooded cars Part 1

    Hurricane Florence was one of the worst storms to hit the Carolinas in years. The coastal region experienced large amounts of flooding, and as...

    Your Owner’s Manual and You: A Crash Course, Part II

    One of my favorite features of an owner's manual is the inclusion of some basic part numbers. Take for example light bulbs. Light bulbs...

    Three More Things To Keep In The Car

    MINT HILL, NC - Every time we run an article about things to keep in the car like we did last week, we always...

    When is it time to buy a new car?

    Have you ever owned a car that seemed to spend more time in the garage getting fixed than in your garage at home? As...

    How will trade tariffs affect my car Part 2

    Last week we explored the origin of “domestic” or so-called American cars, this week we will continue with an overview of “foreign” cars and...

    How do brakes work and when do they need to be replaced Part 2

    The drum brake works in a similar fashion to the disk, with two key components: The brake drum, and the brake shoe. The drum...

    When Is It Time To Trade In?

    MINT HILL, NC - This is a slight reworking of an older article. For our entire back catalog, swing by www.minthilltimes.com.Car repairs are, to...

    Most common ways cars fail state inspections Part 2

    EmissionsVehicles model year 1996 and above, with the exception of vehicles less than three model years old and with less than 70,000 miles, require...

    Three Cheap Things to Keep in the Car

    MINT HILL, NC - This is a slight reworking of an older article. For our entire back catalog, check out www.minthilltimes.com.One question we’re always...

    Pumpkin Spice Season is upon us, is your car ready Part 1

    The final days of summer are finally upon us, and not far off in the distance is fall. As you begin to swap out...

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