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Maintenance Monday! What to do if your check engine light comes on!

May 16, 2016

Do you know what to do when your check engine light goes on?  Should you pull over and call for a tow?  Should you call your mechanic immedediatly? Check out this info graphic from the Car…

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Keeping your car longer is the real fairy tale

April 27, 2016

Once upon a time, buying a new car may have sounded like a dream come true, but keeping your car through the “Cinderella Era” can mean more gold at the end of the rainbow, says the…

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Glenwood, IA -- Spotlight Store of the Month

April 22, 2016

This month’s Spotlight store of the month is the Glenwood Auto Value Parts Store

Manager Andy Bergstrom and all the associates are a great team always looking to take care of their…

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Maintaining safety throughout your exhaust system

April 21, 2016

Your car’s exhaust system is not just the muffler blowing air out the back of your vehicle.  Your exhaust system is a complex automotive parts assembly that performs a series of critical…

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Is it time for a Brake Check up?

April 14, 2016

It’s a beautiful day and you’re driving down the highway at exactly 55 miles an hour, enjoying the spring air and checking out which farmers have started their field work. …

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Is your vehicle maintenance current?

April 11, 2016

April is car care month and all month long we are bringing you great tips to keep you #CarCareAware.

Why April?

In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your car ready for spring…

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ABCs of Car Cars

April 7, 2016

Here are three simple rules to make sure your car keeps running . . 

Always Follow your maintenance schedule
Be sure to have your car inspected if you suspect a problem
Correct the problem to stay…



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April is Car Care Month!

April 4, 2016

Do you know how your mechanic starts the diagnostic process with your car?  Check out this video from the Car Care Council.  


Getting the "code" that your car is sending out is…


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Car Maintenance is no April Fool's joke

April 1, 2016

Stressing car maintenance is not an April’s Fools joke, and the repair bills resulting from a lack of regular maintenance are not funny.

According to the Car Care Council, 80 percent of…

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Change your wiper blades when you change your clock

March 10, 2016

This weekend when you “Spring forward” and move your clocks forward, it’s also a perfect time to take care of a few other maintenance items that should be handled twice a…

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