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5 Warning Signs That It’s Time For A Brake Replacement

You’re driving your kids home from school while they talk and bubble with laughter in the backseat. Suddenly, a car whips out right in front of you. You slam on the brakes and skid to a halt, avoiding the car … read more 5 Warning Signs That It’s Time For A Brake Replacement

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What Does Cold Weather Have to Do With Oil Changes?

It is often said that the engine is the heart of the car and the oil is its lifeblood. Much like us – our cars need extra care and maintenance to get through the cold season healthy and happy. THE … read more What Does Cold Weather Have to Do With Oil Changes?

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Your Quick Guide to Buying New Tires

Right around this time of the year when the snow starts flying, most of us ask ourselves the same question: is it time for new tires? Before replacing your tires, there are a few things to consider. We’ll go through … read more Your Quick Guide to Buying New Tires

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Dead Battery? Here’s How to Jump Start Your Vehicle

  Jump-starting a car is a pretty simple procedure, but it’s an important one to know! Whether you’re helping out a friend or jumping your own vehicle, it’s a skill that’ll come in handy often. Jump-starting can seem intimidating if … read more Dead Battery? Here’s How to Jump Start Your Vehicle

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How Old Are Your Tires?

Tires are your vehicle’s first line of defense. After all, they’re the only part of the vehicle that comes in contact with the ground. (If anything else on your vehicle is touching the ground, it’s definitely a good time to … read more How Old Are Your Tires?

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Old man winter is on his way, sweeping inland from the Pacific and pelting us with rain, ice, and snow. He also brings with him a flurry of questions like: What is the difference between winter tires and all-season tires? … read more Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

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How to Change a Flat Tire

Knowing how to change a flat tire is a necessary skill for all drivers. These days we rely on our cell phones for many things. However, there’s always the chance that you left your phone at home, your phone’s battery … read more How to Change a Flat Tire

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8 Things to Check for When Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car may be a smart financial decision, but how do you avoid ending up with a lemon? There are so many unknowns; like how the previous owners drove, and if they kept up on preventative maintenance. We’ve put … read more 8 Things to Check for When Buying a Used Car

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Which Car Problems Require a Tow Truck?

To tow or not to tow – that is the question. Here at Longview Auto & Tire, we’re firm believers in the power of preventative maintenance. However, sometimes unexpected problems happen on the road and you have to decide: do … read more Which Car Problems Require a Tow Truck?

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Bad Habits That Are Shortening Your Car’s Life

Owning a car can get pretty expensive, but it’s almost a necessity in this day and age. There are quite a few common mistakes people make that tend to wear down their car over time and result in them spending … read more Bad Habits That Are Shortening Your Car’s Life

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