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Discover How to Avoid Hydroplaning on the Road

The faster you drive on wet roads, the more likely that your vehicle will begin hydroplaning. Here are tips for driving the road in wet conditions.

One thing that you can easily do to avoid hydroplaning is to simply slow down. Not only should you take turns slower, you need to increase the driving distance to cars ahead, so you'll be able to slow easily without slamming on your brakes.

Make it a habit to avoid driving into standing water or large puddles.

Never use the cruise control feature when it is raining. The system tries to power the…
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Do You Know What's Wrong With Your Tires?

Did you ask a mechanic to check your tires last time you had an oil change? Were the tires rotated recently? If you neglected to stay on top of your tire's condition, perform a penny check right away. The treads could be worn out. Look for damage to the treads regardless of the penny check's revealed depth.

Driver sometimes neglect the signs of tire wear and damage because a vehicle appears to run fine. Things are fine until the tire goes flat or, worse, blows out on the road. Don't let things reach that point. Beware of…

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Be a Road Hero and Jump Start Another Car

It is amazing how much of a hero you can be to another human being in distress when their vehicle will not start for them. It is often the case that they have a dead or nearly dead battery and need a jump start. You can help them out with that.

Make sure both vehicles are turned off and bring out your jumper cable. Attach the red clip of the cable to the positive terminal of both car batteries. You will attach the black clip to the negative terminal of their vehicle and to an unpainted metal portion of your…

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Make Your Car Look Like New With Touch Up Paint

It isn't uncommon for a vehicle to get scratched or dinged, and it may be possible to repair the damage on your own. At Faraz Auto Sales Ltd., we want to give you some advice as to how you can accomplish this task. First, get the color code from the vehicle manufacturer.

It usually isn't good enough to assume that because your car is red that red paint will do the job. Instead, it is likely that a true red color will look different than the actual shade used by the manufacturer.  

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How to Control Odors in Your Vehicle

You may get into your car sometimes and think that it smells. This could have been because you left something in your vehicle, or it could be that you don’t have the right freshener. Every car has a smell. Even new cars can have an overpowering leather smell. There are many things that can cause even worse smells. Knowing what these smells are and preventing them is important.

One thing to do is vacuum your seats and floors. If you have a special upholstery attachment, then you can use that to get into crevices. Smoke and old food can…

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Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating (GCVWR): What You Need to Know

Gross combined vehicle weight rating is an important phrase that all drivers need to know before hauling any loads. That particular specification tells you exactly how much weight your truck or SUV can safely haul at all times. Going over that number could result in a major accident or expensive damage to your vehicle.

The GCVWR is the maximum weight of your loaded trailer and truck. What many drivers don’t realize is that they must take a vehicle’s curb weight into consideration as well. If your truck weighs 7,000 pounds and the GCVWR is 15,000 pounds…

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All That You Should Know About Brake Fluid

Brake fluid is vital for helping your vehicle's braking system function properly. It lies within the brake lines and comes in two variations. It is important that you keep your vehicle's brake fluid maintained because if your vehicle doesn't have brake fluid, you won't be able to stop the car when you apply pressure to the brake pedal. To learn more about brake fluid, read further.

Brake fluid is made with a glycol-base or a silicone-base. If your vehicle has an Anti-lock Brake System, it will probably use a glycol-based brake fluid. Silicone-based brake fluids are…

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The Dangers of Having Oil That is Too Thin

One of the most important things to know about oil is that it thickens and thins according to the temperature. Also, different oils come at different viscosity. Therefore, it is important to make sure that the oil is at the right level for your vehicle at the right time of the year.

One of the factors that come with the oil and the temperature is if it gets too thin. Once the oil gets too thin, then it is going to have a hard time lubricating the vehicle. As a result, this can leave the metal and other parts vulnerable…

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How to Use Roof Racks Properly

Here at FARAZ AUTO SALES, we want to help people understand how best to use their vehicles, because if you don't know how to properly use it, you won't be able to get the full value out of it. Here are some helpful tips for how to properly use a roof rack to secure cargo on the roof of a SUV, van, or other medium to large vehicle.

As with most things, reading the instructions is a great place to start when learning how to use something that you are not familiar with. Roof racks will come with…

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Keeping the Kids Occupied While on the Road

It's definitely fun to take the family for a nice vacation. However, when the kids get bored while traveling down the road, the vacation experience can be less than stellar. It often helps to keep the children occupied while traveling.

One way to keep kids occupied is by playing games. One game that everyone can play is the license plate game. Try to spot license plates from as many states as possible. Another game along the same lines is spot the vehicle. In this game, players try to point out as many different makes of car as they can…
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