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When Should I Get my Next Oil Change?

It's something we've heard for many years: Get your oil changed every 3,000 miles. Service technicians say it harms your vehicle to go any longer than that. But, recent reports say you can go longer than 3,000 miles and your vehicle will be perfectly fine. Which answer is right for you?

Checking your owner's manual is a great start in knowing how often you should change your oil.

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Find out What Your Vehicle is Worth

If you are looking for a new vehicle, you probably need something to do with your current one. There are really only three options for getting rid of your current car: list it online, give it to someone, or sell it to a dealership. When you list online you will have all kinds of people offering you less than what your vehicle is worth; giving it to someone isn’t a bad choice if you don’t need money towards a new vehicle, but that’s not usually the case.

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Staying Awake While Driving

We're all guilty of driving while drowsy. If you've ever found yourself nodding off while driving, you're not alone. It's important to know the signs and how to handle drowsiness to keep everyone on the road safe.

A lot of times we think we can overcome sleepiness to get to our destination without realizing you're too tired to drive. Here are some signs to let you know it's time to pull over:

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Bargain Used Vehicles in St. Louis

Has your old hunk-of-junk finally kicked the bucket? Interested in getting behind the wheel of a new-to-you car, but anxious about financing approval? Don't be. The Rock Road Auto Plaza team is here to work with you to get you back on the road in no time.

Rock Road is home to a huge selection of vehicles priced below $10,000 —meaning you can upgrade to an efficient, reliable and tech-savvy vehicle without the hassles of huge down payments or unreasonable interest rates.

 

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Why Must I Wash My Car So Often?

Our service center has seen the effects that dirt can do to the exterior of a car that has not been cleaned on a regular basis. Even if the surface looks good to you, those microscopic particles of dirt are doing a number to the paint over time, and it can all be alleviated with a simple car wash.

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Effective Tips for Increasing the Gas Mileage in Your Car

Increasing the gas mileage in your car is actually easier than you might think. Once you understand the tips for improving the fuel economy in your vehicle, you are going to save money and reduce the time your car is at the service center for repairs.

Our dealership has come up with a small list of simple things that you can do this week to help increase the fuel mileage of your car.

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A Rock Did That to My Windshield!

Yes, a rock can cause damage to your car's windshield. There was nothing there, and no one threw anything at your car. It may have been done by a car or truck in front of you, running over a piece of debris, and flinging it back at your windshield. Depending on the damage, you may be able to repair the windshield, or if it is extensive, you will need a replacement. A rock can crack or do other damage to your windshield glass, severely impairing vision or even requiring a total replacement for your windshield. Even a small pit…

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Service Your Tires Regularly So You Don't Get Stuck

Your vehicle's tires are always under pressure. Potholes, nails, and the elements are always putting tires under constant threat. It is important to service these tires regularly so that you give them the best chance of surviving these threats. A regular tire servicing regimen is the best way to accomplish this.

A vehicle owner should always check the air pressure in their tires and make sure they are up to regular PSI. Also, they should check for any air leaks or signs of extreme wear...

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