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Signs Your Brakes Need to be Checked

Getting your brakes inspected should be a part of your regular maintenance routine. Because they are such an important component of safety, you have to make sure they are in good condition. Here are some signs to look out for if you suspect your brakes aren't working properly:

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Weeks Pre-Owned: We'll Help You Decide

Sometimes, the most difficult part of choosing a new-to-you vehicle is choosing which one is right for you. That's why the team here at Week's pre-owned prides itself in offering all its clients the tools they need to select the pre-owned car, truck or SUV they're looking for —right from the comfort of their own home.
 

2015 Audi A3 2.0T Premium    Price: $23,999.00
Bodystyle: Sedan Int. Color: Black
Engine: 2.0 TFSI 4-Cyl 220hp Engine Odometer: 41294
Transmission: Automatic Stock #: U08875
Ext. Color: Monsoon Gray Metallic Vin: WAUBFGFF2F1011898
 
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Road Trip Safety Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Planning for that summer vacation can be a time of excitement and anticipation. Many drivers simply overlook planning the vehicle for the road trip, then wind up broken down on the side of the road stranded.
Here are some things to consider before leaving on your road trip:
  • Be sure you pack a gas can in the trunk just in case you run out of fuel and need a lift to the gas station.
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Windshield Repair Shouldn’t Be Taken Lightly

One of the parts of your car that will need to get looked after is the windshield. On a daily basis, your windshield is receiving punishment from the elements from things such as debris and dirt. Since your windshield is made up of glass, it is very prone to get damaged if it makes contact with enough objects. After a while, the windshield will get weakened and be more likely to break. Whenever it makes contact with hard objects, it can crack and cause visibility problems. As a result, it will cause a safety hazard as well...

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Check Engine Light Possible Causes

Cooling system issues are among the most common reasons for check engine light flashing that includes vehicle overheating. You may have a crack in your radiator or a corroded hose. Your thermostat or water pump could also get broken. You could also be out of antifreeze for some reason. The worst cases of overheating come from severe problems like blown head gaskets and bad intake manifold gaskets. Such problems will require you to have a mechanic work on the vehicle. You can end up with a blown head gasket if you don't take care of a minor problem before…

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Ask Not What Your Tires Can Do for You, But What You Can Do for Your Tires This Winter

One need not be a meteorologist to know that the Danbury area's going to get its annual deluge of snow and crushing low temperatures. It means heinous terrain, icy stretches, treacherous curves, the whole gamut of Mother Nature's fury – and it can be cruelest to your vehicle's tires. And when temperatures hit 45 degrees and below, the slow grind of wear and tear sets in. One of the best things you can do before snow flies is to invest in a set of flexible snow tires, as they deliver traction relatively superiorly to standard ones. But how…

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Check Out Our Inventory of Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles at Weeks Pre-Owned

Shopping for a new vehicle can be overwhelming, and the cost can leave many people feeling discouraged about finding something they love that they can afford. Certified Pre-Owned cars, trucks, and SUVs are a great way for drivers to get the great quality that comes with an inspected and certified vehicle but at a reduced cost. Not only does a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle make ownership more accessible, it also offers drivers peace of mind as many OEMs' CPO programs come with several comprehensive roadside assistance and protection plans.
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Right Choice of Motor Oil: The Secret behind Engine Longevity

Many car owners have had to learn the hard way. They never heed the advice of experts concerning making the right choice of motor oil for their cars. They went about applying just any motor oil they came across, and in no time their cars’ engines pack up at a time they least expected. Everybody knows the huge cost of fixing a break-down engine and saving to buy a new car. You need to learn from their mistakes and start using the most suitable motor oil for your car. It is not something too demanding. The choice is one of…
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Differences Between Synthetic and Regular Oil

So, you've decided it's time for an oil change -- but what type of oil should you use? There are a large variety of differences to consider, like synthetic versus conventional oil.

Learning the differences between synthetic and conventional oil is essential for the typical car owner. Regular oil often has less lubrication to provide within the running pistons of an engine. It also may have a much quicker rate of degradation when compared to synthetic oil brands. Synthetic oils also tend to promote a longer duration between oil changes. These can be 10,000, 15,000 miles or…
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