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Replacing Old Tires Is Essential, Not Optional

There are some things that we tend to ignore and avoid until the last moment. But this is not something that we can afford to do with old tires.

The fact remains that it may not be possible to know when to replace old tires. At times, too many cracks may appear. Or else there may be too many bulges in it. The tires may simply look worn out.

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The Purpose of All Wheel Drive & 4 Wheel Drive Vehicles

Do you know the difference between All Wheel Drive and 4 Wheel Drive? Do know what the benefits are of each? How would you choose one? Let's look.

Unfortunately, not everyone is knowledgeable about the engineering of a vehicle or the differences in the way a car or truck rides in different types of terrain. Let's take a look at what all wheel drive and 4 wheel drive means for a vehicle.

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How to Stay Up to Date with Your Differential’s Lubrication Oil

In the same way engine, oil has to be changed at regular intervals; the differential oil also requires a similar process. Otherwise, the lubricating oil might lose its properties, thereby losing the ability to minimize friction. Lack of friction will cause the gears to grind against each other. So, how do you know it is time to change your oil?

One of the best ways to know when you should change your differential oil is by consulting your owner’s manual. The manual should provide recommended intervals that the lubrication fluid should be changed.

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Tips for Staying on Top of Your Coolant Maintenance

As your vehicle motor runs, it produces high temperatures and pressures. While some heat and pressure are necessary for proper cooling system operation, too much of either can damage sensitive and expensive engine parts. To keep this from happening, engine makers designed elaborate radiator pressure-release systems. Some of the component parts of this system include:

Each one of these parts is subject to aging and damage, and thus require regular inspections. At our Melbourne, FL location, our experienced and certified technicians stand ready to give your pressure-regulation...

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Why Buy All New Auto Parts from Your Dealership?

If you aren't buying replacement parts from the local dealership, chances are you are looking to save a few dollars at those discount parts stores. The money you saved on that part today will cost you far more in time and have to buy it again when that inferior part fails in no time at all.

One of the benefits of buying your parts at a dealership is the employees that work there all have years of training and experience working on all types of cars. If you are unsure about the part, these experts will help diagnose the…

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Ride Confidently with the Right Drivetrain

Getting stuck, due to poor weather conditions or hazardous roadways, can frighten most of us. Those who have all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles seem to not be concerned, and, for a good reason. The benefits of these features are, that they prevent us from getting into trouble, to begin with. Using all four wheels creates better traction and handling. Our staff at Coastal Mitsubishi would like to explain, how they differ from each other.

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Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Vehicle

When going to purchase a new vehicle, there are many factors to be taken into consideration. Among these are, finding the right vehicle for you and your family. If you already have your next car in mind, you're a step ahead of the game. Another major factor for most is finding financing that will fit your budget. Our team at Coastal Mitsubishi has made it much easier to get the keys to that new vehicle much easier.

There is now a way to secure a pre-approval online prior to visiting our showroom in Melbourne. The online application will ask…

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Understanding Your Dashboard Warning Lights

We all know that those little warning lights on our dashboard that pop up from time to time are trying to tell us something, but do you know what they mean and why they are important? We here at Coastal Mitsubishi know that knowledge is power, and so we want to arm you with the knowledge of your warning lights and what they mean.

The most common lights that you will see come on are your engine light, brake system light, and oil pressure light. Your engine light typically either says ENGINE or will have an amber colored picture of…

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