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Brake Service Needs To Be Part of Your Regular Plan

You should have a regular maintenance plan as a vehicle owner. The maintenance plan should include an oil change, fluid checks, and, perhaps most importantly, brake service. Brakes are integral to the driving process and can make the difference between stopping in the nick of time and not stopping soon enough.

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All-Season Tires vs. Season-Specific Tires

All the cars leave the manufacturer's shop with the all-season tires. These tires are the most common since they're a relatively good at handling different conditions from season to season. They're also easier on the fuel. Does this mean that they are the best? Not exactly.

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How Do I Know When My Battery is Failing?

Knowing when your car battery is about to fail can really be beneficial for you as a driver. Wait too long, and you run the risk of being stranded somewhere with a car that has a dead battery and no one around to help. Keep an eye out for these failing battery warning signs.

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What is the Reason Why My Car Shakes While Driving?


When your car works well, everything is smooth sailing. But unexpected events happen to the best of us. One of the most common complaints is unusual vibrations in your vehicle. All of a sudden, you may be wondering "What is the reason my car shakes while driving?" Luckily, the experts at Elgin Hyundai have seen this many times before. We'll walk you through some of the potential causes, so you'll have…

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What Is A Brake Inspection?

Usually, a brake inspection is done by a certified, experienced professional who is trained to detect present and future problems regarding your brakes. He inspects, and sometimes adjusts your brakes for maximum performance. Sometimes, repairs are needed, so it is always the best policy to never allow an unauthorized technician to inspect and adjust your brakes. Only ask a certified, factory-authorized technician to inspect and adjust your brakes. Allowing an unauthorized technician to adjust your brakes can nullify your vehicle's warranty.
 
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Your Car is Telling you Something

Ever wonder what your check engine light is for? Well, it's a way for your vehicle to send you a message loud and clear. It could indicate a number of issues, but normally, it doesn't necessarily mean something really expensive. It could even come on due to a change in humidity and will eventually go off. That's pretty rare though, so it's best not to wait and hope that that is the case. The longer you wait to get your car checked out, the more damage you are likely to cause in the meantime.
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Safety is Key in a Hyundai

Safety is one of the big parts of Hyundai's game plan for how they market their vehicles. Hyundai puts a huge amount of effort in ensuring that they are one of the safest vehicles on the market and their customers definitely take notice. This year Hyundai has been recognized for this effort by one of the top institutions for car safety.

It is a huge accomplishment to be acknowledged for the hard work that Hyundai has been doing and their award recipients, the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2017 Hyundai Elantra are prime examples of this work. Both models…

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