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High-Performance Alternator May Help Battery Keep Charging in Extreme Cold

Living in some parts of America can mean extremely cold winters, and this weather outlier may wreak havoc on your car battery. Frigid weather tends to reduce a battery’s overall capacity; even a new battery can find itself functioning way below 100 percent. In addition, starter motors demand more as do a car’s other accessories.

You may want to consider a high-performance alternator to help keep you on the road during cold winters. 

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When Should You Repair Your Brake Pads?

You have a split-second to brake. What happens if your brakes do not work? It may be because your brake pads have become too worn for your brakes to work properly. Most cars have two or three different types of brakes. This includes a disc brake, which is when the driver steps on the brake pedal and a pad clamps down on the brake disc to make it slow down.

Do you notice your brakes grinding or making a squeaking noise when you press down? This can be an indicator that your brake pads have worn down significantly. There may…

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How Long Does an Alternator Last?

As with any other vehicle component, the alternator may need to be maintained over time. In some cases, this means replacing it altogether. Typically, an alternator will last for up to seven years under ideal conditions. Those who buy the vehicle when it is new may never need to replace the alternator.

However, seven years is just a guideline that drivers can follow. Alternatively, it may be time to replace this part every 100,000 miles or so. If a vehicle has trouble starting or holding a charge after starting, it may be time to replace this component as soon…

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Schedule Online Service for your Car Quickly

You are someone who lives your life in a hurry. You always have something else that you need to get done, and you do not want to spend more time than you absolutely have to on the project when it comes time to set up a car appointment. Our online scheduling program makes it easy for you to quickly take care of that task!

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Three Reasons to Schedule Hyundai Service Online

Our online service scheduler helps you control your appointment time. We've designed a user-friendly tool for several reasons. Our auto service customers demand efficiency. They deserve it. Here are three reasons why the online service scheduler at Star Hyundai helps:

Personal Appointment Setting

You set the appointment that works within your time frame. You pick the time that's convenient. We know you're busy with many things. We want your appointment to be personal. This means we want you to be able to pick a time that will absolutely work for you.

User-Friendly Experience 

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5 compelling reasons to purchase a new SUV

I was excited about my fishing trip this weekend. But unfortunately, I just broke my fishing rods in my tiny car. Now my son is devastated, and my trip is ruined. I sure can think of five good reasons to purchase a new SUV at Star Hyundai today.

They're highly customizable. Choose from normal, luxury, or sports based vehicles. You can get a sleek interior and the latest tech!

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A Look at What Dashboard Warning Lights Mean

The lights on your dashboard usually warn you against malfunctions in your car. When the warning light comes on, then park somewhere safe and have a look at your handbook if you’re not sure what the lights stands for. Here are a few examples of specific warning lights and the steps to take.

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Move Over or Face a Fine

Did you know that in Abilene, TX - as indeed happens in all states - Move Over laws are enacted with fines? Data from Mason Dixon Polling & Research indicates that up to 71 percent of all Americans have never even heard of this law. That puts people at risk!

The set of laws is meant to safeguard roadside workers who have responded to all sorts of emergencies. They could be tow truck drivers, firefighters or emergency responders. The requirement of the law is that if you come across a pulled-over vehicle that has its emergency lights on, you must slow down and…

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Car Tires Have Tread, And That's Important

Tires are one of the most crucial parts of a vehicle for staying safe. If you don’t bother to check on the condition of them; you may set yourself up for failure, personal injury, or property damage.

Most people recommend checking the tire’s tread with a penny. The head of Abraham Lincoln is 1/16 inches away from the edge. As part of the tire’s job is to take water on the surface of roadways and divert it outside the car’s path, it’s important to have sufficiently long tread.

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