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Dangers of Distracted Driving

We have become extremely busy and occupied as a society, and it's understandable that time behind the wheel of a vehicle is thought of as an opportunity to multitask. Many drivers take their commute as an opportunity to answer a quick text or have a phone conversation. Our advice? Don’t do it. When you’re driving, safely operating your vehicle should be your one and only focus. We repair so...
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Spring Car Care Tips

The warm, sunny days of spring present the perfect opportunity to give your car a good once-over to assess your maintenance needs. Road salt & sand, potholes, and fluctuations in temperature can lead to rust, grime accumulation, alignment issues, and tire issues. We’ve put together a list of some items to check while you’re performing your usual spring car cleaning. 1.       Check...
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Finding the Perfect Gift for a New Car Owner

Do you know someone who became a new driver, or recently purchased a new car? Maybe you have a friend or loved one who spends a good deal of time commuting in their vehicle. No matter what the scenario, we've put together a list of Holiday gift ideas from the practical to the quirky. Practical: Hands-free devices are a must for anyone who needs to take calls during their commute. This clip-on...
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Caring for Your Car's New Paint Job

Make Your Auto Body Paint Job Last There's nothing like the first time you take your car for a spin after you leave the auto paint shop. You feel like the spotlight is on you and you can't wait to show off your freshly painted car to everyone you know! There are a few preventive measures you should take in order to maintain the paint job you've just invested in. Regularly wash your carWe don't...
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Fall Leaf Peeping Day Trips From New York City

If you're looking for a quick weekend getaway or gorgeous Sunday drive, we've got just the thing for you! The opportunities for some great leaf peeping lay just outside of the city. We've compiled a brief list of some of our favorite places to see brilliant fall foliage: 1. New Paltz, NY: Clocking in at just under two hours, New Paltz is well suited for either a weekend getaway or a lazy day...
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Matching Auto Body Paint Colors

Tips on Finding the Correct Paint Color Face it, if you park your car anywhere in New York City, there’s always a looming chance that you will end up with a ding or scratch. From parallel parking to parking garage mishaps, chances are that at some point, a scratch is just going to happen. The good news is that fixing scratches and dings in your vehicle's paint often isn’t as...
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Winter Driving

Tips for Winter Driving Winter is upon us, and that means that driving conditions may be less than desirable at times. Collisions, accidents, and skidding off the road are common issues that most of us have to deal with at some point. Yet, these can be avoidable headaches. Make sure you are fully prepared for driving when the winter weather hits with our tips & tricks. From car preparation to...
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Auto Care East Blog

Keep up to date on the latest in all things car related. From driving tips to car care, we strive to bring you information on a variety of car-related topics. Browse through our various posts, articles & links to learn more about how to become a better driver, better car owner, or to find interesting car-related facts. If you find a post to be particularly interesting, please feel free to...
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