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Understanding Timing Belts and Your Car Engine

Did you know that a failing timing belt can "bend" your engine valves? Timing belts are crucial to your engine running correctly. They rotate your engine simultaneously from the crankshaft and camshaft working in motion, turning at the same time so that you are able to go where you want to go.

If you do not replace a timing belt in time, it can result in bigger damage to your engine, which mainly means your car engine valves. You may notice a timing belt begin to fail from a sound coming from the engine or if your engine starts to…

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Be Sure to Understand What Type of Fluid Your Brake Systems Requires

If you have never worked on your vehicle's brake system before you may not even realize that it is powered by the fluid. Your brake fluid is a hydraulic fluid that resides in a reservoir under the hood of your car, truck, or SUV. While similar to oil, it is different. You want to always make sure to replace it with the proper brake fluid and nothing else.

When you press the brake pedal the master cylinder forces brake fluid through to the system to the calipers which are where the brake pads reside. The transfer of force from…

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Which is Best: All-Wheel or Four-Wheel Drive?

If you've been looking for a new vehicle, you may want to consider a four or all-wheel drive model. In recent years, these vehicles have not only become much more common but, they're also more affordable. It's reasonable to question, whether this is really a feature that you need or not.

The benefits that these features provide is twofold. Not only do they give you more safety by providing better traction, but, they also give you better performance on rough terrain. Our team at German / Asian Concepts is able to show you on a test drive how…

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The Unique Story Behind the Word Horsepower

Modern car buyers are very well versed in the term horsepower. It is a key component in deciding what vehicle to invest money in. Shoppers are very keen on picking an automobile that will suit their specific needs. A car with a tremendous amount of horsepower may be deemed a higher quality than those with less. However, some people need more fuel efficiency and will prefer a car with less muscle.

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How to Get a Lower Cost for Your Car

Most everyone in the United States is able to operate a motor vehicle. As such, at least at one point throughout your life, you'll be involved in selecting a car, truck, van, or another vehicle for your personal use. Make sure you don't forget about the expenses below - they can really add up over time. Our team at German / Asian Concepts is here to break down the most common expenses that come with car ownership:

Fuel costs a lot of money, even though it's only two-odd dollars per gallon right now in most of the United States…

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Get Your Car Issues Worked Out in Osceola, IN

You have many different messages hidden on your dashboard. You may get one light up from time to time. Normally resolve the issue on your own since it will tell you something such as your brights are on or that you need to get your oil changed.

If you get a message that you don't really know the meaning of you can look it up in your owner's manual or bring your vehicle to us here at German / Asian Concepts so we can help you figure it out. You will also need to bring your vehicle to our…

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