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Muffler: Victim of Winter (Muffler Repair)

So you almost got through the winter until, one day, your muffler started sounding like a dragster, loud and obnoxious.  It's not surprising.  All that road salt and brine can cause rust to punch holes in a muffler, and that should raise a big, red warning…

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Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)

Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles.  Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, too, and it's important to make sure they're operating at…

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Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Wilsonville, OR

Everyone in Wilsonville, OR eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Wilsonville, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto Service: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Lance's Superior Auto Service when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Wilsonville drivers and it’s tempting…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto Service: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around…

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A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)

If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery.  You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports.  Maybe you accidentally left your vehicle in the "on" or…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto Service: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Wilsonville.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves…

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Restore Your Get-Up-and-Go (Fuel and Air Induction Cleaning)

You may have heard the old saying, "My get-up-and-go got up and went." If your vehicle's engine's fuel economy is noticeably worse, your engine is idling roughly or stalling or your vehicle's acceleration isn't what it used to be, ask your service advisor…

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Lance's Superior Auto Service: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Wilsonville streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the…

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Let's Clear Some Things Up (Headlight Restoration)

You know how exposing your skin to sunlight can cause sunburn and other unhealthy things.  Sunlight can also create major problems for your headlights.  After they've been exposed to ultraviolet light, acrylic headlights can yellow and fog due to oxidation. …

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