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Why Your Engine is Likely Overheating

When you maintain your car, it's important to care for your engine to prevent it from overheating. One of the main causes of engines getting too hot and breaking down is because of a lack of coolant. The coolant levels may be low if you haven't topped it off recently or if there's a leak present. Issues with the belts and hoses can cause the engine to overheat, but a mechanic can diagnose the issue to perform the necessary repairs.

Radiator issues can also cause the engine to overheat if the fan is broken, which will prevent…

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Routine Maintenance at Sharon Chevrolet

When your Chevrolet needs any maintenance or repair, it is best to come to trained professionals. You can find expert service at Sharon Chevrolet whenever you may need it. Don't let your new Chevrolet underperform, keep up with your maintenance needs.

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How to Protect Your Car From Salt Corrosion

Driving in winter can be very treacherous. To make the roads safer for traveling, highway professionals put salt on the road, which makes the ice melt quicker. While the salt can be a lifesaver, it can also be very harmful to your car. Salt left on your vehicle can cause corrosion and rust very quickly, which can decrease the value of your vehicle. There are ways to prevent your vehicle from salt corrosion.

It’s important to wash your car every few days. Be sure to wash it when the temperatures are as high as possible. 

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

If you are trying to decide if winter tires are worth it, then think about the typical winter conditions in your area. The biggest inflection point is when the temperature hits 45 degrees. That is when the special rubber of winter tires starts to become more effective than the rubber in all season tires. Even before snow and ice start to hit, the rubber will allow for better grip. When it does start to become snowy, then the tread design of winter tires gives them better friction by far, so your stopping distances are a lot shorter than with all…

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