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Turning Steering Wheel-Huds Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

When turning your steering wheel, do not hold it in an extreme right or left position for more than a few seconds. Doing this can cause damage to the power-steering pump.

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Door And Window Seals-Huds Autoservice Lubbock-Auto Repair

Wipe a rubber protectant or silicone on door and window weatherstripping to keep it in good condition.  Regular cleaning and treatment of your car’s weatherstripping will lessen the likelihood of you door sticking to its rubber seal in cold weather. … Continue reading

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Use Your Fog Lights-Hud’s Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Fog lights can cut through water vapor better than regular headlights.  They are mounted low on the car to prevent bounce-back glare off the mist that is why high beams are your worst choice.

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Brake Fluid-Hud’s Auto Service

Check your cars brake fluid monthly.  Wipe dirt from the master cylinder lid before you open it.  If you need fluid, add the type recommended by your car’s maker.  Do not use brake fluid from a previously opened container.  Once … Continue reading

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Ignition and Keys-Hud’s Auto Service

If you have your car key is on a key chain with a dozen or more keys it can lead to problems with your ignition.  The weight, combined with bouncing while you drive can wear out the tumblers inside the … Continue reading

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Keep Caps On Tires – Hud’s Auto Service

If the tire valve is missing its cap you could wake up one morning with a flat tire.  Those little caps keep out dirt and moisture that can cause leaks.  When you replace your tires remind the tire shop that … Continue reading

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Springtime Car Tip-Huds Auto Service-Car Care Lubbock

With Spring coming make sure and change your wipers.  Your wipers work hard all winter.  It is a good idea to replace them in the spring to be ready for April showers.

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Your Car’s Engine-Huds Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Do not race your car’s engine at start-up, this is a quick way to add years of wear to your engine, especially if it’s cold outside.  

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Battery-Huds Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

With colder temperature approaching make sure your battery is up to par.  Check your battery terminals, you can remove any corrosion with a toothbrush and a mix of baking soda and water.    

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Turn On The AC In Winter-Huds Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Run the air-conditioning while defrosting the windshield, AC air is dry so it will take the moisture out of the air by dehumidifying as it cools.  If you are cold, adjust the temperature so that the AC pumps out warm … Continue reading

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