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Corner a Vehicle Efficiently After a Mechanic Services its Steering System

When you make turns on the road in your vehicle, the slightest steering error can cause a fender bender. The steering system plays a key role during cornering situations, so you must maintain it to avoid collisions. There are two steering problems can that impact how effectively a car completes turns, and a technician who services automobiles can resolve them.

Understeering and oversteering cause different handling problems on a highway. Both of these problems are easy to detect in areas that have steep curves.  

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Why Your Alternator Matters

Our team at Ruxer Truck Center agrees: alternators are one of the most unsung, ignored, important auto parts. The battery gets your engine started, but the alternator keeps the battery charged and powers everything electrical inside and outside your vehicle. Without a working alternator, your battery has no juice and nothing electrical in your vehicle works properly. Here's why.

The motion of your vehicle traveling in city streets or over distant country roads creates mechanical power. 

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Replacing Your Car Battery

Getting a car battery replacement may seem overwhelming. However, replacing your car battery does not have to be a difficult task. Although there are a lot of different types of car batteries out there for you to choose from, there are actually quite a few useful guidelines that you should look for in a high-performance battery.

Before you go out searching for an automotive battery replacement, you should ultimately be aware of some of the factors associated with your existing battery. If your battery is exhausted, it may not need to be replaced. 

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Some Technologies to Keep You Safe in a Roadside Emergency

Roadside emergencies happen all the time throughout the world. Being prepared for when one happens to you is just smart. Today, we want to discuss some technologies that can help you best prepare yourself for how to react when such a situation arises.

Try out the app known as HONK if you want to avoid the frustration of trying to find a tow truck by yourself. This app searches for a towing company near you no matter where you happen to break down. It partners with more than 45,000 companies to find the closest one to you. 

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How Do You Control Pet Hair In Your Truck?

Here at Ruxer Truck Center, we believe that all vehicle owners should know tips to keep their trucks in good condition. Yes, this means pet owners, too. After all, why would you want pet hair to be all over the inside of your truck if there's something that you can do to prevent it?

When you are vacuuming out your truck, try using one of the vacuum attachments that have a little, rubber bristle brush on them. These brushes harness the power of static electricity to help you remove as much pet hair as possible from the inside of…

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Timely Wiper Blade Replacement Improves Roadway Visibility

When you turn on your windshield wipers, do you hear a chattering sound or notice that the blades are leaving streaks across the glass or missing some spots completely? Getting your windshield wiper blades replaced as needed is vital to having clear visibility on the road, especially during rain and sleet.

Your windshield wiper blades are constantly exposed to weather and sunlight, eventually causing their rubber content to become brittle and inflexible. This results in streaking and blurry spots remaining on your windshield when you turn your wipers on.  

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Keep Your Vehicle Smelling Fresh

No one wants a vehicle that smells bad. It is unpleasant for the truck owner and for the passengers that are riding along in the vehicle. In order to keep your model smelling fresh, it takes prevention and good cleaning techniques.

To keep your vehicle smelling fresh, it is important to keep it clean. Vacuum and dust your model on a regular basis. Make sure to clean up any spilled liquids as quickly as possible. Spilled liquids can leave nasty smells in the car long after they dry out. 

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Drive to Avoid Blowouts

There are so many things that you can do to prevent blowouts. One important thing to look at are the factors that can contribute to the possibility of a blowout in your tires. One of the largest factors is how you drive as well as the road you drive on.

One of the ways that you can avoid blowouts is watch out for different things on the road that can puncture your tires. Among the things you have to look out for are potholes and rocks. These can cause major damage to your tires, which can result in a blowout…

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What to Do After a Vehicular Accident

Ruxer Truck Center has always worked to provide everything you need to be a happy and smart driver. This is the reason we take the time to do things like offer you a quick guide on how to handle a collision, though we hope you never need this information. You've driven long enough to know that being prepared for a collision is smart, so consider the following tips:

  • You need to assess injuries as soon as you can.
  • Call for medical assistance and the police.
  • Move your vehicle to a safe location, if needed.
  • Call your insurance company to…
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Tips for Safer Driving When in Glaring Sunlight

Sunny days are beautiful, but sun in your eyes in dangerous. Ruxer Truck Center wants to help you stay safe as you drive around in your vehicle. Here are tips to help you deal with very bright glare.

Two simple tips are to use your car's sun visors and wear polarized sunglasses. Sometimes the simplest tricks work wonders. Also make sure your windshield is clean before hitting the road, and that includes also cleaning the inside.  

 

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