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June Promotion: Washington County Humane Society Supply Drive

June Promotion: Washington County Humane Society Supply Drive

We are thrilled to partner with the Washington County Humane Society this June! For the entire month, we’re hosting a pet supply drive and collecting cash or supply donations. Plus, when you donate $20 or more, you’ll receive a free tire rotation! All three of our auto repair shops are designated collection spots. Join us in making a difference this summer – we appreciate your support!   Wish List:  Cats Feliway Spray Feliway Refills Superclot gel Licki mats for cats New cat toys Dogs Hot Dogs Adaptil for dogs Licki mats for dogs New dog toys Individual Boxed Treats Small Animals Countertop Grow Garden (3) Enrichment Play Center (5) Enrichment Play Garden (5) Enrichment Play Table (5) Chew toys & treats for Rabbits and Guinea Pigs Shelter Wishlist Toilet Paper Paper Towel Bleach Go Pro 10 Go Pro Harness 55 gallon trash bags Hand Soap Neosporin Ointment (non-pain relief) Office Wishlist White out tape Blue or Black pens (no gel pens) Blue Pocket Fo ... read more

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Auto Blog

Why is my car not starting?

Why is my car not starting?

  What is my car not starting?  When a vehicle does not start, it can be due to a few reasons. It can be due to a dead battery, lose or corroded battery cables, a bad alternator or even issues with the actual starter on the vehicle.  If the vehicle is not starting due to a bad battery it will very slowly try to turn the vehicle over. If the battery is drained down to low, you may notice that there's no sounds or interior lights that illuminate. You can try jump starting the vehicle. If jump starting the vehicle is successful there is a good chance that you have a battery issue. Signs of a bad alternator can be things such as dimming lights and possible stereo issues. If the vehicle starts but stalls out, your battery may not be getting charged due to the faulty alternator. If the battery light pops on the dash, that can also inform you of a faulty al ... read more

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Starting

The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle

The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle

How to Jump Start Your Vehicle If you have ever gotten in your vehicle and it won't start. You know how important it is to know how to properly jump start a vehicle.  The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle  When you are preparing to jump start a vehicle, you should find a set of jumper cables and another vehicle you can use to get power from. Once you have these items ready to go, simply take the following steps to get back on the road:  • Start with the vehicle that has the good battery and park it as close to the dead vehicle. Their hoods should almost be touching each other. Make sure that both vehicles are turned off before you proceed with the next step.  • Open both hoods and locate each battery. Some batteries may have a plastic cover over the battery. If your vehicle does have the plastic cover it will need to be removed. • Identify the positive (red) and negative (black) terminals on both batteries ... read more

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Battery