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Watch the Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Gone are the days when we have to manually check the air pressure on your tires. All cars made after September 2007 are required to have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System installed, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If you need more information on the TPMS and how they work, pay us a visit at Caspian Auto Motors. We can also manually check your tire’s air pressure.

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The Correct Way to Safely Test Your Car's Battery

To test a car battery correctly, you'll need a few things like a voltmeter, work gloves, wire brush, and safety glasses. Be sure the car lights and engine are turned off, open the hood and use the wire brush to clean the terminals of the battery.

Take the red cable of the voltmeter and place on positive side of the car battery securely. Take the black cable of the voltmeter and place on negative side of the car battery securely. 

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Is Your Ignition or Starter Failing?

Ignition switches can cause issues for a number of reasons. If your car suddenly shuts off or doesn't start at all, you could have a disconnect between the ignition switch and your battery. It could also be an issue with your key or transponder on the key. Worn out keys often have trouble turning in the ignition as well.

Manufacturer defects can often explain an ignition switch that starts failing on a new car. The ignition switch could have difficulty connecting to the fuel system as well, which may cause a car to start but then suddenly stop. Another…

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