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  • Faq: What Color Should Transmission Fluid Be?
    Faq: What Color Should Transmission Fluid Be?

    While the color of new automatic transmission fluid varies between vehicles, it is generally a bright red. As miles are put on the car (especially with inconsistent transmission maintenance), the ...

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  • Most Common Reasons for the Check Engine Light
    Most Common Reasons for the Check Engine Light

    It’s one of every vehicle owner’s most dreaded moments. You’re driving to work, minding your own business, when suddenly….the check engine light pops up on the dash. Ugh! In addition to having to take ...

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  • Your Nose Knows When It's Time for Car Repairs.
    Your Nose Knows When It's Time for Car Repairs.

    There are lots of ways vehicles alert their owners of problems. We see the check engine light, hear squeaking or grinding of worn down brakes, and feel the subtle jolt of a faltering transmission. But ...

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  • Don't Forget a Last Minute Thanksgiving Road Trip Check
    Don't Forget a Last Minute Thanksgiving Road Trip Check

    Heading up to grandma’s house today or tomorrow for a Thanksgiving feast? With weather reports showing severe weather up and down the coast it’s a good idea to give your car a once-over before packing ...

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  • Check the Engine Before the Check Engine Light.
    Check the Engine Before the Check Engine Light.

    “The crew at American Pride Automotive did a great job servicing my car. They performed a basic oil change, air filter change, balance and rotation of tires, and their multipoint inspection. The staff ...

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  • Oil Changes or Engine Changes...It's up to You.
    Oil Changes or Engine Changes...It's up to You.

    From our Facebook : “I know we can sound like a broken record but there in no more important service than your oil change. Here is a BMW X3 that has been getting its oil changed somewhere else. This ...

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