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Signs Your Vehicle Needs Ignition Service

Even a vigilant and educated vehicle owner can be confused about whether an issue with the ignition system exists. Some ignition problems regularly are confused with issues with other mechanical elements. There are some prime signs that your vehicle's ignition needs service

Grinding noises when turning the key is an ignition problem indicator. It may mean that the starter drive gear is worn or malfunctioning. If this problem is not promptly addressed, the flywheel can end up seriously damaged. The smell or sight of smoke is indicative of a

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Signs Your Vehicle Needs Ignition Service

Even a vigilant and educated vehicle owner can be confused about whether an issue with the ignition system exists. Some ignition problems regularly are confused with issues with other mechanical elements. There are some prime signs that your vehicle's ignition needs service

Grinding noises when turning the key is an ignition problem indicator. It may mean that the starter drive gear is worn or malfunctioning. If this problem is not promptly addressed, the flywheel can end up seriously damaged. The smell or sight of smoke is indicative of a

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Small Vehicle Leaks That Present Big Problems

Fluid leaks are common occurrences as cars age. The most common of them are water, coolant, gear and motor oil, transmission fluid and power-steering fluid. Although they are common, fluid leaks can be dangerous and costly. Ignoring or postponing repairs is not the answer to solving these issues, no matter how busy your schedule is.

It is inadvisable to drive with fluid levels lower than the manufacturer-recommended ones. Driving a vehicle without motor oil, for example, will render your car inoperable. Each of these fluids have their purpose and must be maintained accordingly.

 

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Small Vehicle Leaks That Present Big Problems

Fluid leaks are common occurrences as cars age. The most common of them are water, coolant, gear and motor oil, transmission fluid and power-steering fluid. Although they are common, fluid leaks can be dangerous and costly. Ignoring or postponing repairs is not the answer to solving these issues, no matter how busy your schedule is.

It is inadvisable to drive with fluid levels lower than the manufacturer-recommended ones. Driving a vehicle without motor oil, for example, will render your car inoperable. Each of these fluids have their purpose and must be maintained accordingly.

 

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Filling The Cracks

If you see a chip in your windshield, you might not have to visit a professional to get the entire piece of glass replaced. As long as you don't see spider cracks extending from the chip, then there are a few steps you can take to repair it on your own. Most automotive stores have kits that you can get that include the proper tools for filling in the chip.

Before applying anything to your windshield, you need to clean the surface. Let it completely dry before applying resin to the chip. If you see any loose pieces of…

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3 Ways You Can Restore Your Car's Headlights Yourself

Maintaining the integrity of your car's headlights is one of the most important yet overlooked aspects of auto maintenance. Not only do cloudy headlights take away from the beauty of your vehicle, but they can also be hazardous, especially when driving at night.

Your headlights need to be clear not only so that you can see the road, but so other drivers can spot you, as well. While there are a few ways to clean and restore your headlights, here are a few that you can easily do yourself.

Insect Repellent

Saturate a cloth with the spray and 
 
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How to Use Four-Wheel Drive: Understanding the Difference Between 4H and 4L

Four-wheel drive capability makes it easier for drivers to safely navigate slick, icy, and uneven roads. With four-wheel drive, Roswell motorists can easily traverse terrain that might send two-wheel drive vehicles off onto the shoulder. Drivers can get better traction, experience better handling, and enjoy greater control. At Ferrari of Atlanta, we believe that the key to getting the most out of your four-wheel drive vehicle lies in understanding how to use it.

What 4H Is And When To Engage It

Four-high or high-range four-wheel drive is perfect for negotiating icy, snowy...
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Eliminate Odors in Your Vehicle and Enjoy the Ride

Do you have a bad odor in your car? At Ferrari of Atlanta we want you to be an informed vehicle owner. Here are some tips for removing odors and driving a clean car that you enjoy.

Clean and Vacuum First

Remove all items from the car, including anything that is in between the seats or underneath the floor mats.

Home Remedies

There are plenty of home remedies you can try to remove the stink from your car. You can try pouring cat litter, charcoal or baking soda on the floors and vacuuming it up after a couple of hours…

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How To Keep Thieves From Stealing Your Vehicle

Vehicle theft is a major problem in many areas. No one wants to have their vehicle taken from them, so Ferrari of Atlanta would like to provide some simple steps to keeping your car as secure as possible.

There are some ways that you can help prevent car theft. Always roll your windows all the way up when not in the vehicle, and make sure that you don't leave you keys in the car. Park in places that have good lighting, and never leave valuable items in a place where thieves can see them.

Installing an anti-theft device in…

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The Basics of a Blind-Spot Monitor

Our Ferrari of Atlanta team loves to talk safety features, an ever-evolving field of driver-assist tech that gets better every year. The blind-spot monitor is the tech feature of the day, but what is it exactly? Following is a quick rundown.

Eyes in Back of Your Head

A blind spot monitor detects vehicles in your blind spot as you're driving through Roswell or out in the country. The monitor uses mirrors, lasers or sensors, giving you a heads up with either a vibrating driver's seat or a light in your driver's side mirror.

The blind spot monitor…
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