Why Do I Have Squeaky Brakes? – Autoworks Answers This Commonly Asked Question

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Squeaky car brakes can be an extremely unpleasant noise to hear. Our technicians here at Autoworks can put a stop to the ear-piercing and worrisome sound of squealing brakes. We have a compiled a list of what could be causing that racket and how Autoworks can help bring the noise to a not-so screeching halt.

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Autoworks Tips for Preparing Your Car’s Air Conditioning for Summer

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Summer is finally here! In Texas, this is the peak season for car air conditioning. When temperatures increase, the load on your car’s A/C system is higher, particularly if you need to run the A/C over a long drive (such as a summer road trip!). Autoworks has put together a few tips to keep your car conditioning system working smoothly this summer.

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Preparing Your Car for Summer

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The sweltering Texas heat can be unbearable during the summer months. When you are in your car headed to work, school or somewhere for pleasure, the last thing you want is for your vehicle to break down or your A/C to stop working. Preparing your car for summer is crucial to ensure an enjoyable ride during the warm months. Our team here at Autoworks has compiled a list of important items to check before heading out on the road this summer.

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Car Suspension Tips for a Safe and Comfortable Ride

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The suspension in your car is a crucial aspect of every vehicle. It keeps your vehicle balanced, stable and able to react to maneuvers during operation. While it is one of the less obvious systems of your car, it is one of the hardest working. Your car’s safety and comfort would be severely compromised without suspension.

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The Importance of Caring for Your Windshield

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Good visibility is a significant aspect when it comes to safe driving. Many know about external visibility factors such as poor weather conditions or dark lighting, but proper windshield care can help ensure that you can see better even when driving conditions are challenging. This article will discuss a few steps that can be taken to properly maintain your windshield.

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How to Prevent Hydroplaning

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Hydroplaning, or aquaplaning, occurs when a vehicle’s tires begin riding on a layer of standing water, resulting in the car to lose all traction as the tires are spinning on the water rather than making direct contact with the road. This can cause a scenario where the driver loses control of the car’s steering, acceleration and braking. Hydroplaning can be harrowing experience, but there are many things you can do to prevent hydroplaning. With the rainy season upon us, preventing hydroplaning is crucial for your safety, as well others around you. Here are a few tips for preventing and correcting hydroplaning.

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Importance of Tire Pressure

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When it comes to performance and safety, tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. This is why it is critical that your tires are always working properly and regularly maintained. Tire pressure, in particular, is one of the most overlooked aspects of tire maintenance.

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Winter Car Maintenance Tips

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Troubleshooting Your Car Heater for Cold Weather

Car HeaterThe colder weather has hit us, so it’s time —if you haven’t already — to make sure your car’s heater is pumping out all the hot air you need. Here are a few troubleshooting tips for those struggling to get their vehicle to turn up the heat.

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What is the Meaning of Dashboard Warning Lights?

Car ComputerLighted dashboard warning lights can bring on worry and concern for many drivers. The trouble behind many of the lights can be handled simply, but it is best not to wait if something needs to be checked. Ignoring a dashboard warning light could mean that a simple repairs becomes much larger. If you can’t figure out why the light is on, take your vehicle to a trusted mechanic or auto parts store.

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