NAPA AutoCare Centers of Dekalb County

Clean Vehicle Tips

Most people are keeping vehicles for longer than ever before because they are made to be more durable and reliable now. When we stay on top of our vehicle’s routine maintenance needs, we feel good knowing that everything under the hood is running smoothly. And it’s a great feeling when we are free from a […]

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WINTER PREPARATION 2018 — FORGET THE FORECAST

When considering winter preparation plans this season, many look for forecasts to get an idea of what to expect. Earlier this year, the NOAA‘s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Climate Prediction Center predicted higher-than-average precipitation across the northern States, including the northern Rocky Mountains, eastern Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Interestingly, most NOAA predictions oppose those from the […]

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WHAT IS HIGH-MILEAGE OIL?

Curious about the bottles of high-mileage oil you’ve seen on shelves or the advertisements you’ve seen on television? Wondering if there’s a real benefit to using this type of oil in your engine, and if there is, when your vehicle crosses the threshold from standard oil to high mileage? We cut through the hype to […]

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Warning Light KNOW HOW

Do not let your vehicle’s warning lights confuse you. Get the KNOW HOW on the common warning lights your vehicle may show. The first three warning lights listed all light up when the ignition is turned on and should turn off as soon as the engine starts. The last two warning light KNOW HOW tips […]

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Battery Light KNOW HOW

You start your vehicle the battery light appears, then the light disappears. But, what happens if the battery light does not disappear? Here is the KNOW HOW. BATTERY LIGHT KNOW HOW All vehicles have a built-in recharging system. This means that the battery recharges itself when needed. So, when the battery light comes on there […]

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Flat Tire KNOW HOW

Many of us have experienced that dreadful moment when you start your car and the warning alert comes on. This time is for your tire pressure. Does it just need air? Is there a leak? Is it a flat? Use these KNOW HOW tips to know if your flat needs to be repaired or replaced. […]

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Automotive KNOW HOW Talk – Part 2

When the time comes for your vehicle’s maintenance or repair, being car care aware is important. However, if you are not someone thrilled to learn about auto care being car care aware is most likely the least of your worries. Luckily, we have a few KNOW HOW tips to help you become a little more […]

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Automotive KNOW HOW Talk – Part 1

For those of you that are not extremely knowledgeable about the automotive industry, being taken advantage of and getting overcharged are common fears. Get the KNOW HOW that will to help be more knowledgeable about the automotive industry and prevent you from being a target.   KNOW HOW Between Maintenance or and Repair Routine maintenance […]

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Car Batteries Feel Summer Heat Too

Your car battery is essential to your car’s life. Contrary to the popular thought, batteries are more likely to fail in the summer than in the winter. As summer approaches, get the KNOW HOW on protecting your battery from that summer heat. CAR BATTERIES AND HIGH TEMPERATURES: Car batteries do not last forever even under […]

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KNOW HOW on Potholes

After thinking the parts under your car might have fallen out because a pothole caused you to “bottom out,” the worrisome questions begin flowing into your head. How did I not see that pothole? I was going slowly, how did this still happen? How do I know if I need to get my car checked […]

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