Keep Your Car in Perfect Condition with These 7 Tips

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Your car is easily an extension of you. Whether you are making a quick trip to the shops, or taking a long drive to somewhere far away, driving in the car should not be a chore. Your car should be comfortable, efficient, and a place where you can enjoy your time. A good car always needs good care. Here are a few ways to keep your car in perfect condition.

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How to Protect Your New Car from Harsh Weather

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Protection from the elements should be among the first things you think about when bringing your new car home from the dealership, especially if you live in an area prone to especially harsh weather. Temperature extremes, inclement weather and storms can all pose a serious threat to your expensive new vehicle – inside and out – and so steps must be taken to ensure its safety and protection. Luckily, these steps are really straightforward.

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What Safety Equipment Do You Need When Working on a Car?

So you are ready to start working on your car at home. Congratulations! You have stepped into the world of one of the most amazing DIY hobbies. Working on your own car can be fun and save you lots of money. However, unlike underwater basket weaving, at home car repair and maintenance can be seriously hazardous to your health. With all of the flying parts, toxic fumes, and not to mention that three ton car hoisted above your head, there can be many dangers when you begin working on your car at home. But, there’s no need to worry. We’ve put together this checklist of essential safety equipment to make sure that you home garage is stocked before you begin.

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Tips to Maintain Your Vehicle

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Your car is the second biggest investment in life that most of us are likely to make, but too often we treat it badly. It’s used and abused on the way to work, to pick up the kids, or when you’re undertaking a last-minute, mad dash to the shops. Then, in thanks for its reliability, it sits outside in the cold or heat, gathering dust while you’re at home or work. If you consider your car an investment and representation of yourself, then here are some tips on maintaining your vehicle appropriately.

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Cadillac introduces Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance offer

Cadillac joins the free scheduled maintenance wars by offering a 4-year/50,000-mile program called Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance. The one up on recently announced Lincoln’s program includes scheduled oil changes, tire rotation, engine and cabin air filters and a vehicle inspection. Cadillac stayed away from wear and tear coverage but the 4-year/50,000-mile deal will catch on with customers.

From AutoNews.com:

Cadillac said today it would offer free scheduled maintenance on its 2011 model year vehicles as part of its effort to improve customer service — and to match similar offers being made by other luxury brands.

The 4-year/50,000-mile program is called Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance and includes scheduled oil changes, tire rotation, engine and cabin air filters and a vehicle inspection.

Last week, Lincoln announced a similar free maintenance program for 2010 and 2011 models but only for vehicles purchased and leased through Sept. 7. Lincoln’s program is for 3 years/45,000 miles.

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