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    1. To Idle or Not to Idle, That is the Question

      To Idle or Not to Idle, That is the Question

      It is that time of the year when many motorists let their vehicle “warm up” or idle before driving. In fact, today’s modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures without excessive idling, says the Car Care Council.

      “Unless you are trying to defrost the windshield or warm the interior of your car, idling is not required for today’s vehicles,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “In most cases, idling longer than 30 seconds is unnecessary.

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    2. Can Your Car Weather the Storm?

      Can Your Car Weather the Storm?

      While last year’s brutal winter may seem like a distant memory, severe weather is on its way. The Car Care Council reminds drivers to ready their vehicles for the rough conditions ahead.

      “Vehicle service is always more convenient when you do it on your own schedule. An investment of an hour or so to have your vehicle checked will help make sure it can weather the storm when arctic temperatures strike again,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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    3. Don’t Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money

      Don’t Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money

      While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that you be car care aware to ensure your car doesn’t gobble up your hard-earned money.

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    4. Multiply Gas Savings with Vehicle Maintenance

      Multiply Gas Savings with Vehicle Maintenance

      As gas prices continue to drop, motorists should take advantage of their savings at the pump and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council.

      The national average of the cost of a gallon of gas has been above $3 since 2010 but is expected to dip below that mark this year, according to a recent forecast by energy information service GasBuddy.com.

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    5. Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen

      Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen

      As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council.

      “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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    6. Fall Car Care Month Checklist: Winter is on the Way

      Fall Car Care Month Checklist: Winter is on the Way

      October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council reminds motorists that checking their vehicles before the temperatures drop is a sensible way to avoid being stranded out in the cold and the unexpected expense of emergency repairs.

      “The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. Winter magnifies existing problems like hard starts, sluggish performance and rough idling,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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    7. September is National Preparedness Month: Make Sure Your Car is Ready if Disaster Hits

      September is National Preparedness Month: Make Sure Your Car is Ready if Disaster Hits

      Would your car be ready if you had to leave at a moment’s notice? If you were stranded in your car, would you be prepared? During National Preparedness Month in September, the non-profit Car Care Council is reminding drivers of the importance of regular maintenance and do-it-yourself checks, as well as a stocked emergency kit.

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    8. Make Your “Regular” Car More Environmentally Friendly

      Make Your “Regular” Car More Environmentally Friendly

      In the past decade, the automobile industry has experienced a revolution. While traditional vehicles are still going strong, the creation of affordable, mass-produced hybrids and electric cars has started a revolution. Many people are choosing electric cars over fossil-fuel vehicles because they are cheaper to drive and help reduce damage to the environment.

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    9. Dream Vacation or Nightmare Road Trip? Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference

      Dream Vacation or Nightmare Road Trip? Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference

      Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council.

      “When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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    10. Is Your Car Road Ready For Summer?

      Is Your Car Road Ready For Summer?

      If your summer vacation plans include a road trip, the last thing you want is to have unexpected car trouble to leave you stranded at the side of the road, ruining all the fun. A pre-trip vehicle check is the best way to be car care aware and ensure that your car is ready to get you to your destination, says the non-profit Car Care Council.

      The Car Care Council recommends the following pre-trip checklist before hitting the road this summer:

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    11. Go Green: Repower Your Vehicle’s Engine

      Go Green: Repower Your Vehicle’s Engine

      When serious engine trouble hits, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds vehicle owners that repowering their current vehicle rather than buying a new one is the cost-effective, “green” way to go.

      “When it comes to your vehicle, it’s great to be green,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “By repowering the vehicle you already own, you will extend its useful life and significantly reduce its impact on the environment.

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