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Intercourse, PA 17534

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Do you smell that?? Scents to watch out for!

If you’ve owned a car long, particularly one with a few miles on it, you have probably encountered a peculiar smell that grabbed your attention. Scents that you encounter while driving (emanating from your vehicle, not the horse farm down the road) are indicators of your car's health and often the first warning that something may be wrong. Intercourse Automotive 4X4 in Intercourse has assembled this list to prepare for you for the next time you smell something odd, so you’ll know what’s going on next time you notice a funny smell.

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Gas Mileage and How To Increase It

Good gas mileage is something we all want.  In fact, many drivers purchase certain cars solely for gas mileage, and almost all of us at least take it into consideration when purchasing a vehicle.  While it is true that gas mileage is by and large determined simply by the type of car, there are actually a variety of things you can do to increase the gas mileage of any automobile.  The tips Intercourse Automotive 4X4 in Intercourse wants to provided you here are simple and effective steps you can take to increase your gas mileage, often more considerably than you think.

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Tune-Ups

Tune-ups are an important and frequently neglected aspect of automotive care. Most drivers don’t really consider the mechanical condition of their car, so long as nothing is wrong with it. However, if a vehicle is tuned-up and maintained correctly, many mechanical failures (and expenses) will be avoided altogether.

Tune-ups may also give your car, truck, or SUV an increase in performance you didn’t expect. Often when a vehicle needs to be maintenanced, it has slowly fallen into a state of inefficiency, meaning you may not have noticed it was even happening. A tune-up will restore your car’s performance, and might remind you why you bought it in the first place. Call or drop in at Intercourse Automotive 4X4 in Intercourse to talk to your tune-up experts about getting your car up to speed today.

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Fall Driving, Is Your Vehicle Prepared? Cont.

The weather has begun to shift, which means changes to road and driving conditions are right around the corner. If you’re from here, you understand that the weather can change at the drop of a hat; sandals turn to boots before you know it. At Intercourse Automotive 4X4 in Intercourse, we will prepare your vehicle for that inevitable moment, and you can rest easy knowing your automobile is ready for whatever curveballs the weather throws you.

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Importance of Routine Battery Check-Ups

As cars become more technologically advanced, the importance of your vehicle’s battery becomes continually more important. In the old days, a car battery essentially worked or it didn’t; if it was good enough to start the car, it was good enough. Moderns vehicles are a different story. A faulty battery can cause a variety of issues, including engine codes, sensor failures, irregular transmission behavior, and the list goes on. Battery failure often causes issues that are commonly misdiagnosed, and in the hands of the wrong auto repair shop, a mechanic may spend hundreds of your hard earned dollars chasing problems that don’t exist. At Intercourse Automotive 4X4 in Intercourse, our mechanics are ASE certified and familiar with modern vehicles and the problems that accompany them. 

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