Posts in "Car Care Tips" Category

  • 5 Fall Maintenance Musts for Your Vehicle

    Posted on: August 16th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    During a typical winter in Northeast Ohio, freezing temperatures and heavy snow fall increase wear and tear on your vehicle, which works hard to transport you safely through rough weather conditions. While you may not be thinking about this in the heat of August, now is the time to schedule a fall visit to your […]

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  • What Belongs in a Car Emergency Kit?

    Posted on: August 8th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    Whenever we set out on a drive, whether it is our normal commute to work or a long trek to a vacation destination, there is always the possibility of an emergency situation. Emergencies could range from being stuck for hours in a long traffic jam to being stranded during a severe snow storm. While these […]

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  • 3 Signs Your Car’s A/C Is Going Out

    Posted on: July 28th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    It is hot and muggy on your walk to your vehicle, and you cannot wait to feel the cold burst of air from your car’s A/C system. You start the ignition, turn up the A/C, and… that cold air never comes. Your car’s A/C system has failed and now you’re stuck in the heat of […]

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  • Why Did My Car Fail E-Check?

    Posted on: July 21st, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    In Northeast Ohio, if your vehicle is a certain make, model and year, your vehicle may be required to undergo an E-Check, in accordance with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. E-Check is a vehicle inspection that was created in an effort to reduce the volume of motor vehicle pollutants in the air. That means that […]

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  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Car Cool on a Hot Summer Day

    Posted on: June 5th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    You may love summer, but we bet you do not enjoy getting into a car that is stiflingly hot and stuffy! So, how can you keep your car cool on those hot summer days? These tips may help: Park in the shade. If at all possible, try to find a shady spot. While you may […]

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  • 3 Signs Your Car’s Brakes Need Repaired

    Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    How do you know if your brakes need to be repaired? The short answer is, when your car’s brakes are not functioning well, you will know. There are some common signs of failing brakes that shouldn’t be ignored. If you notice any of these signs, make an appointment at your local Rad Air auto repair […]

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  • Is Your Car Ready for Summer?

    Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    The end of the school year is almost here. Long-planned vacations are, at last, inching closer on the calendar. The days are getting longer and the temperatures in Northeast Ohio are finally warming up. Soon there will be road trips and treks to the lake or the beach. Summer is on its way! But is […]

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  • Keep Your Car Running in the Cold

    Posted on: January 13th, 2016 by radair-admin No Comments

    Below freezing temperatures snuck up on many of us this winter, thanks to some unseasonably warm temperatures in the forecast. If you were surprised by the cold weather, here are some easy tasks that will help you take on the winter roads comfortably and safely. Change your battery if it’s more than 5 years old. […]

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  • Pay Attention to Your Senses to Recognize Auto Repair Needs

    Posted on: December 15th, 2015 by radair-admin No Comments

    You don’t want a breakdown to tell you there is something wrong with your vehicle. By paying attention to your senses, you may be able to recognize a potential problem with your car and repair it before a breakdown occurs. See Use your sense of sight to give your car a monthly or weekly visual […]

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  • How Can I Care for My Car’s Charging System?

    Posted on: November 16th, 2015 by radair-admin No Comments

    With the winter months ahead of us, many drivers are concerned about their car battery. Dead batteries and vehicles that won’t start are a common complaint during extremely cold temperatures. You might blame a dead battery, but your vehicle’s battery works together with the charging and starting system to power your vehicle. These systems depend […]

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