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Do I Need a Power Steering Flush?

There are many different fluids you need to swap out on a regular basis—oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid and radiator fluid. One of those that regularly gets lost in the shuffle is a powering st…
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Do I Need a Differential Fluid Change?

What’s one of the most overlooked maintenance tasks on SUVs, passenger vehicles and light trucks without 4-wheel drive? Caring for the car’s differential. The differential is located at the rear a…
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Do I Need a Coolant Flush?

When thinking about what your car needs to stay in great condition, oil changes are probably at the top of the list. However, your coolant should also be changed and flushed on a regular basis. Failin…
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What Oil Should You Use for Your Vehicle?

Oil is essential to the performance and health of your vehicle, so why wouldn’t you want to choose the right one for you? With so many different types of oil on the market, it can be tricky to make …
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Do I Need a Transmission Flush?

There are plenty of fluids that run through your vehicle to keep everything working properly, but one of the lesser discussed ones is transmission fluid. Transmission fluid might not get as much atten…
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When do I need an Oil Change with Thunderbird Automotive?

When Do I Need an Oil Change?

Changing your oil is one of the most important maintenance tasks for your car. After all, your engine needs oil to function and keep your car on the road. However, how can you tell that your car is du…
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What is a Timing Belt with Thunderbird Automotive

What Is a Timing Belt?

The timing belt is one of the most important parts of your car, but if you’re like most car owners, you probably haven’t given it a second thought, unless something is starting to go wrong. Depend…
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Change Brake Fluid with Thunderbird Automotive

Do I Need to Change My Brake Fluid?

While every manufacturer doesn’t include a reminder to change brake fluid in their maintenance schedules and owner’s manuals, that doesn’t mean that the task should be skipped. If you’re unsur…
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Car Brakes with Thunderbird Automotive

Why Do My Brakes Pulse?

You’re driving down the road, and you press down on the brake pedal only to find that the pedal is pulsing beneath your foot. What does that mean? When your brakes pulse, it’s easy to worry about …
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Car Brakes with Thunderbird Automotive

Why Do My Car Brakes Make Noise?

What’s that squeaking sound? Did you hear that rattle? Am I the only one hearing the grinding noise? When your car brakes start making noise, it’s hard to keep calm. However, there are a number of…
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