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My Car Will Not Start!

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

How many times have you been ready to go someplace, walked out of the house, got in your car, turned the key and nothing happens? More than any of us would like to experience right? Most vehicles have 3 basic needs in order for the engine to run: Battery Voltage, Fuel & Air. Here are a few easy procedures to help the average individual with no mechanical knowledge narrow down the problem.

The first thing to do is check...

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Winterize Your Vehicle

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

With cooler weather here, it is very important to prepare your vehicle for the season. If you live in a cold-weather state, or perhaps if you are planning to visit family in a colder area over the winter holidays, the following tips could save you money and even your life!    

 

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Top 10 "Extended Warranty" Tips

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

COPilot is America's first and only true automotive benefits Membership, not an Extended Warranty. Read on to see how we separate ourselves from the typical Extended Warranty with which you may be familiar.

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What Do You Know About Your Vehicle's Radiator?

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

A radiator is a device that exchanges heat from the engine with the outside, cooler air. The failures can be complex, but preventable with basic knowledge.

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Simple Tricks to Extend Your Battery Life

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

Your car battery is extremely important as it allows your vehicle to start and run.  Check out this quick article for money-saving tips on how to extend your battery's life.

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5 Things Your Mechanic Wants to Tell You

By: Dave's Garage at COPilot

Mechanics have a lot that they want to tell their customers, sometimes they can't either because they risk losing their job, or because they don't want to offend their customers by being too direct. Read on to see a few things mechanics want to tell their customers, but rarely do.

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