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How to Avoid a Tire Blowout, and What You Should Do If You Experience One

A tire blowout isn't a common occurrence, but there is always a risk that it could happen. There are some risk factors that increase your chances of experiencing a tire blowout. There are also some ways that you can try to prevent a tire blowout from occurring.
  • Periodically, check your tire tread to make sure it is wearing down evenly. You also want to make sure you have an adequate level of tread left. If your tire tread is thinning, you notice cracks in the rubber or the tire is bulging in spots, this indicates an issue with your…
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Wash Your Car And Save Money

Do not think of getting a car wash as something that is costing you money. You have to realize that getting a car wash is something saving you money in the long run. A car with dirt collecting on it is one that is not performing to the top standards that it should be. Occasionally, there are other particles that can collect on the vehicle as well such as salt from roads that have been treated for ice. This is something that you can only really take care of via getting a car wash.

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Look for These Pet Friendly Vehicle Features

If you have a dog, then you will want to make sure your vehicle is ideal for your best friend. The good news is that there are a number of dog-friendly features found in a number of vehicles. Maus Acura of North Tampa presents the top features to look for in a pet-friendly vehicle.

One of the first things you should look for is a low back seat. This will make it easy for your dog to enter and exit the vehicle. A low back seat is also ideal for tall dogs who require more headroom.

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Differences in Over and Understeering

Most people believe that the terms refer to steering too little or too much when turning a corner or entering a curve. However, there are other factors at play that may contribute to the problem. Many new vehicles are equipped with stability control technology that helps make the correction. See the selection of cars, trucks and SUVs on display at our Maus Acura of North Tampa facility. Ask about taking a road test.

Front-wheel-drive vehicles are more prone to oversteering. But the problem may also occur in vehicles having larger, more powerful engines. 

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Safety Comes in Many Forms: Share the Road

When it comes down to safety, you can never be too careful as a driver. Those of us at Maus Acura of North Tampa want to encourage all of our customers to drive safely by adhering to the rules of the road. Roads are becoming more and more dense, with motorists being joined by bicyclists and pedestrians. 

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Why Is My Car Leaking Fluids?

It starts with a small drip. Sometimes you don’t even notice your car is leaking fluids until it turns into a steady flow. Leaking fluids might not seem like a big problem, but if the issue isn’t corrected, you could be facing significant repairs. Fluids are essential, and if your car is losing them, it’s a sign that something isn’t right. 

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