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Today we're talking to Annapolis drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for MD folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important. Without shocks, your wheels would be bouncing over bumps and lifting on corners. The shocks push the tire down to the road to maximize traction. Good shocks equal good ride quality and safe handling for Annapolis drivers.
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Help Us With Diagnosis by Doing Some Detective Work

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One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Sovereign Motorcars at Eastport Shell in Annapolis is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars in MD are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's challenging to track down the actual cause of the problem. And it can be frustrating for the vehicle owner because it can take time and money to get to the bottom of a problem. If it's...
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With Annapolis gas prices being what they are, many of us in MD are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Annapolis area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in MD. But there are things all Annapolis drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Sovereign Motorcars at Eastport Shell. These things make small s...
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Water Pump and Cooling System Impact

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Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: The radiator The radiator cap The hoses The thermostat The water pump The water pump's like the heart of your cooling system, circulating the fluid throughout your vehicle. It's a small pump that's driven by the engine; usually by a belt, but sometimes by a chain or gear.
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Severe Service Requirements

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A lot of Annapolis drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of automotive products and fluids. She's been in the automotive business for over 30 years and is a speaker, a trainer and a writer.
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We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Annapolis automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either. Unfortunately, every profession in Annapolis has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. On the automotive side, industry associations and professional licensing organizations are very committed t...
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Automotive Detective Work in Annapolis

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There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Annapolis. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when something goes wrong. As with human diagnoses, a specific symptom may be indicative of a number of problems, and figuring out the specific cause takes training and experience.
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The Economy of Maintenance for Annapolis Drivers

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Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Annapolis drivers ask themselves at some time or another. Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like the inconvenience and uncertainty of vehicle repairs. But that payment has a detrimental effect on our budget and bank account.
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Watching Your Check Engine Light

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Did you know that most of the cars driving around Annapolis, MD, carry more computer power than the Apollo 11 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969? New cars sold in the Annapolis area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last decade or so, auto computers have been controlling about 85 percent of your vehicle's functions.
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Some important information on what is involved with you automobile's exhaust system. A side note to the information on Catalytic Converters.... If we can catch a bad one very soon after the Check Engine Light Comes on, we can very frequently bring the converter back to life with a caustic chemical treatment that cleans up the converter of deposits that are caused by recirculated ethanol from gas combining with phosphorus containing oil fumes. About 95% of the time, we can clean this mess off the...
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