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Help a Motorist Out: How to Jump Start Another Car

To safely jump another car, you need jumper cables, work gloves, wire brush, and safety goggles. Once the two cars are close enough, turn off the engine, kill the car lights, open both hoods, and grab the wire brush. Be sure the terminals on the battery are free of any corrosion using your wire brush.

Unroll the jumper cables, place red to positive on your good battery, then red to positive on the bad battery last. The black cable then connects to the negative side of your good battery, with the other end of the black cable to a metal…

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Why Should You Monitor Your Brake Pads?

A good set of brake pads is essential to having the right amount of stopping power for your vehicle to be safe on the road. Your brake pads are what work to stop your vehicle, and as a result, they suffer from some of the heaviest wear and tear. Naturally, these will be the components that you will find yourself replacing the most in the system. When it comes time to buy new brake pads, it helps if you have a basic understanding of how the system operates.

Your vehicle is brought to a stop when your brake pads make…

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Why is Proper Tire Inflation Important?

Did you know that checking your tire pressure can help you save gasoline and make it safer for you to drive? Well, it can! This is just one of the tricks Malloy Hyundai would like you to learn about.

Checking your tire pressure is the first step in the process of ensuring your tires are properly inflated. The reason this is important is that over- or under-inflated tires are not as effective as they are when the tire pressure is kept at the manufacturer's recommended levels. 

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Keep Your Cooling System in Working Order With Regular Service

Your engine operates at blisteringly hot temperatures. This is why it has its own cooling system built right into your vehicle. Your radiator is filled with a cooling liquid that is circulated through the system and keeps your engine from overheating, which could result in permanent damage.

Over time, you will find that the coolant in your system will get dirty and less effective. At that point, you will want to address that with a coolant flush. A coolant flush starts by draining all of the old coolant out of the system for disposal. 

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Automotive Service – Alignments

If you have ever been driving through Woodbridge and wondered why your steering wheel starts vibrating in your hands, you should first check to make sure that all you tire pressures are ok. Driving on a near flat tire is going to have all kinds of negative symptoms.

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Why Think About the Transfer Case?

If you enjoy the flexibility that driving your 4-Wheel or All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) vehicle affords, maintaining such items as the transfer case is important to continued use. The case is comprised of a chain that engages the gears and ensures proper rotational movement of the driveshaft and axles.

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Is Synthetic Oil Right for You?

Synthetic oil is taking the place of regular oil more and more. As far as whether it’s right for your vehicle, it depends on what your vehicle’s manufacturer recommends. When you get your oil changed, you will always want to put the right oil inside to ensure the performance is not affected.

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Your Car Battery Is More Important Than You Realize

Many people think that when you turn the key to your car you are starting the engine. That is why we here at Malloy Hyundai in Woodbridge want to make sure you understand the importance of your car battery.

When you turn the key the battery in your car creates an electrical current. This current is then used to start the engine. 

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The Hyundai Elantra - The Most Fun You'll Have in a Car

If you're looking for some excitement when it comes to your car, then you'll love the Hyundai Elantra. It has just the right mix of excitement, safety features, style, and luxury.

The Hyundai Elantra is the safest place to be on the road with features like its blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic alert,

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The New and Improved Hyundai Tucson

If you are looking for a solid, powerful and reasonably priced vehicle then we have the option for you. The new and improved Hyundai Tucson is a vehicle that has great exterior styling along with power under the hood and exceptional safety features.

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