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Refilling Lubricating Oil into Your Differential

When you are done with sealing off your differential, which is after cleaning it up, how do you get your oil into the differential? It is important to consider using the highest, quality gear oil you can get when filling up your differential. You will find this information by consulting your owner’s manual, where details on the capacity and weight of the oil will be listed. Most differentials hold as much as three quarts.

Now, whereas most differentials will just use a typical lubricating fluid, some limited-slip differentials also need a secondary additive to modify the friction in...

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Have Your Transfer Case Serviced in Hyannis!

Vehicle manufacturers recommend having your transfer case regularly drained and replaced to keep your 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicle running smoothly. By keeping your transfer case working properly, you’ll help your vehicle maintain traction to get you to your destination safely.

The transfer case is responsible for distributing power from your engine across your axles or wheels. In 4WD vehicles, it spreads the power between the front and rear axles. In AWD vehicles, power is distributed between wheels to give the best traction.

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What is the Actual Significance of Horsepower?

We have all heard of the term horsepower before used in reference to vehicles, but how many of us know the true meaning and importance of it and how was this term invented?

Horsepower was created by James Watt; he was a popular engineer known for his ability to enhance the functionality of steam engines. Finding inspiration from working with ponies at a coal mine, he created a way to measure the amount of power being produced from these animals. He estimated that, on average, one pony could create 22,000 foot-pounds of work per minute...

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Clear Your View with Windshield Wiper Fluid

One of the most common car maintenance items is adding windshield wiper fluid. You may wonder, though, what's the point of using a special fluid to clean when water, by itself, is pretty good at cleaning, too? The answer lies in the special formulation of windshield wiper fluid that makes it perfect for doing what it's designed to do.

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Genuine Replacement Parts from the Dealer are More Reliable

The quality of the parts that you buy to make repairs on your vehicle can cost you more than you realize if you are not getting them from the local car dealership. Here are a few things to consider when buying your auto parts from Beard Subaru:

Yes, the parts at the independent auto parts stores are cheaper. The quality is also inferior to what you get from the dealership, so although you are saving money today, in the long run, you are going to be spending quite a lot more as those parts break down more frequently. The dealership…

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Understand the Total Cost of Ownership for a Vehicle

Owning a vehicle could be a big responsibility. There are a number of different kinds of car maintenance that car owners could do to help maintain their cars. Car repairs and car maintenance sometimes cost a lot of money, which could make the total cost of owning a vehicle very expensive.

When car buyers are considering buying a car, one of the things that may be helpful for them to think about is the total cost of ownership of a vehicle. The total cost of ownership of a vehicle is the calculation of the estimated costs of car maintenance and…

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Don't Purchase a Car Without Researching

When making an important purchase like buying a car it is crucial to do your research. Luckily, because of the internet, you can find a great deal of information with the click of a button. You can learn about different makes and models which will help you decide which car works best for you. In addition, when buying used you can also able to find out information a specific vehicle as long as you have the VIN number.

 

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Avoid Road Rage with These Tips

Sharing the road with others can sometimes be a very stressful time. And, with all that's going on in our personal lives it's no wonder that we can become a little aggressive while driving. Below you'll find some tips to help you prevent road rage.

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Two 2018 Subaru Vehicles Earn Spot on 2017 IIHS Top Safey Pick+ List

Can you smell the pumpkin spice floating through the air? If you’re anything like the Beard Subaru team, you pursue adventure wherever it takes you, even if that includes searching for pumpkin-spiced-everything long after the last brown leaf drops from the last strong tree. Now you can chase your dreams throughout the Hyannis, Massachusetts area and beyond with unrivaled confidence in a new Subaru vehicle!

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