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Get your Car Ready for Summer Vacation with these 10 Tips

We can’t believe how fast the year is going. Spring is almost coming to a close, as the grass is green, the flowers have bloomed, and the sky seems to be a permanent shade of brilliant blue. The temperatures are going to continue to rise, and the sun continues to shine, as spring turns into summer.   And summer means school is out, and most of us are already planning our summer vacations and road trips. Before you embark on your adventure, make sure your vehicle is ready to go. Get your car ready for summer vacation with these 10 tips:   Don’t forget your tires. Your tires are one of the most critical components of your vehicle that if damaged or worn can jeopardize your safety. Bring your car to Gary’s Auto Service, and our technicians can take a look. Your brakes are imperative to the safety of you, your family, and your vehicle, and during winter, your brakes suffer through a lot of abuse. Give your car a little extra TLC with a car wash. Get ... read more

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Why is August the Best Time to Buy a Car?

Why is August the Best Time to Buy a Car?

One of the biggest decisions we make is purchasing a car. It’s a huge investment and a stressful process from start to finish. At Gary’s Based on car sales and pricing from the past several years, it looks like August is one of the best times of the year to purchase a new car.   Due to a combination of the seasons changing from summer to fall, so there is less interest in car buying among most drivers. On top of that, most dealerships are looking to clean out their inventory to make room for newer models during August. This cost difference is exaggerated for SUV purchases, which drops over $400 compared to the average annual cost. If you’ve been looking for the right time to buy, this is it!   Although many car shoppers have considered times like Black Friday, New Year’s, and Christmas sales to be the best time to purchase a new car, the advertised discounts don’t add up to nearly as many savings as you can get by purchasing in August. The ... read more

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Tips and Tricks for Summer Road Trips with your Kids

Tips and Tricks for Summer Road Trips with your Kids

  Traveling with kids in the car can be a messy, stressful prospect, especially when it's a long road trip! At Gary’s Auto, we love to keep it organized, so we’ve applied some of that logic to road trips with our own families! Here are a few pointers from us on how to keep things fun, happy, and tidy the next time you travel with the kids!     1. Never underestimate the wonder of Ziploc baggies. You would be surprised how many uses you can find for these! Use them to pack each day’s outfit for the kids to keep things organized. You can also pack up snack ahead of time and use the baggies for resealable storage rather than having chips everywhere.     2. Bring car-friendly activities and fun! We suggest investing in an in-car organization system like ... read more

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Summer is almost here! Will your Air Conditioning System be able to withstand the heat?

Summer is almost here! Will your Air Conditioning System be able to withstand the heat?

Summer Air Conditioning In Your Car   Summer is here! As the degrees on that thermostat climb and climb, make sure your car’s air conditioner can keep up with the summer heat. Ensuring that your vehicle’s A/C works properly through all kinds of weather is key to being comfortable when you travel or commute. Luckily, keeping your A/C running cool air through your car is easy to do if you swing by Gary’s Auto Service for a check-in. As vehicles age, they become prone to issues with basic systems like the A/C. If you’re debating whether or not your A/C needs work, check out these tips on malfunctioning air conditioner signs:   Full of Hot Air Possibly the most obvious sign of a damaged air conditioner is if you get warm rather than cold air flow. Even if the air is cool, but not quite as cool as you recall it flowing from previous use, that could be a sign your A/C needs attendance.   Water in the Cabin This ... read more

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