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Could Extreme Temperatures Leave You Stranded?

We care about our customers and want to make sure they always have a dependable ride. When your battery stops working properly, it can be hard to travel around Reno, and other places you need to go, with confidence. A faulty battery could cause your car to stall, prevent some of your features and devices from working properly, and even prevent your car from starting at all.

Extreme temperatures, both hot and cold, can affect your battery. Cold weather can drain your battery quickly; making your car more like to stall out or fail to start. 
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Keeping Pet Hair Under Control In Your Vehicle

Dolan Lexus knows that you want to keep your vehicle looking nice on the inside and on the outside. People like to take their dogs for rides in the car. This leads to dog hair getting on the seat and in the carpeting. There are easy ways to clean up the hair and keep so much hair from getting in your car.

One way to get the dog hair out is to vacuum the car thoroughly with a bristle attachment. This will lift the hairs out so that the vacuum can remove them. You can also use a lint roller…
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Why Alignments are Necessary for Your Vehicle

There are many different service jobs that contribute to the overall efficiency and quality of your vehicle. An alignment is something that should be done periodically. This basically refers to the process of ensuring that all four of your wheels are properly angled at the right direction (facing forward).

If your vehicle currently has an alignment issue, you may notice:
  • One or more of your tires is wearing down at an uneven pace than the rest of your tires
  • You may hear a grinding or rubbing noise when you are driving or turning
  • Your fuel efficiency rating may be slowly…
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Understanding When to Change Your Vehicle Oil

Many drivers erroneously believe that they do not need to change their vehicle's oil on a regular basis just because they do not drive it frequently. If you look closely at your vehicle owner's manual, you will notice that the oil change recommendation is also based on time.

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How to Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning can have very serious consequences. Each year, thousands of serious accidents occur on U.S. roadways as the result of hydroplaning. This includes accidents in Reno, NV. There are some helpful strategies to bear in mind that lessen the odds of hydroplaning.

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Keeping Bicyclists Safe

As a driver in Reno, NV, you have a lot of responsibility. What you do could affect not only yourself but the people around you. Remember to stay alert while driving in order to prevent any type of accident. Unfortunately, there have been incidences in which vehicles have collided with bicycles; this is certainly not a fair match-up.

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout

Your vehicle’s tires help you stay safe on the road, but everyone knows they’re the most important factor for safe handling and braking when you’re driving. If you think that your tire is growing old or you feel more vibrations when you drive, then you could be experiencing signs of an imminent tire blowout. You should visually inspect your tires, looking over the tread for any cuts or cracks.

If you spot a problem with a ton of vibration from your tires at higher speeds, there may be issues with worn out tread or perhaps a bubble…

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Steps to Jump Start a Dead Battery

If you have a dead battery, you can usually jump start it using the battery from another vehicle. Make sure both vehicles are parked close together so that the cable reaches from one battery to another. The cables need to be untangled and in good condition.

Start with the dead battery. There is a red clamp that you're going to connect to the positive end of the battery. The other red clamp will then be connected to the good battery. Keep both vehicles off until the black clamps are in place, one on the good battery and the other…

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