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Fuel Economy in a Terrible Market

Fuel Economy in a Terrible Market

Photo by Yassine Khalfalli on Unsplash It’s a very expensive spring!  So many people are putting off their spring break plans as gas prices continue to climb at the pump. We’re seeing it all over Pennsylvania, but fortunately, we haven’t been hit as hard as the West Coast, where prices in some cities are reported to have gone over $10 per gallon of diesel fuel.   With gas prices steadily climbing during the invasion of Ukraine, many people are having to take strong measures to keep themselves going. Delivery services are beginning to tack on extra fees to make up the difference. Some of the very people who have finally been recalled to working in an office are once again back at home until the price ... read more

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Spring Vacation Ideas (And How To Prep Your Vehicle)

Spring Vacation Ideas (And How To Prep Your Vehicle)

Photo by Tron Le on Unsplash Spring is approaching fast, and most of us are eagerly awaiting the adventures that lie ahead. Now that most people are starting to plan ahead, it is important that we also consider our vehicles. When we prepare our vacation ideas with our family and friends, we sometimes forget that our cars need preparation, just like us.   Our cars are machines that need to be well-oiled to run their best. We can easily prepare our cars to run their best by following best practices in preventive maintenance! Below are some great tips we recommend for you to do so that your car is ready for the spring adventures that await.    Have your car battery checked: During the colder months of winter, it is easy for your car's battery to drain faster than usual. Getting your car's battery checked will help ensure that you are not left stranded, as it power ... read more

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You and Your Car Need To Talk.

You and Your Car Need To Talk.

Photo by Averie Woodard on Unsplash   The new year has just begun, and with Valentine's Day around the corner, it is essential that you talk with your vehicle and see what kind of love it needs.    Check the Oil Your car runs on oil to keep it smooth. You will be doing your car an incredible disservice if you are not keeping up with it when it needs an oil change. How do you check the oil yourself? You pull out the dipstick and see where the oil level is. If the color is gold-ish, then you're golden! If it is black, that is an indication it is time for an oil change.   Listen to Your Breaks Hear anything when you slam on your breaks? Guess what? That screeching sound is a sign that your brakes might need replacing. Book an appointment with us at Jeff's Automotive for a great price you'll love!   The Tire Pressure Preventing a flat ... read more

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Top 5 Getaways In The Poconos

Top 5 Getaways In The Poconos

Photo by Benjamin Voros on Unsplash   The Poconos is one of the highlights both for tourists and native Pennsylvanians. It's arguably one of the most beautiful mountain regions in the USA and, dare we say, the continent of North America itself. In this article, we'll share with you our top 5 picks regarding the best places around and in the Poconos so that you, too, can feel the magic of this area!   Asa Packer Mansion The Asa Packer Mansion is an authentic relic of the past. Served once as the home of the legendary railroad magnate, Asa Packer, now the area is considered a treasure of both the Victorian and Gilded Age. Everything from the walls to the furniture is well-preserved, and you'll feel as if you are n ... read more

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What’s The Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires?

What’s The Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires?

Photo by Imthaz Ahamed on Unsplash   With winter months closing in, maybe it’s time to consider the winter tires. But, besides their name, what implies that they are the right tire package in their name? After all, All-season tires can handle some winter driving conditions. In this article, we’ll cover and explain the main differences between the two so that you can comfortably choose whether you should switch to winters or not afterward!   What exactly are all-season tires? Many vehicles are equipped with all-season tires straight out of the factory because they can provide a comfortable and satisfying year-round driving experience. The all-season tires can perform well in various conditions ranging from wet roads to ev ... read more

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