Cost-Effective Road Trips

Road trips are a great way to escape the hassles and stressors of daily life for a while. Road trips are possible even if living on a budget. Consider a few strategies to make the journey enjoyable and inexpensive.

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The Effects of Extreme Temperatures on Car Batteries

Extreme temperatures can affect your car’s battery. When temperatures are too cold or too hot, it can cause damage to your car’s battery.

When temperatures are too hot it can nearly destroy your car’s battery. High temperatures can evaporate your battery's essential liquids and deplete its charge. High temperatures can also speed up the corrosion process (corrosion irreversibly damages the internal structure of the battery). Extreme low temperatures can slow down the battery’s chemical reactions, causing it to work harder. When the engine’s oil thickens (due 

 

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Here is Why Your Engine May Be Overheating

When you see smoke coming out of your vehicle’s engine, it probably means that your engine is overheating. This may be due to a fault in the cooling system. When this happens, it is important to stop immediately and check for the reasons behind the overheating. Continuing driving in this condition may cause further costly damages to your engine block and fixtures.

You should be aware of the reasons behind this. Here is why your engine may be overheating:

Problem With the Water Pump

If the water pump is faulty, the entire cooling system will be affected because the…

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Apple CarPlay Overview

Apple CarPlay allows you to safely use your iPhone. It helps you keep your focus on the road. All you have to do is hook the iPhone up to your Apple CarPlay. There are several things that you can do with your Apple CarPlay. You can listen to music, make phone calls, send out text messages and receive text messages. You can use Apple CarPlay if you have a IOS of 9 or greater. However, it will work the best if you have a IOS of 13 or greater.

It is simple for you to set up Apple CarPlay. You…

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5 Quick Tips for Installing a Child Safety Seat

As a parent, can you use a few quick tips about car seat safety? Medved Cadillac has five to ensure a correct installation.

  • Tip#1 - Place the car seat in a rear-facing position. That should continue until the child reaches the appropriate weight and height limit.
  • Tip#2 - Use the center-rear position of your car. A side position should be used only as a last resort.
  • Tip#3 - Use the lower anchors of the car seat or the seat belts to secure the car seat. Resist the urge to both. Most car seats aren't tested by the manufacturer that…
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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

When you go to select a motor oil, you’ll notice a grade with numbers that typically looks like 5W-30 or 15W-10. This refers to your engine oil viscosity level. Viscosity refers to the way oil easily pours at a certain temperature.

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Safe Driving Tips for Day and Night

Whether you drive frequently or only seldom hit the streets of Wheat Ridge, CO for special outings, you’re eventually going to run into daytime or nighttime glare. We here at Medved Cadillac want every local driver to be prepared to deal with a full range of driving hazards...

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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

For a teen's first car, there are a lot of factors to consider. First of all, take into account the fact that they are new to the road and new to the experience of controlling a car, so the simpler the interior is, the better. Lots of extra buttons and screens can be distracting.

?Next, consider safety. Each year, new cars have more and more safety features, but make sure to do your research and learn which trims and packages of different models have the most safety tools at their disposal. That way you get the most safety value…

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