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How to Jump Start Another Car Safely

To jump-start one car with the assistance of another car, be sure to have gloves, glasses, wire brush, and jumper cables.

Get the cars close to one another, open the hoods and turn off that engine. Put on the glasses and gloves, then use the wire brush to remove that corrosion on the battery.

The two red jumper cables go to the positive ends of the batteries, dead battery then good battery. The two black jumper cables go to negative ends of good battery and then on any metal surface of the dead battery car. Start the one car and…
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Common Misconceptions About Motor Oil

When it comes to motor oil, there are probably many things that you have heard that may not be true. At UA Auto Sales serving Vineland, we want you to keep your car in tiptop shape, which is why we have summarized a few common motor oil myths below.

Many people feel that if their motor oil is black, it needs to be changed. However, this isn't the case. When motor oil is black, it means that it is doing its job of filtering contaminants out of your engine. Another myth that surrounds motor oil is that you won…

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Warranty Information


?There are so many different factors to consider when you are shopping for a new vehicle here at UA Auto Sales. You have to love the styling on the vehicle both inside and out. Then you can focus on how much power you get under the hood, what technology is included and how safe a vehicle is. Something many people neglect to ask about is the warranty that comes with a vehicle. This is important information because it will provide you with the coverage that you need in case something is wrong with your vehicle. Powertrain warranties and bumper to…
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Automobile Battery Testing Guide

Automobile battery tests are important because the procedures that are implemented during the testing process help motorists determine whether or not battery cells are charged or drained. In order to tackle a battery maintenance project like a pro, you'll need a voltmeter and gloves. The voltmeter can have an analog or digital design. However, the gloves must be made of rubber, as this material doesn't conduct electricity.

Begin the testing process by shutting off all vehicle lights. Then, grab the cables that are connected to the voltage and attach them to the battery.

 

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Strong Belts And Hoses Keep A Car Performing Well


The belts and hoses found under your car’s hood are some of the most vital parts of its engine. They are made of specially manufactured rubber that can withstand extreme heat and internal pressure. Belts and hoses are responsible for many functions. They route fluids, help control heating and cooling systems, and keep lubricants flowing well.

Over time, belts and hoses can become worn. Accumulating miles in places like Vineland tests the integrity of these parts. The rubber walls can become rigid, frayed at the ends, and cracked. Things like serpentine belts can...


 
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Signs the Car's Transmission Needs Servicing


If you notice one or more of the following with your transmission, schedule your service appointment with UA Auto Sales as soon as possible.
  1. If the transmission indicator light on the dash is lit, it means something is wrong and it needs to be inspected quickly.
  2. Drips of transmission fluid in the driveway are an indication of a bag gasket or trouble elsewhere with the transmission.
  3. If you smell something burning from the area of the transmission, this should be a serious concern and the car needs to get on the lift before things get worse and the transmission is…
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The Essential Guide to Jump Start Another Car

While it’s a situation that most drivers would prefer to avoid, it’s important to be aware of what to do whenever your battery fails. Fortunately for local Vinewood, NJ drivers, this guide to safely jump-start a car is being offered by the expert mechanics at UA Auto Sales.

Never try to jump-start a car without wearing safety glasses and a good pair of work gloves. The running car needs to be brought to the nose of the car needing a jump. Turn the car engine off and then the car lights too. Open the hoods of the two…

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Keep an Eye Out for This Popular Oil Myth

With cars in these times, you really need to know that your vehicle's oil is going to be changed on a routine basis. You can talk to a mechanic about what kind of engine oil you'll need, or you can take it to UA Auto Sales, located in Vineland, NJ, to get a full diagnostic, fluid change, and oil change.

One of the questions that people often have relates to the myth that you need to get your motor oil changed every 3,000 miles. This is not true. Most oil change intervals vary according to how much…

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A Good DIY Remedy For Aging Fogged Over Headlight Housings


If your car, truck, or SUV's headlight housings have sun damage related "fogging" over them, then that can seriously limit your ability to see while you are driving at night. Not only does that make it difficult to drive, but it can be downright unsafe if you can't properly see obstacles approaching in front of you.

The good news is that this is something that you can deal with on your own in the comfort of your own garage or driveway. Usually, drivers will use one of the many polishing compounds that are available to take this "fog…
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How to Be Prepared for a Potential Roadside Emergency


Even though a roadside emergency can strike at any time, you can take action today to make sure you are safe. Keep these roadside emergency tips handy, so you know what to do in the event the car becomes disabled.

The very first thing to do is call the police or 911, then don't move. Too many drivers wander the road and make things worse. Stay in the locked vehicle and wait until the police arrive.

Don't place a road flare near the car, drivers will not have time to react. Place it several hundred feet up the…
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