What to Do After a Failed Emissions Test

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Renewing your vehicle tags often means you’ll have to also take your vehicle in for an emissions test so you can supply the DMV your pass certificate. But what do you do if your vehicle fails the emissions test? Don’t worry, CarAdvise is here to lend you a helping hand.   Start off by asking […]

How to Book an Engine Light Inspection

check engine light

Check Engine light got you feeling stressed? Never fear, CarAdvise is here!   Check Engine lights are among the most despised things by drivers. That light coming on could mean a number of different issues. Add to that the STRESS AND WORRY of an expensive auto repair burning a hole in your pocket!   CarAdvise […]

Differences Between AWD and 4WD

off road tires

Cars that send power to both the front and rear wheels have been gaining in popularity in the U.S. for quite some time. There are two different types of vehicles like this: all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD). Most people use these two terms interchangeably, however they represent two distinct types of vehicle capabilities. Let’s take […]

The Best Holiday Markets in the Country

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Holiday markets represent a cheerful embodiment of the holiday spirit and cheer. From festive decorations to food to live music, holiday markets provide fun to everyone. If you haven’t yet visited one, you should bring the family along for a small road trip and visit a great holiday market. Today we’ve compiled a list of […]

Simple Guide to the Lights on Your Dashboard

check engine light

The dashboard of your car is host to all sorts of displays, lights, and information. Do you know what they all are and what they mean? If not, no need to worry. In today’s Simple Guide, we’ll be taking a look at the lights on your dashboard and what they mean.   Oil Pressure Light […]

Simple Guide to Safe Winter Driving

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For those of you in the northern half of the US, winter weather is here! But, for everyone, this typically means that road conditions will increasingly get a little more challenging, slicker, and potentially more dangerous. In any winter wet conditions, it’s important to be at the top of your driving game when traveling on […]

Simple Guide – Driving Hand Signals

driving hand signals

We may think of ourselves as pros when it comes to the rules of the road, but with something as uncommon as driving hand signals, we may be less familiar with.    Driving hand signals are always performed with the left hand and are most commonly seen by motorcycle riders, but these signals can be […]

5 Weirdest Roadside Attractions You Should Stop For

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Have you ever passed by somewhere on a road trip and wondered about the story behind it?    We certainly have, and we’re ready to unpack 5 strange roadside attractions that are definitely worth your while. Consider stopping by some of these attractions on your next road trip. 1. The Glass Outhouse Art Gallery – […]

Simple Guide To Car Fluids

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There are several different types of fluids that make your car operational and keep it in good working condition. Do you know all of the different types?   Perhaps you don’t, or maybe you don’t know exactly what each one does. Today we’ll take a look at the different types of car fluids and exactly […]

Simple Guide to Car Washes

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Dirty car? That means it’s time to go in for a wash. Washing your car regularly is the most basic kind of car upkeep you’ll do, but with many different types of car washing services available, it might be a little difficult to choose one for you and your car.    Today we will discuss: […]