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Suspension Service

As your vehicle ages and gets driven more and more there are things that will need some routine maintenance and repair. Your suspension is something that very often needs to be repaired over time. This is the part of your vehicle that will assist with your shocks and absorbing any impact you encounter on the road. With a lot of bumps, pot holes and construction, your suspension may begin to break down. 

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Tire Pressure Light

There are so many different working parts on your vehicle that when something goes wrong it can be very difficult to figure out what the problem is. If your engine is overheating you will likely see smoke coming from your engine but something more minor issues are not as noticeable. Luckily, newer vehicles will alert you of certain problems by lighting up your dashboard with a warning.

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Spotting Warning Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking

Don't neglect obvious warning signs the exhaust system in your vehicle might be failing. Here are two ways to spot potential leaks before bigger issues arise.

Open the hood to your vehicle and listen closely to the engine while the car is idling. You'll hear a hissing or popping coming from the exhaust manifold if a leak is present. Listen to the tailpipe too, it might make a whistling sound when pressure issues exist with the exhaust.

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Strategic Speed Management for Hydroplaning

Because speed is needed in order to hydroplane a vehicle, you can typically avoid severe hydroplaning situations by strategically managing your miles on the road after each rainstorm. The slowest speeds can help you control a vehicle as the wheels travel over puddles and slick zones on pavements, which is why you should always monitor your gauges. If you drive faster than 10 miles per hour on wet roads, your car will hydroplane. In order to prevent handling problems, you must slow down gradually before traveling over puddles.

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Motor Oil Myths

Motor oil is a very important part of your vehicle. The type and quality of oil that you choose is very important when it comes to the efficiency of your vehicle as well as how reliable your vehicle is. There are many myths out there that can scare you into thinking you have to approach your oil a certain way but our service center here at Land Rover Nashville are here to dispel these rumors and set the record straight when it comes to motor oil.

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Brake pads are required to be extremely hard-wearing because of the friction and heat they endure. They are usually the result of a mixture of copper, steel, graphite, and iron. Brake pads are one of the hardest-working parts of your vehicle – slowing or stopping it hundreds of times. Not only is this combination durable, but it’s cost effective as well.

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Learn How to Tell if You Need New Tires

Unfortunately, many car owners pay little attention to their tires until they suffer a blowout or something worse. Your car's tires are a critical component to the performance of your vehicle. If you are driving your car with bad tires, it can hurt your gas mileage, or it can cause a sudden failure that could lead to catastrophic results.

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Drive Safe with a Wheel Alignment

Alignments may not seem like a big deal, but they keep your tires properly inline while you are driving your vehicle. Driving on bumpy roads, or hitting a big pothole just once can make your tires need an alignment. Without one, you may notice that your car starts to veer in one direction, even when you are holding the steering wheel straight.

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A Good Battery is Necessary for a Reliable Car

You would like to have a car that you can trust and that will never let you down. You want to be able to rely on your car in all kinds of situations. The battery that is in your car will affect whether or not you can rely on the car.

It is important for you to have a good battery in your car if you would like to be able to rely on the car.

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