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Clean Engine & Radiator Make for Cool Performance

Overheating is one of the main reasons engines fail. Excessive heat can blow gaskets or warp aluminum heads, leading to costly repairs. Routine maintenance by our seasoned auto service team ensures successful engine operation and longevity. Here's why your engine needs extra love.

Your engine produces lots of heat that hopefully dissipates through circulating coolant, fins and fans. A water pump drives coolant from your radiator through hoses to your engine's core. The core consist of tubes that collect heat and transfer it to fins that remain in contact with flowing air. 

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Clean Engine & Radiator Make for Cool Performance

Overheating is one of the main reasons engines fail. Excessive heat can blow gaskets or warp aluminum heads, leading to costly repairs. Routine maintenance by our seasoned auto service team ensures successful engine operation and longevity. Here's why your engine needs extra love.

Your engine produces lots of heat that hopefully dissipates through circulating coolant, fins and fans. A water pump drives coolant from your radiator through hoses to your engine's core. The core consist of tubes that collect heat and transfer it to fins that remain in contact with flowing air. 

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Timing Belt: The Most Important Vehicle Element?

Is the timing belt the most important element of the vehicle that you drive around? It may not be literally the most valuable part of the vehicle, but the job that it does is right up there with other critical elements.

The timing belt controls the flow of air and gasoline into and out of the engine area. Keep those levels maintained well, and the engine will purr like a kitten. Get those levels off even just a little bit, and you could have major problems. This is why people all around the country need to focus on keeping their…

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Timing Belt: The Most Important Vehicle Element?

Is the timing belt the most important element of the vehicle that you drive around? It may not be literally the most valuable part of the vehicle, but the job that it does is right up there with other critical elements.

The timing belt controls the flow of air and gasoline into and out of the engine area. Keep those levels maintained well, and the engine will purr like a kitten. Get those levels off even just a little bit, and you could have major problems. This is why people all around the country need to focus on keeping their…

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Tips for Replacing a Flat Tire

When you’re driving down the road and get a flat tire, it’s important to know how to replace it. At Ferrari of Austin, we want to make sure you’re able to replace the flat so that you can make it to a trusted service center.

When you change a flat, you need to have a few tools. Many of these come standard in your vehicle, though it’s a good idea to check for some of the other items you should have. This includes a spare tire, a car jack, a lugwrench, tire tools, and a flashlight…

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How to Control Odors in Your Vehicle

What can you do if your car smells? For one, you’ll need to locate the source of the smell. In most cases, odors have gotten stuck in the fabric of your car seats. This can happen if you smoke, constantly eat in your car, or spill something that’s particularly rotten in your vehicle. While cleaning your seats with shampoos and cleaners can work, you also want to make sure that you vacuum the floors and seats as well. 

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

You may not think that it’s important to wash your car every week, but for your tires, this step is crucial. You can develop a tire bloom if you don’t wash your tires often of dirt and debris. This should be done at least once a week, and you don’t have to spend too long cleaning your vehicle for it to maintain a good shine.

With your wheels, you want to use a garden hose, small bucket, tire cleaner, and tire gel. You can also get a microfiber towel and a tire brush if you want to…

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Windshield Chip Repairs Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

No driver wants to replace their windshield. The process can be expensive, time-consuming, and inconvenient all-around. It's impossible to anticipate damage happening, but it's important to be prepared for the unexpected. This is why our dealership believes it is important to educate yourself on the signs of windshield damage so you can save money with a windshield chip repair!

What is a windshield chip repair? Well, it's a process that involves a technician using a specific type of resin to fill in the gaps of your windshield's glass and strengthen the bonds.  

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Don't Let Rodents Damage Your Car

Ferrari of Austin knows how hard you worked to buy your car, so we want to ensure you're informed about all the risks that come with automobile ownership. You protect your car with insurance, and you lock your doors to prevent theft, but is your car rodent proof?

Rats, mice and even squirrels are a problem. They make nests in the engine compartments of vehicles, and they love to chew on wires. If rodents chew on engine wires, they can cause serious damage. 

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How the Temperature Outside Can Affect Your Car Battery

There are many factors that can affect the way that your vehicle performs. The temperature outside can mess with your vehicle and it can stop your vehicle's battery from working how it is meant to work. It is important for you to know that this can happen and for you to do what you can to look out for your vehicle.

Extremely cold temperatures can reduce the capacity of a battery. This can stop the battery from working how it is meant to work. When your vehicle sits in cold temperatures for a long period of time, the battery…

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