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If you enjoy reading about cars and other related topics, we’d love to share our Auto Care Blog with you. At CARS of America, Inc., our highly trained auto mechanics deliver the very best in auto repair services through our two locations in Glenview and Evanston. One way we accomplish that is in the time we take to help educate our customers so they feel confident making auto repair decisions. Our Auto Care Blog is just one way we meet that goal. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to hear more about!



Sorted by Archive: May, 2016 ( 2 post/s)

  • Hybrid Car Maintenance Tip No. 1: How to make your hybrid battery last longer

    Saturday 28 May 2016

    You can prolong the life of your hybrid battery by having the battery pack cooling system inspected or cleaned each year. Hybrid batteries are made up of a number of individual modules—28, for example, on the Prius. These individual modules must operate at a temperature of no more than 110 degrees F. Most hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) ven... read more

  • Why does a tire repair cost so much money?

    Sunday 08 May 2016

    Question: I got a flat tire last weekend in Chicago and had to use a shop there to repair it. The cost was $40! Why was the repair so much? I remember paying $10 for a tire patch. —All Out of Air, Evanston Here’s why it costs more to have a tire repaired than it used to... read more

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