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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: October, 2014 ( 3 post/s)

  • Is your car on the list for the massive Takata airbag recall? | Glenview

    Thursday 30 October 2014

    Important safety notice for CARS customers Please do not delay taking your vehicle in for this recall!  The recalls are widespread and there are a limited number of replacement parts. Q: Why are vehicles with airbags made by Takata being recalled?A: To date, 7.8 million cars are being recalled because their airbags could explode with too much force when they inflate. In the faulty airbags, the metal airbag inflater can burn more aggress... read more

  • 'To sound horn, push the horn pad' and other advice from modern car owner's manuals

    Friday 10 October 2014

    Have you ever joked about some consumer warnings that seem blatantly obvious? We’re thinking of the very cautious, “Don’t use the hairdryer in the bathtub,” or the reminder for those who didn’t excel in Home Ec, “Remove cardboard from pizza before placing in oven.” It seems carmakers have jumped on the bandwagon and are dumbing down their vehicle owner’s manuals. “If the windshield is covered with snow, remove the snow,” advises the manual for a 2014 Subaru Outback. A bit l... read more

  • Winterize your car | Glenview

    Thursday 09 October 2014

    Winter is coming, are you ready? New tires, testing the battery, and replacing your wiper blades may be at the top of your checklist, but there are a few more things you should consider for safe driving during the winter months. Use this checklist for winter preparedness or bring your car in to CARS of America in Glenview and take advantage of our winterization special for the month of October. Tires: Do your tires have adequate tread to grip the pavem... read more

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