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The Importance of Planning and Preventative Maintenance

The Importance of Planning and Preventative Maintenance

Image by Skica911 from Pixabay    Taking care of your vehicle’s health is an essential aspect of owning a reliable and dependable car. At Avid Autowerx, we care about you and your vehicle and want to be your trusted auto shop. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of planning and preventative maintenance and how Avid Autowerx can help you!   Planning is essential to help prevent accidents or possible damage to your car. Several routine maintenance practices can be done to avoid bills and dangers on the road. Here are some maintenance tips that we recommend you consider:   Tire rotation, balancing, and alignment ... read more

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All-Season Tires and Your Vehicle

All-Season Tires and Your Vehicle

 Photo by Enis Yavuz on Unsplash   It's time for our August blog! This month we will be focusing on all-season tires, their pros, and cons, as well as a few things to consider before heading out and purchasing your next new set of tires for your automobile.    As the year goes by, the seasons bring weather changes that affect the road conditions you drive on. As your tires are the contact point between the road and your vehicle, it is essential to know you can count on your tires to do their job. Here at Avid Autowerx, we want to give you peace of mind by offering professional recommendations for which tires you should mount on your vehicle. Follow us in learning more about all-season tires and what they can ... read more

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The Best Of Cincinnati

The Best Of Cincinnati

Photo by Prima Prottasha on Unsplash    Are you planning a trip for July 4th? It's likely going to be a very busy holiday this year! This month, we will share some of the best places to visit while in Cincinnati, OH.   On a sunny day of summer, all we want to do is get out of home, hop in our cars and drive away to enjoy our day; and the best way of doing it is by taking all our family and friends to explore the beautiful city of Cincinnati.    Pendleton Art Center: If you love art and culture, Cincinnati Pendleton Art Center is the perfect place for you to visit. It supports and encourages its public to be creative and love art, as it exhibits and provides programs to raise awareness and participation of the people in the arts.    Over the Rhine: One of the most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods of Cincinnati is Over th ... read more

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An Ode to Tires: National Tire Month at Avid Autowerx

An Ode to Tires: National Tire Month at Avid Autowerx

Photo by Enis Yavuz on Unsplash   Have you ever worn flat-bottom sneakers on a hike or walk, and resulted in excruciating pain and regret? Wearing the right shoes for an activity is essential to better performance. When it comes to your vehicle, having the right shoes, or tires as it’s more commonly referred to, ensures peak performance and durability to tackle any challenges the road may offer. National tire month is rolling in, and commemorating this event, we would like to go over the key aspects of tires and why it’s essential to invest in the right tires for your vehicle.    Tires have come a long way in development and ingenuity to maximize efficiency and effectiveness on the road. Different aspects go into ch ... read more

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Emergency Protocols

Emergency Protocols

Photo by by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   Welcome to our May blog! This month, we wanted to talk about Emergency Protocols on your drive. With summer coming and more people out on the road, we hope you are doing your best to make driving safe for you and others.    We all know that flashing lights means that emergency vehicles are in the area. Those vehicles try to keep us safe and help people in trouble or stop people who are a danger to us on the road. It’s crucial that we know this and that we teach our kids this as they begin to approach the age where they are driving, too.   But it helps to remember that there are steps we can take both, as someone in an emergency situat ... read more

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New Year’s Resolutions Around Your Driving Habits

New Year’s Resolutions Around Your Driving Habits

Are you planning on making a New Years Resolution this year? At Avid Autowerx, we’re challenging ourselves, our families, and our customers to add these driving resolutions that center around driving habits to their list: Be the grown up. Somebody’s gotta. When people are rude, give back kindness and consideration. Be courteous,  Be in the right state of mind to drive. Never drive after imbibing alcohol or drugs, including prescription drugs if they don’t recommend you drive. Put away your cell phone. Don’t text, don’t talk, unless you can do it hands free. And even then, try to get in the habit of pulling over to discuss anything more contentious then the price of potatoes. Buckle up. Strap in, and make sure all your passengers are strapped in, and in the right kind of chair (don’t put an infant in a seat belt). Signal. If you are lax on this up until this ... read more

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Not Taking Care of Your Car is the Scariest Thing Around

Not Taking Care of Your Car is the Scariest Thing Around

It’s October, now, and Avid Autowerx wants to know: are you taking proper care of your automobile? Are you regularly getting tune-ups with auto mechanics, and inspections to keep you knowledgeable about what your car needs to extend its life? Are you getting ticks, noises and worries checked out? Are you getting auto repair for the issues found in your inspections? October is a season of harvest, and then decay. The leaves are beginning to turn, and soon, they will fall in great numbers, leaving the trees bare and frightening. The days are getting shorter; soon it will be darker earlier. Spiders are in the peak months of their invasion, creeping into your home.  But you, and your car? This is just another season to weather. Sure, you watch horror movies in the run-up to Halloween and enjoy Pumpkin Spice Everything. Otherwise, your routine just goes on. You get up for work, run your errands, feed the pets, and get the kids where they need to be. Life goes on, as it does in ... read more

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Oh No! Not the Dreaded Check Engine Light!

Oh No! Not the Dreaded Check Engine Light!

Imagine this scenario… You’re driving in your car and the Check Engine Light comes on. What do you do? Panic?  No… Pull over?  Not unless you hear some odd noise or your car starts losing power. Blow it off?  Well, as tempting as it is...no, you shouldn’t blow it off either. When many drivers see the Check Engine Light, they will often consider the options listed above. We understand, you’re living a busy life and you don’t have time to deal with the dreaded Check Engine light. But, here’s what you should do. Contact your favorite auto mechanic, or the Avid Autowerx team, and set an appointment for an inspection. It’s kind of like scheduling an appointment with your doctor when you have a fever. Something in your body doesn’t feel right. You might put off calling the doctor’s office for a while. But over time, the fever doesn’t go away and you start to show other symptoms. If you keep blowing it off ... read more

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Know Your Fluids

Just like you, your car needs the right levels of fluids to run properly. Unlike you, your machine can’t compensate for those fluids. It will try to give you warnings, but as it runs dry, costly damage begins. Avid Autowerx wants to remind you to keep these fluids in mind as things get busy in life, because they can be important and lead to expensive headaches down the road. And most can be monitored just with a quick look under the hood of the car once a month, giving you peace of mind and a sense of being sympatico with your primary means of transportation! Coolant/Antifreeze - This is the most important fluid to monitor. Service centers recommend keeping an eye on it every two weeks, especially in bouts of extreme weather. An engine head cracked because there was no antifreeze or coolant left is a dead engine. This is fairly easy to check in most models, because the radiator’s reserve tank is usually in an easy-to-see place. It should be flushed every ... read more

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Pre-Purchase Inspections: What They Entail and Why They Matter

Today, we were driving around town and noticed we were following three newly-sold cars with the temporary tags. We were a little surprised, but after thinking about it, it makes sense why car purchases are ticking up lately.  For one, people who can’t afford car payments anymore due to layoffs are selling their used cars. For another, car dealerships are stuck with inventory they may not be able to move fast enough, so they are slashing prices on their new cars as well as their used car inventory. Lastly, some people have older cars that are less reliable, so they are taking advantage of all the cars entering the for-sale market. All these car sales bring up a valid point:  Pre-Purchase Inspections. What do they entail and why do they matter? Okay, if you are planning to buy a brand new car with a warranty, you don’t need to worry about a pre-purchase inspection. Or at least, you shouldn’t have to. You can skip the rest of this article if you wish. For ... read more

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