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7 Tips on Vehicle Repair

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 14th, 2006 3:47am

Here are 7 tips that may help you avoid problems when your vehicle needs repair. Always shop around for a good mechanic and repair center before you need one. Always have all repairs done by a certified mechanic. If you are asked to sign a estimate or any other documents, always ask for a copy. NEVER sign a blank estimate or repair order. Always obtain a written estimate for repairs costing $20.00 or more. Get all ...


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Summer Time Car and Truck Cleaning Reminders

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 14th, 2006 3:44am

Never wash your vehicle in direct sunlight if you can help it. If your vehicle has been in the direct sunlight give it a few moments to cool off. The water, soap, and cleaners can react differently on a hot surface rather than cool. This also goes for hot wheels. Some cleaners will not stain or streak your wheels if cool but if hot from driving you take the chance they will stain or streak (read your labels). A ...


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Navigation - a girl's best friend!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 14th, 2006 3:41am

I don't know how I ever survived without Navigation. Like the cell phone, it has entered my life and become an addiction that I can't, nor would I want to, get rid of. Since my car's arrival into my life in June of 2004, she has quickly become my smartest, loyalist and least judgmental girlfriend. While she may not have much of a personality and is fairly passive aggressive, she is a comfort and a true ...


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Teens get the Drivers Edge

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 14th, 2006 3:29am

By Sarah Lee - Sarah Lee Marks is a certified, licensed vehicle sales professional in Southern Nevada. When I asked Jeff Payne, Henderson resident and founder of Drivers Edge how it all began, he gave me that “aw shucks maam” look that belied his Indy race car days. “I always wanted to be a race car driver. At 17 I went to the Jim Russell Racing School in Riverside, California. The experience was so ...


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Ask Patty BLOG Is Down Due to Power Outages in San Francisco

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 24th, 1999 10:51pm

Sporadic power outages hit San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sporadic power outages hit San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, affecting widespread areas including the city's downtown financial district. About 28,000 customers in San Francisco and an area south of the city were affected, said Darlene Chiu, spokeswoman for Pacific Gas & Electric Co., the main utility for the city. More than 20,000 of those ...


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