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Do Your Brakes Grab?

When you press your brake pedal, your brakes should make your vehicle slow down or come to a stop smoothly, effectively, with no noise at all. If you detect a squeak or a grinding noise, or if your brakes grab, there is a problem. It could be a dangerous problem. Any problem with your brakes is potentially a hazard.

If your brakes grab, it is time to have your brakes inspected, adjust, or repaired by an authorized technician. Only an authorized service representative should be allowed to work on your brakes. This is important for quality service of the safety…

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Do My Tires Need to Be Serviced?

You may not realize how worn your tires get over time, but with regular use, they can wear down pretty quickly. This becomes an issue if road conditions aren't optimal. You might lose traction if the road is even slightly different than what you're used to. If you notice your tires seem worn down, come into our service department, and we can get you back on the road.

But how do I know if my tires need to be serviced or replaced?...

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Explore So Much More in a Ford Explorer

Whether you are growing your family, love to travel and take road trips, or are just in the car market for a new SUV, the Ford Explorer has you covered! This SUV allows you to take more trips with the savings you make on your gas budget! Enjoy the second and third-row seating for your growing family, or fold down the third row for even more cargo space! If you want to drive in the mountains but you are afraid of the slippery slopes, the Explorer can get you there safely! With great traction control, the Ford Explorer will keep…

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A Check Up a Day Keeps the Specialist Away

You know that it's important to take care of your health, but did you know that it's also important to take care of your car? Do you know how to take care of your car properly and what exactly needs to be done, service wise? Regular oil changes are a good start, but your vehicle actually needs more regular maintenance. You should make a habit of checking your tire pressure and fluids quite regularly. This is especially true if you are embarking on long road trips. It's also important to be familiar with what's "normal" for…

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Enjoy Peace of Mind During Your Commute in a Ford Escape

Although style and fuel economy are both important factors when choosing a new vehicle, safety is by far the most important thing to take into consideration when evaluating a car. Drivers will be happy to learn that the Ford Escape was designed with safety as a priority, and recent-year models come equipped with a suite of technology specifically in the area of safety.

Among the features in this suite, blind spot monitoring and automated parking assistance are two that stand out. The backup camera is especially useful for detecting small children or animals behind your vehicle...
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Have Your Oil Changed In Minutes at Blue Knob Auto

To get the most out of your car it is important to keep up on the scheduled maintenance. While there are many different types of service, a basic oil change is one of the most important aspects of caring for a vehicle. The engine oil is responsible for cooling the engine as well as lubricating it. The oil helps the car run better. Having your oil checked and changed by a trained technician is the best way to ensure it is always up to the best quality.
 
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Teens Steal 707-Horsepower Dodge Sports Cars, and Crash Them

It's easy to find your pick of used Dodge vehicles at Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville. But of all the powerful models that come through our pre-owned inventory, you would be hard-pressed to find a Hellcat.

The Dodge Charger Hellcat and Challenger Hellcat are the pinnacle of Dodge's muscle-car lineup, boasting a jaw-dropping 707 horsepower. Each costs over $60,000. They are rare, even at dedicated Dodge dealerships.

Perhaps it was the lofty MSRP...

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What You and Your Pup Have in Common With Mesolithic Travelers

About 7,000 years ago, toward the end of the Mesolithic era, a man and his dog made the journey from York, England, to an encampment near Stonehenge. In total, this human-canine team traveled over 250 miles, according to isotopic evidence.

The dog's tooth, unearthed by archeologists earlier this year, is the earliest evidence of long-distance travel in Britain.

Much has changed between then and now, but clearly, a lot has stayed the same...

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Semi-Autonomous Safety Features Found at Blue Knob Auto Sales May Help Retired Duncansville Drivers Stay on the Road

There are a few stereotypes about aging that need to be addressed. One is that older people can't drive, and the other is that they hate technology.

The truth is, the first Baby Boomers -- a generation that helped shape modern technology -- will be turning 70 this year. While getting older can take a physical toll on the body that makes driving more difficult (like trying to make a blind-spot check with arthritis), aging drivers...

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How to Remove Wax from Fabric Car Seats

There are few things more destructive to the upholstery of a car than the seemingly-harmless back-seat coloring book. Drawing with crayons keeps kids occupied on long car trips (if it doesn't give them motion sickness), but if those wax-based pigments get scribbled on your seats, you may be stuck with them for life.

Fortunately, there's a way out. If you are prepping to sell your car to Blue Knob Auto Sales, one simple trick will get the seats looking like new again.

Autoblog provides the following car hack:

  1. Put a piece of blank paper over the crayon marks…
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