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What is a 'Head Restraint' in Your Car, and How Does it Prevent Whiplash?

While you browse pre-owned cars in Duncansville, you may be taking the time to search the safety ratings on models you find. Vehicles with good safety ratings can be more affordable to insure, and grant invaluable peace of mind, especially when driving with kids.

One rating you may have seen that baffles many drivers is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's "head restraints & seats" test.

What in the world is a head restraint in your car? To clear one thing up right away, the IIHS really means headrest. We're not sure who calls them head "restraints," but…

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How to Thwart Bubblegum & Other Sticky Messes with WD-40

Having kids is a joy unlike any other... perhaps because "joy" isn't how it feels at all sometimes. The little rascals are adorably good at getting crayon stains on the upholstery of your car, spilling juice, making crumbs, and sometimes—the dreaded bubblegum in the carpet.

What can you do when your precious angel spits their gum right into your vehicle's carpeting? Is the only solution a pair of scissors, and permanent damage to the interior? No!

Grab a bottle of WD-40 from the garage, put on some protective gloves and eyewear, and spray, spray, spray! Use the…

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Customize Your Truck with Blue Knob

Pickup trucks are now among the best-selling vehicles in the United States. What are you going to do to make your stand out? Whether you're lifting your rig, in the market for badass tires, adding new chrome accents or simply upgrading your sound system, Blue Knob Auto this the Duncansville region's number one resource for truck repair, customization and modification.

 

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Keep Your Teen Safe When Driving

When your teen gets behind the wheel by his/herself for the first time it can change the family dynamic. Your teen is becoming more independent and is on their way to becoming an adult. As a parent it's natural to have concerns and fears about your teenager hitting the road solo, luckily, there are things you can do to keep them safe.

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Interesting Car Washing Tips

This article will provide you with interesting car washing tips. Keeping a vehicle clean is not as popular of a maintenance than the others you may receive with us at Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville, PA. Are you the best washer your car ever had? Long-term car care will help with long life while keeping it clean keep good looks. New car owners are normally more than likely to keep a cleaner car versus older model owners, but that shouldn’t be the case...

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Taking Care of Your Windshield

Your windshield is a critical component of your vehicle, and as such, you need to take care of it. Here are some tips for preventing windshield damage.
Keep your car inside. If you have a garage, you should park your car in it whenever you aren't using it.
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Keeping Spare Clothing in Your Car

It is very important to keep a roadside emergency kit in your car at all times. Anything can happen while you are on the road, and without a proper roadside emergency kit, even a simple problem can become a serious vehicular emergency.
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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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