Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Importance of Maumee Drivers Following Service Intervals

Today in our Lange`s Auto Care, Inc. blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Maumee with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and paying the bills?Now, what would happen if you didn't follow these intervals? Well, you'd get more cavities. You may not discover health conditions that could be more effectively treated with early detection. And you'd have to wear dirty clothes, be embarrassed by your brown lawn and have your utilities shut off.Clearly, there are some things in life that we have to take care of regularly. If we don't, there are negative consequences. Our quality of life in Maumee takes a hit and it inevitably costs more money.So why is it so hard to remember to follow regular preventive maintenance on our vehicles?Probably a couple of ... read more

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Maintenance

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Maumee

A lot of people get custom wheels in Maumee. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Lange`s Auto Care, Inc. tire professional can ensure you get the right fit. First he'll ask you a series of questions about your Maumee driving needs and what you want in your new wheels. Now, not every wheel can go on every car. Care must be taken so that tires and wheels are not too large or that the wheel is centered too far towards the outside or the inside so the tires rub.If you don't want to make any modifications to your vehicle, you would need to focus on the wheels that would fit. With trucks, some people in Maumee like much bigger tires so they need a suspension lift.Also, most Maumee drivers don't realize that you need to keep the rolling diameter of your ne ... read more

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Tires and Wheels

Nighttime Visibility in Maumee

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Maumee area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. Nighttime driving has the effect of reducing 20/20 vision to the equivalent of 20/50 vision. What you could clearly see at 50 feet in daylight can't be seen until you are just 20 feet away at night.Too make sure your headlights are giving you the greatest visibility, visit us at Lange`s Auto Care, Inc., located at 825 Ford St Suite A, Maumee, OH 43537. Please give us a call to make an appointment: 419-897-9988.Accident avoidance is dependent on reaction time. Reaction time deteriorates measurably in low light conditions. One thing we can do to improve visibility is to make sure our headlights are as bright as they can possi ... read more

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Headlamps
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