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Keep Your Wiper Blades In Good Working Order For Safety


Your windshield wipers are one of the most important things on your entire vehicle. Without them driving in the rain can be downright dangerous. During the warm summer months, it can be easy to overlook them as they dry out and get brittle. This causes them to be stiffer and much less effective.

You want to keep an eye on this rather than be surprised by it during the first heavy rain of the season. If you end up in a situation like that you can find that the wipers will not be able to keep up which will drastically…
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Understanding The Importance of Timing Belt Maintenance

Your vehicle's timing belt is an essential piece of equipment necessary for safely operating your car. The timing belt enables the engine to run by synchronizing the turning of the car's camshaft and crankshaft. A timing belt that suddenly breaks will completely stop your vehicle and may even lead to expensive engine repairs. You can count on the service department at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno to handle timing belt replacements before an inconvenient breakdown occurs.

Check your owner's manual for recommended timing belt maintenance, including complete timing belt replacement...

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Choose the Right Spare: Compact vs. Full Size


If your car breaks down due to a flat, you always want to have a spare tire. There are a number of ways to get cheaper tires that you only have for an emergency. Compact, temporary spare tires are just that. It is a temporary solution to a flat tire that gets you from point A to point B.

Spare tires are not always marked as such. Some customers even choose to purchase a spare tire that is the exact same manufacturer and size as their other tires. Full-size spare tires are going to offer more tread and cost a…
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The 3,000-mile oil change concept is no longer applicable


Growing up you probably saw your parents or grandparents change the engine oil regularly. Often after covering a distance of 3,000 miles. While this was a good practice back then, it is no longer applicable today. Lithia Hyundai of Fresno says that modern cars have engines that are more powerful and that the oil chemistry as changed over the years.

Most new rides can use the miles for 5,000, 7,500, 10,000 and 15,000 depending on the model as well as the driving condition. If you drive on rough roads, you cover short distances and make…
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Don't Neglect These Obvious Brake Warning Signs

If you notice any of the following failing brakes warning signs, don't hesitate to take action before trouble strikes. Here at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno, our crew of mechanics can inspect the entire braking system promptly. The best way to know if you're due for service is to listen carefully to the sounds that are coming from your vehicle. From the tire region, you will start hearing grinding, squeaking, or squealing sounds; none of which are good signs for your car's performance. Your vehicle will show you when brake trouble is on the horizon.

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Lithia Hyundai of Fresno: Here to Keep You on the Road

Drivers from Fresno, Sanger, Selma, Reedly and Clovis have quite a few options when it comes to automotive service. But when it comes time for an oil change, how do you know which big-chain garage is right for you? What sets the service team at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno apart from the region's numerous auto shops is our our legacy of quality and professionalism.

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