Car Safety Tips To Teach Your Teen

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Car Safety Tips To Teach Your Teen

When it comes to having a teen driver, car safety tips are important. And as the parent or guardian, it’s your responsibility to make certain that they’re educated on how to stay safe while driving. While there are plenty of car safety tips to teach your child about being on the road, there are certain automotive maintenance tips to teach as well. It’s also a good idea to introduce your teen driver to an automotive repair shop that they can trust and depend on.

These tips can be helpful to teach your teen driver and prevent further maintenance issues down the road as well.
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Taking a Road Trip? Check These Things Out on Your Car First

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It’s no secret that road trips are fun, but in order to make certain that your road trip is set and ready for success, there are certain things that you need to check on your car before you go!

 

No one wants the risk of a breakdown when on the road, so by simply taking the time to double check these simple items on your car can save you a ton of headaches in the future. An even better idea would be to check with the mechanics at Cassel’s Garage! We can get you set and road ready in no time at all!

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How to Choose an Auto Repair Garage

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How To Choose an Auto Repair Garage

If you’ve ever needed any type of repair for your vehicle, it can be hard to know where to turn. It’s not as easy as just opening up a page in the phone book any longer because there are just too many choices out there to choose from. One of the best options out there is to put your trust in Cassels Garage. Not only have they been in business since 1966, but they have built a great reputation being an automotive specialist and repair shop to trust.

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Picking the Ultimate Audiobook for Your Summer Road Trip

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Packing for Road Trip

During vacations season, many families choose to travel by car so they can experience the great open roads here in our nation! At Cassels Garage of Melbourne, FL, we know how important it is to get out and see the world while you have the time so we want to encourage everyone to take this summer time to do that! We also understand that these road trips can be long and boring if you don’t plan ahead.

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Signs It’s Time to Come in for a Tune-Up

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Signs you need an Auto Tune-Up

There is nothing scarier than being stranded on the side of the road with a broken down car and no one to turn to. Or stuck with a steaming engine in the middle of a super busy intersection, smack dab in the middle of town. Or realizing as you are heading to an important event that your car no longer wants to start for you. Sadly, these things happen every day to good car loving people.

We at Cassels Garage understand the worry that comes along with this sort of situation, and we want to be able to help. We know that you, the customer, want to avoid any and all potential car troubles in the future. So, we thought it might help to put together a list of ways to successfully avoid any stuck on the side of the road scenarios that may occur. Here is a list of signs that your car may be in need of a checkup and/or tune-up. Look out for these bad boys.

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Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

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Preparing Your Car for a Road Trip

Summer is coming, and you are getting ready for summer vacation. At Cassels Garage here in Melbourne, Florida we want to help you have a stress-free road trip. Whether you plan on driving your car a short distance to Orlando or a much longer road trip up or down the coast, we have some tips to make sure you and your family can have an awesome adventure.

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Back to School: Part 2

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Back to School Part 2

The new school year is upon us here in Brevard County. Seems like summer break goes by faster and faster every year. For many teenagers, this will be their first year driving themselves to school. This is a super exciting time for our young drivers and possibly a super nerve racking time for their parents. But there is no need to fear. Cassels Garage is here to help! Below is a checklist of things your young driver should be able to answer before they cruise into this school year.

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Get Out and Explore this Summer

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Get out and explore this Summer

At Cassels Garage we want you to embrace the summertime while you can. Before you know it, it will be fall and the kids will be back in school for another year here in Brevard County. We want to encourage people to get away from the technology and go exploring. Unplug for a while and spend time really getting to know the people around you. Get out and see the sights. Traveling is a great way to get that quality, uninterrupted family time that memories are made of.

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Independent Garage vs. Dealer: Where to Repair Your Vehicle (Part 1)

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Independent Garage vs. Dealer

Many people are under the misconception that they must go to a car dealership for routine maintenance if their car is under warranty. This is simply not the case; in fact, in almost every situation getting routine maintenance performed on your vehicle by an independent garage will not affect your warranty. This includes tire rotations, oil changes, fluid checks, new brake pads and more. Going to your neighborhood garage also comes with the added benefits of convenience and that personal touch you just won’t get at large dealership. When considering whether to take your vehicle to a local garage or to a dealership for routine maintenance, take the following into consideration.

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The Lifespan of Your Car Battery

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Car Battery Lifespan

The car battery is an essential component of your vehicle; it provides the necessary energy current to the starter motor and the ignition system to start the engine. Additionally, it supplies supplementary current when the demand is higher than the alternator can supply, acting as an electrical reservoir. Furthermore, the battery supplies power to the electronics while the engine is not running. Without a working battery, most automobiles cannot start, making the battery an integral part of a car’s machine. Surprisingly many people are unaware of the longevity of their vehicle’s battery despite the important role it plays.

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