Quick and Easy Holiday Car Preparations

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December! How did you get here so fast? The automotive team at Cassels Garage is so excited that it is finally time to break out the holly, send in our lists to good old St. Nick, and cross our fingers we are all on the nice list this year. Along with the beautiful busy season comes some crazy hectic travel plans. Whether you are going “over the mountain and through the woods” to visit your grandmother or you are just driving a street over to your sister’s home for the holiday, you want your vehicle to be fully prepared for anything this holiday season has to throw at it. So, here are a couple of quick tips to prepare your vehicle for the season. Don’t be stuck wishing you had taken the time to get ready, read on!

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How Many Cars Should You Own in Your Lifetime?

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There’s a debate over car ownership going on and the answer will depend on who you ask. Just how many cars does a person truly need to own during their life?

When it comes to owning cars, how many is too many? Have you ever had this thought? Before deciding on the answer to that question, it’s time to ask yourself why you want to own cars and what your purpose is for them. Many people love cars for different reasons. If you ask the automotive specialists in your area, they’ll have their own thoughts and opinions as well. The truth of the matter is, you should have as many cars in your life as you want to, within reason.
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Simple Ways to Let Your Mechanic Help You

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Finding a good mechanic can feel like a never-ending search. There are only so many reviews that you can read online to see what experiences everyone had. And, no matter where you look, it seems like there is always another one or two options to explore. Why not save your time and energy and let Cassels Garage be your go-to auto repair and specialist? With years and years of excellent service, you can rest easy knowing that your vehicle is in good hands!
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Tips for Getting Your Car Summer Ready

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Friends on the road

It’s officially summer, and you know what that means. It’s time to take your car to Cassels Garage, your local auto mechanics in Melbourne, FL and have it checked out and spruced up to be road ready!

So many families and people are planning for their summer travels and vacations, but that doesn’t mean that they’re doing what it takes to get their cars ready as well. Don’t make that mistake! If you want to plan a vacation, great. But, keep in mind that your car needs to be in tip-top shape to get you there. If you don’t do the vehicle maintenance to get it ready for summer, you stand the chance of your car breaking down on you during those hot summer months.
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3 Simple Reasons to Find a Mechanic You Trust

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How many times have you been driving down the road and suddenly realized that your check engine light was on in your car? It’s one of those things that can sneak up on you if you’re not careful…and when it happens, you need to have a plan. The bottom line? It’s important to find a mechanic that you trust.

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Tires: It’s How We Roll

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Tires: It's How We Roll

Usually we don’t think about the tires on our vehicle until they need to be replaced or there is a problem. This goes along with one of our previous blogs regarding forming a relationship with your car, which includes reading the manual. Picture this: While driving the other day, a mysterious light appeared on my dashboard looking very similar to this: ( ! ). Had I familiarized myself with the warning lights and meanings and with the information provided in the manual stashed away in the glove box, I would not have been so confused, uniformed, and nervous. Let’s take a look at some tire issues and why it is important to maintain and care for your car tires. Of course, if an issue should arise, Cassels Garage is a full service automotive repair shop for all makes and models. We focus on affordable rates and quality auto repair which includes tire service.

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Vehicle Brakes: How Often Should They Be Checked?

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Brakes: How often to check

Most of us know we need to change our car’s oil after a certain amount of miles, but oftentimes we don’t take care of other aspects of our vehicles like we should. There are many parts that work together to make a car run, from the battery to the steering and more. So, besides the oil, what is an important part of your car to keep an eye on? Your brakes!

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New Year’s Resolutions

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2017: New Years Resolution

Christmas is checked off the list for this year, the wrapping paper has been recycled, and all the new gifts have been put away. Now it is time to gear up for the New Year and the process of defining what new resolutions you will put into place to make yourself a better version for the next 365 days. Most traditional resolutions revolve around keeping fit, adopting a cleaner diet, achieving a stronger financial standing, or spending more time with friends and family. So, how about shaking things up this year by including your automobile in this year’s commitment? This resolution should be a manageable one and will lead to a safer, cleaner, and more reliable car! Should any problems or glitches arise along the way, Cassels Garage is here to assist you in successfully reaching your New Year’s goals!

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The History of Labor Day

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Now that Labor Day has passed, we are unofficially in the fall season, even though it still feels very much summer here in Brevard County. To most of us, Labor Day is a just holiday that gives us a three-day weekend, with a much-needed break from work or school. We take advantage of this free day and usually plan trips or fun activities that we don’t normally have time to do. Despite celebrating it every year, not everyone knows the history and meaning behind Labor Day.

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The Olympics and Cars

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you know that the 2016 Summer Olympics just concluded. Almost every country in the world sends teams to compete in various sports, and for three weeks it’s all anyone can talk about. In the spirit of the Olympics, it’s worth noting some of the similarities between the games and the car industry.

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