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What to Expect from Your Timing Belt

You've probably heard of a timing belt, but do you know what it looks like, what it does, and why it's important. Like many parts of cars, the name fairly accurately describes the part. The timing belt is responsible for ensuring that the camshaft and the crankshaft are turning at synchronous speeds.

The timing belt is made with a piece of toothed rubber. These teeth ensure that the crankshaft is opening and closing the pistons and the camshaft is opening and closing the valves synchronously. If they weren't working together at the correct timing, the engine wouldn…

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What Is the Most Important Part of Your Car?

Each vehicle part is responsible for a certain task that either facilitates movement or function of another piece that is equally as important as the last. As a whole, they all work together to move the car and the motorists that control its movements and features. But what constitutes the most important part of a vehicle?

Some may argue that a vehicle's steering and braking systems are first on the list. While the engine is obviously a key part of every automobile, the brakes give a car the ability to stop. To accomplish this, brake pads must brace the…

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Get Enough Horsepower from Your Next Vehicle

When it comes to understanding the strength of your vehicle, it’s important to thank James Watt, a man in the 18th century came up with a unique way of measuring power. He came up with the term horsepower which is a measurement of power. One horsepower is about the same as a pony hauling 33 pounds in one minute.

You can imagine just how powerful our modern-day vehicles are since they typically have hundreds of horsepower behind them.

Come see us here at Grand Black Motorcars, LTD so we can get you in one of our vehicles for a…

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Always Have a Way to Get Unstuck This Winter

Don't leave home without a bag of something. It doesn't matter if it's sand, salt, or litter just be sure to have something in your car at all times because you never know when you'll need it. Be sure to come see us here at Grand Blanc Motorcars, LTD so we can get your vehicle ready for the winter. You want to avoid having car trouble at all costs if you can help it.

If you choose to use sand as your means of traction in the event that you get stuck keep in mind that…

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Invest in Some Good Winter Wipers

If you are going to be driving in the harsh weather conditions of winter you may need to switch out your regular wipers for winter ones. Winter wipers are tougher and better able to handle the ice and snow that gets built up on your windshield.

Come see us today at Grand Blanc Motorcars, LTD so that we can get you prepped for winter and so we can change your wipers for you. You should have two sets of wipers-one for winter and one for all the other seasons. It will also prolong the life of your wipers since you…

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Preparing Your Pre-Road Trip Checklist

The holiday season is finally upon us, and our team at Grand Blanc Motorcars, LTD is in a tip-giving mood. Although you have a ton of things that you need to take care of before your road trip, don't neglect planning for trouble just because it has never happened before. Something like a flat tire could leave you disabled in a bad area if you don't have the tools to make that repair quickly.

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End of Lease Negotiations

What are the end of lease negotiations like? There aren't any negotiations with our dealership. We'll have a simple conversation. You have great choices available, and we'll provide you with the numbers. You'll have a wonderful opportunity to make an educated decision, and can even drive away in the vehicle of your dreams. Does that sound good?

Many consumers think too hard when their vehicle lease is up. The lease program is meant to provide flexibility. It gives you great options. You can buy your leased vehicle.

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Why Service at a Dealership is Key

Your vehicle is important. You depend on it for many reasons. It allows you to get safely to work, and transports other members of your family. You never want to take service lightly. You deserve an expert opinion from someone trained to maintain your vehicle.

There are many reasons why getting service work done at the dealership is key. We have the latest tools and technology. Our technicians are well versed on your make and model. We have the best OEM parts and accessories for every job, and have access to factory recalls.

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