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A Basic Overview of Auto Transmissions

We at Jim Hardman Buick GMC, Inc. know how important your car's transmission system is. Without one, the car's engine wouldn't deliver much power. Even though many designs exist, most transmissions operate on the same basic principles. As a car's speed increases, its transmission helps control torque and power output.

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How to Reduce Glare

When driving your car, glare from the sun can impact the safety of your driving. Several steps can be taken to reduce glare from your windshield making it safer for you to drive. Cleaning your windshield, windows, and glass surface can help keep the windows clean and reduce glare.

Automotive Window Glare Solution by 3M is a film that is applied to the windshield helping to reduce sunlight or headlights in your eyes. Since the effects, of sun and headlights, can affect driving, this application provides a more comfortable driving experience and doesn’t interfere with your ability to navigate…

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Tips for Quickly Cleaning Your Automobile

JIM HARDMAN BUICK GMC, INC. wants to make sure that you have the knowledge to take care of your automobile long after you've driven it off our lot for the first time. If you're looking to give your automobile a quick clean with some free time that you have, here are some tips to make the process fly by.

  • Start by removing all of the garbage and extra items from your interior. You can keep a garbage bag inside of your vehicle in the future to keep garbage collected.
  • Wipe down hard surfaces that may be dusty or…
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Here's What an Alternator Does

The alternator is an essential component of every vehicle. It transforms mechanical energy into electricity, recharging the vehicle battery and powering its electrical systems, such as the radio, heater, headlights, and dashboard instruments.

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Service Your Fuel System Regularly For Better Performance

Fuel Service Is Necessary 

Although servicing the fuel system isn't as frequent as changing the oil, you should still consider performing simple fuel system services like changing the fuel filter every couple of years.

Why Is Fuel Service Necessary?

When you fill-up at the gas station, there is no way of knowing how clean the gas or diesel fuel is, so it must filter through the fuel filter before being injected into the engine to avoid damage.

Other Fuel Components That Sometimes Need Servicing

The most important and frequent fuel system service is replacing the 

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Proper Care and Maintenance for Headlights

Dull, dim headlights can compromise safety and also impact the overall appearance of a vehicle. If your vehicle’s front lighting is starting to lose its luster, there are a few steps that you can take now to restore its look and functionality even if you’re not a professionally trained mechanic.

Headlights are prone to scratches, discoloration and other damage due to their exposed location at the very front of the vehicle. For maximum effectiveness, the plastic headlamp covers should be cleaned regularly using the supplies that 

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