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Excessive Oil Consumption is not Normal

Monday, February 08, 2016

Does your vehicle go through too much oil?  You may need to get your vehicle checked out.  http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/research/excessive-oil-consumption-isnt-normal/ar-AAckTHv#page=2 ..

Five Tips for Fall Car Care Month

Monday, October 12, 2015

Lets get ready for the cold weather ..

Keep the leaves out!

Friday, July 03, 2015 If you park under a tree at home or at work, be sure to take heed of this tip. Volkswagen recommends that you remove leaves from the plenum panel (the plenum is the area in front of the windshield and under the hood). Keeping the plenum panel clean prevents the water drain underneath from becoming blocked. Clogged drain holes can lead to water and debris entering the vehicle interior through the heating and ventilation ducts.
If water and/or debris build up due to clogged drain holes, the result can be problems with your battery, your ventilation system, or other issues. A little bit of cleaning can keep your drains open and save you trouble down the road. ..

Child Seats

Friday, March 27, 2015 http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/doernbecher/patients-families/safety-center/kohls-car-seat-safety-outreac.cfm#kohls ..

Engine Oil Change

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 http://www.autoserviceprofessional.com/article/94857/engine-oil-change-intervals ..

Fall is almost here

Thursday, August 28, 2014 http://consumerautopartsonline.com/wp/?p=90 ..

Summer Driving Tips

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Here is a link to some tips from the Car Talk guys.  Hans Foreign Auto hopes for a safe and trouble free summer.  http://www.cartalk.com/content/summer-driving-tips-1 ..

Wet Weather

Friday, April 11, 2014

At Hans Foreign Auto we want all our customers to be safe throughout the year. The weather is getting better which means more vehicles on the road. Please take the time to be aware of your surroundings and remember no matter how safe a driver you are the vehicle next to you might not be so careful.

Here are some Wet Weather Driving tips from our friends at AAA

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Winter Driving Tips

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Here are some winter tips car maintenance tips and advice from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE): ..