How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

June 18th, 2021 by

Sandy drivers need to change their car’s oil routinely so they can continue driving their car safely on their commutes. Despite improvements in oil and engine technologies over the past ten years lowering the oil change frequency, drivers should still keep up with changing their oil to ensure their vehicle runs as it should. So…

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What is Good Mileage On A Used Car?

June 18th, 2021 by

When you are shopping for a used car in the Sandy area, you should check the car’s physical and mechanical condition as well as its mileage. Many drivers have been misled to stay away from any used cars that have over 100,000 miles, but that is not a hard-and-fast rule since you have to consider…

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Can You Drive on Winter Tires Year-Round?

November 25th, 2019 by

Understanding the effects seasonal changes have on your vehicle can help you to anticipate little issues before they can become larger problems. You may live in a climate that requires winter tires for driving in snowy conditions but the inconvenience of changing them every year has you tempted to skip the task and just drive…

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Understanding the Importance of an Alternator

September 30th, 2019 by

Our team at National Auto Plaza is always happy to offer resources that help drivers keep their vehicles in the best condition. An alternator is a major component of your vehicle, and without it, your vehicle's battery wouldn't hold a charge when you're driving. Let's find out more about an alternator below. An alternator is…

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Preventive Maintenance Ensures a Highly Efficient Car Battery

August 29th, 2019 by

Do you ever wonder if your car battery is efficient enough to continually start your engine? When is it time to have battery service or to replace the battery, so that you’re not stranded? Most car batteries are lead-acid based. While there are other types, such as lithium, lead-acid batteries are less expensive and provide…

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You’ve Heard of the Timing Belt, but Do You Really Know What it is?

July 29th, 2019 by

The timing belt is like the chain on a bicycle, except this belt is connecting the camshaft and crankshaft. Just like the chain on a bike, this belt needs to be cared for and replaced from time to time. National Auto Plaza has a service department to help you when you need it. A timing…

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Must-Have Cleaning Tools for Pet Owners

July 16th, 2019 by

Getting rid of pet hair from your car doesn't have to be difficult. With just a few simple accessories, you can tackle loose fur in only a few minutes. We here at National Auto Plaza want you to know how to care for your vehicle, so here are some tools to keep on hand. A…

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

March 28th, 2019 by

Have you noticed your car’s tires are turning a different color? If you want to make sure that this doesn’t happen, you should clean your tires every week. This ensures that your tires won’t crack or weather because of all the dust and debris. Another tip is that you should always use a professional grade…

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Keep Odors in a Vehicle Under Control

March 14th, 2019 by

Is there anything more pleasant than the smell of a brand new car? The scent won't last forever, but there's no reason for the smell of a vehicle to turn awful. Understanding the ways to control odor in a car helps keep it smelling nice. You may wish to keep smelly things out of the…

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Types of Winter Tires

February 28th, 2019 by

Winter tires can generally be placed into one of three categories: studdable tires, studless winter tires, and performance winter tires. Studdable winter tires are designed to be able to accept metal studs that increase traction on icy roads. They're very effective, but they are also very hard on asphalt roads, which is why many states…

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