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Leaks, Oil Filters and Your Vehicle

There are plenty of ideas about synthetic oil. A lot of people may have some apprehension towards synthetic oil because of some of the false ideas that have been promoted about it. Of course, it is important to get the truth so that you can make better decisions on motor oil.

One of the myths about synthetic oil that has been thrown around is that it causes leaks. 

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Debadge Your Car in a Few Simple Steps

Debadging your vehicle doesn’t need to be a time-consuming or expensive process. In many cases, drivers can debadge their cars and trucks in a matter of minutes with nothing more than a few basic tools. These few tips and tricks will help you debadge your vehicle without damaging the paint or exterior trim.

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What is ASE Certification & Why is it Important?

We here at McLaren Scottsdale of Scottsdale, AZ want to be sure that you're an informed car owner and that you exclusively seek out service technicians who have received an ASE certification.

ASE stands for Automotive Service Excellence and this certification is only given to those in the automotive industry who truly deserve it. 

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How to Replace Your Car's Flat Tire

Getting a flat is a hassle, but it happens to most drivers. If you get one while driving, carefully pull off of the road. If you can, stop your vehicle in a flat, grassy area. Set the emergency brake and put your hazard lights on. Secure your car with tire chocks. Use the jack to raise your car.

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Check out Brand New Apple CarPlay Featuring Vehicles at McLaren Scottsdale

Apple CarPlay was once only included in super high-end luxury vehicles. These days consumers are demanding that car makers include this audio/visual entertainment system into all new vehicles. Apple CarPlay gives users the ability to connect any of their smartphone devices after iOS 7.0 instantaneously. All Apple devices that are running that OS or anything newer than a gen 5 iPhone will be able to connect to CarPlay.

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How to Prevent Motion Sickness

A road trip is only fun until someone in the family gets sick. There are ways that you can prevent motion sickness from ruining your next family adventure.

There are drugs out there that are made to help fight off motion sickness and they may be effective for some, and there are also more natural remedies available if that interests you.

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What Are Cabin and Engine Air Filters?

Cabin and engine air filters are responsible for improving air quality inside the vehicle. The cabin air filter cleans air inside of the car whereas the engine air filter is for purifying air that goes to the engine. It ensures the engine can perform at its peak and optimizes fuel combustion.

How often you need to change the air filters depends on your driving habits and the specific make and model of your car. 

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