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Here are the Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs Repairs

If you want to be a responsible car owner, you'll need to know when some of the parts on your car need attention to ensure you can avoid serious issues that can lead to accidents. Your brake pedal won't last forever and will require repairs at times to ensure it allows you to bring the car to a stop and reduce your speed. If the car has a slower response time, your brake pedal needs to be repaired.

You may also discover that a lot of unusual sounds start to develop. The noises may sound like loud squeals…

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What ASE Certification is and Why it Matters

One of the best steps you can take when it comes to caring for your vehicle is to look into the background of the mechanic you hire. It's important to look into the professional's qualifications and certifications, which includes ASE certification. ASE certification requires the mechanic to undergo extensive training and take a class that teaches them how to work on automotive, mechanic, and electrical systems.

When you use a mechanic with ASE certification, they'll have more knowledge on how to repair your vehicle correctly and even discover potential

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What are Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings?

Are you planning on changing your oil soon, or do you want to know more about the process when you have it changed at a service center in Norwood, MA? Many of our customers here at Boch Maserati ask what motor oil viscosity ratings mean. Read on to find out.

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires


When you properly maintain your vehicle, you will also realize the importance of keeping your car tires clean. When the rubber meets the road, car wheels and tires usually grab grime and dirt and collect several layers of brake pad dust. Brake dust and road salt represent major threats that shorten the life of your car tires.
 
Tire dealers and manufacturers recommend the cleaning of your wheels and tires at least every week. The process shall keep them performing at their best.
 
How to Clean Your Car Tires
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Step one: Gathering all the materials and equipment ready before starting the…

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Synthetic Oil – What is it and how does it work?

Synthetic oil is a specialty lubricant that offers chemically modified petroleum-based oils when operated in conditions that demand high performance. The use of synthetic oil leads to better wear life and lower temperatures compared with regular motor oils, which decreases engine wear and reduces fuel consumption. It also provides environmental benefits by not emitting as many pollutants into the air or water during its disposal.

It is is a lubricant created to match your engine, not the other way around. The synthetic molecules are synthesized from pure ingredients that provide 

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Warning Signs Your Tire is About to Go Flat

Most drivers experience a flat tire at some point, and at times, it’s completely unavoidable. If you run over a nail or hit a curb that causes a loss in air pressure, you may easily be able to fix your tire with a small patch or even change to your spare. However, there are other cases where a failing tire is dangerous.

For example, bulging or blistering tires have bubbles that cause the tires to become misaligned. You’ll notice excessive vibration as you drive, particularly at higher speeds. Tires that cause vibration will also cause your differentials to…

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Protecting Your Car From Salt Corrosion

Road salt is designed to make it easier for you to drive over the ice and snow in the winter time. While road salt has its benefits, it can do a lot of damage to your car. It can damage the finish of your car and cause it to rust. You can protect your car from road salt damage by washing it every 10 days. However, you don't want to wash your car until the temperature reaches 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow your car to completely dry before you drive it again.

 

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Proper Fuel System Service

A working fuel system is at the heart of your car's efficiency and longevity. Manufacturers seldom recommend specific service intervals for your car's fuel system. However, there are certain considerations to bear in mind.

How to Know When It's Time for Fuel System Service

When it's time for fuel system service, your car tells you. Depending on how often you drive, your driving behavior and the conditions in which you drive, your vehicle may require fuel system service more or less frequently than other vehicles. Here's what to look and listen for:

  • Slow acceleration
  • Slow…
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What to do When You Get a Recall

Have you ever had a recall? if not, don't worry. Recalls aren't as bad as they sound. Here at Boch Maserati, we stay on top of vehicle recalls. How do we find out about recalls? It's easier than you think. Here are the basics.

What Exactly Are Recalls?

A recall is a manufacturer- or NHTSA-issued determination that your vehicle, motor vehicle equipment, car seats or tires do not meet United States Code for Motor Vehicle Safety standards. The recall may require the manufacturer to repurchase the recalled product, or

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Understanding How Brake Pads Work with Help from Boch Maserati

Many of us take for granted the hundreds of individual parts that make up our vehicles but to keep your car in top condition, it's vital to understand some of the most crucial components. For example, the brake pad uses immense friction and pressure to bring the vehicle to a stop, but did you ever consider how exactly it works?

As you press your foot to the brake pedal, a cylinder is engaged and sends brake fluid to the calipers. These calipers then seize the brake pads, which apply pressure and friction to the rotor, ultimately bringing the car…

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