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Tech tip Tuesday - January 23

Tech tip Tuesday - January 23

Tech Tip Tuesday - January23 Is waiting to the last minute to get gas costing you money? Running your vehicle low on fuel can cause damage to the fuel pump. Waiting until the gas gage is already past"E" can cause permanentdamage to the fuel pump. The reason this is happens is because on most modern vehicles the fuel pump is located inside the gas tank and was designed to have the fuel cool the pump during operation and also the fuel acts as a lubricant in the gears of the pump. When the fuel tank is extremely low on fuel it can't cool the pump and wear starts on the internals of the fuel pump. Best practice - do not run your vehicle with less than a 1/8 of a tank of fuel. Side note, if your vehicle is equipped with a external fuel filter it should be replaced ever 30,000 miles. A plugged or partiallyplugs fuel filter caused additional strain on the fuel pump. Was this t ... read more

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AAA Pre-Purchase Inspection Tips

AAA Pre-Purchase Inspection Tips

Fall is here! Time for the kids to go back to school and tis the season to prepare for the Holidays. What if in the middle of this hectic time you are looking for a used vehicle as well? Let’s face it, this process can be very stressful. I know personally I’m not comfortable just taking someone’s word when they are trying to make a large sale and this especially rings true when it comes to a vehicle. I would much rather make any large purchase from a well-informed, educated stand point. We all know there are many things to look for when buying a used vehicle, but most of these items are not easily caught by the untrained eye. Let us take some of the guess work and emotional stress that this may cause you out of the equation. Our specialist here at Leo and Son can complete a AAA Pre-Purchase inspection that will put your mind at ease when making your final decision on a used vehicle. Our Pre- Purchase inspection covers ever ... read more

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