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What It Takes To Become A New Jersey State Inspector

By Bill DeBoer on Aug 4, 2021 12:29:35 PM

Getting a state vehicle inspection is something everyone has to do. The inspection itself often doesn’t take a long time, but when you consider the wait time you might experience to even get an appointment, it can become burdensome. DeBoer’s Auto wanted to eliminate that burden by ensuring we have enough licensed New Jersey inspectors so you won’t have to wait as long. We’ve discussed a little bit about how that benefits you and what our new licensed inspectors had to go through to become licensed.

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Importance Of Having Replacement Keys For Your Vehicle

By Bill DeBoer on Aug 3, 2021 2:10:24 PM

There are many reasons why it’s beneficial to have replacement keys for your vehicle. Losing your keys is one reason, locking them in your car is another, and simply having peace of mind that you have another set laying around can’t be overstated. Nowadays, getting a replacement key isn’t as simple as making a copy at your local hardware store. Many new vehicles use key fobs instead that have to be programmed to your vehicle, so they are a little more difficult to make. Here’s what you need to know about the importance of having replacement keys for your vehicle.

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Tips For Reducing Heat Inside Your Vehicle This Summer

By Bill DeBoer on Jul 28, 2021 9:33:18 AM

If you’ve ever gotten into your car in the heat of the summer, the uncomfortable temperature is noticeable right when you open the door. Reducing the heat trapped inside your vehicle is beneficial from a comfort perspective, but also to keep your vehicle operating properly. With all the electronics inside your vehicle, extreme temperatures could damage them over time. Anything you can do to reduce the temperature will be beneficial and here are some tips to consider.

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Issues You Could Experience With Electronic Parking Brake Systems

By Bill DeBoer on Jul 13, 2021 4:38:55 PM

Most new vehicles today are made with electric parking brakes. The days of having a lever by your side to pull up in case of an emergency are gone now that most things in vehicles are electric. While this might seem like a good thing to a lot of people on the surface, the truth is electronic parking brake systems aren’t nearly as reliable. You could experience other issues with electric parking brakes as well, and we’ve explained them here.

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Understanding Why Your Vehicle’s ABS Light Is On

By Bill DeBoer on Jul 8, 2021 11:45:00 AM

The ABS light and traction control system in your vehicle are essentially one in the same. So when there is an error in the system, your vehicle will likely turn on both of the lights to let you know there’s a problem that needs to be addressed. It can be intimidating or scary when you see these lights illuminate on your dashboard, but you can have some peace of mind driving your vehicle when you take it to a trustworthy mechanic as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know about why your ABS light might be on.

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Is It Time For New Brakes On Your Vehicle?

By Bill DeBoer on Jun 24, 2021 11:45:00 AM

The brakes on your vehicle are likely the most common component you take for granted. When you need to stop or slow down, you step on the brake pedal without even questioning whether the brakes will fail or operate correctly. It’s important to pay attention to your vehicle when driving and get any braking issues resolved as quickly as possible. Here are some symptoms to be aware of that might indicate you need new brakes.

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Why It’s Important To Replace All Four Tires On Your Vehicle

By Bill DeBoer on May 25, 2021 11:45:00 AM

There might come a time when a single tire on your vehicle is beyond repair for some reason. While it makes the most sense to a vehicle owner to simply purchase a single tire to replace it, we are here to tell you why that’s rarely a good idea. If you drive an all-wheel-drive vehicle, the systems in the vehicle work much more efficiently when the tires have the same wear and tear on them. Here are some of the things that can happen to your vehicle if you only replace a single tire on your car.

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Vehicle Packing Tips For Your Summer Road Trip

By Bill DeBoer on May 18, 2021 11:45:00 AM

This is a unique summer coming up since we are nearing the end of the pandemic and people have different views on vacations. Not everyone is comfortable flying to different destinations, which means vehicle travel is expected to be more popular this year. Whether you take regular summer road trips or if you’re getting ready to embark on your first long one, here are some valuable tips to help you have a successful trip.

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Paddling around Sussex County

By Bill DeBoer on May 13, 2021 11:35:00 AM

As we start getting into the warmer weather it’s a perfect time to get out and get paddling.We wanted to share with you some of what we think are the best paddling spots up here in Sussex County, NJ.  It’s a great way to experience the lakes and rivers in the area, and we have some beautiful spots to explore right here in our neck of the woods.

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The New Oil Requirement From GM Could Impact Your Vehicle

By Bill DeBoer on May 6, 2021 11:42:00 AM

Vehicle manufacturers often have different regulations in place when it comes to maintaining their vehicles. Of course, you could choose to go against these regulations, but you might void the warranty as a result. General Motors (GM) has put into effect a new requirement regarding the type of oil you can put in your vehicle. It’s important to know what this requirement is if you change your own oil on your vehicle, but you should also ensure the auto shop you take your vehicle to knows about it as well. Here are the highlights of GM’s new oil requirement.

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