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Monthly Archives: October 2017

3 Simple Car Care Tips to Consider During the Winter

The change of seasons signifies cooler temperatures and less sunlight. As your thermometer dips lower each day, you might want to think about keeping your car maintained for winter. At Savage Hybrid Shop, we find it important to keep our customers up-to-date on winter car care so that they stay safe on the roads during the upcoming season. In fact, we’ve got three car care tips to consider during the winter that will keep you safe on the road. Check your oil. Cold weather is notorious for beating up your engine. Motor oil gets thick when the temperatures drop, and your engine struggles to turn over, as well. You should check your car’s manual to find out the manufacturer recommendation, then use the recommended oil when it’s changed. Most cars use a multi-viscosity oil that is formulated for winter use. At Savage Hybrid Shop, we specialize in hybrid cars, and we can help you determine what oil best suits your particular vehicle. 5W-20, 5W-30 and 10W-30 are all popul ... read more

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3 Signs That Your Battery Might Be Failing

Are you a car owner wondering if your battery might be failing? Sometimes the signs are obvious, but other times they are subtle. At Savage Hybrid Shop, we provide only the highest quality car service for all of our customers. Our family-owned shop has been serving car owners for almost fifteen years. We take pride in offering exceptional customer service, and we’ve got a few tips to help you recognize the signs of a failing car battery. Dashboard light warning Most cars nowadays have some sort of dashboard warning light. Many times, the warning light is in the shape of a battery to make it easy to recognize. If your car battery is not working properly, this battery light will illuminate. This light is similar to the Check engine light that you have in your car. It lets you know that something isn’t working right, and it gives you the opportunity to get it checked out before it completely fails. It’s a good idea to have your car inspected if the battery li ... read more

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