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How to Easily Build a Roadside Emergency Kit


Hopefully, you never breakdown with your vehicle on the roads, but in case you do, here's a simple guide to build a useful emergency kit.
  • Tire fix-a-flat is useful for getting the tire off the rim long enough to get the car to the closest service station or to move the car off the highway to the shoulder.
  • Keeping a set of jumper cables in the car will ensure anyone who pulls over to help can jump-start your car from theirs.
  • Be sure you have flashlights and a bunch of new batteries in your vehicle.
  • Pack a box with…
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Slow Down and Avoid Hydroplaning

It can be hard to know when you need to drive a little slower than normal and when you will be able to drive at a good speed and still stay safe. If you see water collecting on the roadways, you need to slow your vehicle down.

It is important for you to slow down if there is water on the road as you may lose control of your vehicle and start to hydroplane if you do not. It is also important for you to drive without using cruise control when it is raining a lot or you feel that…

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The importance of brake pads

If you've ever needed to slam on your brakes to make a sudden stop, you know the importance of good brake pads. When you step on your brake pedal, it causes your calipers to squeeze your brake pedals against rotors on your wheel, slowing your car down. Over time, the friction on the brake pads causes wear, and eventually, they need replacement.

When you're driving around Broomfield, if you notice that your brakes feel less responsive than they used to be, it is probably time for a new set of brake pads. Brake pads are available in different…

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The Importance of Proper Tire Pressure

In our busy day-to-day lives, it can be easy to forget something as simple as tire pressure in our vehicles. This is unfortunate because sometimes the little things make up all the difference. Consider these reasons:

First of all, you want to make sure that your tires are not overinflated or underinflated. An overinflated tire will create "rolling resistance" and will reduce gas mileage. An underinflated tire is dangerous because it will make the tire wear unevenly and can lead to an unexpected blowout.

Another reason you might like to keep your tires inflated properly would be for...

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Your Tires - Pay Attention to What They're Telling You

Tire maintenance is a very important part of car ownership. If your tires are bad or not functioning as they should, it can affect your ride, your fuel economy and damage other parts of your car. Stop at Sill-TerHar Motors, Inc. and have your tires inspected periodically. We also provide various tire services.

The Lincoln penny test has been around forever and is still used today by many drivers. If you can see the top of old Abe’s head when the penny is placed in the tire grooves, you’re probably in need of new tires. Newer tires also…

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How to Choose the Best Tires for your Vehicle

Choosing new tires can be a difficult decision. You may be overwhelmed by all the choices available. But here at Sill-TerHar Motors, Inc., we want to make sure you get the right tires. That is why we are here with an overview of the different tire types you may consider.

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Get The Right Blades For Your Vehicle Installed Today


You should never have to worry about impaired vision against the glare of oncoming traffic during the winter. Your safety depends on how well you can see through your windshield. Your wipers are designed to keep your windshield free from bugs, debris, and particles that tend to build up over time. You actually become a liability if your vision is impaired during your driving. All wipers are not designed to fit every vehicle, but your friendly local Sill-TerHar Motors, Inc. can help you locate and install your specified wipers immediately at little cost to you.

Specialty blades have...
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Keep Your Headlights Clean for a Safe Drive Ahead

Your car is an amazing machine. There are so many different components that go into making your car work. During the day, you may not ever think about your headlights. But when night comes around, you may care about them much more.

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Planning for a Holiday Road Trip


Road trips are a great opportunity to see the country and bond with family and friends. However, it's important to create the best experience possible by being prepared. Follow a simple checklist before you go on your next road trip.

1. Get the car checked
You can't enjoy a road trip if your car isn't in the proper condition. Get the oil changed, and have the car checked before you go. Do…
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Why Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Whenever you drive your vehicle, the act of doing so will put wear and tear on your tires. The trick for preventing major tire wear is to be able to ensure that the wear is evenly distributed among all of your tires. This is done through tire rotation, as rotating your tires is designed to move the less worn tires to the front and the more worn tires to the back. 

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