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Why is my car shaking?

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Why is my car shaking?
Over time you begin to notice your vehicle shake while driving. What’s the cause of this? To determine WHY your car is shaking you need to look at WHEN your car is shaking. If you only feel a vibration when you’re braking, that’s an indicator that it may be time to replace your pads or rotors. A shaking steering wheel is a good indicator that your brake rotors have warped and it may be time for a replacement. Occasionally your brake caliper can stick. This becomes more noticeable at higher sp...
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Why does my car pull?

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Why does my car pull?
When driving the last thing you want is to do is have to hold your steering wheel in place because your car pulls to the right or left. Not only is this frustrating, it's dangerous. What’s the cause of this? Like most auto problems, this can be from a variety of issues. An alignment may appear to be the most common fix, but that’s not always the case. Alignments keep your tires even with one another and the ground. A misaligned wheel can cause your vehicle to pull. If your vehicle goes between...
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Why are my headlights dim?

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Why are my headlights dim?
Unlike a nail in a flat tire, many vehicle issues build up over time. Headlight issues often go neglected because it doesn’t come with a horrible noise or an obvious performance flaw. One day you’re driving at night and you realize your headlights look dimmer than usual. You then realize just how foggy and yellow your headlights have become over time. So what causes this? An important factor to always keep in mind are the weather conditions. Most modern cars are made with polycarbonate plasti...
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Why is my AC blowing warm air?

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Why is my AC blowing warm air?
Nothing can make a summer day longer than a car blowing warm air! This is a nightmare for many drivers trying to stay cool in the heat. The lack of cold air flow can be the end result of a variety of potential problems. AC systems are a complex combination of compressors, evaporators, and condensers. If any of these systems have a leak or failure this could cause your AC to blow warm air. A failed hose or component can cause a leak that can wreak havoc on your system. With so many symptoms of la...
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What's a Hub Assembly?

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What's a Hub Assembly?
The hub assembly is vital to the success of your car and tires. While driving be aware of the hazards that can damage your wheel hub assembly. Things like hitting potholes or striking a curb. The most common sign that your hub assembly is worn is a roaring sound coming from your tires. Additional signs include steering wheel vibration, clicking sounds from the wheels, or having a lot of tire and wheel play when your vehicle is in the air. If you hear or see any of these symptoms, please bring yo...
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Why aren't my wipers working?

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Why aren't my wipers working?
You don’t want to find out your wiper blades are malfunctioning when it’s snowing or raining out. If your blades aren’t making contact with the windshield, chattering, or streaking, it usually  signifies that it’s time to replace your blades. After all your wiper blades are made out of soft rubber and will wear out. It’s usually good to get blades replaced twice a year no matter how often you use them. Damaged or cracked blades can potentially scratch your windshield. If you have any questi...
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Why does my car smell like mildew?

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Why does my car smell like mildew?
It’s springtime, you start your vehicle, and the air that blows from your vents come with a smell. It could smell moldy, it could smell like vinegar, but either way, you don’t like the smell! An overlooked remedy has been sitting in your face all along and it's the cabin air filter! The cabin air filters job is to keep the air in your vehicle clean. It’s usually located behind your glove compartment or under the dashboard. The air filter catches any unwelcome debris that may enter your vehicl...
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Why are my brakes squeaking?

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Why are my brakes squeaking?
Few things can be more annoying than a high-pitched squeal coming from your brakes. Noise from your brakes can mean a variety of things. The root cause of the sound may not always be a bad thing. That being said if you have symptoms of dysfunctional brakes you should take your vehicle into a service professional immediately. After all, brake squeal comes down to vibration and many other factors. Many brakes may squeak after sitting overnight. Moisture from rain can collect on the surface of the ...
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Virginia State Inspections

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 Virginia State Inspections
Before a road trip, before buying a used vehicle, and even for general safety, Virginia State Inspections are vital for all vehicle owners.
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Ferber's Tire & Auto Service, Inc. is proud to welcome you to our new home on the web. We hope this site will make your life a little easier, giving you a convenient way to research auto repairs, find your next set of tires, or schedule an appointment. The best part? Our website is fast and free to use, and available 24/7. Take a few minutes to browse around. We’ve got 2 locations in Ashland that make it easy for you to get the auto repairs you need. Visit the best auto repair shop in Ashl...
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