Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle

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New cars cost so much these days. Add financing and insurance and, well a new vehicle may not seem so attractive. A lot of Abilene, TX people are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer. The good news is that with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacture, there’s no reason a… Read more »

Trip Inspection

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North Americans love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than the road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it’s great! But there’s nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now you can’t always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce… Read more »

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

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Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Abilene car’s maintenance schedule. An inspection at Procter Automotive will check your brake system and let you know if there are any… Read more »

PCV Valve Replacement

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The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases are about 70% unburned fuel. If the gases were allowed to stay in the crankcase,… Read more »

Fuel Injectors

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The last new car sold with a carburetor in North America rolled out of the dealership in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much gas to… Read more »

Power Steering Service Near Buffalo Gap

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For most of us living in the Buffalo Gap area, it is hard to remember life without power steering – cranking those great big steering wheels? It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that… Read more »

Air Conditioning Service In Abilene

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Hey Abilene, TX Do you hear loud noises under the hood when you turn on your air conditioner? Do you only get cool air sporadically? If so, it is time to get your air conditioner checked. It’s real easy to take your car’s air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes… Read more »