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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

When you're concerned about winter driving in Macomb, you could benefit from the added performance that winter tires provide. While all-season tires work well in warmer conditions, the hard rubber than they are made of gets less flexible when the temperatures start to drop. These tires are great for people who don't frequently drive in the cold.

Winter tires are made of a soft rubber compound that will effectively grip the road while driving on snow and ice. They are designed to have a deep tread pattern with a high sipe density and many biting edges.

 

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Reduce Blinding Glare

Driving on a bright sunny day is uplifting. But, the sun often hinders the driver's view. The worst times are sunrise and sunset. However, AAA offers a number of tips and tricks to minimize the problem.

Consider wearing a pair of polarized sunglasses that are specifically designed to dampen glare. Use the visors when possible to block the sun's rays. Drive with headlights or daytime running lights on to increase your visibility to other drivers. Ensure to leave more room between you and any vehicle in the front. In this way, you are better able to see what…
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Enjoy Your Music in the 2019 Land Rover Discovery

If audio quality is a top priority for you when you're shopping for a new ride, take a look at the 2019 Land Rover Discovery. This highly sought-after seven-passenger SUV can be equipped with three different audio system. Each is fine-tuned to deliver a great listening experience.

The first is the standard Land Rover audio system. It utilizes 10 speakers that are strategically placed throughout the cabin for ultimate clarity. The other two options are made by Meridian.

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Learn About the Technology Found in the Range Rover Sport

Are you on the hunt for a luxury SUV that has all of the technology features that you want from a vehicle right inside of it? If you are, you should not overlook the popular option that is the Range Rover Sport.

When you come by Land Rover Lakeside, we will show you how the Range Rover Sport sets you up with two different touchscreens to use on the go. This vehicle does not skimp when it comes to technology and it gives you access to all kinds of features through the screens that it offers.
 

 

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How do you replace a flat tire?

Replacing a flat tire is not as simple an operation as it once was. Early in the history of cars, flats were considered a routine repair process. Flats happened often and replacing them was a simple jack the car up, remove and replace the flat and lower the jack and off you went. Today, the process can damage your car if you jack in the wrong spot.

When you have a flat alongside the road, the first thing is to secure your safety. Pull well off the road, set flares as warnings, and make sure your car is level before…

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Stay Connected with Apple CarPlay

We here at Land Rover Lakeside understand the importance of staying connected while on the road. We also know that road safety needs to be a top priority as well.

Introducing Apple CarPlay, this popular in-vehicle technology turns your iPhone into an extension of your connected vehicle. Just press the voice control button on your steering wheel, and Siri follows your commands.

An interactive touchscreen gives you access to many of your favorite apps. Many of these apps have been redesigned with your car in mind. Apps such as Apple Maps guide you to your destination with ease.

 

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Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning

With almost all areas of the country being hit with heavy rains and potential flooding, hydroplaning is a huge concern. While many may think of hydroplaning as exciting, it can be very dangerous. Stop at Land Rover Lakeside and get some tips on how to stay safe, dry and avoid hydroplaning at all costs.

When the water on the road builds up in front of your car faster than the car can push it away, the result is hydroplaning. While we can’t stop the rain, here are some ways to avoid hydroplaning.

• Reduce Your Speed
• Use Good-Quality Tires
• Shut…

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Keep Your Pet Cool in the Car

Pets make great road trip buddies — they’re friendly, eager, and they’re always up for a walk. If you’re traveling in the summer, a few precautions can keep your four-legged friend cool.

Temperatures inside your vehicle can rise quickly. If you need to get out of the car to pump gas or pop into a store for a few minutes, be sure to crack a window. You can also leave the car running with the AC on.

Need to leave the car for more than three to five minutes? Make sure to take your pet with you to…

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Back to School Seasonal Auto Service

The Fall season is the end of summer and the beginning of the school year; it is also the beginning of the cool weather seasons that require preparation and action to protect your vehicles. Basic maintenance is always necessary; autos need fresh oil and proper fluid levels. The cool weather seasons also require some further steps. Auto owners should be sure to have windshield washer fluid, jumper cables, and flashlights.

Macomb-area drivers know that regular oil changes protect the engine and prevent severe damage from heat and excessive wear. 
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Pulling And Carrying Defines Towing Vs. Payload

Many people confuse vehicle towing capacity with payload limits. Knowing the difference is important if you operate a work vehicle, plan on towing auxiliary vehicles, or need to transport extremely heavy items. Exceeding tow and payload limits can do serious damage to your vehicle’s engine and body.

The towing capacity of a vehicle is based on the amount of torque its engine produces. If it begins pulling a heavy load, yet doesn’t have the transmission power to do so, the engine can be damaged. On the other hand, the payload of a vehicle is based on the sum…
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