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Seeing Streaks? You Need New Wipers!

Seeing Streaks? You Need New Wipers!

Have you noticed your visibility is compromised when it rains because you haven’t changed your wiper blades in a while? Take advantage of Cape Auto’s wiper deal! Buy one Rain-X wiper blade, and get the second FREE! Wiper blades are an essential part of car safety,...

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Winter Driving Tips from Cape Auto

Winter Driving Tips from Cape Auto

A whopping 46 percent of all accidents related to weather happen in the wintertime. It’s not really a surprise, but it should make us pause and think about how we can increase our safety on the roads.  First things first, make sure your vehicle is up to the task....

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Would Your Tire Treads Pass Inspection?

Would Your Tire Treads Pass Inspection?

Did you know there’s a minimum tire tread allowed in Massachusetts in order to pass inspection? It’s 2/32nds of an inch! While that might be an odd measurement, a typical passenger car tire has about twenty square inches of total footprint surface and begins with...

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Don’t Get Stranded This Winter! Check Your Battery!

Don’t Get Stranded This Winter! Check Your Battery!

Batteries don’t like it too hot or too cold. Believe it or not, steamy, humid summer temperatures wear on your battery just like below-freezing weather in winter. If you did not get a new battery in July, there is potential you may need one this winter.  Did you...

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Check Ya Stickah! Don’t Delay Your Annual Auto Inspection

Check Ya Stickah! Don’t Delay Your Annual Auto Inspection

When COVID-19 first hit, the Massachusetts Register of Motor Vehicles offered extensions to annual inspection stickers. The RMV would like to remind & make sure drivers know they will need to get their inspection sticker renewed within the normal timelines. It is...

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Is Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready?

Is Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready?

It’s time to fit in that last road trip of the summer and take advantage of the warm weather! But before you pack up your car and toss in the kids, make sure your vehicle is Road Trip Ready.  Assess Your Tires  How’s that tread looking? Simply turn the penny upside...

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Don’t Get Stranded This Winter! Check Your Battery!

Don’t Let Summer Burn Up Your Battery!

Most of us think about our car battery during the winter, worried that our car won’t start in sub-freezing temperatures. But did you know that the summer heat can be just as bad -- if not worse -- for your car battery?  As the battery fluid evaporates in the high...

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Pothole Correction!

Pothole Correction!

You hit a pothole on your way home from work, and after cursing under your breath wonder, “How the heck are there so many of these!?”  If you’ve ever wondered what causes potholes, keep reading! Water Expands, The Road Erodes  Simply put, water from snow and rain gets...

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Time for an Air Conditioning RECHARGE?

Time for an Air Conditioning RECHARGE?

Even though it's HOT outside, you should still be COOL & Comfortable in your vehicle! If you’re feeling like your air conditioning has lost its cool, we have all your A/C Recharges covered! That includes the NEW R1234yf Unit!  How does a recharge work? We add...

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3 of the Best New England Drives

3 of the Best New England Drives

While many people think road trips are synonymous with summertime, here in New England fall can be an amazing time to pack the family in the car and take a drive. The weather is cooler, there’s apple cider in abundance, and the fall foliage in this part of the country...

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Did You Know Your Vehicle Has Three Filters?

Did You Know Your Vehicle Has Three Filters?

We’ve all been there: gone in for an oil change, only to have the technician say you need a new filter. For fear of looking foolish you give him the ok to switch it out, and then you never think of it again.  But did you know your vehicle actually has three...

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