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Learn About Your Vehicle's Differential

Our team at Evergreen Subaru takes the time to keep you informed about how to keep your vehicle in optimal shape. A differential is an important piece of equipment that helps your vehicle perform at its best.

A differential is a gearbox that is located between the drive wheels of your vehicle. Many four-wheel drive vehicles have a front and rear differential. A differential works with the transmission to transfer power from the engine to the axle that turns the wheels. It also makes turning possible.  

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Muffler and Exhaust Service Needed in a Timely Manner

There are many makes and models of vehicles that will hold up well over years and years of use. An unfortunate part of owning a vehicle is that there will sometimes be repairs and service that needs to be done. When it comes to your muffler and exhaust system, this is a very important part of your vehicle. Without it, you wouldn't be able to hear very well as your drive. The noise from your engine would be deafening. Not to mention, the exhaust system also moves exhaust from your engine out the back of your vehicle. 

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How the Brakes on Your Vehicle Work

The brake pads on your vehicle wear down over time. You can expect that the brake pads will last around 50,000 miles but they can wear down faster if you use your brakes frequently. If you hear loud noises coming from your vehicle when you press down the brake pedal, it's time to have your vehicle checked.

As your brake pads wear down, they will begin to squeal against the rotors when the brake pedal is pressed down. The pads will eventually wear out completely, and you will hear metal grinding on metal when the brake pads are…

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How to Care for Your Vehicle this Winter

Evergreen Subaru wants you to know how to care for your vehicle through each season, and we want you to understand all of the little things that you can do to look out for your vehicle in the winter months. There are simple steps that you can take to help protect your vehicle from harm.

Care for your vehicle and keep it running well in winter months by making sure that it has a powerful battery in place. Make sure that the battery that is inside your vehicle has strength left in it and that it is not drained.  

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Secrets to Making Your Tire Change Even More Successful

While changing a tire is actually a lot simpler than it seems, some people make it a lot more complicated than it needs to be. Some of the tips for changing a tire more successfully may seem a little counter-intuitive for some people. Fortunately, people who remember these tips will make things easier for them.

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Getting A Timing Belt

A timing belt is a device that resides on the outskirts of the engine, and it is connected to both the crankshaft and camshaft. Whenever the engine releases exhaust or takes in gas, the timing belt is what assists the engine with opening and closing at the right times.

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Why is Oil Viscosity Important?

Chances are you know that your vehicle must have different types of oil in summer and winter. Technicians will commonly refer to this difference as the oil's weight, but what it really refers to is the oil's viscosity. The term describes how easily the oil flows through the engine.

Most of the time, your vehicle will receive a multi-viscosity oil, such as a 10W30. which means it can resist flow at different temperatures. The first number designates viscosity when the engine temperature is low, while the number after the W describes the flow when the engine is hot…

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Tips On Reading Tire Sizes

Are you lost on how to read tire sizes for your vehicle? Here are a few handy tips on reading tire sizes and getting the best possible tires for your vehicle.
  • The tire's class is determined by the first letter of the tire's markings. For example, a "P" would stand for passenger car tires
  • The section width refers to the width of the tire
  • The aspect ratio number refers to the tire's height
  • The speed rating refers to how fast you can go on a properly inflated tire
  • An R would designate the tire as radial
  • Wheel…
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Pre-Owned Vehicle Shopping Tip: Check the Cost of Ownership

When considering which pre-owned vehicle to buy, there are a couple things to consider besides a vehicle's price and features. There's also the cost of ownership to factor into your decision.

Every model and year of a vehicle is different, and two vehicles of the same model and year will have different mileage and maintenance histories. This makes judging a vehicle's future reliability difficult. The place to start is the model's dependability ratings. Other costs of ownership include insurance, depreciation, and normal maintenance costs. When you factor in all of these costs...

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Have you been searching for the perfect vehicle?

Finding a vehicle you can count on is easy when you consider a hatchback. Did you know that hatchbacks offer an assortment of perks and benefits you're sure to love? Here's what you need to know.

Hatchbacks offer a unique design that is both luxurious and beautiful. Enjoy driving in style and in comfort when you choose this type of vehicle. You'll also be able to enjoy plenty of cargo space. The hatchback design ensures you're able to efficiently and easily store your belongings, groceries, and luggage without any hassle or stress.

Come find out more…

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