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Change of Weather? Change Your Wiper Blades

We rely on our windshield wipers to keep our windshields clear of rain, snow, and even debris, yet we often overlook them until it is too late. Below are two indicators that your windshield wipers need to be replaced:

  • Improper Contact with Windshield- Unfortunately you may not notice until you are stuck in heavy rain or snow that your wiper blades are not making proper contact with the windshield and therefore not reaching certain areas. 
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Why Your Brake Pads Need to Be Changed

So the mechanic has told you that it's time to change your brake pads. But do you know why they need to be changed periodically, anyways? Brake pads quite literally serve as a pad for the braking system. They provide cushion between the rotor and the caliper that squeezes on the rotors. 

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Are There Situations When I Should Adjust My Tire Pressure?

Recommended tire pressures should never be adjusted under normal driving conditions. The tire pressure recommendations from the vehicle manufacturer are the result of extensive and exhaustive tests involving the tire model in question and your vehicle model. There are, however, special driving conditions when you should adjust your tire pressure.

When you are driving your vehicle through snow and ice, it may be a good idea to deflate your tires a pound or two to provide a bit more contact, and therefore grip, with the road.

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What is the Difference Between a Powertrain Warranty and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

If you’re in the market for a new or certified used vehicle, you should be prepared to discuss two of the most comprehensive warranty packages that will be offered to you. While they are both comprehensive, there are differences, and it’s advisable to understand what each specifically includes and excludes. Another factor is the length of time they’re in effect.

A powertrain warranty should cover the oiled parts of your vehicle that make it possible to move forward or in reverse. Examples of parts included in this category are the transmission, engine, drive shaft, and wheel bearings…

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Service Appointments are Just a Few Clicks Away

Your vehicle service appointment isn't a wait and see the process. At Route 60 Genesis, our staff takes enormous pride in being efficient. That's why we've created the online service schedule for our Vero Beach customers. It's meant to provide each and every customer with the ability to schedule their own regular service appointment.

You can point and click just a few times. You'll be able to utilize our user-friendly online service scheduler to select the appointment time that best fits your individual schedule. You'll be able to provide valuable input about the nature…

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Our Vehicles Have a Lot of Horsepower

Horsepower is a handy way to measure power. It's been around since the 1800s when James Watt came up with the term. Horsepower's about 33,000 pounds per foot in one minute. That's a lot of power. James Watt takes the credit for coming up with the way to measure power by comparing it to the power behind ponies that used to haul coal at the mine.

Horsepower can also be used to describe a number of watts. One horsepower It's the equivalent of 756 watts. That's a lot of watts and a lot of…

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Why You Want to Apply for Your Next Car Loan Online

Submitting an online automotive financing application has many advantages for the car buyer. A couple of which include, saving time, saving travel to the dealership to fill out the paperwork and giving the buyer confidence in knowing just how many cars they can afford before they ever go through the selection process.

Our team at Route 60 Genesis in Vero Beach, FL area has put together a very easy online finance application system for its potential and existing customers. You can fill out your application from the comfort of wherever you and your computer are.

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Planning for a More Efficient Road Trip

Many people are traveling during this time of year. If you're among the many folks who will be taking a road trip, we have some advice for you. Our team at Route 60 Genesis reminds you to set up a service appointment before heading out. Maintenance and repairs along the way can be expensive. These tips will not only help you save money but, you'll also save valuable time:

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Transporting your Holiday Food the Safe Way

We all enjoy the food made on the holidays, but how do you get it home without accidents and messy clean ups? All those pies, casseroles and other yummy holiday foods need to be packed up tight and secure to guarantee enjoyment later on. Here's a few ways to help.

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