Enhance Visibility At Night With DIY Headlight Restoration

Drivers, are you having a difficult time seeing at night because of poor headlights? Sometimes all your car needs is a quick DIY headlight restoration kit. It's surprising how headlight restoration improves brightness and enhances the cosmetic look of older cars (five years and older).

What Comes Inside Of A Headlight Restoration Kit?

Before you buy, make sure you're getting the essentials for complete headlight restoration. Most kits come with the following:

  • Sanding pads/High-grit sandpaper

The first step in headlight restoration is sanding headlight housing with 1,000-grit 

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Why Heat Is Your Battery's Worst Enemy

Our service team here at Acura of Laurel wants you to know that hot batteries are major threats to the condition of your car. Heat has the ability to break your vehicle in multiple ways. The battery is a car part that utilizes chemical energy to create electric energy. 

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Why Look for an Auto Repair Technician with ASE Certification?

If you’ve ever visited an automotive repair shop, you might have noticed a sign in the window or on the wall that mentioned ASE certification. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence is a widely recognized organization that seeks to promote the auto repair industry by building consumer confidence and encouraging good work practices via its certification process for repair technicians.

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Apple CarPlay Overview

It isn't a good idea to have your phone in your hand while you are driving. However, if you are looking for a safer way to use your iPhone, then you can use Apple CarPlay. Apple CarPlay is a built-in system in your phone that allows you to receive messages, make phone calls, get directions and listen to music. One of the many great things about Apple CarPlay is that you can operate it without using your hands. You can ask Siri to do all of those things for you.

 

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How to Debadge Your Car

If you want to remove the badge from your car, then the first thing that you will have to do is figure out how the badge is attached. This will determine whether you can remove it yourself or you will have to call a professional to do this. If adhesive is used, then you can easily remove the badge yourself. However, if it is attached with rivets and screws, then it is best for you to call a professional.

You can start the removal process by softening the adhesive. There are many ways that you can do this. You can…

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Low Mileage Oil-Change Intervals

You are considered a low-mileage driver if you drive 40 miles or less per day. People who are retired, work from home and take public transportation are often low mileage drivers. If you are a low-mileage driver, then you don't have to change your oil as often as someone who drives a lot. However, your car will still require basic maintenance.

Keep in mind that your oil only needs to be changed when it is dirty. You can check the oil dipstick every month. The oil should be a golden or light color. If the color has changed, then…

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