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Are You in Need of a Tire Replacement?

How familiar are you with your automobile's tread and tread ribs? It is a common feature on nearly everyone's vehicle. It also makes driving under wet conditions much easier than cars with extensive damage on the tread linings. Bad tread is often touted as the best way to know if it's time to get an overhaul. However, tires can also show many other visible signals of needing new wheels.

The rubber on bad tires will be ragged in appearance. Random pieces of the tire will tend to fall off, especially when driving in dry conditions. 

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Don't Let a Dirty Air Filter Cause Damage

A clean and properly operating engine air filter is key to optimal performance and fuel efficiency in your vehicle. It helps clean the air from outside before it is put into your engine. A dirty air filter is not only less efficient, it can cause particulates and other outside pollution to enter your engine and cause damage. Replacing air filters is one of the simplest and most affordable ways to properly maintain your vehicle, and at Porsche Bethesda, we can help you find the best air filter for your type of vehicle.

 

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Examine Your Belts and Hoses for Improved Performance

It can seem like the vehicles we drive around in today are closer to a rocket ship than they are to the cars of the past. With digital displays and push button starters, it can be easy to forget your car still depends on many different mechanical parts in order to function properly. The most common of these parts may be the hoses and belts, and these need regular service and replacement. Here at Porsche Bethesda, our expert mechanics can help with any of your belts or hose replacement or repair needs.

 

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You Can Save Time by Scheduling Your Next Service Appointment Online

Everyone enjoys being able to save time and simplify their life when and where they can. Here at Porsche of Rockville, we like to do things that assist you with doing that.

We put an online service appointment scheduling tool on our website to help you save time. For those times when you know what you need and just need to quickly get yourself on the board with an appointment, you can now just log on, click, and get yourself a service appointment. It is that easy.

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Add Traction to a Slippery Driveway

Driving in the winter can be a difficult thing to do in North Bethesda, MD – especially when facing the problems of ice and snow that can cause your luxury car to get stuck. Thankfully, there are three ingredients that our team recommends that you keep on-hand during the winter months: Kitty litter, sand and road salt.

Most of us have seen salt and sand spread across roadways to melt snow and ice in a fast and efficient manner. 

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Move Over Laws Help Keep Everyone Safe

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Being stuck on the side of the road with cars speeding past you is never a good feeling. Anyone who has been through this can tell you how vulnerable it can make you feel. The same holds true for those that come to help. Working on the side of a busy highway is no relaxing task either. That is why all 50 states have implemented some sort of "move over" law.

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Get the Right Blades for the Job

Were you aware that there are wiper blades that are specifically designed for us in the winter? Many people are not. These winter wiper blades have been designed to handle the extreme temperatures you may encounter in North Bethesda, Maryland and the ice and snow. They will not get brittle or break under the harsh conditions of the colder months and will actually last through the season.

You will save a lot of money by investing in these types of blades rather than trying to make do with your "normal" wiper blades. 

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Tips to Travel With Food for Holiday Gatherings

Driving with food for the holidays is necessary if you have family in another city or if you are planning to go to a holiday party where you need to bring a dish. The problem is that while traveling, there are road conditions that could make transporting your homecooked goodies difficult.

While driving to get someplace for the holidays, the conditions of the road can affect the items that you are driving in. If the road is icy and you hit a patch of ice, when the car slides, the food could slide off from the seat and onto the…

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