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What is a Transmission?

Our associates here at Jaguar Buffalo understand how frustrating it can be when your vehicle has significant problems, but were here to help. To help keep your driving experience smooth when you're on the go in Williamsville, you'll need to keep up with routine maintenance services, such as oil changes transmission fluid changes.

Be sure that you check your vehicles manual to see what its manufacturer recommends in regards to transmission fluid changes. 

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Appreciating the Importance of Timely Tire Rotations on Your Car

As a car owner, you are responsible for keeping your vehicle in the safest driving condition possible. You must reduce or eliminate the risk of being in an accident whenever you drive. One of the key ways to reduce the chances of an accident involves rotating your tires. These facts can convince you to invest in regular tire rotation for your vehicle.

One of the primary reasons to rotate your car's tires involves ensuring even wear of their tread. 

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Why Your Car's Alignment Matters

The folks at Jaguar Buffalo want you to know how important it is to have a vehicle that is properly aligned. Proper alignment can lead to a smoother ride, better performance and a reduced risk of future damage. If money is a concern, you will be glad to know that adjusting a car's alignment is relatively inexpensive.

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Avoid Being Stranded by Checking Your Battery's Charge

Your car runs because the battery sends electricity to the starter. The battery also provides the power for the electrical system. If your battery isn't generating a full 12.6 volts your car won't perform as it should. Here is how to test your car's battery.

Your battery contains chemicals so for safety wear rubber gloves and goggles. You will also need a voltmeter. With the engine and lights turned off connect the voltmeter's red lead to the positive battery terminal and the black lead to the negative terminal. The reading on the voltmeter should exceed…

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All-Season Or Winter Tires: Which One Should You Use?

Most vehicles come equipped with all-season tires. These tires are designed to provide good traction in a wide-range of weather conditions. Some recommend that driver's put special winter tires on their vehicles when the snow starts to fly. Jaguar Buffalo wants you to have the tire information you need.

All-season tires are a good choice for those who will drive in light winter conditions. The tread on these tires gets stiffer in very cold weather, so they don't grip the road as well when it is really snowy and icy.

Winter tires provide some distinct advantages if you…

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Do You Know What to do if You Slide on Ice?

Here at Jaguar Buffalo, our team has a goal to help Williamsville drivers and passengers stay safe when the weather conditions are harsh. If you're prepared for winter driving, then it enhances safety. Read on to learn what to do if you start to slide on ice.

If you refrain from panicking, then it can help you stay in control of your vehicle. Panic can cause you to overcompensate, and it you overcorrect during a slide, it can cause the vehicle to become even harder to manage. It's also helpful if you refrain from hard braking. Brakes can…

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Failed Ignition Symptoms

The ignition in your car is one of the most important components because if it doesn't work properly, then you're not starting your car. Fortunately, there are usually a few signs that it needs service so that you're not stranded in Williamsville.

One of the prominent signs is that your car won't start when you turn the key in the ignition. While this issue could be the result of a dead battery or another electrical issue, it's also a common sign of a failing ignition. Jaguar Buffalo can test the electrical components to determine if…

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What to Carry with You for Roadside Emergencies

It's never fun to have a breakdown or some other type of roadside emergency. The time it takes to prepare and stock your vehicle for a situation like this though, is far quicker than trying to get help in the middle of nowhere, if you break down with no supplies.

There are many things that your emergency kit in your car should contain. Some items might seem like commonsense like jumper cables and a first aid kit. While you are packing those jumper cables though, be sure to include a flashlight and some spare batteries for the light, so…
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How Do the Brake Pads on Your Car Work?

Your stopping power depends on the condition of your brake pads. If your brake pads are worn out, you could lose the ability to stop your vehicle safely. And that could be dangerous.

When you hit the brake pedal, it causes the brake caliper to start squeezing the brake rotor, which spins with the tire. This squeezing slows down the tire's speed. Brake pads act as a friction buffer between the caliper and the rotor. These pads wear out and need to be replaced on occasion.

It's important to follow manufacturer guidelines for inspecting and replacing brake pads…
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