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Is a Certified Mechanic Servicing Your Brakes?

by Brian England on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Brakes are one of the most critical safety systems in our car. They keep us from plowing into objects and people. Keeping your brakes in working order requires they be checked at least once a year. But just having them checked isn't enough; who you choose to service your brakes matters. When it comes to brake repairs, it's critical that you select a service center that hires qualified, experienced mechanics. Failing to pick the right repair facility puts your safety at risk!

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Topics: brakes, AAA, hydraulic brake system, quality brake service, hydraulic system, mechanical brake system

6 Reasons to Pick Better World Auto Club Over AAA

by Brian England on Mon, Aug 19, 2013

When it comes to choosing an auto club, not all clubs are created equal.  If your auto club membership has come up for renewal, and you are wondering if you should just renew with AAA, we have a better option for you, Better World Auto Club (BWC).  Here's some background...

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Topics: AAA, Better World Auto Club, auto club, environmentally friendly auto club, bicycle roadside assistance

AAA Car Care Centers - The Double Standard

by Brian England on Tue, May 21, 2013

"AAA Car Care Center, AAA owned and operated"  -- so the advertisement in the Baltimore Sun says.  Upon reading this ad, one might think the shop was AAA certified. Right?  

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Topics: AAA, AAA Car Care Centers, AAA Certified, misleading claims

AAA Car Care in Towson -- Is it Really a Name You Should Trust???

by Brian England on Wed, Dec 28, 2011

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Topics: auto repair, AAA, auto industry standards, unfair trade practices, conflict of interests

Buying a Car Battery is Complicated Even...

by Brian England on Mon, May 23, 2011

…the AAA can’t get it right. You would think if you called the AAA for service and you needed a new car battery they would be able to do this job correctly and install the right battery for your car! Recently one of our customers called AAA, and they came out and installed a “fits all battery”. The only thing right about the battery was the cold cranking amps.

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Topics: car battery, AAA, Better World Auto Club, correct battery replacement, cold cranking amps, battery

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