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Mercedes Owner's $1000 Cup of Coffee

by Brian England on Mon, Feb 13, 2017

When our cars are new, many of us limit consumption of food and drinks in the car.  We want to keep them clean for as long as possible.  Then, as time passes, those of us who aren't sticklers lighten up and allow a cup of coffee, maybe a little candy or trail mix.  Well, we know of one Mercedes owner who is likely regretting his decision to allow that cup of coffee. Here's the scoop.

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Topics: preventive car care, Mercedes, prevention, diagnostics, contigo, travel mug

Car Repairs and Maintenance When Money is Tight

by Brian England on Wed, Nov 24, 2010

When your budget is under strain in a slow economy, it is easy to put off preventive maintenance of your car with the thought of saving money. It's true, today's modern vehicles can go longer between services, parts that used to make cars unreliable after 10,000 to 20,000 miles now last 50,000 to 100,000 miles. But, regular maintenance checks are still very important. They tell your service provider the current condition of your vehicle so they can make informed recommendations that will also take your budget into consideration.

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Topics: preventive auto maintenance, preventive car care, brake job, tight economy, car repairs

Preventive Car Maintenance, Neither Red or Blue, Just Common Sense

by Brian England on Mon, May 24, 2010

Even with the passage of health care reform, the debate continues. There are many different ideas and opinions on what health care reform is going to do or not do. It is a complicated issue because we have a complex health care system or mix of systems. But there are some issues there's not much debate on: 1) the importance of primary care; 2) practicing preventive care, and 3) establishing good health care practices.  If we can work out a health care plan that includes all three, we will be well on our way to preventing many serious health care problems.

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Topics: preventive auto maintenance, preventive car care, auto care, regular auto maintenance

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