Make Your Next SUV a Safe, Reliable GMC Acadia

The GMC Acadia comes fully loaded with an array of safety features that are sure to appeal to drivers from all walks of life in Fertile, MN, and beyond. We here at Christian Motors, Inc. are excited to introduce the latest GMC Acadia line-up, and we know that you’ll be impressed as soon as you get a closer look at it.

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How to Clean Your Car Quickly

Cleaning your car only takes about 15 to 20 minutes with our fast method for those who need a quick routine. With the right materials and tools, you can wash your car using just a garden hose and spray nozzle, car wash mitt, car-safe shampoo, a bucket of clean water, and a microfiber cloth. 

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Understanding Synthetic Oil

The short explanation is that synthetic oil is a man-made, artificial lubricant. Because it’s produced from controlled ingredients, its purity is much higher than petroleum-based oil, which relies on a natural product. That means synthetic oil has greater longevity and higher quality than conventional motor oil.

Drivers using synthetic motor oil can expect to extend or even double the time between oil changes, making it an economic product. Its benefits don’t stop there, however; synthetic oil doesn’t build up in your engine 

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Guide to Protect and Clean Your Tires

Tire cleaning using the right products is essential to prevent them from dry rot. Tires mainly develop the browning layer problem, and also, if you use the wrong cleaning products, they discolor and crack.
Always wash the tires before washing your vehicle to avoid splashing grime onto the already cleaned car parts.

Step One:
Ensure you have the necessary cleaning agent for the type of car tires or use the all-purpose solution.

Step Two:
Select a good tire brush with a stiff nylon bristle to help reach into the tire crannies as you scrub.

Step Three:
With a bucket full…

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Don't Let Salt Corrode Your Car

Salt is commonly used on the roads during the wintertime to melt ice. Your tires will inevitably kick up ice onto your car causing corrosion to occur if it isn't cleaned off frequently. 

Here are a few ways you can protect and prevent your car from the salt on the road:

  • Apply ceramic coating or wax

Use a ceramic coating to give your paint job an extra layer of protection. Wax is also another temporary way to protect the paint job from dirt, salt, UV rays and more.

  • Degrease the engine regularly

 

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Construction Differences Between Tires

Drivers should understand the difference between winter tires and all-season tires prior to making purchasing decisions. To suit a wide range of customer needs, manufacturers often equip their vehicles with all-season tires. Winter tires and all-season tires are different in more ways than just their usages. 

 

Materials

Winter tires and all-season tires are developed using two different types of rubber. Manufacturers develop winter tires using a rubber compound that allows the tire to remain flexible under colder weather conditions. The 

 

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The Basics of Fuel System Service

How often should your car receive fuel system service? According to our Christian Motors, Inc. service techs, your car should receive fuel system service at least every 30,000 miles or sooner. It depends on your car's behavior. Here's how to know for sure.

Dirty Fuel System, Subpar Car Performance

A dirty or clogged fuel system prevents your car from performing at its peak. It also ages your car's engine and transmission prematurely. As a result, a dirty fuel system makes your car behave like it's much older than it actually is: rough starts, shuddering when…

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