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A Brief Intro to Recalls

All recalls aren't created equally. There are vehicle recalls, motor vehicle equipment recalls, recalls on car seats and on tires. If you happen to get one, don't worry. Our team at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. can walk you safely through the recalls process. For your info, here's a little about recalls.

Who Issues Recalls?

The manufacturer of your vehicle or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may issue recalls. Recalls come out after the manufacturer or the NHTSA discover that your vehicle, motor 

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Here are Some Tips for Saving Money on Fuel

Owning a car is a necessity of modern life. Unfortunately, gas is a major expense, and an increase in gas prices can negatively impact your budget. Electric hybrid cars can lower your gas budget, but there is nothing like the power of a gas engine. Here are some fuel efficiency tips you can use to save money on gas: 

Reduce your speed – You can save a lot on fuel costs by avoiding hard acceleration and braking. Avoiding high speeds above 65 mph can also help you save money on gas. 

 

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How Do You Read the Sizes on Tires?

Tires come in different sizes, which is expected. Not every vehicle is the same, and an SUV won't take the exact tire size as a compact model. And not all SUVs take the same tire sizes, either. Owners should familiarize themselves with tire sizes and how to read them. The info is right there on the tire.

Tire size information appears on the sidewall. Manufacturers won't make it difficult for owners or technicians in Milford to read the sizes.

Alpha-numerical info provides the details. The first letter displays the tire size, and numbers representing the tires width and…
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Is Your Vehicle Equipped With the Right Kind of Differential for Your Type of Driving?

Choosing the Right Differential Can Make a Difference in Safety and Operational Efficiency

A vehicles differential works with the torque to control the wheels. A common type of differential is the open system. It operates by providing an even distribution of power among the wheels at all times. The sole exception happens in a situation where less power is necessary to operate one wheel. The wheels spin independent of each other, so the system can experience challenges in tough road conditions. Commonly found on passenger 
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Saving Money with Fuel Economy Tips from i.g. Burton & Co. Inc.

If you're interested in saving money on fuel for your automobile, i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. has some tips that can help. Were happy to help you long term, even after you've purchased a vehicle from us.

Its best to have your fuel tank as full as possible during the colder months that are quickly approaching. When you have more air in the fuel tank, this allows for water to accumulate. You'll need more additives to keep up with fuel efficiency numbers. Make sure that you're having your oil changed regularly at our dealership. 

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Safety Is Important When You Have a Flat Tire

There are some things in life that you need to approach cautiously as opposed to diving right in. Replacing a flat tire is one of those things. There are a few steps you need to follow before you even think about loosening those lug nuts. It is safety that matters most.

This is why you want to first make sure that you get the car as far away from the flow of traffic as possible. This may not always be possible, at which point you will need to call for help before you try to replace the tire on your…

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Things You Should Know About Gaskets and Their Job

Many car owners in Milford might not be aware that a car can have 100 gaskets. These gaskets perform a vital job for your vehicle. i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. wants to share some information about car gaskets and the purpose they serve.

Gaskets of various sizes and shapes are placed between components on a vehicle. They usually rest between a moving and a stationary part. On a car you will find gaskets on the engine system, transmission, and cooling system as well as on a cars fuel pump and other parts. Automotive gaskets are generally made of pliable rubber…

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Signs That You Need a Brake Inspection

Worried about your brakes giving out on you at the worst possible time? Rather than worry, you should take proactive steps towards checking and maintaining your brakes.

While an inspection is always recommended, you can diagnose issues with your brakes yourself by taking note of the following signs:

  • Shaking- If your vehicle shakes to a stop, you might be headed for trouble. Shaking is often an indication of warped rotors, so don't delay getting it checked out.
  • Soft Pedal- When you stomp on your brakes, they should feel firm, not soft.
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Dealing With Your Pet's Hair

Any vehicle owner with pets knows how much of a hassle pet hair can be. Here at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc., we come across people all the time who are at a loss about what to do regarding pet hair in their vehicle's interior. Hair can be a particularly difficult substance to vacuum alone, so we decided to impart some special methods you can utilize for greater success when cleaning your vehicle!

Here at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc., we've found there are a number of ways that you can clean up pet hair. These include using…

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Two Tips To Remember When Placing Your Car Battery

Even many of the latest and most innovative automobile designs can leave Milford drivers stranded when their batteries go dead. Dealing with an old or non-functioning battery can be incredibly frustrating. That's why, at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc., we want to share two important tips to keep in mind when your battery loses its ability to hold a charge.

Find Out Why Your Battery Is Dead

An exhausted car battery doesn't always indicate the need for replacement. In fact, it is sometimes the sign of a larger issue. If the alternator has failed, swapping 

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