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Yearly Archives: 2024

Involved in a Car Collision? Here's What You Need to Do

Involved in a Car Collision? Here's What You Need to Do

Accidents happen, and being involved in a car collision can be a frightening and disorienting experience. Knowing what steps to take immediately after a collision can help you stay calm, ensure everyone's safety, and protect your rights. Whether it's a minor fender-bender or a more serious accident, having a clear plan can make all the difference. Let's break down the essential steps you should follow if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation. Ensure Safety First The first and most crucial step after a collision is to ensure the safety of everyone involved. If the accident is minor and the vehicles are drivable, move them to a safe location, such as the shoulder of the road or a nearby parking lot. Turn on your hazard lights to alert other drivers. Check yourself and your passengers for any injuries, and call emergency services if anyone needs medical attention. Check for Injuries Assess the condition of all passengers. Even if ... read more

How Are Car Body Repairs Done After a Crash?

How Are Car Body Repairs Done After a Crash?

Car accidents can be stressful experiences, but knowing what happens during the repair process can provide some peace of mind. In this article, we'll share how car body repairs are carried out after a crash, shedding light on the steps involved and the expertise required to restore your vehicle to its pre-accident condition. Assessment and Damage Analysis After a crash, the first step in the repair process is to assess the extent of the damage. Experienced technicians at Fuller Automotive carefully examine the vehicle, looking for structural damage, dents, scratches, and other issues. Using advanced diagnostic tools and their expertise, they create a comprehensive damage report to guide the repair process. Disassembly and Preparation Once the damage is assessed, the next step is to disassemble the affected areas of the vehicle. This may involve ... read more

Weird Sounds From The Suspension? Your Noise Troubleshooting Guide

Weird Sounds From The Suspension? Your Noise Troubleshooting Guide

Have you ever heard strange noises coming from your car's suspension and wondered what could be causing them? From clunks and rattles to squeaks and thumps, unexpected sounds from the suspension can be concerning for any driver. We'll explore common suspension noises, their potential causes, and how to troubleshoot and address them. A Brief Overview of Your Car's Suspension Before looking into your suspension noises, let's briefly review the suspension system and why it's essential. Your car's suspension system provides a smooth and comfortable ride by absorbing shocks and vibrations from the road. It consists of various components, including springs, shock absorbers (or struts), control arms and bushings, all working together to support the vehicle's weight and maintain stability. Common Suspension Noises and Their CausesClunking or Knocking Sounds One of the most common suspension noises is a noticeab ... read more

Why You Should Stop Taking Your Car to the Dealership

Why You Should Stop Taking Your Car to the Dealership

When it comes to servicing your vehicle, the dealership may seem like the default choice, but it's important to recognize the drawbacks that come with it. Dealership service often comes with hefty price tags, long wait times, and impersonal interactions that leave customers feeling frustrated and dissatisfied.  High costs for both parts and labor can quickly add up, making routine maintenance and repairs a financial burden. Moreover, scheduling appointments at the dealership can be a hassle, with long wait times and limited availability. This can leave you stranded without a vehicle for extended periods, disrupting your daily routine and causing unnecessary stress. Furthermore, the pressure to upsell unnecessary services and repairs at dealerships can further inflate your bill and erode your trust in the service provided. This, coupled with the impersonal nature of dealership interactions, ca ... read more

Are Numbers On Tires Important?

Are Numbers On Tires Important?

Tires are an essential component of any vehicle, providing traction, stability, and safety on the road. You've probably noticed a series of numbers and letters imprinted on the sidewall of your tires, but have you ever wondered what they mean?  Deciphering Tire Numbers When you inspect the sidewall of your tires, you'll come across a sequence of alphanumeric characters that may look like a cryptic code at first glance.  However, each part of these tire numbers serves a specific purpose in conveying important information about the tire's size, construction, and capabilities. Understanding Tire Size When you see a set of numbers like "205/55R16" or "245/45ZR18" on your tire's sidewall, each component of this sequence holds vital information about the tire's dimensions and capabilities. Tire Width (205, 245) Th ... read more

What To Do After A Car Accident

What To Do After A Car Accident

Have you ever wondered what to do immediately after a car accident? It's a situation none of us want to face, yet it's crucial to be prepared. Knowing the right steps can make all the difference in the chaotic aftermath of a car crash. Safety First - Securing the Scene The first and foremost step post-accident is ensuring everyone's safety. If the accident is minor and there are no serious injuries, move vehicles to a safe spot, away from traffic. Turn on hazard lights and set up emergency cones or flares if available. This isn't just about safety; it’s also about preventing further accidents. Assessing InjuriesAfter securing the scene: Check for injuries. If anyone is hurt, call 911 immediately. Don't attempt to move an injured person unless there's a hazard requiring immediate action. Remember, your health ... read more

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