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Signs Your Car May Need a New Belt

If your vehicle's timing or serpentine belt go bad or slip off, it can result in the total loss of function in your vehicle. However, long before this occurs, there are signs you may notice while driving or starting your vehicle that it may be time to call Porsche of West Houston for belt service today.

Your vehicle may exhibit one or all of the following symptoms in the event one of your belts is beginning to go bad: A loss of power or acceleration, difficulty using the power steering, or a loud squealing or grinding sound upon starting…

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What Does Brake Fluid Do?

Most people know that your vehicle requires brake fluid to make your brakes work, but what exactly does brake fluid do? Luckily, we here at Porsche of West Houston are here to give you the rundown of the basics of brake fluid.

When you hit the brakes of your vehicle, compression occurs which moves fluid through your brake lines. Brake fluid can operate at very high temperatures and pressures, which is perfect for the environment created under the hood of a car.  

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Understanding Synthetic Oil

When it comes to getting your oil changed, it can be confusing to know which type to request. Synthetic oil is made of artificial compounds. Some manufacturers require the use of synthetic oil in their engines, which is why it is crucial for you to speak with an experienced mechanic before having any type of oil change done to your vehicle.

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Help Make Emergency Workers' Jobs Safer by Slowing Down and Moving Over

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Every day in Houston, emergency workers risk their lives to clear damaged vehicles from the road after accidents occur. They are usually seen wearing reflective clothing and flashing temporary lights for traffic to slow down. Unfortunately, not all drivers are aware of Move Over laws, which stipulate that all drivers must slow down whenever any vehicles or workers are blocking a section of the street. Some of the vehicles that are most often seen flashing hazard lights, which is an indication for drivers to use caution and move over, are as follows:

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