How to Test a Car’s Alternator

November 19th, 2018 by
Car alternator

  One of the questions we get asked a lot is how to test for a bad alternator. Since we don’t have a service center on site, we’ve put together this helpful guide, so you can learn how to test your alternator on your own. Use this step-by-step alternator test guide, and count on the…

How to Fix a Flat Tire

November 13th, 2018 by
Flat tire

If you’ve been searching for advice on how to fix a flat tire on a car, then you’ve come to the right place! Your local CarHop dealership is always happy to supply drivers with a variety of DIY car maintenance tips, from how to change your windshield wipers to prepping your car for winter. Today,…

Fun Things to Do in Sioux Falls, SD

October 25th, 2018 by
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There’s plenty of excitement and adventure to be had with these fun things to do in Sioux Falls! In fact, we were hard-pressed whittling down our top picks to a short list. It took some time and quite a few tough choices, but we did it. Here are just a few of things you must…

Learning How to Change Windshield Wipers is Easy

October 23rd, 2018 by
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Your wiper blades are going to break down over time, so it’s generally recommended you change them once every six months or so. If you don’t, you’ll start suffering from visibility issues and possibly even see scratches appear on your windshield. Luckily enough, learning how to replace windshield wipers is as easy as: Measuring Your…

How to Change Oil in a Car

September 21st, 2018 by
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Your car needs engine oil to remove contaminants, lubricate moving parts, and prevent overheating. As a result, drivers often end up asking: Contact Us   How do you change a car’s oil? How often should you change your oil? What happens if you don’t change your oil? How much does an oil change cost? How…

How to Winterize Your Car in 7 Steps

September 21st, 2018 by
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Learning how to winterize your car is something all sensible drivers should do, and it isn’t as hard as you might think! Contact Us Simply: Check the Battery Change Wiper Blades and Refill Fluid Check Tire Pressure Check the Antifreeze Create a Winter Emergency Car Kit Check the Oil and Change the Viscosity Check Belts…

Learn How to Restore Headlights Using Toothpaste

September 6th, 2018 by
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Whether you need to remove some scratches or repair rust on your car, the CarHop team is always here to lend a helping hand via easy, effective step-by-step guides. Today, we’re discussing how to restore headlights using toothpaste. Learn why headlight restoration is necessary and how you should go about doing it. Contact Us Why…

5 Must-Have Car Gadgets You’ll Find Impossible to Resist

September 4th, 2018 by
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Take a look around you: does your car’s interior really express who you are? Could it do with some cool new gadgets? Of course it could – why would your turn down the opportunity to liven up your drive and improve everything from convenience to connectivity? Contact Us How to Care for Your Car Read…

Find the Best Things to Do in Carnegie

July 26th, 2018 by
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CarHop of Carnegie Carnegie, PA Inventory   Looking for things to do in Carnegie, PA? Whether you’re into the arts, are a fan of history, or simply feel like enjoying the finest in food and drink, there’s plenty around to answer your need. Just a few favorites include: Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall…

How to Put a Stop to Squeaky Brakes

July 25th, 2018 by
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Find a Service Shop Near You More Car Care Tips Whether you’re taking a road trip or simply tackling the morning commute, nothing ruins an otherwise pleasant journey like squeaky brakes. Luckily enough, this is a relatively easy automotive woe to put right! Here we’ll cover: Why Brakes Squeak Whether or Not Squeaking Brakes Are…

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