Buick Envision Safety Features

The Buick Envision is a small luxury SUV that has been getting serious attention these days. These are a few safety features making drivers want to get behind the wheel.

Put the new Buick Envision in reverse, and its Rear Cross Traffic Alert feature takes over and scans the roads to see if the coast is clear. If a vehicle moves within 65 feet of your vehicle, an alert goes off so you can stop and then proceed with caution. 

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The GMC Canyon has an Outside as Beautiful as Its Inside

Wouldn't it be nice to get into a small pickup truck that is not only popular, but that has an outside that is as beautiful as its inside? The GMC Canyon is a popular choice if you are seeking a small pickup truck with special exterior features.

The new GMC Canyon has a functional cargo box that allows you to haul a large load without issue and helps the truck to look good. The grille of a vehicle should attract attention and look nice, and the GMC truck features a chrome grille surround that helps to draw eyes to…

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How Much Space is There in the GMC Terrain?

Despite being a small SUV, the GMC Terrain offers plenty of space for passengers and cargo. The vehicle seats five with over 40-inches of leg room for each occupant. There is plenty of head and shoulder room for occupants as well. Altogether, the driver and passengers alike ride in comfort.

The GMC Terrain is not stingy with cargo space. With all seats up and occupied, the Terrain still offers 29.6 cu. ft. of cargo space. With the rear seats folded down, cargo space increases to 63.3 cu. ft. The passenger seat also fold down offering a flat floor…

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Make Safety A Priority With The New Buick LaCrosse

The Buick LaCrosse utilizes the newest technologies to ensure you arrive at your destination safely. This popular full-size luxury sedan received a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety and features OnStar for added protection.

Accidents caused by drivers drifting out of their lanes happen every day. The Buick LaCrosse helps drivers avoid these accidents with Lane Keep Assist. Lane Keep Assist gently corrects the steering wheel if a vehicle drifts out of its lane. 

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Testing Your Car's Battery at Home is Simple

Cars require regular maintenance, and it is important that you know how to perform some of these basic maintenance checks. Testing your battery is one of those basic maintenance tasks. Not only that, making sure you have a properly functioning battery could save you an enormous headache if the car fails to start on a cold winter morning, or is dead in a parking lot far from home.

Testing your battery only requires one inexpensive piece of specialty equipment, a voltmeter. A voltmeter can generally be found for $20 or under and is simple to use. 

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Ready for Spring? It's Time to Fix up Your Car

If you love spring weather and spending time outdoors, you'll love ensuring that your car is working as smoothly as possible. It's important to take regular care of your vehicle to ensure it lasts as long as possible. When it comes to weather changes, caring for your vehicle is more important than ever.

Consider bringing your vehicle in for a seasonal car maintenance check. Springtime is a fantastic time to have your brakes, clamps, and hoses checked. You may also need to have belts tightened and your coolants flushed.  

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What Should I Know About My Spare Before Driving?

Drivers hardly ever think about their spare tire. Most do not know what type of spare their vehicle carries. You should always make sure you understand the intricacies of your spare. Those intricacies do not just include the spare itself; they also include how to change the tire and where your equipment is in your vehicle to complete that change.

Knowledge of the location of your spare is imperative. Most spare tires are in the trunk. Other spare tires, most notably on a pickup truck, are located beneath the vehicle to save space. 

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Why Are Tire Rotations Important?

You may see commercials or advertisements online for tire rotations. But what exactly are they and why do you need to have them performed? That is why our experienced auto service team here at Classic GMC Buick is here to give you the basics about tire rotations.

A tire rotation involves either moving your tires from the front to back, left to right, or vice versa. This is done because our tires tend to wear unevenly. Rotation helps us maximize the useful life out of our tires before we have to shell out more money to buy new ones. 

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Signs That Point to a Faulty Starter

When your vehicle won't start, it's natural to think that a dead battery or the alternator may be at fault. That's not always the case. Starters have their own issues, which can appear as your vehicle ages.

Like other essential parts of your car, the starter will show definite signs when something is going awry. Grinding when you start your vehicle can result in damage to the flywheel if left unchecked. Freewheeling, which is a whining noise, means the starter gear is not engaged with the flywheel and may point to a starter replacement. 

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How to Safely Replace a Flat Tire

Changing a flat tire is easy if you know how to do it safely. Let the Classic GMC Buick tire center and car repair experts help you get started!

  1. Be sure the car is on a flat surface. If not, you could place a block behind one tire to keep it from moving.
  2. Use the lug wrench to loosen the lugs slightly, but do not remove them off the wheel bolts.
  3. Jack up your vehicle until there is enough room for the spare tire to clear the ground. 
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