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Odometer Rollback On Your Dallas Texas Auto

How do Dallas auto owners know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in ’86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Texas consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Texas seller must certify the mileage reported is … Continue reading

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Diesel Maintenance For Texas

At Chris Murphy’s Automotive we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV’s. But our Texas friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance … Continue reading

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Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance For Dallas Drivers

Hello, Dallas car owners. Let’s talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank … Continue reading

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Battery Basics For Dallas

It’s important for Dallas motorists to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Texas weather. Most Dallas drivers think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries … Continue reading

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Chris Murphy’s Automotive: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Your browser does not support video Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your car engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let’s go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on … Continue reading

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Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

No matter how well they’re made, cars are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall … Continue reading

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Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Dallas car

Imagine you’ve left Dallas and you’re up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of … Continue reading

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Coolant/Antifreeze Service At Chris Murphy’s Automotive

Your browser does not support video Anyone that drives a car in Dallas knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Dallas area shoe stores? When buying a running shoe, is quality important? Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous? Would you rather have one pair of long … Continue reading

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10 Services Dallas auto owners Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Dallas. Some days it’s all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That’s why you’ve gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps … Continue reading

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