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Carr Stands ready to help!

 As fall approaches, our heartfelt sympathies go out to everyone in the region impacted by the unprecedented forest fire conditions, the devastation of property, and loss of life. This, in combination with a global pandemic and general uncertainties, has proven to be an extremely difficult time for all. Please know that Carr Stands ready to help provide peace of mind for you on the road forward.

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Don't try to carry too much!

Never exceed your car's roof load specifications or weight limits.You can find them in your vehicle owner's manual. Check the weight limit of your roof rack as well. Typically the range is from 150 to 200 pounds (68 to 90 kg). That's the equivalent of eighteen 8-foot 2 x 4s (2.4-meter 38 x 89s) or three sheets of 3/4-inch (17-mm) plywood. If you have to deliver a heavy load from the home or garden center, consider having it delivered. It will save wear and…

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Thank You First Responders!

We honor all of those who lost their lives on #September11. May we also #NeverForget the heroism of our first responders on that day and the bravery exhibited by those on Flight 93. To the men and women who have served in defense of our nation since that day, also to all the people helping us fight the fires of Oregon, stay strong, have faith and keep fighting.  Thank you.
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Inspect wheel-well splash guards!

These guards, however flimsy on many of today's cars, help keep water and winter's salty slush from splashing up into the engine compartment, where it can damage sensitive electrical components. Unfortunately, these guards tear off easily— sometimes without the driver knowing it. 
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Top Deals for Labor Day Weekend!

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend, and the end of this summer with a new ride. Looking for a new set of wheels? Labor Day weekend is still one of the best times to find a deal on a new vehicle. Here at Carr Chevrolet, we like to…

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Fix the washer fluid tank!

Cracked washer-deicer fluid tanks are fairly common once a car is of a certain age. A good remedy—until you can buy a new tank or find one at the junkyard—is to insert a plastic freezer bag into the tank and fill it with the washer fluid
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Extend the Life of Your Car!

Fill with washer fluid only

Don't add water to the windshield washer reservoir. It won't clean as well as washer fluid, and it may freeze in cold weather and damage the system. Don't try to run your windshield washer system once you suspect there's no more fluid in the tank, or you may damage the washer…

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Avoid light fixture problems!

Avoid light fixture problems

When changing a bad bulb, clean dirty or corroded sockets with fine steel wool or a small wire brush. Wipe the socket clean of debris before installing the new light bulb.

Fix small windshield chips

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Touch up nicks sooner rather than later!

Touch-up paint won't adhere well to rust. So be sure to keep some matching touch-up paint on hand so you can touch up any minor nicks, often found around door edges, before rust has a chance to form.

Tape saves light covers

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Extend the Life of Your Car!

Protect car paint from the sun

Paint does more than make your vehicle look great. It's also the first line of defense against rusted body panels. Of course, the best way to protect the paint is to park the car in a garage. If that is not possible, park in the shade or purchase a car cover. The sun's…
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