Triangle Car Care Raleigh NC
Bobby Dunn - Owner
"I have always treated each customer
like I would want to be treated, it's no secret,
but I've built my business on it"

I need to replace a burned out fuse, what should I do?

When you need to replace a fuse, read the amperage printed on the fuse and replace the old fuse with a new one of the same amperage. Should your new fuse also blow, the problem may be in the circuit; have one of our technicians check it for shorts or defects. I need to replace a...
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What should I do if my car starts to overheat?

First and foremost, find a safe place to pull over and immediately shut your engine off. Wait until your engine cools before you check the fluid level in the radiator or it can burn you. Have your car towed to an auto repair shop. Overheating is serious and if you don’t...
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What dashboard lights should I worry about and which are just precautions?

All dashboard lights require attention. Lights alert owners of issues. The engine light, oil light, ABS light, traction light, and tire pressure light all require attention by a mechanic. Other lights, such as the gas light or wiper fluid light can be taken care of by owners....
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How often should I change my oil?

If you drive in severe conditions, including dirty or dusty roads, in extremely hot or cold climates, high traffic areas that require stop and go driving, long trips, or if you tow a trailer, change your oil every 3,000 miles. However, if you switch to synthetic oil, your...
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When should I get my oil changed?

Oil changes should be performed ever 3,000 miles or three months, check your owner’s manual for their recommendation When should I get my oil changed? was last modified: May 17th, 2022 by trianglecarcare
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What is that milky brown engine oil?

When a gasket blows, a casing cracks, or there is a failed transmission cooler, coolant leaks into the oil. This leak is what causes the milky brown engine oil. This serious condition needs to be check by a professional technician quickly. What is that milky brown engine oil? was...
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What is synthetic motor oil?

Synthetic motor oils improve fuel economy and can extend the time between changes. If you have a high output, turbo, or super charged engine, a vehicle used for towing, or in extreme weather conditions, synthetic motor oil is your best choice. Slightly more expensive than its...
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I smell something in/around my car, what could it be?

If the smell is akin to the smell of burning bread, as in a light but sharp odor, there is most likely an electrical short, which is burning insulation. Get the smell check out as soon as possible. Try not to drive it. The sulfuric smell, or ‘rotten egg’ smell is an...
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My car is making a terrible sound, what information will help?

Noises such as squeaks, squeals, rattles, and rumbles, are great indicators that there is maintenance needed. Here are some common noises. Squeals and clicks are sharp noises related to engine or vehicle speed. A shrill, sharp noise, usually related to engine speed. Screeches are...
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I hear an intermittent noise from the front of my car. Do I need to worry about it?

Noises are never a good sign; have every noise checked by a technician. The worse the noise, the sooner you should have it checked out, as with most issues, the sooner the cheaper. I hear an intermittent noise from the front of my car. Do I need to worry about it? was last...
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