Monthly Archives: December 2017

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in PEQUANNOCK, NJ

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in PEQUANNOCK, NJ

Every car in PEQUANNOCK, NJ, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible and audible devices Immobilizing devices Tracking devices Let's review each of these. One is common sense; you would be surprised how many vehicles are stolen in NJ where the keys were left in the ignition with the doors unlocked. Always take your keys and lock the doors. In fact, in some places it's against the law to leave a vehicle unattended with the keys in the ignition.And don't leave spare keys in the car or hide them outside – because a thief will find them. PEQUANNOCK drivers would be wise to park in well-lit areas that have a lot of foot traffic. If possible, park near the end of a r ... read more

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Automotive News

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for PEQUANNOCK

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for PEQUANNOCK

PEQUANNOCK drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the PEQUANNOCK area, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.Because new cars are more expensive, PEQUANNOCK residents are driving their old cars longer. The average car is now over nine years old. 68% of vehicles on the road have more than 75,000 miles/120,000 kilometers. As cars age, their performance drops, they have difficulty idling for long periods and are more sensitive to weather extremes. Fortunately today's cars are up to the challenge - but they need a little help to keep on going.Some owner's manuals don't outline service requirements and schedules at higher mileage. Of course, that doesn't mean it doesn't have to be done. In fact, it's more important than ever for PEQUANNOCK drivers to stay on to ... read more

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Fuel System

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from BOCK AUTOMOTIVE

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from BOCK AUTOMOTIVE

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as you drive around the PEQUANNOCK area. It can also lead to the buildup of harmful deposits on valves and in the combustion chamber.That's why all vehicles, including vehicles, come equipped with a fuel filter. The job of the filter is to clean out little pieces of dirt and contamination. The filter captures the contaminants and keeps them out of the fuel stream. Of course, like all filters, it will eventually get clogged up and need to be replaced at BOCK AUTOMOTIVE in PEQUANNOCK.If your fuel filter is clogged, the vehicle engine can't get all the fuel it needs, and it may sputter at high speeds or quick acceleration. Many fuel filters have a by ... read more

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Fuel System
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