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Keeping Your Dog Safe In The Car

According to the Humane Society of the United States there are approximately 78.2 million owned dogs in the United States. That’s a lot of Fido’s hanging around, sleeping on our sofas, stealing food from the kitchen counters and generally making our lives better. And as vacation season is in full swing we naturally want to put our buddy in the car for a trip to the campground. Or even just a trip to the store for barbecue supplies. So if Sam is riding shotgun there are things you can do to keep him safe and sound. Keep your dog safe in the car. Sure they love to do it, but don’t let them hang their heads out of the window. It may be a traditional sign of warm weather but they can easily be injured by flying debris. Unrestrained pets cause more than 30,000 accidents annually, according to a AAA report. That can be as simple as Buster Brown jumping into the front seat or as devastating as a flying dog out ... read more

What different air conditioner smells indicate

Normally as a car becomes older, mold, bacteria, fungi and other micro organisms begin to grow. This is especially true in areas rarely accessed such as the vents of the air conditioner and on the evaporate right behind the dashboard. As time passes, there is the gradual development of an unpleasant odor from the air conditioning unit which starts off light and grows to become very disgusting if not taken care of promptly. The best solution to this problem is to locate the drain tube of the car’s air conditioning system. Once you have identified it, start by checking it to make sure that it is working properly. Next, use anti-bacterial treatment to get rid of any bacteria that may have grown along the cooling system’s vent and behind the dash panel. Finish by injecting a little of the treatment solution into the air conditioners case. It is advised that you carry out the above steps when the air conditioner is turned off but with the fan on. This will help evaporate any ... read more

Becoming an AAA Approved Auto Repair Shop

Triple A – one of the most well-known brands when it comes to automotive care and help. While many are familiar with the towing service, insurance and oval car decals for members, AAA also offers a great service to customers when it comes to finding a reliable auto repair shop. At Sallas Auto, we belong to the AAA Approved Auto Repair program, which approves auto repair facilities that meet the highest standards in vehicle repair, competency, reliability, cleanliness, overall experience and fair pricing. What does it take to get AAA approved? Only dedicated auto repair shops meet the AAA standards and become an Approved Auto Repair Shop. It’s a process that requires transparency and honesty while seeking the AAA “stamp of approval.” AAA Performs Surveys First, representatives from AAA visit the shop(s) and take a tour, and survey of the business. They ask the customers about their satisfaction through surveys, and look to see if they shop has a customer satisfaction of 94% or highe ... read more

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