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Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil In Your Fillmore suv, trucks

If you’re a quart low in your suv, trucks, there isn’t enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you’re driving around the Provo area. The same goes for dirty … Continue reading

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PCV Valve Service At Dearden Motor In Fillmore

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a big job for Fillmore motorists. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that … Continue reading

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Dearden Motor Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

People in Fillmore Utah often ask the question: “Will using premium gas make my car run better?” The answer is simple. But first, let’s talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular … Continue reading

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Dearden Motor On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we’re going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Fillmore, Utah customers. Let’s start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That’s the device that makes electricity to power … Continue reading

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Fuel Injector Cleaning At Dearden Motor

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your suv, trucks engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be … Continue reading

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Recommended Fillmore Service Intervals

Everyone in Fillmore, Utah knows we are advised to go to our Fillmore dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious Fillmore residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can’t be seen with … Continue reading

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The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Fillmore Drivers

People in Fillmore have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you’re wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Fillmore are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have … Continue reading

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System

We all know that under inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires. It’s hard to tell when … Continue reading

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Using Proper Fluids In Your suv, trucks Or Other Vehicle

Today Dearden Motor is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It’s become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It’s not that people in Utah are confused as much as they don’t realize how much things … Continue reading

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Service Center Standard and Procedures

All pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget important steps. It … Continue reading

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