Why Brakes?

September 28th, 2020 by

Brakes are an essential safety feature in your car. They Inhibit motion through the absorption of energy when your vehicle is in motion. When you are informed about the brake types, it will be easier for you to take care and often repair them. Emergency/Parking Brakes They are peripheral braking systems, and they operate independently…

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Car Wax 101 – Understanding the Basics

September 20th, 2020 by

Here at Planet Alfa Romeo serving Miami drivers, we want to help you keep your vehicle looking nice. Car wax is an important part of detailing your vehicle. If you use wax on a regular basis, it will help keep your car clean, and it will help protect the paint. Car wax can come from…

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Fast Tips for Replacing a Flat Tire

August 25th, 2020 by

You find yourself stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire. You don't have cell phone service, so you can't call your roadside assistance number for help. Even though it's been a few years since you last changed a flat tire, Planet Alfa Romeo has some fast tips that will help you…

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Important Things to Know About Gaskets

August 25th, 2020 by

Did you know that your car or truck can have 100 or more gaskets? Planet Alfa Romeo offers the following information to help drivers in Miami learn more about gaskets and the purpose they serve. Gaskets are molded parts which are placed between the moving and stationary parts of a car or truck. They can…

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Most Common Motor Oil Myths

July 30th, 2020 by

When the motor oils are added into the car’s engine, several things are improved. They prevent the car engine from dangerous overheating and also giving it a chance to function without issues. Some of the most common myths in the section below are: 1. Oil Should be changed when it changes color This myth is…

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How To Read And Interpret Tire Markings

June 18th, 2020 by

Reading tire sizes definitely isn't every driver's strong suit. In fact, for most people, tire markings can be quite confusing. At Planet Alfa Romeo, we want to share information that will help Miami locals better understand all that's been printed on the sidewalls of their tires. How To Determine A Tire's Class You can determine…

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System Alerts

May 30th, 2020 by

There are a few different scenarios when a tire pressure light will come on inside of your vehicle. Most people assume this will only happen when there is a need for more air to be added to their tires. In fact, your tire pressure monitoring system will alert you of too much air pressure, too…

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Belts & Hoses – Why They’re Important

May 26th, 2020 by

If you’ve ever looked under the hood of your car, you’ve probably been amazed at the high number of belts and hoses. There are many belts and hoses under your car’s hood and, unbelievably, they all serve a purpose. They may be timing belts, brake lines, radiator hoses or a variety of other types of…

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Reasons your car battery might fail

May 6th, 2020 by

Your battery may be a small part of your vehicle, but it has outsized importance. If your battery fails, there will be no driving around in Miami. Here are some of the reasons your battery might fail and what you can do about it. One of the main reasons your battery fails is it has…

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How Bad Is Pink Fluid Underneath the Car?

March 12th, 2020 by

If you back your car out of the driveway and notice a pink fluid on the pavement, the first question you probably have is if this is a bad sign. Pink or red fluid is typically automatic transmission fluid. Newer cars have sensitive transmissions, and even a little bit of missing fluid can cause the…

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