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BATTERY SERVICE

Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery, here’s some auto advice to help you. There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. The power required to start a cold engine is measured in cold cranking […]

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Water Pump Replacement

Let’s take a moment to discuss water pumps. Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: -the radiator -the radiator cap -the hoses -the thermostat -the water pump The water pump is like […]

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IMPORTANCE OF PROPER FLUIDS

We at Falmouth Motorcar would like to give you an update on the importance of using proper fluids in your vehicles.  Cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday. And fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace. The do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty careful so that they do not actually harm their vehicle with […]

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POWER STEERING

Power steering is standard on nearly every car and truck these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that’s driven by a belt powered by the engine. The pump generates power that assists as they steer their vehicle around. Power steering systems […]