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What to do After an Automobile Accident

If you're in an automobile accident, there is a set of specific steps you need to take following a collision. First, you must be certain to address your own injuries and those sustained by others. This typically involves contacting emergency medical personnel.

You need to clear lanes of traffic of the vehicles involved in an accident, if at all possible. The police need to be notified and a police report submitted. Contact and insurance information needs to be exchanged with the other driver. Your insurance company needs to be notified immediately of the accident. 

 

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The Fiat 500 Has Many Accommodating Exterior Features

The Fiat 500 Has Many Accommodating Exterior Features

Fiat cars have always been built with features to make the driving experience so much better. The Fiat company has used these same principles for the Fiat 500.

One of the most outstanding exterior features in the Fiat 500 is the trunk. With the push of a button, it can be opened or closed. This is great for drivers who shop a lot, and it is also great for drivers who pick up friends and family members from grocery stores on a regular basis.

 

 

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Energetic Exterior Features of the FIAT 500X


If you're in the market for a popular subcompact SUV, check out the FIAT 500X. A charming exterior makes this vehicle one that you'll love to park in your driveway.

Featuring an Italian-style exterior, the FIAT 500X has a look that grabs attention. Easily personalize the car to match your personality and sense of style by selecting from one of the 11 paint options. With exciting choices like Blu Venezia Blue Metallic and Giallo Tristrato Tricoat Yellow, the 500X has a stylish appearance. If you drive in cold weather that's 
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Are Oil Changes Necessary on a Regular Basis?

Although work, school and other family obligations require many people to drive their cars regularly, some people only drive their vehicles every now and again. For these low-mileage drivers, are regular oil changes really necessary? We hear this question frequently at Planet FIAT, and the answer is a definite yes.

Oil plays an important role in keeping your car’s engine lubricated and cool. It prevents small particles from scratching or damaging the engines. If the vehicle isn’t driven real often, there is a better chance of the engine becoming dry and contaminated.
 

 

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Explanation of Warranty Options


While there are many different warranty options that you can purchase for your vehicle, the most common ones are the bumper-to-bumper warranty and the powertrain warranty. They both take care of some of the most expensive parts of the car but do not cover the repair or replacement of parts that are known to wear down gradually, such as batteries, tires, glass or fluids.

If you have a bumper-to-bumper warranty for your vehicle, then you have comprehensive protection, but do not assume that everything under the car's hood is covered by the warranty. 

 

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Avoid Costly Repairs By Replacing Your Belts And Hoses In Your Car

At Planet FIAT we want our valued customers in Miami to be able to maintain their vehicle so that they can drive in it for as long as possible. The belts and hoses in every car are a vital part of the operation of any vehicle. They need to be replaced over time, or else the engine will fail.

One kind of belt found in a car is the timing belt. This type of belt ensures that engine parts such as the crankshaft, camshaft, and distributor work in tandem together. A damaged timing belt can cause your engine to stop…
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What You Need to Know About Cabin and Engine Air Filters

Your vehicle has many types of filters to keep pollutants and impurities out of important components. The most common filter is the engine air filter. However, the cabin of most vehicles also has a filter to keep the interior air of your car clean.

Engine filters come in a variety of shapes and sizes depending on the make and model of your vehicle. Located under the hood, engine filters are usually in the front of a vehicle's engine compartment. All engine filters have some type of housing, so it is not exposed to the elements. 

 

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Control Car Odors Before They Control You


You have a lot of power over how your vehicle smells and how to keep it as pleasant as possible. You just have to own it. You can do this by taking steps like using baking soda or perhaps even charcoal to absorb some of the terrible smells that linger in your vehicle now.

This is not your only choice of course, and it may turn out to be the case that you legitimately have to hire someone who is a professional at this kind of thing to work on it. You don't necessarily want to have to shell…
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How to tell the Positive From the Negative With the Battery

One good thing about the battery in the vehicles is that the manufacturers have made it easy for people to read. They not only made it relatively easier to find out which terminal is negative and positive, but they have also made it easy to know how to connect them with the color coding.

When testing the battery, it is easy to know the positive voltmeters as well as the negative voltmeters. This makes it easier for people to know how to connect the voltmeter to the battery. The red voltmeter is also the positive voltmeter. The black voltmeter is…

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Get the Goods on Apple CarPlay & Why It's So Popular

Do you or a family member have an Apple device that you’re forced to leave at home because you feel it’s useless when you’re out and about? If so, you probably haven’t heard about Apple CarPlay, an in-vehicle technology that lets you connect your iPhone, iPad or any Apple device to your vehicle and get the most of technology while you’re driving.

With Apple CarPlay, you can use the apps right from your phone, from the touchscreen display on your dash or by asking Google or Siri and touching a few buttons or knobs. Whether…
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