What to do When Your Car Overheats

What to do When Your Car Overheats

It’s a normal Wednesday morning, so you’re probably somewhere along on your daily commute to work, when all of a sudden smoke starts billowing out from under your hood and clouds your windshield. This smoke is your car overheating, and the ultimate morning mood killer. It is important to know that your car’s engine can overheat any time of the …

Surviving Your Daily Commute

Surviving Your Daily Commute

Love your job but hate your commute? We know how rough it can be to deal with a long, traffic filled drive to work. It is the ultimate mood killer! Work commutes are something a lot of us consider a daily chore, and traveling during rush hour can be painful knowing how short the drive is on off hours. But …

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Tips for Driving at Nighttime

Driving at night can be a daunting task for some of our readers. At Jones Junction Body Shop & Collision Center, the safety of our customers is our number one priority. Today, we want to go over our top tips for driving at night – because a smart and informed driver, is a good driver!   Make sure all your …

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Protect Yourself & Your Car – Share the Road Safely with Large Trucks!

Does driving on the highway sometimes make you anxious? How about when you’re sharing the road with large tractor-trailers? Merging onto the highway with them can be tricky, and being stuck in between them can be overwhelming. Tractor-trailers navigate the road differently than other vehicles, so it is important to know how to drive with them safely, and nerve-free.   …

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How to Protect Your Car from the Effects of Summer Sun & Heat

We LOVE summer, but we hate the effects the heat can have on our cars! According to State Farm Insurance, during the summer months, your car’s interior air temperatures can reach upwards of 145°F, and the surfaces exposed to direct sunlight can reach 195°F! But creating an unbearably hot interior isn’t the only thing the summer weather is doing to …

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So your car just failed its emissions test… Now what?

Getting your emissions reminder in the mail can be a pain in the neck. So while we know we need to have our emissions done at the Maryland emissions testing facility, we tend to put it off until the last possible minute. If you’re like the majority of us, you take your car in just days before your emissions are …

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When Should You Replace Your Muffler?

  If you are asking yourself when do I need to replace my muffler? You may also be wondering what your muffler actually does. So before we go over when you should be replacing your muffler, let’s talk about what it actually is! What is a Muffler? The muffler is a part of your car’s exhaust system. Its main job …

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Celebrate Your Dad this Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve got some gift ideas that will make your dad feel appreciated! More than likely, your dad helped you with your car when you were growing up. Whether it was checking your oil, teaching you to change a tire or a headlight, or even helping you purchase your first vehicle, your dad …

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Reasons Why Your Car Isn’t Starting

So your car isn’t starting. This is the easiest way to mess with your schedule and bring your day to a screeching halt. Whether your vehicle is relatively new, or on it’s last limb, there are dozens of reasons it isn’t starting. Let’s go over the most common reasons so you can have an idea of what is going on …

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7 Questions You Should Ask Your Body Repair Shop

At Jones Junction, we understand that when you have been involved in an accident, you want to get your vehicle repaired as soon as possible. But we urge you to take the time to choose the right repair shop to do the job. First and foremost, we always recommend doing some online research. Online, you can view feedback, ratings, and …