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  • 2017 Car Show

    Monday 10 July 2017 blog post

    Meridian Automotive is proud to be hosting our 7th Annual Show and Shine Car Show on Saturday July 29th, 2017. This is a fund-raising benefit for the local veteran’s nonprofit, Operation Homefront. When service members come back from their military service, many face financial hardship, especially wounded service members. Operation Homefront helps by providing funds to pay for utilities or for keeping a roof over their heads. Meridian Automotive is proud to donate every penny from car sh... read more

  • Do You Know the Benefits of Regular Tire Rotation?

    Monday 10 July 2017 blog post

    Vehicle maintenance is extremely important to making your vehicle last in optimal condition for as long as possible. Maintenance does not refer to the engine alone, your tires need a little TLC as well. To get the most miles possible out of your tires, having them rotated at regular intervals is extremely important. Besides a longer tread life, you will also notice an improvement in gas mileage and enhanced handling of the vehicle- all of which saves you money in the long run. Extended... read more

  • Preparing for Your Perfect Family Road Trip

    Monday 10 July 2017 blog post

    Summer is the time of year that most families take their family vacations. For many, these vacations consist of road trips. The quickest way to put the brakes on a great family road trip is with an emergency. In fact, this summer alone, AAA is expecting to receive assistance calls from over seven million stranded motorists acro... read more

  • What Causes Engine Knocking?

    Thursday 15 June 2017 blog post

    Have you been hearing a rattling sound, or something more like a hollow knocking when driving? If so, this is known as “engine knocking.” Engine knocking is not a sound you want to hear. It is the metallic sound the engine produces when pressure is applied to the gas pedal. It is sometimes referred to as pinging, detonation, or spark knocking. Engine knocking occurs when a separate pocket of air/fuel mixture ignites after the spark has ignited the air/fuel mixture in the combustion c... read more

  • 10 Steps to Get Your Vehicle Summer Ready

    Thursday 15 June 2017 blog post

    In the past we’ve discussed the importance of getting your vehicle ready for winter, or “winterizing.” While this is very important, it is also important to make sure your vehicle is prepared for the summer. Summertime often means long road trips, in high temperatures, with heavier than average loads. Add the effects of an unprepared vehicle, and your chances for a breakdown increase significantly. Here are 10 steps you should take to make sure your vehicle is prepared... read more