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Why Do Brakes Wear Out So Quickly In Massachusetts?

Mechanics Direct is chosen time and again by drivers throughout Lowell. Our clients trust our auto mechanics to take excellent care of their vehicle, from bumper to bumper. Because we are well-versed in the field of auto repair, we keep an eye out for issues known to cause your vehicle trouble. For ... read more

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Signs You have a Battery or Charging System Issue

Signs You have a Battery or Charging System Issue

Did you know that as the weather gets colder there is an extra strain placed upon your battery! Even though you may be able to start your car fine today, Will Your car Start in the Dead of Winter? Usually any battery problems are first experienced in the morning, after the vehicle has been sitt ... read more

Video – Drivers Beware - Water Threat More Common Than You Think!

Video – Drivers Beware - Water Threat More Common Than You Think!

In light of the sudden warmth in Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire our thoughts turn quickly to spending more time outdoors and getting out and about. Did you know that with this sudden warmth there may be danger from quickly melting snowpack? Quick melting snow can cause ice jams c ... read more

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How to Make a Winter Emergency Kit for Your Car

How to Make a Winter Emergency Kit for Your Car

Winter Travel Can Be Very Hazardous.Why not increase your odds of getting there safely? Ready.Gov published the following list on how to: "Make An Emergency Kit For Your Car"   "In case you are stranded, keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car including ... read more

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NEW HEADLIGHT LAW HITS DRIVERS IN MASSACHUSETTS

NEW HEADLIGHT LAW HITS DRIVERS IN MASSACHUSETTS

I BET YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW WHEN TO PUT YOUR HEADLIGHTS ON! Well, chances are you could be wrong! ON APRIL 7, 2015 THE MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE PASSED A NEW LAW TO MAKE THE ROADS SAFER FOR EVERYONE! Previously, whether a car was stationary or in motion while on a public way the driver must turn o ... read more

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The Fine Art of Cleaning Snow & Ice Off Your Car

The Fine Art of Cleaning Snow & Ice Off Your Car

While the winter is not over yet and more snow is on the way, most of us just want to get to where we are going as fast as possible, so we can get back home or to work to warm up again! We can use all the help we can get trying to see around corners and over the mountainous snow banks. I forgot to ... read more

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