Monthly Archives: November 2019

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In NEWNAN GA

When accidents occur in NEWNAN, GA, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When GA police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses and cell phone directories, they waste precious time.In the unfortunate event that you are involved in an accident, you have people in the NEWNAN, GA, area who you'll want to be contacted to arrange help, give consent to treatment and inform NEWNAN paramedics of medical conditions, allergies or medications.A brilliantly simple solution is now spreading through NEWNAN and around the globe: ICE. ICE – standing for In Case of Emergency – is a way to identify emergency contacts in your cell phone directory.Simply put 'ICE' before a contact name in your cell phone, like 'ICE – Dad,' 'ICE – Nancy.' or 'ICE – Doctor ... read more

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around NEWNAN, GA, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the NEWNAN area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last decade or so, auto computers have been controlling about 85 percent of your vehicle's functions.Cars have sensors for manifold air temperature, coolant temperature, manifold air pressure, airflow, throttle position, vehicle speed and oxygen content. All of this electronic wizardry is pretty complicated. So how do NEWNAN drivers know when there is a problem?It's simple; the Check Engine light comes on. The computer monitors all the sensors and uses that information to decide what to adjust such as the fuel mix, spark timing and idle speed. In addition, the computer monitors its own circuits. When it finds a fault, it turns on the Check Engine light and stores a trouble code in the computer ... read more

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Deep Clean Your Fuel System at CROSSROADS AUTOMOTIVE

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into CROSSROADS AUTOMOTIVE for a check up.In today's CROSSROADS AUTOMOTIVE auto post,we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. NEWNAN residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner the fuel system, the more efficiently the fuel will burn. That means more power and better mileage .A clean fuel system saves money for NEWNAN drivers at GA gas stations. We guess you could say it all starts and ends at the pump. One of the most important things NEWNAN residents can do to keep their vehicle fuel system clean is to buy good quality gas. Major brands have detergents that keep gum and varnish from rapidly building up in the fuel system.So buying cheaper gas in GA can actually be more expensive for NEWNAN drivers in the long run. Now, most cars on GA roads are more than five or six years old. That means they've had time for some dirt and rust to s ... read more

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Fuel System

Talk to CROSSROADS AUTOMOTIVE About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that NEWNAN folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be made to the vehicle, how the new wheels and tires will affect the operation of the vehicle, your driving habits and, of course, the style of the wheels. Most NEWNAN drivers start with the last factor: the style of the wheels. But that should be the last thing we choose. When considering custom wheels, you should first carefully consider your budget. Some wheels may require adjustments to your vehicle suspension system, brakes, or traction systems. You need to know what you can afford before you start shopping or get your heart set on a particular type of wheel. There are three basic ways you can change your wheels. First, you choose a wheel ... read more

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Tires and Wheels
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