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4 Auto Glass Services We Provide

At Ace Auto Glass Service, we recognize the value of a quality windshield in your car. Therefore, we provide a complete line of windshield and auto glass services. Below is a summary of the five main services we provide for both personal and commercial vehicles in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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The 7 Most Important Tools in Your Automotive Toolbox

The saying is true: You’re only as good as the tools you use. Therefore, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. Below are our picks for the essentials, the tools that everybody should have while working on their cars. Which tools are you missing?

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Buying Used Parts: Why You’ll Get Hooked

There are numerous reasons why you might need auto parts. Perhaps your current vehicle needs to be improved. Or maybe you have an older car that you want to fix up. Regardless of why you need them, consider the appeal of buying used auto parts instead of new the next time you have a project.

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3 Reasons Your Tires May Need to be Balanced

When you think about your tires and them being balanced, consider the explanation that it's a tune-up for them and the wheels they depend on. This tune-up is designed to ensure that the weight is evenly spread out among the wheels and the tires. Not having your tires and wheels balanced on a regular basis can result in undesirable side effects including the following:

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When to Buy New and When to Use a Salvage Yard

When your car needs a new part, it can be a difficult decision whether to buy a new or used part. On the one hand, you want your car to run as efficiently as possible without worries, but you also realize you can save money with used parts from a salvage yard. If it isn't going to affect the performance or appearance of the vehicle and is a part which is known for rarely having problems, it's usually a good idea to look for a used piece instead of paying full price.

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Routine Replacement Parts and Automotive Upkeep

Every automobile requires routine maintenance and upkeep, in addition to minor repairs from the occasional fender bender or parking lot accident. Although some parts for such routines are inexpensive enough to warrant new parts, often perfectly good parts can be salvaged from the unaffected portions of a new car which was wrecked beyond repair. You can generally save quite a bit of money by finding used parts when they will work as well as new ones.

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Five Myths About Used Auto Parts

Used auto parts might be excellent price-saving alternatives to factory-made parts, but negative myths still shroud their purchase in misinformation. If you want to upgrade your car with new parts, fear not. There’s no reason to fear the auto world’s much-touted rumors surrounding used parts. If you’re looking to buy, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’re dispelling the false truths surrounding used parts and cars.

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When It's Time to Replace Your Brake Components

Your car has a lot of components, but not all of them are easily maintained. Just like your gas mileage is impacted by how often you drive, your brake components revolve around consistent use. Your brakes are comprised of linings. As your brakes are pressed, your wheel discs are compressed. This creates friction, and friction degrades brakes over time. That said, degraded brake components can catch up to you. Stay on top of your breaks, and pay attention to the warning signs below.

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Five Big Benefits of Buying Used Auto Parts

Whether you’re installing used tires or are taking a trip to the junk yard, your decision to prioritized used auto parts is a big one. Used auto parts cost less, and they’re surprisingly durable. If you didn’t know, there are a wealth of benefits surrounding used installations. We’re covering five of them.

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Signs You Have a Radiator Leak

Your car's radiator has an important function. It helps to keep your car's engine from overheating. However, if the radiator has a leak, it may be unable to perform its job well. If your car's engine were to overheat, substantial damage can be done to the engine. This is why it is so important to know what the signs are that something may be wrong with your radiator and to take your car to an auto repair shop as soon as possible if you notice any of these signs. Here are a few of the signs that your car may have a radiator leak.

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