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Knowing How Mechanics Charge Money

Going to a mechanic to get your vehicle fixed can be a potentially expensive thing. If you are wondering what goes into the expenses of vehicle service, then you must consider the factors. There are two factors to the vehicle's service. These factors are the parts and the labor. This is how the final price is determine.

One thing that you may notice is that you are paying more for the parts and the service than usual. This is normal for mechanics to charge more for the parts. However, the shady ones are going to charge tons of money…

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How to Haggle the Best Deal

Investing in a new vehicle can be a very big deal. Most people don't have the money laying around to buy whatever vehicle that they want and not worry about the final price. If you are on a budget, we here at Goodson Acura of Dallas want to make sure that you get a new vehicle that will be affordable for you. We still want you to get the type of vehicle that you want. Let's look at some ways that you can haggle the best deal on a new vehicle.

Most people trade in an old vehicle…
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Testing Your Car Battery

It is important to regularly check your car battery. To check your battery safely and efficiently, it is important to wear safety glasses and protective gloves.

Follow these basic rules to test your battery:

  • It is important to make sure your ignition key and car lights are off before you begin testing.
  • Touch the red voltmeter test lead to the positive battery terminal and the black voltmeter test lead to the negative battery terminal.
  • Check the voltage reading on the voltmeter. If your battery has above 12.4 volts reading, then it’s sufficiently charged.
  • It is important to remove…
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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

Have you noticed that when you are driving, your vehicle doesn't seem to be gripping the road as well as it normally does? If you are sliding and slipping around corners when there is rain or snow on the ground, then it might be time to invest in a new set of tires. There are some common signs that a new set of tires is in your future. Let's take a closer look:

A penny test is a very simple way to check the tread wear on your tires. You simply insert a penny upside-down into the tread…
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How to Handle a Car Accident

The moment you get into a car accident in Dallas, you need to work quickly to ensure that everything is handled properly. Whether you were the victim or the one to blame for what happened, there are still steps that need to be taken.

You or the other party needs to call the police. 

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How to Make Your Pet Comfortable with Car Rides

If you need to take your pet in the car with you, there are a number of steps you need to take. Animals aren't used to the sensation of riding in a vehicle and may exhibit scared behavior. To ensure that you and your pets stay safe, here are some ways to get your pet comfortable.

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Acura Summer Specials and Current Offers

Save Money in the Car-Buying Process around Dallas

It doesn’t matter if you’re from Plano, Irving or beyond, you can take advantage of the various specials that our Acura dealership commonly runs. Our specials are designed to help you save money in the car-buying process, and who doesn’t love saving money? If you see a special that our dealership is running and you can take advantage of it then act fast! Our specials are constantly rotated so what may be here today may be gone tomorrow!

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Acura Dealership in the Plano, TX Area

Looking for a New Acura? Look no further than Our Acura Car Dealership

Our Acura dealership houses a large inventory of new and used Acura models. Our new Acura lineup includes a variety of popular models. When you arrive at our dealership, you will be greeted by our team. They will welcome you in like family as they get to know you. With an understanding of what you are looking for, they can then take you through our new Acura Plano inventory!

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Join Us for Margarita Society Super Bowl Raffle Party - Thursday August 2nd

The Dallas Margarita Society and Dallas Children’s Charities, and the local children they proudly serve, and all of us at Goodson Acura would like to invite you to take part in our 2018 Super Bowl VIP Package, Raffle Launch Party.  Proceeds from the raffle helps grant wishes to nonprofits in our community that work so hard every day to make a difference in the lives of North Texas children. 

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The Integrated Dynamics System: The 2019 Acura RDX Dynamic Drive Modes

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A Driving Mode to Match Almost Any Style

The all-new 2019 Acura RDX is an SUV with customizability. It features an integrated dynamics system that allows you to choose particular driving modes. This is helpful when you are battling mother nature and varying driving conditions.

The Acura driving modes are also helpful after you drop the kids off at school and you want to drive a little faster. They allow you to easily switch from…

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