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How to Prevent Rodent Damage

You may think your vehicle is safe because you park it in a garage, but rodents can invade an indoor vehicle just as easily as one parked outside. Residual warmth from the engine or tempting smells from an empty food carton you forgot to throw away can attract all kinds of unwanted attention from vermin, who can cause plenty of damage in your car's engine or interior.

Any exposed opening or wiring is irresistible to curious creatures. You can wrap wiring with duct tape made specifically to taste foul to animals and cover any openings with wire mesh. 

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Your Baby is Safer Because of LATCH

You're driving along, glancing at your baby in the rearview mirror, when you suddenly slam on your brakes to avoid the car that pulled out in front of you. It's a fairly common scenario, and if you've ever been in this situation, you were sure glad that your son or daughter was in their car seat. And if you don't already have one, you should know that LATCH devices can make it even easier to ensure that your child's seat is securely fastened. 

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Windshield Chip Repairs Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

No driver wants to replace their windshield. The process can be expensive, time-consuming, and inconvenient all-around. It's impossible to anticipate damage happening, but it's important to be prepared for the unexpected. This is why our dealership believes it is important to educate yourself on the signs of windshield damage so you can save money with a windshield chip repair!

What is a windshield chip repair? Well, it's a process that involves a technician using a specific type of resin to fill in the gaps of your windshield's glass and strengthen the bonds. 

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How Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Keep You Safe

Our team at Harris Porsche wants you to be safe on the roads and to have information on all the latest safety features available. When you think of auto safety features, auto-dimming rearview mirrors likely aren't among the first things to come to mind. Considering they can help prevent the blinding glare from following vehicles, a glare that can impact your vision and reaction time up to 1.4 seconds, auto-dimming rearview mirrors merit a closer look. 

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Learn How to Reduce Glare

When you’re driving at night, glare can be dangerous. At Harris Porsche, we want you to be as safe as possible behind the wheel. There are a few tips to help you cut down the glare so that your vision isn’t impaired.

First, be sure that the inside and outside of your windshield is as clean as possible. This way, the light rays will be able to pass through. If there is oily residue, it can become more reflective. Next, adjust all of your car mirrors accordingly. Your rearview mirror should be flipped to night vision, too. 

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Navigation and Entertainment in the Cockpit

An infotainment system is arguably the most significant technological feature in a passenger automobile. Harris Porsche has a large selection of luxurious cars that have some variation of this essential hardware in their cockpits.

A GPS navigation platform with traffic services is available in an infotainment system of a modern vehicle. If you're too busy to swipe the touch screen, it's a good idea to use voice commands. The latest navigation software recognizes a wide range of natural phrases.  

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Tips That Will Help You Find a Good Mechanic for Your Luxury Vehicle

It can be very difficult to find a reliable mechanic that you can trust with your vehicle. Finding someone that can provide you with routine maintenance and repairs for your vehicle shouldn't be so difficult. Let's take a look at some tips that will help you with your search.

  • A mechanic should have flexible hours that work with your current lifestyle and schedule. A place that is only open Monday through Friday during the week isn't likely going to be helpful when an emergency repair needs to be done. 
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5 Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

These five warning signs of tire issues will help you avoid potential trouble out on the roads.

  1. If the tire warning light begins to flash, do not ignore this warning sign of potential tire trouble.
  2. Never ignore low tire tread because you will reduce the ability of the tires to grip the road in bad weather.
  3. When you see cracked tires, this might be an indication of a defective tire and should be brought to the attention of a tire technician as soon as possible. 
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Tips for Helping You to Avoid Hydroplaning

If you have ever been involved in hydroplaning while you were behind the wheel of your vehicle, then you know how scary of a situation this can be. We here at Harris Porsche have been in that position as well. Sometimes you just don't even notice the water coming up ahead. If you want to stay safe in this situation, or avoid hydroplaning completely, then you can follow some of these tips.

Lower your speed ahead of time so you don't hit the water at high speeds. The lower you go, the better your chances will be to…

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Don't Let Motion Sickness Stop Your Road Trip in its Tracks

Whether you are driving across the country to see the sights, or simply visiting some friends in another state, a road trip can be a great way to spend a couple of days. However if you, like so many others, are susceptible to motion sickness, your road trip can go from good to bad in an instant.

Fortunately, hope is not lost. There are some good solutions to your motion sickness woes. First, it is a good idea to keep yourself hydrated. Drink lots of water, or even a club soda. If you find that your motion sickness just won…

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