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The DeBroux Automotive team knows a thing or two about cars, trucks and classic cars. The team at our family-owned business is bursting with automotive news, repair stories and information they can’t wait to share. Check in regularly to learn maintenance and repair tips and tricks from its mechanics, the latest news circulating in automobile circles, and any ongoing special offers from DeBroux.
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4 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Car’s AC System
Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Tuesday April 26, 2022

Cold air: it’s a refreshing addition to any car – especially in the heat of a Florida summer. If you want to stay cool and comfortable this summer, knowing how to take care of your car’s AC system is critical. In this blog, we’ll discuss a few simple ways to take care of your car’s…

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5 Tips on How to Prolong the Life of Your Car
Brakes, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday March 28, 2022

A car is one of the biggest investments we make. Because of that, it’s smart to find ways to prolong the life of your car.  The longer your car lasts, the less money you will have to spend on replacing or repairing the vehicle.  Fortunately, we are here to help. In this blog, we will…

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5 Tips to Save Money at the Gas Pump
Battery Service, Computer Update, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday February 28, 2022

Gas prices are surging right now. According to the latest consumer inflation reading, energy prices have spiked by 34% in recent months, reaching their highest level since 1982.  If you’ve been feeling pain at the pump lately, you are not alone. Fortunately, there are ways to increase your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. In this blog, we’ll…

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5 Tips to Extend The Life of Your Tires
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday January 20, 2022

Tires: they’re not exactly the sexiest topic in the world of auto repair and maintenance. But we’d argue that they are one of the most important.  For your car to be safe and reliable on the road, it needs great tires that can grip the road and distribute the weight of your vehicle. In this…

classic car restoration
Is Classic Car Restoration a Good Investment?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday December 30, 2021

There’s nothing like a beautifully restored classic car. Whether you see them at a classic car show or cruising down Main Street on a sunny Saturday, they’re enough to take your breath away. Classic car restoration can be a rewarding hobby, but it’s not for everyone. If you’ve ever wondered whether restoring classic cars is…

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Why is Antifreeze Important in Florida?
Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Saturday November 20, 2021

Florida is a warm state. On average, we have the mildest winters in the entire Continental United States – with temperatures seldom dipping below the 40-50 degree range.  You might ask, then, why any of us in warm climates need antifreeze in our cars. Isn’t that stuff reserved for frigid climates that endure weeks of…

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Why is Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise?
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems   •   Friday October 29, 2021

It might sound like an urban legend, but it’s not: catalytic converter theft is actually happening. The catalytic converter, which processes toxins into byproducts like water and carbon dioxide, is an important part of any vehicle.  Unfortunately, thieves all over the country are removing catalytic converters from parked cars. Since a car can’t function safely…

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What to Look For When Buying a Used Car
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday September 27, 2021

If you’re considering buying a used car, you know that there’s not much inventory, right now. Between supply chain pinches and worker shortages around the country, the market has narrowed considerably. Today, used car buyers are facing more competition –and more pressure– than ever.  As a result, it’s essential to do your due diligence. Before…

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How To Get Better Gas Mileage In a Truck
Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Monday August 30, 2021

You love your truck, but you don’t love how much it costs to fill up the tank these days. There’s no way around it: gas prices are rising and cruising around town in that 4-wheel drive can be a real pain in your wallet. Don’t worry, though: it’s not time to pull out the “for…

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Are Dealerships Better Than Independent Mechanics to Fix My Car?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Computer Update, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems   •   Saturday July 24, 2021

When your car needs an oil change or routine service, where do you turn? If you’re like most car owners, you wonder whether to head to your local dealerships or an independent shop. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Many people aren’t sure where to go for their car repair needs. As it turns out,…