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Texas Car Troubles Increase With Summer Temperatures

The job of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department Courtesy Patrol is to assist stranded drivers, and they’re busier when it’s hot outside.

CBS 11–08/03/2015

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Arlington May Draw Line With Used Car Businesses

Look down some Arlington streets and you’ll see car dealer, after car dealer. Some have old, hand painted signs, others are in old car dealership buildings. A new ordinance would prohibit business locations and enforce new building requirements.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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State Program Offers Car Repair, Replacement Help

A limited amount of funds has become available for the 2012 AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. The program offers financial assistance to help the owners of older Texas vehicles comply with emissions standards.


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Simple Tips For Avoiding Costly Car Repairs

April is Car Care Month, and there are simple things that every car owner can do to help avoid those really expensive repairs.


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Dallas Car Repair Deal Proves Too Good To Be True

When Duane Cook’s truck died, he got a quote to get it fixed for $650. But he and at least four other customers are calling the experience a nightmare.


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North Texas Heat Wave Taking A Toll On Vehicles

The triple-digit temperatures are taking a toll on North Texas drivers and their vehicles. The heat wave has meant busy days and nights at auto service centers, courtesy patrols and tow truck companies.


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Car Owners Look To Replace Hail-Damaged Windows

CBS 11 News found temporary repair shops starting to pop up across the Metroplex, as a way to help handle the thousands of cars with hail damage.