Automotive Antifreeze Martinsburg WV

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McCarthy Tire & Automotive
(301) 842-8833
817 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Full Service Mechanic
Service Types and Repair
Auto

Johnson Automotive, Inc.
(301) 824-2927
14028 Newcomer Road
Hagerstown, MD
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Washington County-Highway Dept.
(240) 313-2720, 001-2004
601 Northern Avenue
Hagerstown, MD
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Signs & Designs
(304) 263-7701
215 Mall Dr
Martinsburg, WV
Services
Auto Body

All Access Auto Performance & Window Tinting
(304) 264-4400
643 N Queen St
Martinsburg, WV
Services
Auto Glass Repair

J & K Precision Auto Care, LLC
(304) 725-2656, 001-2004
527 North Mildred Street, Suite 1
Ranson, WV
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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VDOT-Winchester Shop
(540) 585-1839, 001-2004
2275 Northwestern Pike
Winchester, VA
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Napa Auto Parts
(304) 267-8991
601 W John St
Martinsburg, WV
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

M and J Enterprise
(304) 262-6200
1000 S Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair

Jiffy Lube
(304) 263-5516
1109 N QUEEN ST
MARTINSBURG, WV
Hours
Sun: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Safer Antifreeze for Today's Vehicles

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Safer Antifreeze for Today's Vehicles

Antifreeze is considered by many to be "one-size-fits-all" as most antifreeze has a distinctive lemon-lime color. However, the actual formulations can vary greatly between types. Conventional antifreeze is formulated ethylene glycol-based (EG) and can have serious health risks.

It is estimated that each year 90,000 pets and wildlife die from accidentally ingesting EG-based antifreeze. Animals are attracted to antifreeze for its sweet smell and taste. Animals, and children for that matter, can accidentally ingest antifreeze from spills, cooling-system leaks or improperly stored containers.

As an alternative, automotive chemical manufacturers have formulated a newer type of antifreeze using propylene glycol (PG) instead of EG, which is less harmful if accidentally ingested.

Safer, PG-based antifreeze provides performance and protection comparable to conventional EG-based antifreeze in four key areas of engine protection: boil over, freeze-up, corrosion and heat transfer.

PG-based antifreeze products are available nationwide, and can be the extra margin of safety to protect your pets and neighborhood wildlife.

Courtesy of the Car Care Council.

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