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Benefits of a Dash Cam

Dash cams are dash-mounted cameras you have in your vehicle to monitor and record everything around the vehicle. Most new cars today have dash cams already installed in the vehicle because they are such a popular addition to vehicles. Stop at Porsche Monterey and get all the information you need on dash cams.

Dash cams are more than just a luxury in your vehicle and have many benefits.

• Can prove an accident wasn’t your fault
• Can help you improve your driving habits
• Can help you monitor how your teen driver is driving
• Can capture beautiful scenery while you’re…

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Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs of a Failing Starter

Even though modern starters are designed to last for decades, these components can become damaged in the blink of an eye. If you catch the early warning signs of a failing starter, then you might be able to avoid expensive or time-consuming issues down the road.

You vehicle should quickly and consistently turn on every time that you turn the ignition. The starter might be damaged if you hear any unusual noises or smell unpleasant odors when you turn the key. A clicking or grinding sound is usually the result of a damaged starter or starter solenoid.

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Signs of Extreme Tire Wear

The last thing that you want is for your tire to pop or shred while on the highway. As a blowout can come without warning, it can be hard to take corrective action when it happens. To avoid a blowout, be sure to check for signs of damage such as dry rot or cuts along the sidewall.

Tires are rated to last for about 60,000 miles on average. If your tires are old or look like they don't have a lot of tread left, it is a good idea to replace them. The penny or quarter test can…

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Back-to-School Service for Your Car

As summer rushes onward, and the start of school approaches, you've many things on your mind. These include making sure your family's car is in top condition.

When it comes to back-to-school service for your car, you really do want to take a comprehensive, bumper to bumper approach to the process. You must make certain that all elements of your car are fully operational and in the best condition possible.

Understanding the importance of the back-to-school automobile service process, you need to make certain that you access the services of qualified professionals. With this in mind, we...

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How Roadtrip Games Will Keep the Kids Entertained

These games are fun for all inside the car, and they will certainly help to pass the time so it feels like you get to that vacation destination faster.

To play I’m Going on a Picnic, you name one picnic item that starts with the letter "A", the next person "B", the next "C", and so on. The only sticking point is as the game goes on, you need to memorize all the other items before saying your item. The fifth player needs to recite A-B-C-D items before picking an "E" item.
 

 

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Dawn of a New Axle Era

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Dawn of a New Axle Era

A little over forty years ago, the Porsche 928 revolutionized suspension technology—with the legendary Weissach axle.

1973:  New…

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Porsche buys 10-percent stake in electric supercar maker Rimac

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Porsche buys 10-percent stake in electric supercar maker Rimac

 Porsche has big plans to be a leader in the electric-car segment, and it has just inked a new partnership with a familiar company to bolster its position. The German sports car and luxury vehicle maker announced on Wednesday that it's purchased a 10-percent stake in the Croatian firm Rimac Automobili.

“We feel that Rimac’s ideas and approaches are extremely promising, which is why we hope to enter into close…

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Mission E becomes Taycan

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Mission E becomes Taycan

The future of mobility is another step closer: Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. In preparation, the vehicle has now been given its official name: The “Mission E” concept study, the name currently…

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Motor Oil Myths

For as long as there have been cars, motors and motor oil around, there have been motor oil myths. What may have been true years ago may no longer be true for today's vehicles. If you have questions about motor oil and oil changes, stop at Porsche Monterey and speak to our certified technicians. They can answer all your questions.

Here are some common motor oil myths. Black oil means it needs to be changed. Black oil means it’s doing its job. The oil filter doesn’t need to be replaced every oil change. They both should be…

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