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Tired of getting burned when selling your car to strangers online? Turn to Don Carlton Acura of Tulsa, and we'll provide a secure transaction and fair trade when you sell or trade in your current vehicle. Our Acura dealership in Tulsa, OK offers you cash or a down payment on your next vehicle. We eliminate the hassle and reduce your stress during the trade-in process. Contact our sales gurus with a call or click to sell or trade in your current vehicle.

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Mufflers & Exhausts

The exhaust system is one of the most complex parts of your vehicle. It includes your muffler. You have to keep your exhaust system in good shape because it keeps toxic gases out of your car. Carbon monoxide doesn't have a color or odor, so you may not even realize that it is building up inside of your car. The muffler works by dissipating the sounds that your vehicle makes. It gives the vehicle a quiet ride.

There are a number of signs that indicate that you have a failing exhaust system or muffler. Your engine may make a…

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Worn Out Tread Demands Tire Replacement

Not only can bad tires possibly cause an accident, but they can also throw off the drivetrain in ways that can permanently damage the vehicle. Simply put, tires are integral to a car's overall performance.

Ever been on the road and noticed that whenever you apply the brakes, the car slides a bit instead of coming to a complete stop? This means the tires have lost considerable tread and will probably need to be replaced. That is a major sign in itself. In addition, if you look at the tire and notice wear bars that are even with the…

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How to Safely Drive in the Rain in Tulsa

At Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa, we want to make sure drivers can handle any road conditions that get thrown at them. That is why we are taking this opportunity to share information about driving in the rain. Keep these tips in mind so that you can arrive at your destination in Tulsa safely.

First, make sure your headlights are on. When it is raining, visibility is usually compromised. Your headlights help you both see and be seen and can go a long way toward keeping you safe.

Second, make sure you are giving your driving your

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You Don't Pay Anything for Recalls

Getting a recall notice in the mail is nothing to sweat about, but you should get it done as soon as possible. At Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa, we want our customers to be prepared for whatever life throws their way, and we are happy to educate you all on what a recall is and what you should do if you ever get one in the mail.

A recall is something that lets consumers who own a particular model and year of a vehicle that there's something wrong that the dealership will take care of. The faulty part might…

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The Basics of Winter Car Prep and Care

Depending on where you live, winter comes fast and stays for a minute. Just like people do, your car takes a beating when temps plummet. Fortunately, there are basic steps you can take to prep and care for your car before and during winter. Our Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa team selected the top four prep and care tips to keep in mind.

Windshield Wipers

Leave your windshield wipers in the raised position if you park outside regularly. This prevents them from sticking to the windshield. If your windshield ices over, use an ice scraper to clear it, not your…

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The Power of the Brake Pad: A Guide by Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa

Brake pads might seem like small parts, but they play such a huge role in functionality and safety. If you don't understand how the car comes to a stop when you press the pedal, then stick around the find out how your brake pads work as you commute around Tulsa.

Once the pedal is pressed, a cylinder is activated and sends precious brake fluid to the calipers near the wheels. These calipers create the pressure needed from the brake pads to slow or stop the rotor attached to the wheel of the car. 

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Winter Vehicle Care: How to Protect Your Vehicle From Salt

Salt, that substance that helps keep your car from sliding off the road in Tulsa when conditions are snowy or icy, can also have a corrosive effect on your vehicle. These tips from us at Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa can help you prevent this damage.

Before winter begins, you should have your car waxed or covered in a protective coating. This can protect the body from damage, but the undercarriage of your car is a concern as well. Salt can cause rust there that eventually may corrode your muffler or other parts.

 

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What To Do When Your Tire Pressure Light Comes On

At Don Carlton Acura Of Tulsa, we think it is important for you to know what the various warnings on your vehicle mean and how you should react to them. If the light for your vehicle's tire pressure monitoring service comes on while you are driving around Tulsa, what should you do?

If you visually check your tires after this light has been illuminated, you might think that it is a mistake and that there is nothing wrong with your tires. The reason for this is that the light might come on when your tire pressure is only a…

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