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PEAK® Coolant & Antifreeze, BlueDEF® Diesel Exhaust Fluid Partner with Haas F1 Team

HAAS F1 PARTNERSHIP   Old World Industries announced today that it has partnered with the Haas F1 Team in the FIA Formula One World Championship. PEAK and BlueDEF will be featured on the nose of the team’s racecars driven by Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen throughout the remainder of the 2018 season beginning with this weekends…

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Transmission Failure? Don’t Lose Your Cool.

No driver ever wants to experience transmission failure. They can be a real pain to deal with and quite a costly repair, too. Depending on what type of car or truck you drive, you might be looking at thousands of dollars to repair or replace a transmission.   Why did the transmission fail?   90%…

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How To Spot A Blown Hose and Prevent It

A blown hose in your cooling system is a common mechanical emergency that has happened to the best of us. Don’t blow your own top if you have one. Here’s what you can do to diagnose a blown hose and prevent a #MechanicalEmergency.   Check the condition of your hose.   Over time, the hose…

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A Great Weekend for Team PEAK

The PEAK team had a fantastic weekend!  Clint Bowyer won the rain shortened NASCAR race in Pennsylvania while Courtney Force continued her dominance in the Funny Car category, winning her fourth race of the season in Virginia.  Check out all the race highlights below. NHRA   Courtney Force dominated the Funny Car category this weekend…

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Avoid Thermostat Failure With A Simple Check-Up

  When thermostat failure happens in your vehicle, you’ll feel it. On a winter day, while everyone’s freezing outside, you’ll be inside your car freezing, too. It’s not always easy to diagnose why your thermostat malfunctions or fails, but generally it’s likely you haven’t been performing simple coolant maintenance.   What does the thermostat do?…

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3 Steps to Keep Cool and Avoid a Blown Head Gasket

Blowing a head gasket is a common mechanical emergency, but it’s not worth losing your own head over. Blown head gaskets are easy to prevent with regular check-ups. It’s all about keeping cool under pressure. And, that’s sound advice for both the car and its driver. What does a Head Gasket do? The head gasket…

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Prevent Car Water Pump Failure Before it Happens

Having your water pump fail can put a real damper on your day. If you’ve just discovered a pool of water and coolant underneath your car, you might be wondering, what happened? Diagnosing the problem can be as easy as testing your coolant and checking the levels in the reservoir. What causes a vehicle water…

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PEAK Receives NASCAR Drive for Diversity Award

11th Annual Awards Upholds Industry Commitment to Inclusion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As spectators and fans travel near and far to witness first-class racing, industry leaders and personnel gathered Thursday morning at Daytona International Speedway to honor pioneers of diversity at the eleventh annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. “The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards…

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5 Of The Most Commonly Overlooked Car Maintenance Issues

Caught up in the day-to-day flow of life, it's easy to overlook certain aspects of automotive maintenance - especially if there aren't any immediate consequences to doing so. Over time, however, letting things slide here and there can add up to a problem you'll eventually have to deal with down the road, and it's possible…

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PEAK Drivers Brittany Force and Robert Hight win NHRA World Championship

What an amazing weekend for Team PEAK!  Robert Hight and Brittany Force win NHRA championships, Matt Kenseth wins his 39th career NASCAR Cup Series race, and NHRA Sportsman racer Dan Fletcher took home his 102nd Wally. Check out the highlights below. NHRA Robert Hight ran the gamut of emotions during the NHRA Finals this weekend. …

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Prepping For Cold Weather: Your October Car Care Checklist

While you might not be ready to think about it, colder days are approaching. Since it's likely still bearable to stand out in your driveway or garage, this is the best time to get your car ready for Fall and Winter. Not sure where to start? Consider using this October car care checklist as a…

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Do Backup Cameras Actually Work? What To Know

Car and RV backup cameras have become commonplace in modern vehicles. These pieces of technology are just some of the many safety features that have come out in recent years, but they are also some of the most popular. While you will generally see these cameras in newer vehicles, few people realize that you can…

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