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Top 10 Most Common Vehicle Repairs

Changing the oil and oil filter, replacing wiper blades and air filters, and scheduled maintenance top the list of the 10 most common vehicle repairs. According to research conducted by IMR Inc., an industry leader in automotive research, the top 10 most common vehicle repairs performed by vehicle owners and their trusted repair shops are: Oil/oil…

Don't Buy Cheap Tires | Stroebel Automotive

Don’t Buy Cheap Tires

One of the easiest, most effective ways to make your car perform better is the tires you use. High-performance tires can make a huge difference in everyday driving, especially when it comes to braking. In the video below, Jason Fenske, of Engineering Explained, swapped out old tires for new, high performance tires and measured stopping…

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Ways You Could be Killing Your Car

Are you killing your car without even realizing? Take a look at this list of six things motorists do that can harm their car, and, in turn, their wallet. Ignoring the check engine light: Ignoring the check engine light can result in serious engine trouble and costly repairs. We highly recommend that if your check…

Fuel Efficiency | Stroebel Automotive

Fuel Efficiency

Gas costs add up to quite a large sum over the lifetime of your vehicle. There are several ways you can greatly increase the fuel efficiency of your vehicle without spending any additional money by following these few simple tips. 1. Slow down. Accelerating at high speeds out of stops uses a ton of gas.…

Winterizing Your Vehicle | Stroebel Automotive

Car Winterization

The cold winter months can take its toll on your car if it is not properly prepared. There are several steps you can take to ensure your vehicle is properly winterized this year. Ensure Visibility Maintaining visibility throughout the winter months is essential for staying safe. Always use a scraper, not your wipers, to remove…

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What Kind of Oil Do I Need?

While it wasn’t always the case, there are several choices when it comes to motor oil for your vehicle. What do you need to know for your next oil change? We’re here to help. Viscosity – this is the thickness of your oil and how it retains its pour properties at different temperatures. Conventional oils…

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Car Care Month

October is national Fall Car Care Month, which a perfect time to perform a seasonal check-up on your vehicle. Here a checklist of items to check as the weather begins to cool down. Be sure to keep an emergency road kit in your car suited for cold weather. This should include: Blankets and extra warm…

Back to School Vehicle Safety

Back to School Vehicle Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again – back to school! School days bring vehicle congestion, big yellow buses picking up school kids, parents dropping children off to school before work; it can get a little crowded! Now, more than ever, it is incredibly important for drivers to slow down and pay attention! If you’re dropping…