Springtime Auto Maintenance

Spring is the best time to get everything organized and cleaned up from Winter’s gloom! You clean your house both inside and out, and this time of the year is one of the prime times for auto maintenance! You can take out the snow shovel, gloves, and heavy boots from your trunk and store them…

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Transmission Problems

There are a couple of common problems that occur when dealing with automatic transmissions, including fluid leaks and low fluid levels. You may notice a puddle of transmission fluid, often red in color, on your garage floor or driveway. If you don’t notice that, you may feel the transmission is slow to engage a drive…

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Project of the Month

This vehicle came to us with a customer complaint of a coolant leak. During the customer interview process, the customer informed us the vehicle had been involved in an accident a few months ago. Our inspection revealed the previous repairer had not repaired all the damage. The radiator was bent, as can be seen in…

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Are Your Tires Ready for Winter?

Examine your tread! Your tires are one of the most important components of your vehicle. Worn tires may compromise your handling, accelerating and braking during winter driving conditions. The more tread depth you have on your tires the better. The amount of traction your tires provide will keep you safe on the road. If you’re…

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Automotive Safety Technology

Automotive safety has evolved from just seatbelts and lighting to digital safety features that can help drivers avoid collisions. Vehicles today are among the safest in history, contributing to overall annual decreases in crash-related fatalities and injuries. Automakers continue to offer and increasing range of safety technologies which can cause drivers to struggle to stay…

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Breathe Easier

Later-model vehicles typically have a great feature that cleans/filters the air that comes into the interior called a cabin filter. Cabin filters trap dust, pollen, and other airborne diseases, helping those with allergy and/or other respiratory problems. In addition to the cabin filter, your car has an air filter specifically for the engine that requires…

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The Importance of Inspection

According to the nonprofit Car Care Council, during vehicle inspections at community car care events across the country in April and October 2014, a whopping 84 percent of vehicles were in need of service or parts. That’s an increase of five percent from the previous year. This illustrates the urgent need for technicians to perform…

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