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What Should I Expect From The Repair Facility That I Choose?

 

June 14, 2019


You should know now where to look for referrals and how to research an automotive repair business. We've also discussed the questions that you should ask of the repair facility about their warranties, training, and equipment. Additionally, there are some things that you should be able to expect as a customer from the repair facility Read more...

What Should I Look For In A New Auto Shop?

 

June 7, 2019


In the last article we talked about referrals, review sites, and researching a business to help in finding a reputable, trustworthy shop. We also talked about trying out a repair facility with minor repairs to begin the development of a relationship with them. This week, we will discuss some of the things to ask and Read more...

Finding A Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop

 

May 31, 2019


Today's vehicles are automated and equipped with networks of computer-controlled systems. Most consumers find they are unable to repair or service their own vehicles, but finding a trusted repair facility can be daunting. Here are a few things to know when choosing the type of shop: Independent Shops can offer more personalized service by working directly Read more...

How To Keep Vehicle Ownership Affordable

 

May 24, 2019


There are a few ways to help keep vehicle ownership more affordable. First of all keeping your vehicle well maintained with regular oil changes, filter replacements, inspections, tire rotations, keeping tires properly inflated, servicing the fluids in your vehicle, having the fuel system serviced, brakes serviced, and regular tune-ups will help to reduce repair costs Read more...

What Is The Annual Cost of Vehicle Ownership?

 

May 17, 2019


Car ownership can be a double-edged sword; it's necessary to have a vehicle to get to work, but it can be expensive. Sometimes unexpectedly expensive. We see consumers each month who own vehicles that need major repairs that exceed the value of the vehicle, and they still owe money on the vehicle. This is tough, Read more...

How Does The Fuel System In My Vehicle Work?

 

May 10, 2019


The fuel system in today's vehicles can be complicated. To properly maintain the fuel system, it is important to understand its full function. The fuel system stores and supplies fuel to the engine cylinders. The fuel is mixed with air and becomes vaporized, then it moves to the engine cylinders to be burned to produce Read more...

How To Keep Our Environment Clean!

 

May 3, 2019


Air pollution seems to be the big focus of the type of pollution that vehicles cause. But due to tighter DEQ & EPA regulations, emissions from road vehicles have been reduced greatly. A recent study published by the Vehicle Certification Agency states: it would take 50 new cars that traveled one mile to produce the Read more...

Symptoms of a Problematic PCV System

 

April 26, 2019


  The PCV system is relatively easy to test and work on. The components in the PCV system are inexpensive parts. Symptoms and signs to look for in a failing PCV system are: check engine/service engine light oil leaks/consumption air filter element is contaminated with oil whistle, whine or low moaning noise while engine is Read more...

What is the Purpose of the PCV System in Your Vehicle?

 

April 19, 2019


Most vehicles on the road today have a Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) or a form of it. In the next three articles we will discuss how PCV works while a vehicle engine is operating, what the purpose of it is, and what the symptoms and consequences of a failing PCV system are. Let's start with Read more...

Finding a Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop

 

April 12, 2019


Today's vehicles are automated and equipped with networks of computer-controlled systems. Most consumers find they are unable to repair or service their own vehicles. But finding a trusted repair facility can be daunting. Here are a few things to know when choosing the type of shop: Independent shops can offer more personalized service by working directly Read more...

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