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Signs of Muffler Failure

February 3, 2016 7:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Signs of Muffler Failure

Taking the preventative road when it comes to your vehicle can help to keep it save drivable and much more affordable to maintain in the future. Waiting too long to have your muffler serviced when needed can result in higher repair costs and a much larger repair job from the muffler failure. Many drivers assume that if the problem doesn’t directly affect the way they drive their vehicle that there is nothing to worry about. That couldn’t further from the truth. Muffler issues can affect your vehicle in several ways. Here are some symptoms that indicate your car has a... View Article

Auto Repairs Around Your Schedule

January 22, 2016 6:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Auto Repairs Around Your Schedule

If you notice that your vehicle seems to take longer and longer to start every morning, that is not normal. If it also seems to stutter when you accelerate, then it’s high time for you to start searching for a mechanic near me. There is a good possibility that you overlooked a maintenance appointment or repair. Regardless of the situation, the sooner you get your car to the shop, the easier it will be to diagnose it and the less expensive your repair bill will be. Neglecting Repairs Increases Repair Bills Understandably, this may not be a very convenient time... View Article

Auto Repair Shop Rules for Car Owners

January 8, 2016 5:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Auto Repair Shop Rules for Car Owners

You may not enjoy seeing your mechanic all too often, but nothing can compare to the joy you feel when they fix your car. If you have a love-hate relationship with your auto mechanic or local repair shop, now is the perfect time for you to reevaluate it. Your mechanic is not perfect and neither is your car. The auto repair professionals are not responsible for all of your car woes. In many cases, the culprit is your vehicle. No matter what seems to ail your car, you should always remember that machines are not perfect. They don’t run properly... View Article

Holiday Car Safety Tips

December 21, 2015 6:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Holiday Car Safety Tips

As you get ready to hit the roads for some last minute Christmas shopping, don’t forget to take a few precautions to make sure that you say safe. Here are a few holiday road safety tips you can use. Keep Up With Vehicle Repairs The last thing you want to happen while you’re in route to that last minute sale is for your vehicle to break down or for you to end up in a fender bender because of a vehicle malfunction. Get your tires checked, an oil change, some much-needed repairs, and an inspection to ensure your car is... View Article

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The Importance of a Tune-Up

December 11, 2015 5:09 am Published by Comments Off on The Importance of a Tune-Up

If you’ve noticed your vehicle running a little rougher than usual or that your gas mileage is causing you to feel some pain at the pump, it may be time to bring your car in for a tune-up. This is a service that most vehicle manufacturers recommend every 30,0000 miles. No matter how much or little you drive, you should keep in mind that the actual frequency of tune-up intervals for your car may be different. Waiting until your vehicle has a serious problem before bringing it in for maintenance and repairs is a quick way to send it to... View Article