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What Vehicle Owners Can Do to Protect Themselves and Repair Technicians from COVID-19

April 21, 2020 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With much of the United States under stay-at-home orders from officials, many of us are not driving our cars as often or at all. However, there are things you and your family will need eventually while riding out the pandemic. Someone in your house will have to leave at some point to restock food rations and other daily essentials. Someone in your family might need to seek medical care, or a pet could require emergency veterinary treatment. That said, even though your car is sitting parked most days, it should remain reliable and in good working order. Perhaps you’ve noticed... View Article

Why Auto Repair and Maintenance Facilities Are Considered “Essential Businesses” During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 7, 2020 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

To slow the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, countries, states and cities around the world are telling people to stay home and not participate in any social gatherings outside of their core household group. Depending on where you live in the United States, this order is known as shelter in place, stay at home or self-isolation. If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with the virus and are able bodied, you must self-quarantine at home. While social distancing is now the new normal, you can still leave your house for essentials, like groceries, medical care,... View Article

What Do Alternators Do, and Why Do They Fail?

May 31, 2019 10:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve got problems with your vehicle’s alternator, it could very well result in your battery dying and your having to get your vehicle towed to the shop to get it fixed. But for most people, when they hear they’ve got a bad alternator, all they know is that this is bad—they don’t necessarily know what the alternator does or how it fails. A little bit of knowledge can go a long way in the automotive world, and could potentially help you avoid these types of repairs. Here’s some information from auto repair shop in Madison, TN about alternators and... View Article

Why You Should Avoid Using Stop Leak

February 15, 2019 11:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to car repairs, many myths circulate the industry. Consumers are faced with an onslaught of myths and mysteries that lead them to poor car maintenance decisions. What is truth and what is just plain bad advice? Your auto repair shop in Madison, TN is here to help. One of the most common mistakes vehicle owners make is to turn to Stop Leak. They discover a puddle under their parked car, panic and try to make a fast repair with this product. Here’s the scoop on why this is a bad decision and what alternative maintenance method you... View Article

Why Second Opinions Can Never Hurt

January 17, 2019 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You go to your quick lube station because you’re having troubles with your vehicle, and one of the technicians tells you that the problem is a leak in your oil pain or crankshaft seal. If you don’t know much about cars, you’ll likely be satisfied with this explanation and pay for the repair. What you might not realize, however, is that the leak typically actually starts somewhere higher up, such as a valve cover. But because most of the time spent by technicians at a quick lube shop is underneath the vehicle, the oil pan is what they’re going to... View Article