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Information about auto repair and preventive maintenance

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Pre-Purchase Inspection Means Post-Purchase Confidence

Tweet When you make the decision to buy a used vehicle, you’re making a financial investment no matter how big or small. Whether it is a high-mileage or low-mileage used vehicle, this vehicle has some sort of story behind it. If you’re not looking for surprises or other repairs that come up once the keys […]

How to Find a Quality Auto Repair Shop

Tweet So, you’re new in town and need a simple auto repair. But how do you decide where to take your vehicle? Anyone can hop online and search for an auto repair shop, but how do you know if it’s a good shop or not? The best time to find a repair shop is BEFORE […]

Budget for Auto Repair or Buy New: Which is better?

Tweet   It’s the question that has been haunting drivers for decades. Do you keep your vehicle and budget money for auto repairs or do you buy a new vehicle once your warranty is up? No one wants to put tons of money into major automotive repairs, but if your vehicle is paid off and […]

Help! My Car is Shaking Like Crazy!

Tweet What causes a vehicle to vibrate? Have you ever been driving along and suddenly the steering wheel on your car is vibrating out of control? Almost every driver has experienced some sort of shaky, bumpy or vibrating driving from time to time. Don’t Ignore It Never ignore those shakes and shimmers; they could be […]

Avoid Holiday Breakdowns with a Little TLC

Tweet   You depend on your vehicle to run safely and smoothly, especially during holiday travel. Yet, without the proper preventative maintenance, your vehicle very well could end up broken down on the side of the road, halting your holiday travel plans and costing you more money than Santa had expected to spend. We hear […]

Don’t Get Auto Repair Scammed!

Tweet   As a motorist, you need to be constantly aware. This time, we aren’t talking about avoiding accidents on the road, we’re talking about auto repair scams that could happen to anyone. If you don’t currently have an honest auto repair shop that you can trust, there are a few things we want you to know […]

What Makes a Female Friendly Auto Repair Shop?

Tweet   There has been a focus lately on finding female friendly auto repair shops, and for good reasons. Historically, auto repair has been solidly in the “man camp” but all of that is changing; female customers make up 60% – 70% of repair shop clients these days. Women today make more than half of […]

5 Tips From a Mechanic

Tweet   In any relationship, communication between two people is important, and communication between you and your auto repair shop along with the auto mechanics that work there are no exception. Being able to let your mechanic know what has happened to your vehicle is vital to efficient and practical repair services. You don’t want to spend […]

Don’t let your brakes break the bank!

Tweet There are many parts of a car that we tend to see people ignore until they break – and then suddenly what could have been inexpensive preventative maintenance is suddenly a major repair that is expensive. Brakes are one of those things that are quick and painless to take care of, but can easily run […]

Overpaying for Repairs Ends with the Right Repair Shop

Tweet Americans are over-paying for auto repairs for numerous reasons, but the bottom line is that they may not be choosing the right auto repair shop who will give honest recommendations as well as providing the appropriate repairs to keep their vehicle running smoothly and safely on the road. It is important to know just how to […]