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Information about auto repair and preventive maintenance

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How to Get your Vehicle Road Trip Ready!

Tweet Are you one of the 45.5 million Americans who are estimated to be on the road this Thanksgiving weekend? That’s right, AAA has estimated that of the anticipated 51 million travelers this weekend, 89% of them are planning a road trip – there are going to be a LOT of cars on the road. […]

Preventing Transmission Problems thru Maintenance

Tweet When your transmission goes, you know you’re in for some major trouble.  Not only are you going to be out of a vehicle for a period of time, the resulting bill is most likely going to make you want to pull out your hair! The best way to prevent a transmission breakdown is to […]

How A Local Auto Repair Shop Builds Confidence

Tweet In a recent AAA survey, it revealed that two-thirds of drivers don’t trust auto repairers in general, but majorities are still able to find a shop they like. The No. 1 concern cited by AAA’s distrustful drivers was “Recommending unnecessary services,” expressed by 76 percent of respondents. Next came “Overcharging for services” (73 percent). So […]

Summer Gas Saving Tips

Tweet Summer driving is here. Road trips are being planned, and the kids are busy running from activity to activity.  What can you do so that each errand doesn’t include a stop at the gas station? A few simple changes in your driving habits can save you money at the pump. One of the biggest […]

What auto maintenance should you budget for?

Tweet   When you own a vehicle, the car payment, insurance premiums and gas costs are not the only things you should consider for your budget. There are some pretty important auto maintenance items that you can expect and need to budget for. In doing so, you’re maintaining your vehicle so that it will last […]

Car Maintenance Schedules made Easy

Tweet Although most good quality cars are built to last for at least 10 to 16 years, you can prolong the life of your vehicle if you follow a car maintenance schedule.  To find out what maintenance and servicing issues you need to address, read your car’s owner’s manual. Though you need to read and follow […]

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 […]

Avoiding the Nightmare of Costly Auto Repairs

Tweet We all know SOMEONE who has had the misfortune of having to pay for major auto repairs. They can suck whatever savings there may be in the bank and then some. Sometimes, expensive auto repairs leave people in credit card debt, other times it leaves them with a vehicle that they cannot afford to […]

Is it worth it to invest in high mileage oil?

Tweet Some of us live in our cars. We eat in them, work in them and sometimes, even sleep in them. Over the years, the miles begin to start adding up. If you happen to own a vehicle with over 75,000 miles on it, you are going to be confronted with a few maintenance issues […]

Extreme Temperatures: Why is my Car Overheating?

Tweet As many of us know, the hot temperatures here in Arizona can take a toll on our vehicles. Not only can it lead to certain mechanical failures in our cars, but it can also cause an overheated engine. However, what many of us might not know, is that cold weather can also cause issues […]