Auto Repair Blog

Is Your Factory Warranty Voided If You Have Work Done Outside of a Direct Dealership?

When you purchase a new vehicle, it may come with a warranty that covers specific parts against early wear or malfunction. If your vehicle is under warranty, you may find yourself wondering if you have to have the vehicle serviced by a direct dealership. For example, if you bought a new Toyota, you may wonder […]
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Patching Versus Plugging Tires: What’s the Difference?

If you have a tire that has a small hole or rip, patching or plugging the tire may be possible. Both tire patches and tire plugs help to fill or cover the small hole on the tire, helping to prevent air from escaping. A properly placed tire patch or plug that is installed at a […]
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Signs Your Catalytic Converter May Be Going Bad

The catalytic converter on your vehicle typically lasts for about 10 years. However, some may last longer and some may have a shorter lifespan. The catalytic converter is an expensive part, and as such, should only be replaced when yours is going bad. Learning what signs your car may give you if this part is […]
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Even a Slight Fender Bender Should Prompt Timely and Professional Repair

If you are like most people, you are tempted to continue driving after a fender bender.  However, even if your vehicle isn’t falling apart, you should know it is a grave mistake to continue riding around town after a minor collision.  Do the smart thing by having our auto repair shop work on your vehicle […]
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Three Ways to Remove Ice Safely From Your Windshield

It is common for individuals to make mistakes removing ice from a car’s windshield. Unfortunately, these mistakes can damage the windshield. Learning how to correctly remove ice from a windshield can help to prevent unneeded trips to a car repair shop for repairs and can help to quickly get ice off the windshield. Here are […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Testing Your Car Battery Before Winter

Most auto and battery manufacturers recommend that you have your battery tested at least once per year, preferably in the fall. Hot summer temperatures can wear on your battery and freezing cold temperatures require your battery to work extra hard, so having your battery tested between the grueling summer months and before your battery works […]
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