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  • Give Me a Brake! What does your vehicle really need?

    Thursday 21 May 2015

    Almost 4 to 5 times a day we get a call asking about brake pricing, the customer really does not know why they need brakes other than they were told they needed them replaced. So we can better understand their needs we ask a couple simple questions, First off we always ask, what make and model the vehicle is, and the approximate mileage,  1) do you know if it is front or rear that need replacement?  2) do you know what your current brake pad thickness is?  3) do you know if th... read more

  • Signs Your Car Needs an Oil Change

    Friday 01 November 2013

    An oil change should be a top priority for car owners looking to keep their engine in good running condition. Fortunately, getting an oil change costs little money in the grand scheme of car maintenance. The key, however, is knowing when you car is due for an oil change. Need some guidance? D & R Autoworks of Highland Park, Illinois, has the details about the telltale signs your car is in need of an oil change. Oil Change Guidelines: Oil change rule #1 – Get an oil chang... read more

  • How to Select the Right Antifreeze for Your Automobile

    Thursday 10 October 2013

    Selecting the right antifreeze is crucial to the well-being of your automobile. With the marketplace flooded with a plethora of antifreeze products, knowing what antifreeze your car needs is of the utmost importance. Why? Purchasing the wrong antifreeze can damage your vehicle and result in additional expenses, something no car owner wants. If you are not in the know about the proper antifreeze for your car, be sure to reference our helpful tips. Tips for Selecting Antifreez... read more

  • How to Spot Car Battery Maintenance Issues

    Friday 04 October 2013

    Car batteries are a crucial component of your car. After all, without them, your car will not operate. Although many modern-day car battery manufacturers prevent you from checking your car battery, most traditional car batteries can be surveyed for maintenance. The key is knowing what the telltale signs of car battery maintenance issues are, and D & R Autoworks is here to help. Signs Your Car Battery Needs Maintenance: Water Levels It is impossible to che... read more

  • Transmission Slipping: What is It and is It Serious?

    Tuesday 01 October 2013

    Transmission slipping is indicative of a serious car problem. Unlike some car issues that are okay to go unattended to for awhile, signs of transmission slipping calls for immediate action to be taken. Why? Left untreated, transmission slipping can result in serious car damage and expensive car repair costs, something nobody wants. As a car owner, knowing the telltale signs of transmission slipping is important in protecting your vehicle, and D & R Autoworks is here to help. Sig... read more

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