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The Benefits of Proper Maintenance for Your Vehicle

The Benefits of Proper Maintenance for Your Vehicle

The Benefits of Proper Maintenance for Your Vehicle A vehicle is a financial investment that you want to last for as long as possible. Routine car maintenance is definitely one of the most essential aspects of owning a vehicle. Failing to have the vehicle serviced at the recommended intervals could lead to numerous mechanical problems in the long run. Not only will routine maintenance help to sustain the overall value of the vehicle, it will also minimize the chances of premature engine, transmission and other major part failures. Here are some of the key benefits of proper maintenance for your vehicle. Enhanced reliability Most drivers expect their vehicle to deliver dependable service on a daily basis. A good way to preserve the reliability of a vehicle is to always have the required maintenance performed at the recommended intervals. Neglecting the required car maintenance dramatically increases the likelihood of you becoming stranded on the side o ... read more

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

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 the brake rotors need replacement, now this is where it gets interesting, almost all of the callers have been told that the brake rotors need replacement.  The latest call I received yesterday morning was a customer with a 3 year old Toyota with 28,000 miles on it. They were told they needed front and rear brakes with all 4 rotors needing replacement. I found it to be a little odd that a vehicle this new with only 28,000 miles needed these repairs. I discussed with the customer that I w ... read more

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