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How To Update Your Auto Repair Routine

September 30th, 2015
Time has a way of sneaking up on everyone, and so does mileage on a vehicle. If you have a long commute or regularly put lengthy interstate trips on your car, you can easily rack up 15-18,000 miles a year. Even though today’s cars don’t need as much maintenance as cars from a generation ago, it’s still something you can’t neglect. Here’s a reminder of some important milestones for service on your vehicle: 
 
Monthly 
• Check tire inflation
• Check oil and transmission fluid levels
• Check all lights
• Check windshield washer fluid
 
Every 5,000 Miles
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  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Are All-Season Tires Really All-Season?

September 11th, 2015
We frequently get questions about all-season tires when consumers are trying to make the right purchasing decision for  a set of new tires. As the title of the blog asks…”are all-season tires really all-season?”
 
The answer is: it that depends on what part of the country you’re living in.
 
All-season tires are a compromise from the very start. They’re designed for a forgiving ride, low noise, decent handling and good road manners. Maybe not as much as what a good set of grand touring tires can deliver, but pretty respectable…and also with an aggressive tread pattern which 
channels water away from the tire’ ...[more]
  Posted in: Tires 101

Get Your Kids Back to College in a Reliable Car

September 10th, 2015
College Auto Repair in Roanoke, VABefore you know it, it’s going to be time for your kids to be headed off for fall semester of college. While 18- and 19-year-olds have all kinds of smarts, they might not always be very well-versed in taking care of a car. Often, college students don’t do a lot of driving, except for their trips home…but here are some ideas to make sure that your student’s car is one less thing for you to worry about. 
  • Before that student heads off to school, have the oil changed and the tires rotate and balanced. Make sure that there’s a sticker on the windshield with the date and mileage for the next oil change, and remind him/her to have the oil changed and tires rotated when the odometer hits that reading.
  Posted in: Company News