Phoenix Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Helping Your Car Survive the Holidays

Helping Your Car Survive the Holidays

Unless you have a deserted island you can escape to during the holiday season, you and your vehicle can feel the strain. Traffic in Phoenix is heavier, more ‘occasional’ drivers are on the roads and if you are like the majority, you spend more time just sitting in traffic and through a traffic light…or two…or more if you live or work around a shopping center. We want you to enjoy the holidays and one of the ways to have less stress during this joyful time is to make sure your vehicle is up to the challenge! Here are just a few things we can do for your vehicle so you can be sure you arrive on time for the family feasts, holiday parties, community events and shopping extravaganzas: We make sure your oil and filter are clean. We check the tires for proper inflation and rotate if needed. We inspect the brakes to make sure you can stop on a dime if necessary! We top off fluids or exchange them. We check the charging system so you don’t come out of th ... read more

Does Your Car Have A Mind Of Its Own?

Does Your Car Have A Mind Of Its Own?

We get calls from Phoenix drivers complaining that their car seems to have a mind of its own. It wants to bounce and rock and drift and sway. We know exactly what the problem is when we hear these complaints. It is either your vehicle’s shocks or struts. Usually they wear out slowly and you don’t notice that they are aging, then suddenly, it seems like you can’t keep your tires on the road! If it wasn’t for shocks and struts we would have a very uncomfortable and unsafe ride. Not only do they give us a smooth ride, they also affect our braking. Here are some clues that your vehicle needs service in this area! When you are crossing an intersection does your vehicle bounce more than three times? When you come to a fast stop does it rock back and forth? When you change lanes quickly does it sway from side to side? When you apply the brakes suddenly while driving at higher speeds does it seem to pull to the left or to the right? When rounding a curve do ... read more