Our process is greater than the sum of its parts…

Original, Aftermarket, Re-manufactured, Rebuilt, and Used parts, that is. When repairing your car, we select parts from a variety of sources and the choice is based on a thoughtful and thorough process.  If you sit in our waiting room and overhear Mike or Tom on the phone with a parts house, you may think it’s … Continue reading Our process is greater than the sum of its parts…

Do I Need Snow Tires?

When contemplating a tire replacement, there are many factors to consider. Sure, brand and model are important, but the broader question is: What type of tire suits my needs? Snow Tires These tires perform well in extreme cold, snow, and ice. They feature deeper tread depths and specialized designs that handle snow and ice better … Continue reading Do I Need Snow Tires?

A Case for Coolant Service

When you own a car, there are a lot of routine maintenance checks to keep track of. It’s important to get all maintenance services done or you could face costly repairs or damage. One of the biggest threats to your engine’s longevity is not maintaining your cooling system as the manufacturer suggests. Changing your engine’s … Continue reading A Case for Coolant Service

The Way What of Automotive Batteries

Why is it that car batteries fail at the worst possible time? Of course, there’s no good time, but batteries tend to fail at the extremes of temperature.  The first really cold morning in winter kills many marginal batteries, often with no warning. Even worse, the summer heat combined with high underhood temperatures in late … Continue reading The Way What of Automotive Batteries

Do I Need to Winterize My Car?

Back in the day, winterizing your car or truck was a fall chore no one looked forward to. Although time-consuming and often expensive, winterizing was necessary to keep your vehicle safe and reliable. Thanks to advances in design and manufacture, today’s cars do not need anything but mileage based maintenance to remain safe and reliable … Continue reading Do I Need to Winterize My Car?