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Following a regular schedule of basic automotive service is definitely a win-win situation. It will help your vehicle finish out the summer with ease. Timely automotive service increases the performance of your vehicle, driving safety, prolongs the life of your car, and saves you time and money spent on costly automotive repair. It also helps to save the environment and our natural resources.

Here are eight automotive service tips to help your car finish the summer with ease:

To help your vehicle finish the summer, be sure to take care of any recommended automotive service problems. schedule an appointment today.
20
Aug
2018

Following a regular schedule of basic automotive service is definitely a win-win situation. It will help your vehicle finish out the summer with ease. Timely automotive service increases the performance of your vehicle, driving safety, prolongs the life of your car, and saves you time and money spent on costly automotive repair. It also helps to save the environment and our natural resources.

Here are eight automotive service tips to help your car finish the summer with ease:

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Is your vehicle having starting problems?  Are you worried about what might cause alternators to go bad?  The alternator, located on the engine, provides power to the battery and continuously charges the battery and the car’s electrical systems and computers. Its primary job is to keep the electrical system up and running in place of the battery. Along with the starter, the battery’s job is to start the car, and then the starter keeps it running.

An alternator typically lasts about seven years or about 100,000 to 150,000 miles. Some mechanics, though, say they typically see alternators last about 80,000 miles, or some cars will need it to be replaced after 50,000 to 60,000 miles. Several factors can affect how long a starter lasts, including the quality of the part, conditions in which the car is driven, and how many electronics are being used inside the car.

Oftentimes, the starter will go out with little or no warning. But there are a few signs to look out for that can alert you that the alternator is about to die:

If you are wondering what causes alternators to go bad, call your mechanic at Express Care Auto Center for information about the relationship between starters.
07
Aug
2018

Is your vehicle having starting problems?  Are you worried about what might cause alternators to go bad?  The alternator, located on the engine, provides power to the battery and continuously charges the battery and the car’s electrical systems and computers. Its primary job is to keep the electrical system up and running in place of the battery. Along with the starter, the battery’s job is to start the car, and then the starter keeps it running.

An alternator typically lasts about seven years or about 100,000 to 150,000 miles. Some mechanics, though, say they typically see alternators last about 80,000 miles, or some cars will need it to be replaced after 50,000 to 60,000 miles. Several factors can affect how long a starter lasts, including the quality of the part, conditions in which the car is driven, and how many electronics are being used inside the car.

Oftentimes, the starter will go out with little or no warning. But there are a few signs to look out for that can alert you that the alternator is about to die:

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If you keep your car long enough, you will be looking for auto repair services sooner or later.  You know you will want to leave it at a trustworthy auto repair shop.  If you are not familiar with the shop or staff, it can be hard to leave your car there, wondering what kind of service you will receive.  Do you know what questions to ask about your next auto repair?

Here are three questions to ask the auto repair shop so that you can feel confident about leaving your car:

When leaving your car at an auto repair shop, be sure to ask for quote at all costs, are there any warranties, and how long will it take for auto repair services.
21
Jul
2018

If you keep your car long enough, you will be looking for auto repair services sooner or later.  You know you will want to leave it at a trustworthy auto repair shop.  If you are not familiar with the shop or staff, it can be hard to leave your car there, wondering what kind of service you will receive.  Do you know what questions to ask about your next auto repair?

Here are three questions to ask the auto repair shop so that you can feel confident about leaving your car:

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