6 Common Auto Repairs

We Do These Repairs The Most! Are you planning on purchasing your first vehicle? If so, you might be wondering what you can expect over the course of its lifespan. You can estimate maintenance costs based on a specific model’s factory recommendations, often found in the owner’s manual. But what you can’t predict is the […]

What Brake Sounds Mean

Do You Need Brake Repair? These Sounds Will Tell You Paying attention to your vehicle’s behavior is a good way to tell when it needs professional attention. Once you become familiar with how it performs and sounds, you can easily detect changes. When it comes to your vehicle’s brakes, any unusual sounds mean something isn’t […]

How You Can Winterize Your Vehicle

Make Sure You’re Prepared! Although winters in Virginia aren’t nearly as bad as other states such as New York and Vermont, we still do experience common conditions such as snow, ice, and rain. Anyone that’s driven through those conditions knows how difficult, stressful, and frustrating it can be. Although we may not be able to […]

How to Maintain Your Brakes

Habits You Should Implement Just like other components in your vehicle, your brakes are susceptible to wear-and-tear. This is an unavoidable part of vehicle ownership and every vehicle owner has had to get their brakes inspected and serviced at one point. With that said, just because you need it serviced doesn’t mean it has to […]

Understanding The Wheel Alignment Service

What You Should Know When driving your vehicle, it’s pretty common to accidentally hit a pothole or go over a curb. A lot of the times, this will happen and you won’t even blink an eye. There’s no way something that small will hurt your vehicle, right? Well, not exactly. Even something that small can […]

What Maintenance does a Hybrid Car Need?

Hybrid and Electric vehicles have amazing technology and engineering. While they run on clean energy they have mechanical parts and fluids and much like a Gas powered or Internal Combustion Engine vehicle needs routine maintenance. A Hybrid vehicle has has a small (ICE) or internal combustion engine which works briefly at times to recharge the […]

How to Choose a Car Repair Shop

If you are new to an area or taking on responsibility for your vehicle for the first time choosing a good automotive repair shop can be quite overwhelming. Ask yourself what is most important to you: quality of work, customer service, price, the list goes on and on. A good auto repair shop should be […]

Why have Virginia State Inspection Stickers moved on windshields?

Starting in January 2018, all 2019 Virginia State Inspection stickers will be found on the drivers side, bottom corner of the windshield. Inspection stickers have been relocated from the center of the windshield to avoid interferring with crash avoidance technology found in many vehicles. This type of technology requires a clear center windshield in order […]

How to keep your car running well in cold weather

  Take care of your car’s seasonal services immediately and make plans to get ahead of the game before cold weather arrives. An early visit to your repair facility provides the opportunity to budget for unanticipated repairs. We recommend the following checklist: Engine Performance A poorly maintained engine is hard to start in cold weather, […]