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Auto Service

Get Your Car Fixed Right the First Time

Many people are tempted to do their own car repairs in order to save money on the labor costs associated with a real mechanic. While this may work out well for simple repairs, it's not a good idea for major vehicle systems or those related to safety. Mistakes in these areas can lead to engine troubles that leave a person stranded, brakes that don't effectively stop the car, and more. Here are a few reasons a professional car mechanic gets better results:

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What Happens if You Don’t Change Your Oil Regularly?

Probably the most common maintenance stop for any vehicle is an oil change. Depending on the make, model, and age of your vehicle, oil changes may be required fairly frequently in order to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Though, with our busy schedules, it can be hard to make time for an oil change. So what really happens to your car if you do not regularly change the oil?

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Engine Ears: What are the warning sounds an engine emits?

Driving down the road and something does not sound right. The engine tells the owner a lot through the sounds it makes. Engine repair is rarely cheap. Listening to what a vehicle has to say through the sounds is of great consequence.

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Preventive Maintenance for Your Radiator

Like all other auto parts, the radiator in your vehicle requires maintenance and care to perform as it should for several years. The radiator’s primary function is to keep the engine cool so that it does not overheat.

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Improve Your Car’s Air Conditioning Performance With a Recharge

Now that the temperature is finally warming up a bit, it’s the perfect time to prepare your car for the warm summer months. You can start with a simple air conditioning recharge to boost your air conditioning system. A recharge service consists of connecting your car's AC system to a machine, which vacuums all the old refrigerant and oil from the system, and then refills it to an adequate level.

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What Are Your Dash Lights Telling You?

If you feel like your car’s dashboard looks like a commercial jet operating panel, you’re not alone. Many of the drivers that come into our oil change shop or service center complain that a vehicle warning indicator is on, but have no idea what it means. Although it is possible that a warning light could be triggered accidentally (we need to reset the computer), it usually says that there is a necessary auto repair such as an engine replacement or a tire repair. Below is a quick rundown of all the warning indicator lights on your dashboard and what they mean. If any of these lights come on and stay on, you should bring your car to AA Auto Tech so that a car mechanic can look at it.

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Is it Time for a New Transmission?

A transmission is as integral to a vehicle’s operation as the motor itself. What happens when your transmission goes out? Your vehicle doesn’t move. Signs of a worn out or damaged transmission begin to show long before it ultimately fails. If you notice these signs, you should bring our car into AA Auto car mechanic so that can inspect the transmission and make the necessary transmission repairs. Below are five symptoms that should alert you.

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The Essential Engine Maintenance Guide

You depend on your car every day to get you to and from your many destinations. AA Auto Tech also cares about your car and wants to help you keep it running all season long. Whether you need an AC Recharge, an engine repair, or an oil change, we suggest that you bring your car in for routine maintenance. Typical maintenance issues you should be concerned about include the following items below.

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Schedule a Radiator Flush This Winter

During both the winter and summer seasons, you need to bring your car into the AA Auto Tech service center so that a car mechanic can inspect your cooling system. It’s during both the hot and freezing periods of the year when your cooling system is most vulnerable. By keeping current with fresh coolant and undergoing any leak repair, we can help you avoid significant auto repair issues such as transmission replacement or engine replacement.

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What Causes Steering Wheel Shakes?

Steering wheel shakes are both irritating and highly dangerous at both low and high speeds. Causes of steering wheel shakes can differ depending on the components in your car and when the shake occurs. Keep in mind, that what causes a car to shake at 50 mph, may not be what causes it to shake at 20 mph.

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