You’ll always need a reliable auto shop
These new model cars are filled with technological advances, including
- Digital dashboards
- Oxygen sensors
- Electronic computers
- Unibody construction
- And more
- When it comes to service and repair, though, some things will never change.
Inspect your car frequently
Examine your vehicle for:
- Unusual sounds, odors, drips, leaks, smoke, warning lights, gauge readings.
- Changes in acceleration, engine performance, gas mileage, fluid levels.
- Worn tires, belts, hoses. Problems in handling, braking, steering, vibrations.
- When you first discovered the problem.
- How often and when the problem occurs.
- Always document:
When you bring your vehicle to us for service
- Come prepared to describe the issue to one of our certified auto technicians.
- Bring a list of the symptoms that you’ve discovered.
- Trust that we’ll properly diagnose the problem and recommend a solution.
Conduct your own research before you bring your vehicle in
- Read your owner’s manual to learn about your vehicle’s components and systems.
- Adhere to the recommended maintenance schedule.
- Keep a running log of all of the service and repair work that you have done on your vehicle.
It’s okay to ask questions
- Never be embarrassed to ask questions.
- Give our technicians time to properly diagnose the issue – you might have to wait on a phone call, so make sure you leave a working number with your service technician.
- Don’t leave until you understand our policies regarding labor rates, guarantees, and acceptable methods of payment.