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Craftsman Auto Care is the newest offering from the legendary Matt Curry team

Craftsman Auto Care is the newest offering from the legendary Matt Curry team

Craftsman Auto Care is the newest offering from the legendary Matt Curry team from Curry’s Auto Service. Comprised of ASE-Certified Master Technicians with an average of 30 years' experience, Craftsman sets the bar in auto care, delivering the highest level of workmanship and customer sati ... read more

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We've got your back: The Annual Vehicle Safety Inspection in Virginia

We've got your back: The Annual Vehicle Safety Inspection in Virginia

(The annual panic you feel when you realize it's the last day of the month, and your sticker is expiring!) The great Commonwealth of Virginia takes vehicle safety very seriously, and we've all got to show proof that we do too. The big sticker plastered on o ... read more

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Seeing is Believing; Digital documentation keeps us accountable and you informed

Seeing is Believing; Digital documentation keeps us accountable and you informed

Craftsman…The Digital Revolution in Car Care Have you ever left an auto repair shop and wondered what the heck just happened? Did it seem as though your service tech was talking gibberish? Have you driven away hoping that you didn't get taken for a ride? At Craftsman we ... read more

Certified Female Friendly: So What Does That Actually Mean?

Certified Female Friendly: So What Does That Actually Mean?

Hey gals, this one's for you! Whether you're an auto enthusiast who can tell a Ford from a Chevy just by the sound of their engines or if just the idea of bringing your car in for service leaves you in a cold sweat, we've got you covered. All of us at Craftsman Auto pledge to make you ... read more

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Spring Clean your Vehicle

Spring Clean your Vehicle

Here are our Top 10 tips for getting your car ready for the spring. Some will help your vehicle look (and smell) better, but most are designed to help it perform more efficiently and get better gas mileage. 1. Clean Your Undercarriage. Winter road salt can be a real problem by eating away at its u ... read more

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Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Turning a streetcar into a racing machine is one of the coolest things we get to do as auto care specialists. Occasionally, a car comes through that screams "Race me!" We were lucky enough to have a 2007 Porsche Cayman S brought in that was in dire need of repairs, updates, and maintenance ... read more

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Carbon Junk

Carbon Junk

Q: What is Carbon Buildup? Carbon buildup is mostly a problem with today’s newer “direct injection” vehicles. Think of your engine like a fireplace. When a fireplace burns fuel, it releases fumes – waste byproducts of smoke and carbon. In a fireplace thes ... read more

Winter Maintenance Tips

Winter Maintenance Tips

Kick the tires: Have your tires rotated and inspected. The last thing you need in cold, wet weather is to be driving on bald tires or tires with low air pressure. You’ll need all the traction that is possible and both of these issues will significantly impair your tire&rsquo ... read more

The Answers to all your Tire Questions!

The Answers to all your Tire Questions!

How often should I get my tires rotated? As a general rule, you should get your tires rotated when you get an oil service performed. (about every 6-8k miles or every 6-12 months) Changing the location of the tires on your vehicle allow them to wear evenly and will give them a lon ... read more

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How to Change a Flat Tire

How to Change a Flat Tire

When your vehicle gets a flat tire while you are driving, remain calm and follow these instructions: Don’t panic! You don’t have to stop your vehicle immediately. The most important thing to do is to keep the car under your control by slowing down, and then pull over to the side of the ... read more

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