Yearly Archives: 2018

What's Stopping you?

What's Stopping you?

These major components of your brake system are actually stopping you: Rotors Pads Calipers Your brakes operate through a hydraulic system that uses brake fluid to engage the calipers, cylinders, pads, rotors, shoes, and drums to stop your wheels from turning. Most cars have disc brakes and work ... read more

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Auto Care

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Brakes

Auto Lovers Gift List 2.0

Auto Lovers Gift List 2.0

Last holiday season, we gave you the Auto Lovers Gift List to help you find a special gift for the car lover in your life.  Now, we’re bringing it back with the Auto Lovers Gift List 2.0 – because the list is never ending when it comes to auto-related gifts ... read more

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News , Gifts

The Auto Lovers Gift List

The Auto Lovers Gift List

Stuck on what to get your auto lover this holiday season? Well look no further! We have some goods for you that are sure to drive happiness into their hearts and a smile across their car loving faces ... read more

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News , Gifts

Preventative Maintenance / BG Cooling System Service

Preventative Maintenance / BG Cooling System Service

Your cooling system consists of more than just the radiator! The water pump circulates coolant to the engine and heater core then returns it to be cooled. Temperature extremes compromise the entire system with rust, corrosion and sc ... read more

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Auto Care

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

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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Auto Care

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 your ... read more

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News

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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Auto Care

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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Motorsports
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