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Category Archives: Auto Care

The cost of Leaves: Seasonal Inspections save Money!

Are seasonal inspections really necessary?  It’s that time of year when our industry is recommending a Fall vehicle inspection and/or holiday road-trip inspection and here’s why it is an important part of your vehicle maintenance: Those leaves!  Once all the l ... read more

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Safe Tire Repair

Safe Tire Repair

Location of Repairs Repairs must be performed by removing the tire from the rim/wheel assembly for a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the tire. Repairs are limited to the tread area of the tire. Punctures greater than 1/4" in the tire tread and p ... read more

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Common Service Intervals

The most frequently asked question about maintenance is how long stuff is going to last. Here’s the quick and dirty list of some of the averages so you can have a rough idea on how to schedule your maintenance and plan your budget! Keep in mind that these are averages. Your intervals will ... read more

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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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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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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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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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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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