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  • Common Service Intervals

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    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 be determined by the type of vehicle you drive, your driving habits/mileage and driving conditions! Brakes : 30-60K milesTires  : 50K miles... read more

    Wednesday 08 May 2019
  • What's Stopping you?

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    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 by pushing a ceramic pad against the brake discs, creating friction to slow the vehicle down. This is what happens when you step on your brakes: As the pedal moves down it pushes a lever that incre... read more

    Tuesday 11 December 2018
  • Preventative Maintenance / BG Cooling System Service

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    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 scale. A simple PH test can identifies when coolant has stopped protecting vital engines parts and corrosion may begin: The BG cooling system service cleans and them replenishes the entire system with premium co... read more

    Tuesday 02 October 2018
  • Craftsman Auto Care is the newest offering from the legendary Matt Curry team

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    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 satisfaction. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature the industry's best technology and service for all makes and models including hybrid, HEV, and electric vehicles. We skillfully and expertly resol... read more

    Thursday 30 August 2018
  • We've got your back: The Annual Vehicle Safety Inspection in Virginia

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    (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 our windshields with the HUGE number (denoting the month when it expires, for you newbies) is a not-so-gentle reminder that the clock is always ticking toward expiration day! However, with a little pl... read more

    Tuesday 07 August 2018
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