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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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#ThriftyThursdays

#ThriftyThursdays

If Thursdays weren't already good enough (1 day to Fri-yay!), our #ThriftyThursday specials make it that much better! From $10 over cost tires, 1/2 price oil changes to FREE state inspections.. It's everyone's day to store a little extra cash in your pocket for the weekend. Whe ... read more

Want a better way to pay?

Want a better way to pay?

Learn more about our “Auto Pass” credit card featuring6-month financingHere’s how it works! Financing is av ... read more

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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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

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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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

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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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

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