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Prep Your Car for Spring

Prep Your Car for Spring

Spring is the time for reviving your vehicle after the cold months! Follow these 6 steps to prep your vehicle for the new season. S: Survey your Brakes. Snow, slush, and salt can take a toll on your braking system. Test your brakes for any squeaking or grinding noises, and sto ... read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Winter Vehicle Maintenance

A Comprehensive Guide to Winter Vehicle Maintenance

With winter quickly approaching, it is crucial to ensure your vehicle is prepared to handle the challenges that come with colder temperatures and icy roads. Follow this guide to take the essential steps that will keep your vehicle in top shape during the winter months! 1. Check and Change F ... read more

VA State Inspection Checklist

VA State Inspection Checklist

Before heading to Craftsman Auto Care for your VA State Inspection, use this checklist to visually assess the status of your vehicle! 1. Lights. Visually inspect all of the lights on your vehicle, including headlights, exterior lights, turn signals, and license plate lights. Make sure all are worki ... read more

Ace Your Back-To-School Checklist

Ace Your Back-To-School Checklist

School is back in session! Before you zip off on that college road trip or partake in those daily drop-offs, check out this back-to-school vehicle maintenance checklist to ace your first test of the year! 1. Tires. Feel confident with the state of your tires by paying special atten ... read more

Five Surprising Things Your Car Does in the Summer

Five Surprising Things Your Car Does in the Summer

Ever wonder how rising summer temperatures may be impacting your vehicle's performance? Here are five eye-opening things you may find your car doing in the summer and why: 1. Vehicle Dripping Water / Liquid. Many people are alarmed to see pools of water when parked or dripping ... read more

Car Maintenance Checklist

Car Maintenance Checklist

Caring for your vehicle can help to improve its performance and longevity. A car maintenance checklist can make vehicle ownership simple- saving you time and money in the future. Regular maintenance can help to identify and address any small or underlying issues before they get more severe and more ... read more

Craftsman Auto Care To Host Catalytic Converter Prevention Events

Craftsman Auto Care To Host Catalytic Converter Prevention Events

The Fairfax County Police Department is partnering with Craftsman Auto Care to offer free etchings of an anti-theft label into vehicle owner's catalytic converters.  Craftsman Auto Care will host the catalytic converter theft-prevention events at its McLean and Merrifield lo ... read more

See Clearly! Headlight Restoration

See Clearly! Headlight Restoration

During daylight savings, we drive in the dark more often and definitely need our headlights to be as bright as they can! With the new HID headlights on the newer vehicles, it’s hard to see if you have older headlights that have lost their shine and must compete with this HID technology. We ha ... read more

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The cost of Leaves: Seasonal Inspections save Money!

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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Resolving the Dilemma That All Vehicle Owners Face

Resolving the Dilemma That All Vehicle Owners Face

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Craftsman Auto Care has cracked the code on providing auto repair services that drivers can trust. Integrating their industry-setting Digital Health Inspection into their "Craftsman Experience" Craftsman announces the op ... read more

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