You may have noticed that scheduling your vehicle for service has become harder. Auto Repair Shops are often booked two to three weeks out now. That’s quite a shift from pre-pandemic days when you could get your vehicle scheduled for service within a week. So, what’s changed? Actually, quite a lot and it isn’t just due to a labor shortage.
Catalytic converter theft is on the rise across the county. Certain cars are targeted more than others, such as the Toyota Prius.
As we emerge from 18 months of self-isolation during COVID and get ready to take our family (and our car) on its first vacation in a year and a half, there are some important things to do to ensure that our vehicle is vacation ready.
There are pros and cons to any vehicle you purchase. Some you know before you buy a vehicle and then there are the things you don’t find out until the vehicle gets older or you’ve owned it awhile. To keep you informed before you buy, here are the following pros and cons to owning a European vehicle and an Asian vehicle.
Following a preventative maintenance program on your vehicle is so much more than just taking your car to the local quick lube for an oil change. Here are five images from our customer archives showing issues that can get overlooked if you only change the oil.
Since Covid-19 there has been a greater interest in how to keep your car’s ventilation system clean and fresh. The main component that filters the air coming into a car is the “cabin air filter”. In normal times this filter is inspected or replaced at around 15,000 miles or 18 months if it’s dirty.
You need new tires for your vehicle. Here are the questions you are asking yourself:
1. How do I find the best place to purchase auto tires?
2. What should I be looking for?
3. Is the internet the best place to buy or should I just go to a tire shop?
These were normally questions asked only by our older, retired customers. Now, with the pandemic, more cars are sitting in garages and driveways, prompted most of our customers to ask these questions.
When it comes to auto service we believe that excellent customer service is all about information and relationships. We hope this blog will help to facilitate a good relationship with your auto shop, whether it's BA Auto Care or any other shop.
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