With both used and new car prices soaring, here are our top 10 maintenance tips to take better care of the car you already own.
Part of any preventative maintenance should include the careful evaluation of your vehicles tires at least every 6 months. Tires are the most critical part of your car. They should be in excellent condition so your car steers, brakes and accelerates properly. Good tires keep you safe, so we include a comprehensive tire evaluation every time you bring your car in for preventative maintenance.
In 2017 I bought a Chevrolet Bolt, and it came with a very handy feature: automatic activation of the low beam whenever I encountered a car coming in the other direction. Just recently, the federal government authorized the use of a more advanced intelligent headlight lighting system. According to Bosch, one of the major developers of this new headlight system, here are the four major benefits
All car batteries come with a warranty of 3 to 4 years and many car owners follow a policy of install it and forget it. However, with the onset of COVID and many cars sitting idle for longer periods of time, corrosion can build up on battery terminals and prevent your battery from receiving a proper charge while you are driving. With cold weather just around the corner, it is important to ensure that your battery is properly prepared for the winter months.
To buy or not to buy a hybrid or electric car? This is the question top of mind with most new car shoppers today. The answer depends on your driving habits.
When most customers take in their vehicle for servicing, they don’t think of auto repair shops as environmentally friendly. Yes, they expect auto shops to recycle batteries, tires, and oil. But beyond these few (but still critical) items, car dealers and auto repair companies are not known as the poster children for protecting our planet.
Be sure that you know what your check engine light looks like and where it is located. The check engine light is located on your dashboard where the instrument lights are. Different cars use different identifiers, so be sure to check out your vehicle manual so that you know exactly what your check engine light looks like.
Sometimes, being a good auto repair technician means channeling your inner Agatha Christie and solving a mystery. This is precisely what happen to us recently when one of our customers brought in his car, complaining of smelling a strange odor.
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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