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The Parts Store says They can Check my Car’s Codes for Free; Why should I Bring it to a Repair Shop?
You’ve probably seen the ads on TV: The local auto parts store will be happy to check your car’s codes for free, and sell you the parts you need to fix it yourself. Sounds almost too good to be true. And it is. Oh, sure, they’ll check the codes. They [...]
You know you’re supposed to check your car’s fluid levels occasionally and you’re trying to be a responsible car owner. But, no matter where you look, you can’t seem to find the transmission dipstick. First, before you assume anything, check the owners manual: A lot of manufacturers seem to take [...]
Back in the ’70s and into the ’80s, you couldn’t open a newspaper without seeing an ad for having your car’s shock absorbers replaced. (A “newspaper” was what we called the internet back in those days.) Today, you’re not as likely to see those ads, in a newspaper or on [...]
As seen in the October 2016 issue of Oil & Lube News, by Peter Suciu With worries about salary compensation, the increasing costs of health benefits and a general sense of uncertainty, many shops have experienced the all-too-common approach of needing to do more with less. While nothing can truly make up [...]
There’s a wonderful scene in the movie Doc Hollywood, where Michael J. Fox listens as an older woman explains the floaters she’s seeing. As she’s talking, he carefully removes her glasses, cleans them, and slides them back in place. After a stunned second she sighs and says, “I’m cured!” If [...]
Once upon a time, it was normal to take your car in once a year for a complete tuneup. Part of that tuneup involved checking all the filters, and cleaning or replacing them as needed. Today, tuneups may not get done for years. The spark plugs on most cars tend [...]