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The importance of listening to what your vehicle is telling you

Sometimes it's hard to know when your car just needs a break and when it needs a mechanic. By being proactive when you notice something amiss, you may save yourself a lot of money and trouble by getting it diagnosed early! Our technicians are here to assist you in diagnosing potential vehicle malfunctions.

Do you have good sense? We bet you do! Use your SENSES to determine whether you should bring your car by for one of our professionals to inspect. Don’t underestimate the value of having a trained individual under the hood of your car. They will be able to spot a number of trouble situations that, if left untreated, have the potential to cause a breakdown.

 



  DO NOT IGNORE YOUR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

Do you FEEL anything out of the ordinary?
Some experiences that customers who have needed an automobile mechanic have in common are:

  • Front-End Shimmy
  • Steering Wheel Shake
  • Unusual Vibration


Do you HEAR anything different or unique?
Some common sounds that warrant a visit to your mechanic are:

  • Clunk or Clunking
  • Noise When Turning
  • Clacking
  • Clicking
  • Grinding
  • Squeak or Squeaking
  • Leaking Air Sound


Do you SEE anything new or questionable?
Some common problems you might see are:

  • Unusual lights
  • Leaking
  • Flickering


Do you SMELL anything funny?
Some common smells that mean your car may need a repair shop are:

  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Burning

 

 

  

 

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