June 2019 - V&F Auto Inc

How to Cool an Overheating Engine

With the hot weather this summer has brought us, your vehicle could be at risk of overheating. Most of our A/Cs are on full blast anytime we’re in the car which puts increased stress on the engine and could cause it to overheat– even if you keep up on regular maintainence. It’s important to know […]

Want to drive for Uber? We can help!

Uber prides themselves on the quality and ease of their services– so it’s important that their customers have a ride they can trust. That’s why Uber requires all of their drivers to have a mutli-point inspection performed by a trusted automotive facility. In order for your vehicle to be eligible for the road, it needs to […]

My battery light came on What should I do?

Most every car today contains a rechargeable 12-volt battery. This battery powers all of the electrical components in your car, from the engine’s control computer and ignition system, to the radio and headlights. Why did the battery light come on? The battery is vital to the car’s operation but, like all batteries, it will eventually go dead if it’s […]

Will my tires pass inspection?

In Massachusetts, the minimum tire tread depth is 2/32 inches. This means that all of your tires must have at least 2/32 inches of tread depth in the proper grooves, and be without any fabric breaks or exposed cords. New tires typically come with 10/32” or 11/32” tread depths, and some truck, SUV, and winter tires […]

My car’s AC just stopped working! What should I do?

Air conditioner systems require regular maintenance and monitoring, especially during the summer months when we rely on them almost daily. And with the June heat ramping up, it can be tempting to use a cheap, store-bought fix if your AC needs some work. But one-size-fits-all solutions, like self-repair kits, usually do more harm than good. […]