October 2019 - V&F Auto Inc

Can I use someone else’s roadside assistance?

Calling roadside assistance for help can be daunting and confusing, especially if you’ve never done it before. If you’re a member of a motor club like AAA, here are some tips you should know when calling for roadside assistance– even if it’s not your car. Remember to bring your card with you– even if you’re […]

Colored smoke coming from your exhaust? Here’s how to diagnose the problem.

This blog post was originally published on July 26, 2017. For most drivers, it’s not unusual to see light vapor trailing your car, especially in the early morning. Normally, this faint white smoke is nothing to be concerned about. If you see any kind of colored exhaust fumes, however, it’s time to pay attention to […]

How often do I need to get my tires rotated?

Tires are a critical part of your car’s safety and performance. Rotating your tires simply repositions them in specific patterns to prevent wear and, in some cases, it may even be required under your tire’s warranty agreement. In this article, we’ll talk about why it’s worth the cost. What does a tire rotation do? Tire […]

That high pitched squeak? It could be your serpentine belt.

The serpentine belt, or drive belt, connects auxiliary engine components to the crankshaft pulley. Most modern vehicles only have one serpentine belt which runs all of the accessory components on the vehicle though some may have up to four, depending on the type of engine. The high temperature of the engine bay can cause the […]

Why is my check engine light flashing?

It’s every car owner’s worst nightmare. You’re driving down the road– everything seems to be fine– when, out of nowhere, your check engine light comes on. Your check engine light can be triggered by a number of things. Even if your car seems like its driving just fine, you should still make time to see […]