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How To Get Rid of A Minor Bumper Dent

December 30th, 2019 by

If a dent is especially large, deep, or damages the body, there is, unfortunately, no home remedy–you’ll have to bring your can in for a repair. But, if you want to attempt to fix a minor bumper dent on your own, here are a few of our best tips: Use a plunger. If the dent is not too

Guidelines for Tire Repair

December 28th, 2019 by

Sometimes, if the damage isn’t too severe, it’s possible to perform a tire repair instead of a tire replacement. Here are a few things to keep in mind when weighing your options: Can the tire be repaired? Punctures can only be repaired if they fall within the center of the tread, and are not larger

Auto Repair At V&F: Schedule A Service Online

December 23rd, 2019 by

At V&F Auto we’re proud to offer online scheduling for all of our auto repair services! Here’s everything you need to know about making an appointment online: Browse our list of auto repair services. On the left-hand side of the page, you’ll notice a menu with red buttons, like the one shown below, which includes

Why You Shouldn’t Drive Around With A Cracked Windshield

December 19th, 2019 by

It’s early. You’re hurriedly scraping your windshield as you hustle to get to work. When, suddenly, you hear it. A soft, slight pop as your scraper gets stuck in a small divot and you find yourself with a cracked windshield. Or, perhaps you’re driving down the road behind a salt truck and, despite your best

How To Know It’s Time For An Oil Change

December 18th, 2019 by

Changing the oil in your car is usually a quick and painless process. So why do many people delay in replacing their oil until there’s a visible problem? A lot of drivers rely on mileage as a gauge for when their oil needs to be replaced, but there are a lot of other factors come

Clear the Snow Off Your Car In Record Time

December 5th, 2019 by

We see it all the time—cars driving around with frosted windows, iced over mirrors, or two feet of snow still sitting on their roof. At any time of year—but particularly during the dark and snowy days of winter—it’s essential to keep your car windows clear. You should always try to build in some extra time

How To Check Your Oil Level

December 3rd, 2019 by

Ideally, you should check your oil weekly but we realize most drivers won’t do this (especially in the freezing cold of the winter). If you can, it’s a good idea to take a look at your fluid levels once a month, especially if you have a long commute or travel frequently. Here’s how to check