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Maintaining Your Engine’s Muffler

January 30th, 2020 by

Most people think that mufflers are also an important part of vehicle emissions but the emissions are actually controlled by the catalytic converters; which are installed prior to the rear muffler and are designed to reduce dangerous chemicals produced by the engine. Mufflers, on the other hand, serve two main functions: (1) To reduce exhaust

Servicing Your Air Filter: What happens if you wait?

January 28th, 2020 by

Your engine air filter plays a big part in how your entire engine functions. Cars and humans are actually quite similar to one another—they both require clean air in order to function properly. The engine air filter is what helps your engine breathe. For every gallon of fuel that is burned, your vehicle’s engine uses

How far can you drive with the low-fuel light on?

January 23rd, 2020 by

Driving your vehicle when the low-fuel light on is dangerous—it can damage your engine or even lead to a crash. That said, if you’re in a pinch and you need a little time to find a gas station, how many miles do you have once that light comes on? Is the tank really empty when

Oil Change and Lube Services

January 21st, 2020 by

Arguably, an oil change is the most important maintenance service for your vehicle. Keeping a regular maintenance schedule is key to maintaining your engine health, and retaining your vehicle’s resale value. What is an oil change? An oil change and lube service is pretty self-explanatory. Our team will remove the oil from the oil pan,

Auto Repair Financing: Convenient Options at V&F

January 14th, 2020 by

Going to the mechanic can be daunting⁠—especially if you don’t know how much the repair is going to cost. But putting off a necessary service could make your repair bill even higher, or create permanent damage in your engine. In speaking with some of our customers, we realized that many don’t know about all of

Why are my brakes squeaking? | Brake Service at V&F Auto

January 10th, 2020 by

Noisy brakes could indicate a serious safety problem. In this article, we’re setting out to answer the question: why are my brakes squeaking? Why Brakes Squeal Simply put, brakes make this noise because they’re designed to. Brake pads have an embedded stip, called a shim; when your brakes wear so thin that the shim is

Used Cars Near Me | Searching For A Pre-Owned Vehicle

January 6th, 2020 by

“Used cars near me” is one of the most searched phrases on Google. With so many people looking for answers, we decided to put together a list of resources that will make your shopping experience a little smoother. Whether you need a new car asap, or you’re just casually browsing, these are our some of

Transmission Repair: Signs of a Bad Transmission

January 3rd, 2020 by

A transmission repair tends to be one of the most daunting repairs for many of our customers. Once a transmission starts to fail, the clock starts ticking. It’s important to get it checked out fast, as transmission issues can escalate quickly, affecting connected parts of the engine or leaving you broken down on the side

Jeeps For Sale at V&F Auto

January 1st, 2020 by

This week we’re showcasing the best Jeep listings from our current inventory, taking a deeper dive into the features, options, and conditions of each vehicle. Here are the pre-owned Jeeps for sale on our lot right now: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited This 2015 Grand Cherokee comes in a brilliant black pearl paint with a