June 2020 - V&F Auto Inc

Why do my tires keep losing air?

When tires keep losing air, it can be super frustrating—especially if there aren’t any obvious culprits like a puncture or tear. Before you shell out a few hundred dollars to get your tires replaced, here are a few things to consider. Temperature Changes Sudden drops or rises in temperature can cause your tire pressure to […]

Why You Need to Replace Your Car’s Dirty Cabin Air Filter

How does the cabin air filter get dirty in the first place? The cabin air filter, as its name might suggest, filters the air coming into your car’s cabin. As air comes into the cabin, the cabin air filter sifts out any dust, pollen, smog, mold, and other junk to keep it from entering your […]

Can I drive with a broken air filer clamp?

The engine air filter prevents harmful debris, dirt, and contaminants from entering your engine; the air filter clamp is a relatively small but critical part of this system. The band creates an air-tight seal around the filter to protect the air filter from contamination and ensure that only clean air passes through the engine systems. […]

Four Common Symptoms of a Broken Axle Shaft

An axle is a rod or shaft that rotates the wheels and supports the weight of your vehicle. Axles are essential components of any vehicle—if they break, it’s a major repair. Wobble or Vibration When you’ve bent or broken an axle shaft, like the one shown above, one of the first signs you’ll notice is […]

Checking Tread Depth At-Home: The Penny Test

Tread depth is the distance from the deepest part of the tread groove to the very top of the tread block. Regularly checking your tire’s tread depth can help you determine when it is time to replace your tires. Below are three common ways to check your tread depth. Checking Tread Depth At-Home: The Penny […]

Our Top 5 Drive-In Movie Theaters To Visit This Summer

Going to a drive-in movie is a nostalgic summer experience and, thankfully, one of the few summer activities that’s truly socially distancing friendly. Massachusetts has determined that drive-in theatres are permitted to open under Phase 1 of the Reopening Plan. Here are a few noteworthy drive-ins in New England that are still opening for the […]

How To Figure Out If It’s Time For An Oil Change

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 […]

A Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Theater Is Coming To Gillette Stadium!

Big news! A pop-up drive-in theater is coming to Gillette Stadium! Showcase Cinemas de Lux, located inside of Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, will be offering movie showings through the month of June—and tickets are $20 per car! How to Get Your Tickets This pop-up drive-in will only be open for a limited […]