September 2020 - V&F Auto Inc

Best Fall Foliage Drives in New England

Peak season is here and the fall foliage is spectacular! Here’s our guide to the best fall foliage drives in New England. State Route 2, Massachusetts (The Mohawk Trail) Better known as Route 2, this was New England’s first official scenic highway. If you’re coming from Western Mass you can start all the way in […]

Our New V&F Auto Coupons! Learn more about our current deals and discounts.

We just released new V&F Auto coupons! Here are our current specials and discounts. New! 10% Off Any Service or Repair for Our Local Heroes We’re saying “thank you” to our community’s active military, police, EMTs, firefighters, nurses, doctors, and teachers with a 10% discount. Ask us about how you can receive yours! Learn more […]

Cabin Air Filter Replacement: What happens if I don’t change the filter?

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 vehicle. If dirty air is allowed to enter the cabin of your vehicle, the dirt, dust, and foreign particles can decrease the air quality in your car making it […]

How often should I get my brakes serviced?

Getting your brakes serviced is an important part of regular maintenance. Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors. Factor #1: Driving Habits Where you drive makes a big difference when it […]

What should I do about an ABS warning light?

The ABS warning light can be an ominous sign. Here’s what to do if you see it on your dashboard. What is ABS? The anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps you steer in emergencies by restoring traction to your tires and preventing wheels from locking up so you can steer to safety—in older vehicles, brakes have […]

Is your car struggling to accelerate? It’s time to come in for service.

Is your car struggling to accelerate? Recommended maintenance may not seem like a big deal, especially in the midst of a global pandemic, but neglecting necessary services can affect performance and reliability. These are a few possible culprits. Damaged Exhaust System Performance issues are a common symptom of a problematic exhaust manifold. If the pipes […]

Dos and Don’ts of Buying A Used Car

Buying a used car can be tricky. Whether you’re buying from a dealership, private seller, or even a friend, here are a few tips to help you navigate the process: Do: Set your budget and stick to it. As with any big purchase, it’s important to know how much you can spend. Set a range […]