July 2021 - V&F Auto Inc

5 Signs Of A Leaking Axle Shaft

The axle seal is a circular piece of material that prevents leaking at the axle entry point while allowing the axle to rotate freely. If this part breaks, it can cause all sorts of problems for your transmission system. Here are a few signs and symptoms to watch for: Oil Stains On Your Driveway Puddles […]

MotoVisuals: Making Service Simpler At V&F Auto

MotoVisuals is an online support program that TechNet Professional Automotive Service® centers like ours use to simplify the communication and streamline the repair process. The program visually demonstrates the problem your vehicle is experiencing. It demonstrates how each part of the car works and what can happen when the part fails, walking you through the […]

Tire Care and Safety: 3 Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Tires

Tire pressure is a key part of your car’s overall health. As the only point of contact between the road and your car, tires have a big impact on a vehicle’s overall health, handling, and safety. They influence your turn control, your ability to break, and even how smooth your ride is.   That’s why […]

Common Motorcycle Repairs

Common Types of Motorcycle Repairs As a motorcycle enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than going on a fun trip and having to deal with a mechanical problem. If you’ve ever had this happen to you, you know exactly what we’re talking about. Luckily, one of the best ways to prevent a significant motorcycle repair from happening […]

Scheduling Fleet Services at V&F Auto

Fleet maintenance is a bit more tricky than handling services for normal, independent vehicles. Staying organized and tracking each vehicle’s maintenance history is critical for recommending timely fleet service to keep each vehicle running safely. Here at V&F Auto Inc., we are dedicated to maintaining the fleet vehicles your company relies on. We understand how […]

Emissions 101: Getting An Emissions Test At V&F Auto

Understanding your exhaust system and emissions test can seem like a pretty daunting task, but when you break it down it’s pretty easy. Environmental regulatory agencies focus on four types of engine emissions: carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter. As more focus is placed on health and environmental issues, governmental agencies throughout the […]

Massachusetts State Inspections: What you need to know

As we return to the “new normal” after COVID-19, and many cars get back on the road it’s important to make sure your car is up to date on all of the necessary state requirements, including a safety inspection. In Massachusetts, all registered vehicles are required to pass a yearly safety inspection. Plus, vehicles with […]