August 2021 - V&F Auto Inc

Local Auto Repair In Southwick, Ma

V&F Auto Inc. is a trusted local auto care center. Why is that better than going to a dealership? There are a few reasons. Community First, our locally-run shop is deeply invested in our community. We care a lot about getting repairs right for our customers because, when we get it right for them, they […]

3 Ways to Prevent Rust on Your Car

This article was originally published in 2018 and has been updated based on current research and updated best practices. Rust on a vehicle not only looks unsightly but reduces the value when selling the vehicle or using it as a trade-in to purchase a new car. It eats away at the surrounding metal and, over […]

Careers In Auto Repair

Finding a Career in Auto Repair Are you interested in a career in the auto repair business? Because the car repair industry has a job for everybody! Whether you’re a diehard car fanatic or a casual hobbyist, a career in the automotive industry could be a match for you. In this article, we’ll take a […]

Can I Borrow Money To Buy A Used Car?

This summer, we’re gathering our best tips and tricks for buying used cars and sharing our most sought-after strategies for ensuring you get the most bang for your buck. This article was originally published in 2019 and has been updated to reflect the market conditions of the current inventory crisis. Can I borrow money to […]

Auto Sales: How to Get the Best Deal on a Used Car

This article was originally published in February 2020 and has been updated to reflect the market conditions of the current inventory crisis. If you’re thinking of buying a new car, pre-owned vehicles are a great option to consider especially with the new car shortages spurred by COVID-19. But, with so many options and variations, it […]

Free Tire Rotation! Now Through September 30, 2021

  Now through September 30, 2021, receive a free tire rotation with the purchase of an oil change. We’ll also perform a FREE check of your brakes and suspension, plus an overall vehicle courtesy check while you’re here!   What does a tire rotation do? Tire rotation changes the position of each tire on your […]

Common Signs of a Leaking Exhaust

Your car’s exhaust system is made of pipes that guide harmful exhaust gases away from the engine and into the outside atmosphere.  Exhaust gas typically flows through the exhaust manifold, the catalytic converter, the resonator, and finally the muffler, which connects to the tailpipe.  If there’s a problem with this system, poisonous gases can travel […]