March 2022 - V&F Auto Inc

Our Favorite Pizza In Agawam MA

As a family-owned, local business, we love supporting other innovators and entrepreneurs in the Pioneer Valley. This month’s small business spotlight is on… pizzerias in Western MA! For many of us, pizza is a dinner-time staple— especially on nights that you just don’t feel like cooking. If you need to pick up a pie on […]

Finding the Right Car Seat for Your Child

Whenever you’re on the road, it’s important to make sure that children are properly buckled in in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt, whichever is appropriate for their age, height, and weight. Here is a quick guide from the CDC to help you figure out the best choice for your child: Rear-facing car […]

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part Two

With spring officially here, it’s time to bring those bikes out of hibernation! In our last article, we reviewed some basic preseason maintenance but we’re not done yet. Don’t forget to check these things before you hit the road: Oil If you changed the oil and filter before laying your bike up, you’ve probably got […]

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part One

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to bring those bikes out of hibernation! We know you’re eager to get back on the road but pre-season motorcycle maintenance is an essential part of kicking off the season. Here are a few things you should check before you hit the road: Brakes If your bike […]

When To Resurface Your Brake Rotors

Is Brake Rotor Resurfacing Right for You? Should You Resurface Your Brakes? What do brake pads, engine oil, and air filters have in common? They’re all candidates for routine maintenance on your car, truck, or SUV, along with tire rotations and a variety of other services. Each one is critical to keeping your vehicle on […]

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

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. In our last article, we talked about how to tell if your brakes are leaking but there are countless ways to prevent this from […]

What should I do about a corroded battery terminal?

A corroded battery terminal can look ominous but it’s usually an easy fix. No matter what kind of car or battery you have, your terminals can become corroded over time making them poor conductors of electricity. Here’s how to handle a corroded battery terminal: Why do battery terminals corrode? When you see corrosion on the […]

Spring Auto Maintenance Checklist

Spring is here! And it’s time for a little spring auto maintenance and cleaning to keep your car in tip-top shape. Change your Cabin Air Filter If you suffer from allergies, replacing your car’s cabin air filter is really important. Your car’s ventilation system relies on this small filter to keep a steady stream of […]

When should I get my brakes replaced?

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. Here are a few common signs that it’s time to get your brakes replaced: When your sensors send you an alert. All cars have […]