Nicole Palange, Author at V&F Auto Inc

The Complete Guide to Summer Travel With Pups

Traveling with dogs can be a hassle, especially in the car. With the summer in full swing and vacations coming up fast, we’ve created the ultimate guide for canine car travel. Start with training. Just like training a dog to sit or roll over, dogs can be taught to ride in a car. Experts recommend […]

Oil Change and Lube Services At V&F Auto

Arguably, an oil change is the most important maintenance service for your vehicle. Keeping a regular maintenance schedule is key to maintaining your engine health, and retaining your vehicle’s resale value. What is an oil change? An oil change and lube service is pretty self-explanatory. Our team will remove the oil from the oil pan, […]

Spring is here! It’s time to get your car a good spring clean

Spring is officially here! And it’s time to give your car a good spring clean. Here are the first few steps you can take to get the process started: Give Your Car A Good Wash Once the winter weather fades, it’s time to give your vehicle a good wash. Dirt, salt, and debris can take […]

Tell-tale Signs That Your Engine Is Due for Serpentine Belt Maintenance

Serpentine belts can be tricky to maintain. As a critical part of the engine, these belts are super tough. They’re typically made to last up to 90,000 miles but they won’t last forever—and a broken belt means a broken down vehicle. Because they’re so durable it can be hard to notice signs of wear and […]

Where to Replace and Install Two New Tires

We always recommend installing tires in sets of four—changing out a complete set will improve handling, comfort, and performance. However, if you prefer to replace tires in pairs, we can make that work! If they are the same size as the tires already on your vehicle, we recommend you install both new tires on the […]

3 Tips For Organizing Your Car

Many people buy vehicles for the ample space provided but, over time, most every vehicle can get a little messy. Here are a few tips for organizing your car. Install a cargo shelf. If your car doesn’t come with a compartment cover or a cargo shelf, you can purchase one that loops around the headrests […]

How To Maintain The Underhood Rubber Components In Your Vehicle

Rubber is used in parts throughout your car’s engine. The great thing about rubber is that it’s extremely resilient but, like all engine components, they’re still prone to wear over time. It’s important to make sure all of your underhood rubber components are in good shape by taking a few minutes to look them over […]

Common Causes of a Check Engine Light

It’s every car owner’s worst nightmare. You’re driving down the road, everything seems to be fine. And, out of the blue, your check engine light comes on. Your check engine light can be triggered by any number of things- a loose gas cap, a broken fuel injector, a sudden leak, a broken manifold. Even if […]

Common Signs of Irregular Tire Wear

Irregular tire wear can be indicative of a serious problem. There are several types of irregular wear. The most typical ones are heel and toe wear, one side wear, center wear, and flat spots. Here are a few of the most common signs to look out for for each: Heel and Toe Wear Also called […]

How to Prevent Rust In Your Fuel System

Interior rust tends to go undetected, sneaking under the radar until its effects are detrimental. And a rusty fuel system, in particular, can hit you where it hurts— reducing your fuel efficiency and compromising your engine’s power until you can’t ignore it.  Below are the warning signs of a rusty fuel system and a few […]

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