Nicole Palange, Author at V&F Auto Inc

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 cars, trucks, or SUVs is just a hobby or you’re a diehard car fanatic, a career in the automotive industry could be a match for you. In […]

Time For An AC Check

Summer is almost here, and it’s just about time for an AC check. Getting your AC examined and recharged now, in the early summer before the heat gets unbearable, is the best way to ensure it will work properly all season long. Starting Things Up Starting your A/C up for the first time after the […]

Is a valve cover gasket leak serious?

The valve cover is a metal cover that is found on the very top of the engine, attached to the engine by a gasket made of rubber or cork. That underlying gasket acts as a seal between the valve cover and the cylinder head to prevent oil leaks.  When customers come into the shop for […]

7 Essentials For Your Summer Emergency Kit

With warmer weather on the way, it’s time to put some road trips on the calendar. No matter where you’re headed this summer, it’s important to be prepared for summer breakdowns just in case. We recommend that all of our customers keep a stocked emergency kit handy for every season but you should add some […]

Can summer weather affect my car battery?

Cold weather is notoriously troublesome for engines but summer heat can also have a negative impact on your car battery. In fact, batteries in warmer climates have a tendency to die years before batteries in more moderate, cooler climates, and have to be replaced more often. Hotter temperatures can increase water loss from the electrolytes […]

6 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

Wear and tear on your brakes is totally normal, and will vary depending on how and where you drive. From investing in good brakes to regularly monitoring your brake fluid, these simple tricks and tips can help you maximize life of your brakes, and help keep you safe on the road. Invest In High-Quality Brakes  […]

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part Two

An annual favorite of our readers, this guide was originally published in April 2019. 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 […]

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part One

An annual favorite of our readers, this guide was originally published in April 2019. Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to bring those bikes out of hibernation. Here are a few things you should check before you hit the road: Brakes If your bike has been laid up for four or five months, […]

Spring is here! It’s time to change your cabin air filter

Spring is here! And 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 clean air flowing; so, while you can’t magically get rid of the pollen in the air, you can ensure that the air […]

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