Nicole Palange, Author at V&F Auto Inc - Page 2 of 45

Spring Service: Torn Wiper Blade Replacement

Windshield wipers are a key safety feature but even the best wipers are prone to deterioration over time. Harsh sun, moisture, oil from cleaners and waxes, airborne dirt, and other debris can create cracks or tears, like the one pictured. Here are a few things you can do to keep your wipers in good shape: […]

Why do my tires keep losing air?

When tires keep losing air, it can be super frustrating. Especially if there aren’t any obvious culprits, like a puncture or tear. Before you shell out a few hundred dollars to get your tires replaced, here are a few things to consider. Temperature Changes Sudden drops or rises in temperature can cause your tire pressure […]

My battery light came on. What should I do?

Most every car today contains a rechargeable 12-volt battery. The battery powers all of the electrical components in your car, from the engine’s computer and ignition system to the radio and headlights. Why did the battery light come on? The battery is vital to the car’s operation but it will eventually go dead if it’s not recharged. Thankfully, […]

Scheduling Fleet Services In Agawam, MA

Fleet maintenance is a bit more tricky than handling services for normal, independent vehicles. Tracking each vehicle’s maintenance history is critical to recommending timely fleet service to keep each vehicle running safely. Businesses can’t waste time with half-done jobs or incorrect repairs. At the end of the day, your vehicle’s being out of service is […]

Replace Your Dirty Cabin Air Filter

Spring is here! That means it’s time to replace your dirty cabin air filter. Your car’s ventilation system relies on the cabin air filter to keep a steady stream of clean air flowing throughout your vehicle. While you can’t magically get rid of the dirt, dust, and pollen in the air, keeping this filter clean […]

Car Cleaning Hacks: How to detail your car like a pro

No matter the season, keeping your car clean inside and out is essential. Here are five car cleaning tricks every car owner should know to detail your car like a pro. 1) Use a portable vacuum A quick wipe down or once over with your home vacuum doesn’t always do the trick, especially if you […]

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 several preseason motorcycle maintenance tips— 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 storing your bike for the winter, […]

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, and pre-season motorcycle maintenance is an essential part of kicking off the season. Here are a few things you should check before you take your bike out for its first […]