V&F Auto Service Blog

How the Braking System Works

How can a light tap on your car’s brake pedal slow a speeding car to an abrupt stop? They might not be something you think about every day but brakes are an integral part of your vehicle. In this article, we’ll walk through the basics of the braking system to explain how. How It Works […]

Winter Car Care Tips

Winter is finally here! And you don’t want to find yourself underprepared for the weather that Old Man Winter has in store this season. Planning ahead is the best way to make sure your car is ready when cold weather strikes. Here are some helpful Winter Car Care Safety to help you get ready. Schedule […]

Water Damage to Your Alternator

Did Water Damage Your Alternator? Our Auto Repair Experts Are Here to Help ​​Wet Car Alternator? Here’s What You Should Do Repair and maintenance services are essential for extending the life of your vehicle. That’s why if anything seems off, you should schedule an automotive repair appointment right away. Ignoring potential problems can quickly lead […]

How To Check Your Car’s Oil Level

Checking your oil regularly is an easy way to keep your car’s engine running smoothly, and detect early warning signs of repair. Here’s a quick guide on how to check your car’s oil: How often should I check my car’s oil? Ideally, you should check your car’s oil weekly. If your car has a sensor, […]

Winter Car Wash Tips

Washing your car in the winter months is a great way to prevent rust and corrosion, and ensure your vehicle’s long-term health. At V&F we’re always striving to help your customers save money, and get the most out of their vehicles. Here are our top winter car wash tips: Should I wash my car in […]

What Fleet Management Service Can Do For You— And Your Business

If you own a business that relies on a fleet of vehicles to keep things running smoothly, you know how much goes into fleet management service. Maintaining cars and keeping them fit for the road can make or break your business but it’s a big job. There are oil changes, wheel alignments, tire rotations, and […]

When Do You Need to Replace a Drive-Axle Boot?

u Your axles transfer power from the transmission (in a front-wheel-drive setup) or the differential (in a rear-wheel-drive system) to the wheels so your car can move. The drive-axle boot protects that joint. How serious is a leaking CV boot? If the boot becomes damaged, the grease lubricating the joint can leak out. This can […]

Pro Tips for De-Icing Your Windshield

As the morning temps begin to dip below freezing, most of us have noticed a little frost on our windshields— and clearing the ice eats up valuable time in our morning routines. As we prepare for even more winter weather, here are a few pro tips for de-icing your windshield. Plan ahead if you can. […]

New Years Eve Driving Safety

Most people enjoy having a glass of champagne to celebrate ringing in the New Year. And, while there are many alternative transportation options now available, drunk driving continues to be a looming issue on New Year’s Eve. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 32 people in the United States die in […]

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