V&F Auto Service Blog

How Often Should I Get An Oil Change?

Oil changes can be a hassle but they’re a crucial part of engine maintenance. Oil maintains engine lubrication, cools the engine components, removes dirt particles and sludge, and can even improve gas mileage and increase vehicle longevity. How often should I get an oil change? Car engines have dozens of moving parts. As these parts […]

10% Off Any Service or Repair for Our Local Heroes!

We’re saying “thank you” to our community’s active military, police, EMTs, firefighters, nurses, doctors, and teachers with a 10% discount. Call us today at 413-224-8995 to ask about how you can receive yours! We Guarantee All Our Services V&F Auto Inc. is proud to be the best local auto repair shop in Agawam, MA! Since […]

Replacing Torn Windshield Wipers

As winter comes to a close and spring temperatures start to rise, it’s important to take a close look at your windshield wipers. Windshield wipers are a key safety feature on any vehicle, and even the best wipers are prone to deterioration over time. Harsh winter weather, dirt, salt, and other debris can create cracks […]

Leasing vs Financing: Which one is right for you? (Part 2)

This February, we’re gathering our best tips and tricks for buying used cars. Another common question we get from our customers is: should I lease or finance? While the answer to that question is different for everyone, here are a few things to consider if you’re grappling with that question. In the second of this […]

Leasing vs Financing: Which one is right for you? (Part 1)

This February, we’re gathering our best tips and tricks for buying used cars. Another common question we get from our customers is: should I lease or finance? While the answer to that question is different for everyone, here are a few things to consider if you’re grappling with that question. In the first of this […]

How to Get A Vehicle History Report For Free

This February, we’re gathering our best tips and tricks for buying used cars and sharing our most sought-after strategies for ensuring you get the most bang for your buck. This article was originally published in 2017. If you’re shopping for a used car, you want to know what you’re getting yourself into. A number of […]

Four Tips For Buying Your Next Car

Our customers often ask for advice about buying their next car. Should I buy new or used? What questions should you ask the dealer? What steps should you take once you find a car? And, in what order? Whatever you’re looking for and no matter your budget, here are our top four tips for buying […]

4 Simple Reasons Your Check Engine Light Could Be On

An ominous, yellow check engine light on the dashboard is never a good sign. Usually, when a warning light comes on, you’ll want to get to the mechanic right away to figure out what’s going on but, on occasion, this light can be fixed with a simple walk around your car. Here are a few […]

Six Tips For Calling AAA

This article was originally published in December 2017. Getting stranded somewhere is never fun but, now that the winter weather is upon us, people tend to get stuck more often. If you’re a member of AAA, here are some tips you should know when calling for road service. Keep your card with you at all […]

Signs of Rust And What Causes Them

This article was originally published in March 2018. If your car has it, you’re probably not happy about it. Rust is one of the pesky but inevitable problems that comes with owning a vehicle.  Understanding the rusting process, the problematic areas, and the ways to address trouble are crucial to repairing rust before it’s a […]

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