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Back To School Car Maintenance At V&F Auto In Agawam, MA

School is in session! Is your vehicle ready for all the carpools, sports, and after-school and weekend activities you’re doing? With cooler weather creeping up on us, it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared to keep up with the extra activities and the change in weather. Our Fall Car Care list highlights […]

In Case You Missed It…. We Guarantee All Of Our Services!

Guaranteed Auto Services in Agawam, MA V&F Auto Inc. is proud to be the best local auto repair shop in Agawam, MA, and one of the few to provide guaranteed auto services to all of our customers. Read on to learn more about our commitment to our customers and our community! Our Team Since 1988, […]

Local Auto Repair In Southwick, Ma

V&F Auto Inc. is a trusted local auto care center. Why is that better than going to a dealership? There are a few reasons. Community First, our locally-run shop is deeply invested in our community. We care a lot about getting repairs right for our customers because, when we get it right for them, they […]

3 Ways to Prevent Rust on Your Car

This article was originally published in 2018 and has been updated based on current research and updated best practices. Rust on a vehicle not only looks unsightly but reduces the value when selling the vehicle or using it as a trade-in to purchase a new car. It eats away at the surrounding metal and, over […]

Common Signs of a Leaking Exhaust

Your car’s exhaust system is made of pipes that guide harmful exhaust gases away from the engine and into the outside atmosphere.  Exhaust gas typically flows through the exhaust manifold, the catalytic converter, the resonator, and finally the muffler, which connects to the tailpipe.  If there’s a problem with this system, poisonous gases can travel […]

5 Signs Of A Leaking Axle Shaft

The axle seal is a circular piece of material that prevents leaking at the axle entry point while allowing the axle to rotate freely. If this part breaks, it can cause all sorts of problems for your transmission system. Here are a few signs and symptoms to watch for: Oil Stains On Your Driveway Puddles […]

Emissions 101: Getting An Emissions Test At V&F Auto

Understanding your exhaust system and emissions test can seem like a pretty daunting task, but when you break it down it’s pretty easy. Environmental regulatory agencies focus on four types of engine emissions: carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter. As more focus is placed on health and environmental issues, governmental agencies throughout the […]

Four Signs It’s Time to See the Mechanic

Even the most reliable cars malfunction from time to time. And, in those moments, drivers face the ominous question, “Do I need to see the mechanic?” If your vehicle running differently than it normally does, you should always take it in to get a diagnosis. Here are a few common indicators you should call your mechanic […]

Shock and Strut Replacement: How much wear and tear can they take?

Shocks and struts are what make your ride smooth and comfy, even as your travel over rough terrain and bumpy roads (or a hallmark New England pothole). Shock absorbers are mechanical or hydraulic devices that keep the car from bouncing as you drive. Struts, on the other hand, are a structural part of the suspension […]

The Best Auto Repair Shop In Agawam, MA

At V&F Auto, we’re proud to be the best local auto repair shop in Agawam, MA. Since 1988, our family-owned and operated service center has been providing top-quality auto repair services to our community. Services At V&F, our team is hyper-focused on making sure your car avoids costly repairs and breakdowns—and helping you get back […]

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