auto repair Archives - V&F Auto Inc

Tire Care and Safety: Replacing Old Tires

Replacing old tires can be a huge hassle. As winter approaches, it’s important to make sure your tires are set for the season. If you’re dealing with uneven front or rear tire wear, here are some things to keep in mind. Read more: Common causes of uneven tire wear. Tire Care and Safety As the […]

Dos and Don’ts of Buying A Used Car

Buying a used car can be tricky. Whether you’re buying from a dealership, private seller, or even a friend, here are a few tips to help you navigate the process if you’re buying a used car in Agawam, MA. Do: Set your budget and stick to it. As with any big purchase, it’s important to […]

Conventional Oil vs Synthetic Oil: What’s the real difference?

With rising inflation, we’re often asked about the difference between conventional oil vs synthetic oil, and which is better. In this article, we’ll explore: what’s the real difference? And is synthetic oil worth the extra price tag? Understanding The Basics Oil changes can be a hassle, but they’re a crucial part of engine maintenance. Car engines […]

The Dangers of Car Battery Corrosion & How to Prevent It

No matter what kind of car or battery you have, your terminals can become corroded over time making them poor conductors of electricity. While corrosion will not make your battery combust or catch on fire, buildup on battery terminals can keep your car from starting. In this article, we’ll explore some practical ways to prevent […]

The Most Common Summer Car Repairs During the Summer

Summer days have a lot of our customers itching to explore. With the mid-summer slump coming and flight prices sky high, it’s time to plan a road trip! Before you hit the highway, we always recommend scheduling a tune-up. Here are some of the most common summer car repairs you can avoid with a quick […]

Best Navigation Apps On the Market

The only thing more frustrating than using a navigation app is finding the best one for you. We did some searching and narrowed it down to the top three picks: 1) Google Maps Google Maps is a classic. The intuitive platform and wealth of information have made this app one of the top competitors in […]

The Cost of Running On An Empty Gas Tank

Driving around with the low fuel light on is one of those things that happens from time to time. We all know we shouldn’t do it and rightfully so— running on an empty gas tank could cost you more than you think.  Running on empty increases your likelihood of breaking down— and stranded in a […]

Common Signs of Irregular Tire Wear

Irregular tire wear can be indicative of a serious problem. There are several types of irregular wear. The most typical ones are heel and toe wear, one side wear, center wear, and flat spots. Here are a few of the most common signs to look out for for each: Heel and Toe Wear Also called […]

How far can you drive with the low-fuel light on?

With gas prices rising and no end in sight, many of our customers are trying to maximize their fuel efficiency— and many of us are running the tank as low as possible before refueling. At times like these, it’s important to remember that driving your vehicle when the low-fuel light is on can be dangerous. […]

Finding the Right Car Seat for Your Child

Whenever you’re on the road, it’s important to make sure that children are properly buckled in in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt, whichever is appropriate for their age, height, and weight. Here is a quick guide from the CDC to help you figure out the best choice for your child: Rear-facing car […]

1 2 3 13