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How To Figure Out If It’s Time For An Oil Change

Changing the oil in your car is usually a quick and painless process. So why do many people delay in replacing their oil until there’s a visible problem? A lot of drivers rely on mileage as a gauge for when their oil needs to be replaced, but there are a lot of other factors come […]

Why is my oil pan leaking?

The oil pan is a metal container that holds the engine’s oil, that’s located under the car and attaches to the bottom of the engine. The engine has a lot of moving parts that need to be kept lubricated with engine oil so, if the pan or the gaskets start leaking, you need to act […]

Five Auto Services You Shouldn’t Skip this Winter

When the snowy, bitter weather starts, it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for inclement weather conditions. Our Winter Car Care list highlights the different areas of your car that you should pay special attention to as we ring in the new year and prepare for a harsh New England winter. Battery […]

Mystery stains under your car? We can diagnose them.

  You’re running out the door for work. You head out to the garage to jump in the car. As you pull out you notice a huge puddle on the floor, right under your engine. How do you know what it is? How do you know if it’s serious? When your car leaks, the ominous […]

A Quick Change Won’t Cut It: Here’s why you need a regular mechanic.

National car service chains, like Jiffy Lube or PepBoys, are often used for the occasional grease job and oil change. But using these businesses for maintenance and repairs is risky. Here’s why: 1) Their “technicians” do NOT have to be certified. Employees at these chains don’t have to have any prior experience, certifications, or even […]

Why is my oil pan leaking?

The oil pan is a metal container that holds the engine’s oil, located under the car and are attached to the bottom of the engine. The engine has a lot of moving parts that need to be kept lubricated with engine oil so, if the pan or the gaskets start leaking, you need to act […]

How do I check for an oil leak?

Oil leaks can be frustrating for car owners. While the exact cause can be difficult to diagnose on a vehicle, most leaks can be prevented through simple, regular maintenance. Here are some of the common culprits and what you can do to avoid them: The Oil Filter Oil filters wear out over time making them […]

Common Causes of Oil Leaks and How to Fix Them

Oil leaks can be frustrating for car owners because there are many potential culprits. While the exact cause can be difficult to diagnose on a vehicle, most leaks can be prevented through simple, regular maintenance. Here are some of the common causes and what you can do to avoid them: The Oil Filter Oil filters […]