preventative maintenance Archives - V&F Auto Inc

What is a tune-up? Here’s everything you need to know.

Just like you should make frequent visits to your doctor for your health, your car needs regular check-ups at the auto shop. Tune-ups are like annual physicals for your car’s engine to take a look at the important parts that keep it moving every day. If you are unsure about how a tune-up can benefit […]

Why do my tires keep losing air?

When tires keep losing air, it can be super frustrating—especially if there aren’t any obvious culprits like a puncture or tear. Before you shell out a few hundred dollars to get your tires replaced, here are a few things to consider. Temperature Changes Sudden drops or rises in temperature can cause your tire pressure to […]

Most Common Car Care Mistakes

Car maintenance can be a hassle but, in order to work optimally, vehicles require regular preventative maintenance. To help you prioritize and plan, here is a list of the of the top car maintenance mistakes drivers can make- and what you can do to avoid them. Not Checking Your Tire Pressure Even when tires appear […]

Back to School Car Maintenance Checklist

In the last minute hussle to buy pens, pencils, and dorm supplies, one thing is often forgotten: the car. For college students especially, back-to-school car maintenance is critical. With a few weeks left before school starts, now’s the perfect time to get your car checked out and get any necessary repairs. Here’s your back-to-school car […]

Taking Care of Business: Preventative Maintenance Planning

By Kate Bergeron (July 18th, 2017) Most people only see the mechanic when there’s a problem. They only stop by when they hear a noise, when something feels off, or, worse, when they break down. Unplanned, reactive maintenance is costly and can be avoided with simple planning. Preventative maintenance extends car life, ensures your ride […]