October 2012 Newsletter
Unless money is no object, deciding to keep a vehicle and take care of a needed engine service on it is a hard decision. Purchasing a new car or truck is tempting. Most everyone would rather buy a new car instead of putting out the money for an engine rebuild. But they also don’t want the huge financial commitment that is required in purchasing a vehicle. So, before making your decision whether to buy that gorgeous new car or truck, or spring for the engine repair, ask yourself some questions: Read More »
Fall is a great time to take care of that needed car repair before Winter arrives. Check out the specials offered by Discount Brake & Auto Repair for car service to help save you money. Read more for details.
Blaine, MN (DiscountBrake.net) October 18, 2012
Winterizing your car -
As winter approaches, it is wise to take care of any necessary car repair before you get stuck out in the cold. Discount’s car service center invites you to check them out for your car’s winterizing. Take a few minutes to find out more about this auto shop and you will find that your car repair process will be as pain-free and affordable as possible. You will be confident that you will receive quality car service to keep you going through the cold months ahead. Read More »
The car battery, which produces voltage to the electrical components of the vehicle, is basically a lead-acid electrochemical storage compartment that acts as an electrical reservoir. Because the battery is continually charging while your car is running, it will typically provide many years of service. This continual charging prevents a premature car battery replacement. Read More »
August 2012 Newsletter
If you’ve said that before, you know that something isn’t exactly right under the hood. It’s time to enlist the help of an auto repair mechanic! Don’t delay in scheduling an appointment for diagnostic auto repair services sooner rather than later. Anything could be happening. You could be facing a major engine repair, or it could be that your gas cap is simply too loose. Whatever it is, you will want to get rid of those two scary words that are illuminated on your dash—Check Engine. Read More »
Your A/C is getting some hard use during these hot days of summer and it may have lost its cool. If you feel like wilted lettuce when you get to your destination, you need an air conditioning repair! Don’t delay in scheduling an air conditioner service to ensure that your cooling system is operating at its peak performance before you head out on a long road trip. Even if you’re just going to work or school, you’re worth the effort to consider an air conditioner service. Read More »
September 2012 Newsletter
With the change in seasons, it’s back to school for many people. Here’s a test about oil changes. Do you know the answers? An oil change seems so basic, but it's one of the most important parts of good vehicle maintenance.
How often should I schedule an oil change?
Today’s driving is generally considered as “severe” conditions. For “severe” driving, most owner's manuals recommend a service every 3,000 miles or 90 days, combined with an oil filter replacement.
What is the definition of “severe” driving conditions?Read More »
July 2012 Newsletter
This is the million dollar question many mechanics are asked! When trying to estimate the cost of a car tune up, there are many factors to take into consideration. When estimating the cost of a tune up, some auto shops automatically figure in the price of a fuel filter, spark plugs, air filter, PCV filter, and distributor ignition rotor, plus all applicable labor charges. This quote would be considerably higher than another shop that only replaces spark plugs as their car tune up package. When you are checking out cost quotes, make sure you are comparing apples to apples. The cost of labor and parts can vary significantly from shop to shop. Read More »
If you’re still planning your summer road trip, before you pack your car and hit the road, make sure you are on schedule for all your car maintenance services. A pre-trip inspection will help you avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down miles away from home. It will determine how road-ready your vehicle is so you can take steps to have the problems fixed before your road trip, providing you with peace of mind and a safer journey. Read More »
Your car’s brake system is its most critical safety system. If you suspect any problems, you should seek the advice of your mechanic and have this system checked out as soon as possible. Never put off any necessary brake repair. Properly operating brakes help ensure safe vehicle control and operation under a wide variety of conditions. Read More »