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Yearly Archives: 2022

Beat The Heat With A/C Service

Beat The Heat With A/C Service

Do I need to service my A/C system before summer? Summer's almost here, and we can feel the air getting muggier by the second. Even though temperatures don't get too crazy in Tennessee, the humidity can make for some pretty sweaty conditions. With that in mind, have you had your A/C system serviced this year? Do you think you need to? Here are a few things to consider as we roll into summer.   The simple answer to "should I service my A/C system before summer starts?" is yes! Definitely, you want to stay ahead of the game. Especially during the in-between months when temperatures are pleasant. It's best to bring it in for service now before it gets too humid! How do I know if my A/C system needs service? Luckily, the answer to this question is pretty straightforward. If your A/C (air conditioning) system needs service, you will notice one of these things, or maybe more than one. It may seem like everything under the sun indicates a problem, but a wide ra ... read more

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Auto Repair

The Importance Of Pre-Purchase Inspections

The Importance Of Pre-Purchase Inspections

Photo by Hilbert Hill on Unsplash You Need A Pre-Purchase Inspection The Pandemic did a number on vehicles prices over the past two years. Supply chain problems, logistical issues, and labor shortages have all combined to create an increase in both the new and used vehicle markets. That being said, when you need a vehicle, you need a vehicle, and there are still deals to be had.   The question is, what type of vehicle do you buy, and do you buy it used or new? If you do buy it used, how do you make sure that you get the most out of your purchase? Great questions, and we believe we have some answers for you in this month's blog! Is It Worth It To Purchase A Used Vehicle? That question depends on a few factors. First of all, yo ... read more

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Auto Repair

Don’t Run From Rain

Don’t Run From Rain

Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash Staying Safe While Driving In The Rain. We have some rainier months ahead of us in Tennessee, and that means some interesting driving conditions, too. Rain brings all sorts of special surprises to the surface. Despite the odd "crazy driver," rain is sure to bring some dangerous road conditions as well. Rain introduces all sorts of problems to our roads. Wet conditions wear away the road surface and cause problems for tire stability. Moisture leads to mud, loose gravel, chunky asphalt, and more. All of which can cause major problems, not to mention being blinded by heavy rainfall; due to bad windshield wipers! So, here are a few ways to stay safe while driving in the rain. What Can I ... read more

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Car Tune-Up

February Filter Fun

February Filter Fun

Photo byDearCompany onPixabay This month, we dedicate our blog to February "Filter Fun!" In light of Valentine's Day and all the love going around, we thought it would be nice to go over the things our vehicle needs; to keep it healthy and our relationship together going strong. When considering your Valentine's Day date options, don't forget your vehicle, too!   Your vehicle has four main filters, and all of them perform critical functions. A healthy vehicle filter is the first line of defense between your vehicle's important fluids and the harmful debris in the atm ... read more

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Auto Repair

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay   Turkey time is over, Santa's flown home, and Johnson City wakes up to the light of a new day. Happy New Year's everyone, I hope you are all doing great! With that being said, I'm sure we all have some things we would like to improve this year, or maybe some goals we want to reach for the future. Let's include our vehicles in all the fun and make a shortlist of New Year's resolutions that cover their needs too.   Our vehicles work hard, sometimes too hard. Depending on our lifestyle and jobs, our vehicles might be shut away for weeks-on-end; or stuck in the field day after day. Both situations call for some special attention, and maybe ... read more

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Auto Repair
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