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Big Lake Automotive

19868 172nd St
Big Lake, MN 55309

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When was the last time you had your car serviced? If it was six months ago, that’s good, but if it was more than a year ago, that’s not so good! It’s true that vehicle maintenance is an expense, but the potential costs of damage that can happen in an engine, transmission, and suspension due to lack of maintenance is much greater. Unfortunately, some vehicle owners try to save money by extending the time between services on their car.

The more pertinent question may be, “What happens if you don’t service your car regularly?” When things like spark plugs start to wear out, filters not replaced, or the oil changed, you may notice the following symptoms:

  • Decreased fuel efficiency 
  • Lack of power when accelerating 
  • Cabin air quality is diminished 
  • Noisy motor from oil sludge building up
Have you found yourself wondering when should you have your car serviced? Make sure you have needed auto repair services done according to your owner’s manual & your mechanic’s advice.
20
Feb
2018

When was the last time you had your car serviced? If it was six months ago, that’s good, but if it was more than a year ago, that’s not so good! It’s true that vehicle maintenance is an expense, but the potential costs of damage that can happen in an engine, transmission, and suspension due to lack of maintenance is much greater. Unfortunately, some vehicle owners try to save money by extending the time between services on their car.

The more pertinent question may be, “What happens if you don’t service your car regularly?” When things like spark plugs start to wear out, filters not replaced, or the oil changed, you may notice the following symptoms:

  • Decreased fuel efficiency 
  • Lack of power when accelerating 
  • Cabin air quality is diminished 
  • Noisy motor from oil sludge building up
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When you take your vehicle to your auto shop for a tune-up, you are essentially asking for an inspection of your engine, an analysis of the vehicle’s performance, and adjustments made as needed. What may be required during a car tune up will vary from vehicle to vehicle, based on age, mileage and unique manufacturer recommendations for that vehicle.

The tune up checklist includes both preventative and restorative engine assessment.

Wondering what does a car tune up consist of? Schedule an appointment at your auto shop for a car diagnostic test to decide if your car is in need of a tune up.
05
Feb
2018

When you take your vehicle to your auto shop for a tune-up, you are essentially asking for an inspection of your engine, an analysis of the vehicle’s performance, and adjustments made as needed. What may be required during a car tune up will vary from vehicle to vehicle, based on age, mileage and unique manufacturer recommendations for that vehicle.

The tune up checklist includes both preventative and restorative engine assessment.

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Winter is still a force to be reckoned with for a few more months. Because hazardous driving conditions and freezing temperatures can make it harder to keep your car running smoothly, it can be a challenging time for drivers. Your vehicle needs a little more special car service and attention to last through the cold months of winter.

Double-Check Your Winter Car Maintenance Checklist. Make sure it includes the following :

Be prepared for winter driving by considering the importance of car repair. Ask your auto technician for more tips on the winter car maintenance checklist
22
Jan
2018

Winter is still a force to be reckoned with for a few more months. Because hazardous driving conditions and freezing temperatures can make it harder to keep your car running smoothly, it can be a challenging time for drivers. Your vehicle needs a little more special car service and attention to last through the cold months of winter.

Double-Check Your Winter Car Maintenance Checklist. Make sure it includes the following :

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