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Big Lake Automotive

19868 172nd St
Big Lake, MN 55309

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It’s just a matter of time, no matter how old or new your vehicle is, you are going to need the help of auto repair experts. With so much competition and so many shops, how does a vehicle owner know when they have found an auto repair shop they can trust? This isn’t even mentioning all of the tempting advertising and special deals that some shops offer just to get your initial business. Who knows if these shops are reputable or offer quality auto repairs?

When searching for an auto shop that has professional auto repair experts, make sure they meet the following criteria:

Looking for qualified auto repair experts to service your vehicle? There are several factors that will you know when you find a auto mechanic you can trust.
21
Mar
2018

It’s just a matter of time, no matter how old or new your vehicle is, you are going to need the help of auto repair experts. With so much competition and so many shops, how does a vehicle owner know when they have found an auto repair shop they can trust? This isn’t even mentioning all of the tempting advertising and special deals that some shops offer just to get your initial business. Who knows if these shops are reputable or offer quality auto repairs?

When searching for an auto shop that has professional auto repair experts, make sure they meet the following criteria:

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To help your vehicle drive in the safest and best condition possible, it is important to make sure that you have the wheel alignment and the wheel balancing checked on a regular basis. Many drivers ignore the signs of a lost alignment or balancing, and as a result, they will find their vehicles are difficult to keep going straight down the road.

You may be asking: "What happens if you don’t balance your tires?"

Imperfections, blemishes in the rubber, and damage to a tire or rim can throw a wheel "out of balance." That means that one section of the tire or rim is heavier than another. Some of the signs to watch for include swerving from side to side while driving on a straight road, feeling every little rock on the road, vibrations in the steering wheel, and the feeling that the steering wheel is too loose. At higher speeds, an unbalanced tire will begin to shake and cause vibration in the steering wheel. This will eventually damage your tires, your suspension system, and steering system.

When you consider what happens if you don’t balance your tires, don't delay in scheduling a tire service. It is vital that both wheel balancing and alignment are proper so that your vehicle drives smooth & safe
05
Mar
2018

To help your vehicle drive in the safest and best condition possible, it is important to make sure that you have the wheel alignment and the wheel balancing checked on a regular basis. Many drivers ignore the signs of a lost alignment or balancing, and as a result, they will find their vehicles are difficult to keep going straight down the road.

You may be asking: "What happens if you don’t balance your tires?"

Imperfections, blemishes in the rubber, and damage to a tire or rim can throw a wheel "out of balance." That means that one section of the tire or rim is heavier than another. Some of the signs to watch for include swerving from side to side while driving on a straight road, feeling every little rock on the road, vibrations in the steering wheel, and the feeling that the steering wheel is too loose. At higher speeds, an unbalanced tire will begin to shake and cause vibration in the steering wheel. This will eventually damage your tires, your suspension system, and steering system.

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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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