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Taking Engine Repair to Heart

Taking Engine Repair to Heart

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Hearts and flowers are everywhere you look as you prepare to celebrate the day with your special someone. Most of us feel a special connection to our cars, as well. And, if you really think about it, the engine is like the heart of your car. It is what drives everything and allows you to get to your destination.  Show Your Vehicle Some Love This Valentine's Day, it's time to show your car's engine a little love. Keep it healthy with the necessary maintenance and consider getting repairs taken care of if something is wrong with your vehicle—engine or otherwise. Oil Changes A healthy engine always starts with clean oil running through the system. Motor oil provides vital lubrication and cooling properties. The more you drive, the more your oil starts to degrade. It can lose viscosity, become dirty/conta ... read more

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Need a Tow? Call Fox Run Auto!

Need a Tow? Call Fox Run Auto!

It's never a good day when your car breaks down or you have an incident on the road like a flat tire, dead car battery or overheating engine. Sometimes, that's just how life goes. Thankfully, there are auto shops like Fox Run Auto who are ready, willing and able to help with all of your roadside assistance needs. We offer professional towing services and emergency automotive care throughout the Northern Delaware area. Fox Run Auto is located in Bear, and we've served customers in surrounding communities like Glasgow and Newark for nearly 20 years. You can count on our team to provide personal service and quality results. Here are some of the services we offer with our local tow trucks: Emergency Roadside Assistance ... read more

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What Are the Signs of Muffler Problems?

What Are the Signs of Muffler Problems?

Most people don’t notice their vehicle’s muffler until it starts acting up. Unfortunately, muffler repairs are one of those that you can’t put off. If you procrastinate on muffler service, it can cost you a pretty penny. Here is how to recognize when your vehicle’s muffler has gone bad: Loud Rumbling Sounds The most telltale sign of a broken or bad muffler is how your vehicle sounds. Since the muffler plays a part in keeping your vehicle quiet, a broken one can release your engine roar. If you notice a sound getting louder with acceleration, don’t ignore it. You might even feel it through vibrations. You should have your muffler checked out as soon as possible. Lower Fuel Economy When your muffler and exhaust system are down, your vehicle will consume more gas to eliminate the engine byproducts. If your fuel mileage starts to take a dip, make sure to check the muffler. A professional mechanic can look into the situation better and pinpoint the exact c ... read more

Longtime Customer Gets Emergency Tire Replacement at Fox Run Auto

Longtime Customer Gets Emergency Tire Replacement at Fox Run Auto

Bob's daughter drives a luxury SUV and had one of our tires blow out during the holidays. Thankfully she was safe an uninjured, but they wanted to get the tire replaced as quickly as possible. This can be easier said than done during the holidays when so many businesses are too busy or closed.  However, Bob knew that he could depend on owner Mike DeFino and his team at Fox Run Auto. His family has been coming to our shop for years, so he was confident he and his daughter could get the help they needed to replace the damaged tire.  The biggest challenge for us was finding the right tire for her particular vehicle. Our shop was open, but many local tire places weren't and this was not a common tire size. After some searching around, we were able to track down a properly sized tire to fit her larger SUV wheels.  " ... read more

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Are You Overdue for a Brake Inspection?

Are You Overdue for a Brake Inspection?

When is the last time you had your brakes inspected? Are you experiencing any braking issues when driving? Are you hearing strange screeching and squealing noises, or smelling unusual odors whenever you press on the brake pedal? It might be time to get your brakes inspected at a trusted local auto shop like Fox Run Auto. Keeping Your Brake System Healthy You rely on your car every day. You need it to get you safely from one place to another. A very important part of safe driving is having a healthy brake system. Bad brakes can make it difficult to drive and can ultimately be extremely dangerous if they aren't working properly. You need to be able to stop and slow down, sometimes with little to no warning.  Free Brake Inspection at Fox Run Auto If you are in Northern Delaware, you can bring your vehicle in for a free brake inspection. Just visit our ... read more

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