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Is Your Vehicle Handling Poorly? Here Are Some Reasons Why.

Is Your Vehicle Handling Poorly? Here Are Some Reasons Why.

Poor handling is a common automotive problem. Whether your vehicle is pulling hard to one side or the other, vibrating oddly while you drive or it just feels "loose" when making a tight turn, handling concerns can be a sign a different issues that you will want to get checked out. A professional mechanic will be able to diagnose the problem, recommend specific repairs and replace damaged components. When your car is handling poorly on straightaways or around corners, there are several common causes that could be in play. Here are a few of the most notable handling issues we see at Fox Run Auto: 1. Wheel Alignment Improper wheel alignment is the most common problem leading to poor handling. Over time, it's natural for the wheels to get out of alignment and eventually you will really notice it while driving. It's ... read more

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Local Connections Drive the Team at Fox Run Auto

Local Connections Drive the Team at Fox Run Auto

Fox Run Auto has been in business for over 25 years now and people throughout our area know they can depend on our team to provide honest automotive advice and quality auto repair services. From minor maintenance to major repairs, we have you covered. Our History The shop was opened by our owner, Mike DeFino, and named for the Fox Run community where our shop is located in Bear. Being in the northernmost part of Delaware and near the Maryland border, we have customers visit our shop from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We have people coming in from Wilmington, Elkton, Glasgow, Middletown, Newark, New Castle and many other local towns because we've built a strong reputation as locally owned and operated business. Teamwork at WorkThe Mikes, Rob and all of the employees at Fox Run Auto share strong local connect ... read more

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Local Family Knows They Can Always Depend on Fox Run Auto

Local Family Knows They Can Always Depend on Fox Run Auto

Elaine has been a loyal customer of Fox Run Auto for years, and it kind of runs in the family. Her parents are the first ones in her family to start coming to our Northern Delaware auto repair shop. Now, Elaine represents the second generation who knows that they can always trust our team to get the job done right.  "My parents started using Fox Run Auto many years ago," Elaine says in her recent online review. "They really care about their customers and because of that they always deliver GREAT SERVICE on our vehicles." Recently, Elaine was in need of a brake service. Her brake pads and rotors were worn out and due for replacement, so she knew it was time for another visit to Fox Run Auto. Our team inspected the brakes and made the necessary repairs. During the inspection, a few other minor mainten ... read more

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Don't Let Car Problems Ruin Your Summertime Fun

Don't Let Car Problems Ruin Your Summertime Fun

Summer is a time for fun, friends and family. Even if you don't get your full summers off like when you were a kid, you still want to make the most of these warm weather months. Whether that's taking a family vacation or just enjoying a weekend at the beach, there are so many ways to enjoy the sunshine. One sure way to have a bummer of a summer is when you are dealing with car problems. If you can't get yourself where you want to go, it's hard to have a good time. Fortunately, Fox Run Auto is here to help all Northern Delaware residents and Mid-Atlantic travelers with their automotive repair and maintenance needs. Here are a few tips to help you avoid car trouble this summer: 1. Don't Forget Preventative Maintenance In the auto repair industry, we call it "preventative maintenance" for a reason. These are proactive services you can have done that will help prevent automot ... read more

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Is Your Radiator Leaking Fluid? Fox Run Auto is Here to Help!

Is Your Radiator Leaking Fluid? Fox Run Auto is Here to Help!

Your vehicle has many important fluids that keep it running right. If you notice any fluid leak under your car, truck or SUV, it is certainly cause for concern. This is especially true if you notice any radiator coolant leaking.  How to Identify Radiator Fluid Radiator fluid (also known as coolant or antifreeze) is typically very easy to identify because it is bright greenish/yellow in color and any leaks will likely be noticed when you look under the hood or somewhere under the front of the vehicle. If you have a sports car or another vehicle with a rear-mounted engine and cooling system, then a radiator coolant leak would obviously be back there instead. Common Sources of Coolant Leaks Once a radiator fluid leak is identified, it's important to determine where the leak is coming from. Is it coming from the radiato ... read more

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