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Don't Let Your Engine Overheat This Summer

Don't Let Your Engine Overheat This Summer

An overheating engine can happen any time of year if there are problems with your engine or cooling system. However, it can happen more often when it's hotter outside during the summer months. Taking long road trips, driving up steep grades and simply sitting in stop-and-go traffic can all put added strain on your engine and cooling system. The warm weather can exacerbate any problems.  Other Factors Affecting Engine Overheating The age and condition of your vehicle can also make a difference. Older engines with a lot of mileage are more susceptible to damage and problems like overheating. With an older vehicle, you want to take special care when driving in the hot summer months. You also want to make sure your ... read more

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We Want Your Reviews of Fox Run Auto!

We Want Your Reviews of Fox Run Auto!

If you have been to Fox Run Auto recently, we'd love to hear your feedback. We always appreciate when customers take the time to write thoughtful reviews of their service experiences at our shop. It helps us know when we're doing things right. Or, perhaps there's some constructive criticism that will help us improve our service quality. Either way, we want to know what you think about Fox Run Auto.  It's easy to submit a comment directly on our Reviews page, or you can leave feedback on whichever online service you prefer (Google, Yelp, Facebook, etc.).  We also wanted to take this opportunity to share a few recent reviews from Fox Run Auto customers: "Your service has been great," says Richard. "My daughter was there last week for breaks and a bearing. She is happy and safe. Thank you. I will be there tomorrow for a chec ... read more

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DIY vs. Professional Auto Repair - Pros and Cons

DIY vs. Professional Auto Repair - Pros and Cons

When your vehicle needs repair or maintenance, one of the first decisions you face is whether to tackle the job yourself or entrust it to a professional auto repair service. Both options have their merits and drawbacks, and understanding the pros and cons can help you make an informed decision. Let's explore the advantages and disadvantages of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) auto repair versus professional auto repair, empowering you to choose the approach that best suits your skills, resources, and circumstances. DIY Auto Repair   Pros Cost Savings: One of the primary reasons people choose DIY auto repair is the potential cost savings. By eliminating labor charges, you can save a significant amount of money, especially for routine maintenance tasks or minor repairs. Sense of Accomplishment: Successfully completing a repair on your own can give you a sense of pride and accomplishment. It allows you to take control of your vehicle's maintena ... read more

The Founding Fathers of Fox Run Auto

The Founding Fathers of Fox Run Auto

Independence Day is just around the corner. It's time to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, parades, barbecues and community gatherings. We recognize our country's bold founding fathers who sought to declare their independence. We wish all of you a very Happy 4th of July! Meet the Leaders of Fox Run Auto We also thought it might be a fun time to talk about our own visionary leaders at Fox Run Auto. Every single employee at our shop brings incredible skill and dedication to serving our customers. This approach starts at the top with our fearless owner, Mike DeFino. He opened Fox Run Auto in Bear, Delaware nearly 30 years ago and it has been one of the leading locally owned independent automotive shops in Northern Delaware ever since. Mike and his whole team are proud to have built such a strong ... read more

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5 Long-Term Benefits of Automotive Maintenance

5 Long-Term Benefits of Automotive Maintenance

Taking your car to the mechanic is a bit like taking yourself to the dentist. It's usually not something you look forward to, but it just needs to be done from time to time. Brushing and flossing your teeth every day is one form of preventative maintenance you are doing for yourself. Visiting the dentist periodically for teeth cleaning, x-rays and a general check up is also important to your dental health.  The same can be said about taking care of your car. There are certain tasks you can do on your own like making sure there's always fuel in the tank. You may wash the vehicle regularly and check things like tire air pressure and fluid levels. You might even have the knowhow to change your own oil and rotate tires—the two most frequently needed forms of automotive maintenance. Still, a visit to a professional mechanic is required for certain repairs and other maintenance procedures. The point is, there are steps you must take on a regular basis to keep your ve ... read more

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