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What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean?

What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean?

What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean? ABS stands for the anti-lock braking system. The system is put in place to keep the driver safe by preventing wheel lockup when you apply brakes. It prevents the car from skidding and gives you more control over its steering. A warning light is placed on the dashboard and it illuminates when there is an issue in the anti-lock braking system that requires your attention. What Reasons Cause ABS Light to Come On? Here are common reasons that cause the ABS light to come on: 1. Low Levels of Brake Fluid The brake fluid enables the anti-lock braking system to control the pressure. There is even a reservoir that holds the fluid for the ABS. If there is a leak in the system, the pressure falls, and the reservoir's fluid levels go down. This leak causes the ABS light to come on. 2. The Speed Sensor is Faulty The wheel hub has a built-in speed sensor that determines the speed by t ... read more

New Customer Gets Transmission and Brakes Serviced at Fox Run Auto

New Customer Gets Transmission and Brakes Serviced at Fox Run Auto

James is a fairly new Bear resident. His car was due for a few standard maintenance services, including a transmission service, oil change and new brakes. After doing his research, James decided to bring his vehicle to Fox Run Auto. "I recently moved to Bear, DE and it came time for my car to have some general maintenance and brakes replaced," James says. "There was a small issue during the transmission service (NOT FOX RUN AUTO'S ISSUE). Mike [Defino] the owner addressed the issue, kept me updated, and my service was completed in a timely manner." Whether you come to Fox Run Auto for minor maintenance or major repairs, we are very careful to inspect the vehicle and run tests to make sure everything is working as it should. If we find any issues, we will definitely let you know the problem and tell you exactly ... read more

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Getting Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

Getting Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

Turning the calendar page to March officially marks the beginning of the spring season, even if the weather is still a little cold outside here in Northern Delaware. Before long, the grass will be greener, the birds will be singing and the roads will definitely be busier. Time for Auto Maintenance and Repairs A change in seasons is always a good reminder to take care of your car and schedule any maintenance services or automotive repairs that you may have been putting off this winter. Are you overdue for an oil change, tire rotation or brake service? When is the last time you had your wheel alignment checked? Did you put a special winter blend of coolant/water ratio in your radiator to get through the cold months that you need to replace for the spring and summer?  Full Vehicle Inspection These are all good questions to ask, and if your vehicle is due for any maintenance services ... read more

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How to Keep Your Car Healthy for Many Years to Come

How to Keep Your Car Healthy for Many Years to Come

Some of us like to get a new car every few years. Then, there are those of us who depend on our vehicles for many, many years. We love our cars and we are content to drive them until the wheels fall off. If you are that type of person, then you will want to read this article. These are some tips from Fox Run Auto to help you extend the lifespan of your vehicle and keep it healthy for as long as you own it. Even if you plan to trade in your car after a few years, you may still want to read this to maximize the vehicle's trade-in/resale value when the time comes. Here are 10 ways to keep your car running well for many years to come: 1. Oil Changes This is the most common maintenance service, but it is also the most important. You want to get your oil changed regularly, usually every 3,000-6,000 miles depending on the make, model and age of the vehicle ... read more

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New Customer Pleased with Experience at Fox Run Auto

New Customer Pleased with Experience at Fox Run Auto

Erica wasn't sure what to do. She had been going to another local mechanic for many years. Unfortunately, they recently closed and Erica had to find a new auto shop to trust. She tried a few out, but wasn't finding anyone that really made her feel comfortable. Upon a recommendation from someone she knew, Erica decided to give Fox Run Auto a shot. Here is what she had to say in her recent review. "I've been looking for a new mechanic since my mechanic of 19 years closed its doors," Erica says. "Been here and there and everywhere for miscellaneous things needing to be done to my vehicle. A co-worker suggested Fox Run Auto, so I tried them out today." After contacting Fox Run Auto, Erica was able get her car in our shop the same day for an initial inspection and report. We let her know which repairs were recommended and provided her with ... read more

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