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6 Ways to Tell if Your Transmission is Slipping

6 Ways to Tell if Your Transmission is Slipping

One of the most common transmission problems that you can encounter is a slipping transmission. This means that it is not shifting smoothly from gear to gear or that it is not staying fully in gear as you drive. This can be the sign of internal damage or it may just mean you are due for a standard transmission service to replace the transmission fluid, filter and pan gasket. As with any automotive problem, you will want to deal with it as soon as you can to hopefully avoid major repairs. The longer you put it off, the more likely the damage will compound and cost you even more to fix. That's why Fox Run Auto has put together this list of common "symptoms" to let you know that your transmission may be slipping: 1. Vehicle Feels Sluggish If the car feels very sluggish or is not accelerating as quickly as usual, it could ... read more

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5 Signs That You Need New Tires

5 Signs That You Need New Tires

Sometimes, it's pretty obvious that you need new tires on your car or truck. Still, there are warning signs you can look for to let you know that one or more of the tires is ready to be replaced. Here are X signs, according to the auto repair and tire experts at Fox Run Auto in Bear, DE: 1. The Penny Test If the tires are really bald and almost devoid of tread, then you can plainly see that it's time for new ones. However, if you are not certain, you can always try the penny test. Take a penny and place it upside-down between the treads of each tire. If there is any space between the top of the tread and the top of Mr. Lincoln's head, then that means the treads are dangerously low. Ideally, you want at least some of Honest Abe's face covered up. 2. Not Holding Air Pressure Another sign that the tires are getting too old and worn out is if they aren't holding air p ... read more

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Customer Appreciates NAPA Warranty Program at Fox Run Auto

Customer Appreciates NAPA Warranty Program at Fox Run Auto

Sarah is a loyal customer of Fox Run Auto in Bear, DE. Not too long ago, she visited our shop for some repairs to our car. However, she recently began experiencing problems again and was worried that one of the new parts wasn't working correctly. Though she was concerned about the part, she had no apprehensions about bringing her car back into Fox Run Auto because she knew the previous repairs were backed by warranty. "I highly recommend this shop," Sarah says. "They provide exceptional customer service with integrity. When there was a problem with one of the parts that was used in a previous service, Fox Run Auto spared no effort to make sure my issue was resolved." Almost all parts and repairs performed at Fox Run Auto are backed by the 24-mont ... read more

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Is Your Car's Air Conditioner Ready for Summer?

Is Your Car's Air Conditioner Ready for Summer?

Summer is just around the corner and the weather will continue to heat up over the next few months. You may not have used your car's air conditioner too much lately, but it's about to become very important again. It will help keep you cool when it's hot and muggy outside.  Get Your A/C Summer Ready Now is the ideal time for an A/C system tune up at Fox Run Auto. Bring your car in and let our experienced auto repair technicians inspect and test the air conditioning system. We can clean the vents, replace the cabin air filter, recharge the coolant (Freon), test the thermostat, check the fans and belts, and make sure everything is running just right. Don't Overheat Yourself or Your Car If your air conditioner isn't working well, you will likely be miserable all summer long. Also, overworking your A/C can also affect the engine and cooling system. If the air ... read more

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How to Stay Connected with Fox Run Auto

How to Stay Connected with Fox Run Auto

Today's world is all about connectivity, and it's important that we stay connected with our customers. We want people to know what's happening at Fox Run Auto, whether it's shop news, customer reviews or service specials. That's why we recommend the following ways for you to stay connected and follow Fox Run Auto online or on your favorite social media platforms: FoxRunAuto.com When it comes to monthly service specials, the best way to learn about them is to visit our website. Check out the rotating header image and you'll see the service specials always pop up. Print out the coupons and save on standard maintenance services like deluxe oil changes, tire rotations and brake inspections. Fox Run Auto Blog Be sure and visit our blog page for weekly articles on a wide variety of topics includi ... read more

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