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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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Customer Drives Up from Maryland Just to Visit Fox Run Auto

Customer Drives Up from Maryland Just to Visit Fox Run Auto

Angela has been a longtime customer of Fox Run Auto. She knows that any time she has automotive questions or needs repairs, she can count on the Mikes and Rob to provide the help she needs. Recently, Angela was nice enough to share her thoughts about our Northern Delaware auto shop in an online review. "Fox Run Auto is always a great experience!" Angela says. "They are fast, thorough, and HONEST. In the past, one of the Mikes showed me a part that was worn and explained how this part impacted my car." Education is a very important part of our service approach at Fox Run Auto. We take the time to make sure our customers understand exactly what is wrong with their car and what needs to be done to repair it. Whether it's minor maintena ... read more

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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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