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Longtime Fox Run Auto Customer Shares Her Story

Linda from New Castle is a longtime customer of Fox Run Auto. She knows that our team of technicians and service advisors is always here to help whenever she has automotive needs. Whether it's routine maintenance or major repairs, Linda trusts Fox Run Auto as her local auto shop of choice. "Fox Run Auto has always been very upfront with any service I've done," Linda says. "I've steered my whole family and friends to them because of their expertise, courtesy and always excellent service. I've learned over the years I never have to doubt what they recommend in the way of service." Being upfront and direct with our customers is very important at Fox Run Auto. We don't give repair estimates based on guesswork and we always believe that honesty is the best policy. That means making sure we perform a proper inspection of the vehicle to determine what works nee ... read more

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What Will You Do with Your Tax Return?

What Will You Do with Your Tax Return?

Hopefully you are already aware of this, but the deadline for filing your taxes is next Tuesday (April 17, 2018)! If you haven't submitted your tax returns yet, let this be a friendly reminder that there is no time to waste.  A Wise Tax Return Investment If you are expecting a big tax return this year, congratulations. Now it's time to decide what to do with that extra money. Might we recommend taking care of those automotive repairs that you've been putting off for awhile. This time of year, we get so many customers coming into Fox Run Auto looking to put their tax returns to good use.  Repairs and Maintenance You Might Need Maybe your transmission is in need of service or it's time to replace your brake pads or rotors. Perhaps your tires are going bald and you need a new set. You might just be due for an oil change ... read more

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Suspension Problems? Here are 6 Symptoms to Look for.

There’s a lot to be said for having a vehicle that rides smoothly. Not only is it much more comfortable, but it is much safer. In addition, suspension problems can lead to other issues with wheels, tires, brakes and drive train components. The health of your vehicle’s suspension is very important. Components of Your Suspension System There are three main components of a suspension system. First, you have the springs, which are most commonly found in coil form. Some older cars might have leaf spring systems and some custom vehicles may have been outfitted with air-ride suspension systems. However, the springs are configured, they are there to help absorb bumps and maintain a consistent vehicle drive height. In addition to the springs, you have shocks (shock absorbers) and struts, which are actually two different components. You may hear them talked about interchangeably, but most cars will have either shocks or strut ... read more

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Customer Praises Fair Pricing and Friendly Service at Fox Run Auto

Customer Praises Fair Pricing and Friendly Service at Fox Run Auto

Joshua was recently a first-time customer at Fox Run Auto. He needed automotive repairs and had heard good things about our shop located in Bear, DE. Our team, which is led by owner, Mike DeFino, and General Manager, Mike Accursi, were happy to take care of him. Joshua was nice enough to take the time to share his feedback in a Google review. "Very reasonable price, Mike undercharged me relative to what most shops will do," Joshua writes. "I have mechanical knowledge from school and from occupation, and he absolutely knew what he was talking about." At Fox Run Auto, charging a fair price for the work that needs to be done is a key part of our service approach. We often get people asking for repair estimates over the phone, but it's rarely that simple. We like to get a first-hand look at the veh ... read more

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Cooling System Repair at Fox Run Auto

As it generates power to move your car, your engine will generate a lot of heat in the process. That’s why your vehicle will have a cooling system to keep the engine from overheating. Most vehicles use a liquid-based cooling system, and that’s what we’re going to focus on in this article. However, if you do have an air-cooled system in an older car or specialty vehicle and you are experiencing problems, you can call Fox Run Auto for specialized knowledge and help with repairs. As for the more traditional liquid-cooled systems, there are several key automotive components that you should know about: Radiator This is the biggest part of the cooling system and it typically will be located right up front in your engine compartment. The radiator stores and circulates the coolant fluid (also known as antifreeze) that is ultim ... read more

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