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Why Consumer Reports Article Rates Independent Auto Shops Higher Than Dealerships

Why Consumer Reports Article Rates Independent Auto Shops Higher Than Dealerships

Consumer Reports recently published an article about automotive repair shops. They surveyed 40,000 of their subscribers to get a sense of what types of auto shops people trusted. They also researched whether it was better to go to a dealership for repairs or to turn to a local independent shop. A Sense of Trust The article confirmed what we've believed in at Fox Run Auto for many years. People tend to put their trust more in independent shops compared to dealerships. They feel they can get more personalized service and better prices on parts and labor. Some of the bigger franchise chains rated well with readers, as well, with NAPA AutoCare Centers ranking very high on the list.  NAPA Knowhow At Fox Run Auto, you essentially get the best of both ... read more

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Damaged Engine Mount? Here's What You Need to Know.

Damaged Engine Mount? Here's What You Need to Know.

When you think about all the torque, power and vibrations caused by an engine running at thousands of revolutions per minute (RPM), it's easy to understand how the engine mounts have to take on a lot of stress. The engine mounts (or motor mounts, if you prefer) are the connecting points that keep the engine itself securely bolted to the chassis of the vehicle. Signs of a Broken or Loose Motor Mount Over time, it's fairly common for the engine mounts to weaken. In some severe cases, a mount can even snap. If any of the motor mounts aren't securely keeping the engine in place, it will cause problems and it can make the vehicle very dangerous to drive.  There are some common signs that you will likely notice if you have a weak, loose or broken engine mount. Here are the symptoms you can look for: 1. Impact Noises In the automotive industry, they are usual ... read more

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How Much Do You Love Your Car?

How Much Do You Love Your Car?

Valentine's Day may have come and gone last week, but it's not too late to show your car a little love this February. Fox Run Auto is here to help you with all your automotive repair and vehicle maintenance needs.  Preventative Maintenance Are you due for an oil change, tire rotation or a brake service? These are important preventative maintenance steps you need to take to keep your vehicle running its best. We call it "preventative" for a reason, and that's because minor services now can help prevent major automotive problems from happening down the line. Changing out your oil and filter will keep your engine healthier. Getting your brake pads replaced and tuning up the brake system will keep you safe on the road.  Suspension Repair and Wheel Alignment Does it seem like you are f ... read more

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The Latest Customer Reviews of Fox Run Auto

The Latest Customer Reviews of Fox Run Auto

There's an old saying that "the customer is always right." Well, if that's the case, we certainly have to agree with some of the most recent customer reviews of Fox Run Auto in Bear, DE. We truly appreciate any time someone shares their feedback. It's what helps us grow and improve while keeping everyone on the team inspired to continue doing their best work.  Check out some of the latest reviews for Fox Run Auto: "Fox Run Auto is a trustworthy business where you are treated like family," says Deanna. "I recommend the excellent service to everyone who wants the best performance for their vehicle.""Always honest and always friendly," adds Joe.A different Joe also shared a comment in January: "Quick and professional service." Well, the ... read more

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Customer Stories

Transmission Fluid Leak? Here Are Some of the Most Common Causes.

Transmission Fluid Leak? Here Are Some of the Most Common Causes.

A transmission fluid leak is no joke. Even if it's a small leak on the outside, it could be a sign of a bigger internal problem. Oftentimes, it's something relatively minor. The important thing is to catch it early and deal with repairs before major transmission damage occurs. One tiny fluid leak can lead to complete transmission failure if left ignored. If there is not enough fluid running through the system, parts will lose vital lubrication and bad things will happen inside the transmission. Transmission fluid is usually red in color and is fairly easy to identify. With different types of transmissions out there, however, you want to be careful about just refilling the fluid yourself. You want to make sure and use the right transmission fluid for your vehicle. Also, simply refilling the fluid that's leaking out is just a temporary fix th ... read more

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