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5 Tips for Better Suspension System Maintenance

5 Tips for Better Suspension System Maintenance

Your vehicle's suspension system plays a very important role. However, it's one of those things that many drivers don't really think about until it becomes a problem. Your suspension provides you with better handling and safety when driving. It also protects other important automotive systems and components like brakes, wheels, tires, axles, differentials and more. All of these parts are interconnected. A problem with one can snowball into serious issues throughout the car. Taking proper care of your suspension system and its vital components will help ensure the best possible handling performance for your vehicle. It will also extend the lifespan of your suspension and other affected equipment. Here are 5 tips for better suspension system maintenance from the Northern Delaware automotive specialists at Fox Run Auto: 1. Check Your Whee ... read more

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What Should I Look For When Inspecting My Motor Oil?

What Should I Look For When Inspecting My Motor Oil?

As car owners, we all know how important it is to check our engine oil from time to time. Accomplishing this task can give you helpful insight into your engine's health and when it may be time for another oil change. For some people, finding the dipstick under the hood is the easiest step, but they don't know what to look for after taking the dipstick out of the tank. Here are the 4 things you should look for when inspecting your motor oil: LEVEL The first thing that you should look at right off the bat is the oil level. The yellow dipstick has indicators to show you the suitable range of oil to keep your car functional. If the oil is below the lower or minimum marking, then you should top off with some oil ASAP.  COLOR Brand new and fresh oil is usually a light brown/golden honey color. If your engine oil looks very dark, discolored, or filthy in any way, then you need to swap it out as soon as possible. If the oil seems cloudy, then you may have a coolant leak. If you ... read more

A Winning Approach at Fox Run Auto

A Winning Approach at Fox Run Auto

At Fox Run Auto, customer service is always our number one priority. When you leave the shop satisfied with your automotive experience, it's a win-win situation. We're not happy unless you are happy with the service and guidance you received from our team! Service First Providing helpful information is a key part of our winning service approach at Fox Run Auto. It starts with performing a thorough inspection of the vehicle to determine exactly which repairs or maintenance procedures are required. We rarely give price quotes for repairs over the phone because that simply doesn't make sense. Our technicians need to look over the vehicle in person and know exactly what's wrong. Giving prices over the phone is just a guessing game and that's not how we do business.  Inspectio ... read more

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Longtime Customer Gets Damaged Tire Replaced at Fox Run Auto

Longtime Customer Gets Damaged Tire Replaced at Fox Run Auto

Don is a longtime customer of Fox Run Auto. He knows he can always count on our team to help with his family's automotive needs, whether it's an emergency repair or standard maintenance services. Recently, he brought his wife's new car into the shop to address a tire problem. "This past Monday evening, my wife picked up a bolt through the right front tire on a new vehicle," Don says. "I didn't want to chance a blowout, so I traded cars with her and carefully drove straight to Fox Run Auto to drop off the car. Because of the location of the bolt, as I suspected, the tire couldn't be repaired. But, the team at Fox Run squeezed me in the next day, quickly located a matching tire and had it replaced early that dat at the price I expected to pay."Tire damage is a common automotive issue that we all hav ... read more

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7 Signs of Damaged Spark Plugs

7 Signs of Damaged Spark Plugs

If any of the spark plugs in your car are dead or aren't firing correctly, you will quickly begin to notice some problems. Though small, they play a very important role in the overall performance and health of your vehicle. Your spark plugs should be checked and tested regularly, and then replaced as needed to ensure proper functionality. Here are 7 signs that you may need new spark plugs, according to the automotive experts at Fox Run Auto: 1. Rough Idling When you are at a stop and the engine is idling, you can generally tell when something isn't right. If the idling is very rough or the engine is sputtering, it may be a sign that one or more of your spark plugs is failing. It could also be some other engine problem worth getting checked out. 2. Vehicle Struggles to Start A very common sign of ... read more

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