BEAR AUTO REPAIR

Yearly Archives: 2021

Don't Be a Turkey. Take Care of Your Car!

Don't Be a Turkey. Take Care of Your Car!

The entire team at Fox Run Auto would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving! This is the real beginning of the holiday season. Though it's still important to be safe and smart this year, it's exciting to be able to gather more with our family and friends. It's time to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving Day feast, watch some football and enjoy each other's company. This is a day for giving thanks and being grateful for everything you have. Be Thankful for Your Family Vehicles As your local auto repair shop, we at Fox Run Auto would also like to take this opportunity to remind you to be thankful for your car. We all depend on our family vehicles every day. They take us to work and school. They allow us to run errands, take road trips and get where we need to go.  Winter Auto Maintenance Tips We all know the holiday season can get a little ... read more

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Tips on How to Prevent Your Windshield Washer Fluid From Freezing

Tips on How to Prevent Your Windshield Washer Fluid From Freezing

Keeping fluids and parts from freezing in your vehicle is a must for Bear, DE residents to avoid unitary repair bills in the winter. Essential fluids like coolant, gas, and windshield washer fluid are also susceptible to freeze.  Today, we are going to go in-depth, specifically on windshield washer fluid. Frozen fluid will not only prevent you from using it, but it can also cause the liquid to expand and force leaks and cracks. Burst washer fluid reservoirs and broken pumps are typical results of frozen washer fluid, but its passageways and nozzles can also be damaged.    Often, repairs to these components can be costly. Thankfully, you can easily avoid them if you do the following: Park in a garage if possible to limit the exposure to the cold Provide heat for the reservoir Use special freeze-resistant windshield washer fluid Parking in a covered space is one of the simplest ways to keep your fluids and parts healthy in the winter. Even if your garage isn't he ... read more

Local Customer Knows She Can Always Count on Fox Run Auto

Local Customer Knows She Can Always Count on Fox Run Auto

Terry has been coming to Fox Run Auto for several years. She knows she can trust our service team to provide honest, upfront advice. She is confident our automotive technicians will always offer quality repair and maintenance services. Recently, Terry was kind enough to share her thoughts in an online review. Here is what she had to say: "I have been a customer for years and I like everything about Fox Run Auto," Terry writes. "I take my new car to them because of the dealer because of the trust I have in them and their world-class customer service." Whether you have a brand new car or an older vehicle (any make or model), Fox Run Auto is here to help with all your automotive needs. We've been serving the Northern Delaware community from our Bear location for more than 25 years. We believe strongl ... read more

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What is a Catalytic Converter?

What is a Catalytic Converter?

Catalytic converters first started being used in U.S. cars back in 1975. They have since become a requirement on all modern fuel-driven vehicles (gas or diesel) with combustion engines. They are part of the vehicle's emissions system, designed to eliminate the most harmful toxins from the exhaust. How Does a Catalytic Converter Work? Inside most catalytic converters is a piece of ceramic that is coated with precious metals such as palladium, platinum and rhodium. These metals are catalysts. As the exhaust gases pass through the converter, the chemical reaction transforms extremely hazardous gases like carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen dioxide into less harmful gases before they are ultimately emitted through the tail pipe and out into the environment. As emissions restrictions continue to get stricter, catalytic converters continue to evolve.  Where is the Catalyti ... read more

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Don't Let Your Car "Fall" Apart this Season

Don't Let Your Car "Fall" Apart this Season

Fall is in full swing. There's a little extra chill in the air with another Northern Delaware winter just around the corner. The fall season is the perfect time to take care of important automotive maintenance and repair needs before the colder months.  Thorough Vehicle Inspection If you haven't had any maintenance done for awhile, you might want to bring your vehicle in to Fox Run Auto for a full inspection. Our automotive technicians will look over your vehicle and our service advisors will provide you with a detailed inspection report. We will outline all our findings and give you a full breakdown of what repairs may be urgent and which may not be necessary right away. We'll also be able to provide you with accurate price estimates for any recommended services. That way, you ... read more

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