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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Winter Automotive Maintenance Tips from Fox Run Auto

Winter is here and it's already been a really cold season in Northern Delaware. During this time of year, it's more important than ever to be diligent as a driver, so that you can be as safe as possible while out on the road. There are also some simple automotive maintenance steps you can take to help with your vehicle's safety and performance during the cold and wet winter months. Here are some of the things you can focus on: 1. Headlights The days are shorter during the winter and you also have more inclement weather. Therefore your headlights are essential for not only your own visibility as a driver, but for other drivers to see you on the road. Make sure your headlights, tail lights and fog lights are all working and as bright as they are supposed to be. If not, replace them or have your vehicle's electrical system inspected for performance. 2. Windshield Wipers This is the simp ... read more

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Fox Run Auto Helps Family with Towing and Auto Repair Services

Joan wasn't sure what to do when her son's car broke down. He is a graduate student at the University of Delaware and she wanted to help him find a local auto repair shop. Fortunately, they were AAA members and were referred to Fox Run Auto in Bear. "Great service!" Joan says in her online review of Fox Run Auto. "They towed my son's car, repaired it quickly and had him back and running in no time."Fox Run Auto offers full AAA-approved roadside assistance and towing services. Our automotive repair technicians at the shop are ASE Certified, bringing the experience, knowledge and skills to handle any auto repairs or maintenance services you need.  If you are experiencing car trouble, the first thing we recommend is to have an ... read more

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Your Local Emissions Specialists

In Delaware, most vehicles are required to meet specific emissions requirements as posted by the DMV. And, as of 1997, any emissions repairs must be performed by a certified Emissions Specialist to satisfy these requirements. Emissions Testing If your vehicle requires an emissions test (or "smog check" as it's commonly known), you will be notified by the DMV (usually with your annual registration paperwork) and it needs to be performed at a certified facility. Many places can perform smog tests, but most of those shops cannot make emissions-specific repairs. In other words, they might be able to tell you some of the problems if your vehicle doesn't pass the tests, but they might not necessarily be able to fix those problems. Fox Run Auto in Bear, DE has four Delaware-certified Emissions Specialist ... read more

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What Are Your New Year's Automotive Maintenance Resolutions?

What Are Your New Year's Automotive Maintenance Resolutions?

Happy New Year from the team at Fox Run Auto! We're looking forward to a great 2018. Everyone sets their personal New Year's Resolutions. It's time to make the commitment to getting in shape, quitting smoking or contributing more to charities. Whatever your resolutions, we wish you the best in sticking with them.  One resolution everyone should make is to be more diligent about taking care of their cars. Preventative maintenance is very important and can ultimately save you a lot of money. By performing routine maintenance services on your vehicle, it can help avoid major breakdowns and damage that can be very expensive to repair. Let's look at some of the most common maintenance steps you should be taking regularly. Oil Changes Get your oil and oil filter changed every 3,000-5,000 depending on your ... read more

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