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Monthly Archives: March 2021

3 Benefits of a Fuel System Service

3 Benefits of a Fuel System Service

Though it's not required nearly as often as an oil change or tire rotation, a fuel system cleaning service can be very beneficial for your car. Over time, sediments can build up in the gas tank, fuel lines, fuel pump and fuel injection system. The fuel filter can become clogged or worn out to a point where it is ineffective. These factors will hinder the engine's performance and eventually start to cause significant problems. Most automotive experts recommend a fuel system service every 30,000 miles or so to help keep your fuel system and engine healthy. It will entail a full flush and chemical cleaning of your fuel system, as well as replacement of your fuel filter. The fuel pump and fuel injectors will be inspected and cleaned—or replaced if needed. Here are 3 benefits of a getting your fuel system cleaned and serviced, according to ... read more

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Quality Auto Repair Shouldn't Cost You a Pot of Gold!

Quality Auto Repair Shouldn't Cost You a Pot of Gold!

Finding a quality, dependable auto repair shop that you can trust is worth its weight in gold. However, it shouldn't cost you a pot of gold for good automotive care services in Bear! If your car needs work—whether it's minor maintenance or major repairs—you don't have to find the end of the rainbow or track down a leprechaun this St. Patrick's Day. You just need to visit Fox Run Auto's Specials page and call us to schedule a service appointment. Helping You Take Care of Your Car At Fox Run Auto, we pride ourselves on our customer service. We strive to take care of our customers, ease their concerns and help them make smart decisions as vehicle owners. No matter what kind of service you need, we will perform a thorough vehicle inspection to look over the most important systems and mechanical components. If p ... read more

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What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean?

What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean?

What Does the ABS Warning Light Mean? ABS stands for the anti-lock braking system. The system is put in place to keep the driver safe by preventing wheel lockup when you apply brakes. It prevents the car from skidding and gives you more control over its steering. A warning light is placed on the dashboard and it illuminates when there is an issue in the anti-lock braking system that requires your attention. What Reasons Cause ABS Light to Come On? Here are common reasons that cause the ABS light to come on: 1. Low Levels of Brake Fluid The brake fluid enables the anti-lock braking system to control the pressure. There is even a reservoir that holds the fluid for the ABS. If there is a leak in the system, the pressure falls, and the reservoir's fluid levels go down. This leak causes the ABS light to come on. 2. The Speed Sensor is Faulty The wheel hub has a built-in speed sensor that determines the speed by t ... read more

New Customer Gets Transmission and Brakes Serviced at Fox Run Auto

New Customer Gets Transmission and Brakes Serviced at Fox Run Auto

James is a fairly new Bear resident. His car was due for a few standard maintenance services, including a transmission service, oil change and new brakes. After doing his research, James decided to bring his vehicle to Fox Run Auto. "I recently moved to Bear, DE and it came time for my car to have some general maintenance and brakes replaced," James says. "There was a small issue during the transmission service (NOT FOX RUN AUTO'S ISSUE). Mike [Defino] the owner addressed the issue, kept me updated, and my service was completed in a timely manner." Whether you come to Fox Run Auto for minor maintenance or major repairs, we are very careful to inspect the vehicle and run tests to make sure everything is working as it should. If we find any issues, we will definitely let you know the problem and tell you exactly ... read more

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Getting Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

Getting Your Car Ready for Spring and Summer

Turning the calendar page to March officially marks the beginning of the spring season, even if the weather is still a little cold outside here in Northern Delaware. Before long, the grass will be greener, the birds will be singing and the roads will definitely be busier. Time for Auto Maintenance and Repairs A change in seasons is always a good reminder to take care of your car and schedule any maintenance services or automotive repairs that you may have been putting off this winter. Are you overdue for an oil change, tire rotation or brake service? When is the last time you had your wheel alignment checked? Did you put a special winter blend of coolant/water ratio in your radiator to get through the cold months that you need to replace for the spring and summer?  Full Vehicle Inspection These are all good questions to ask, and if your vehicle is due for any maintenance services ... read more

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