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Monthly Archives: November 2018

3 Common Signs of Water Pump Failure

3 Common Signs of Water Pump Failure

A majority of vehicles out on the road have a fluid-based cooling system that circulates coolant from the radiator through vital engine components. This process keeps the engine from running too hot or too cold. If the cooling system isn’t working properly, it could lead to serious engine damage. That’s why it’s so important to recognize signs of cooling system distress early on, especially if you have an older car. That way, you can get them fixed before major problems develop. Some of the most common culprits of cooling system failure include the head gasket, the radiator and various hoses and connections that can weaken over time. However, the water pump is one of the most crucial components of the cooling system, and that's what we want to focus on in this article. When it fails, you will notice problems right away and you will not want to wait to get it repaired or replaced. The water ... read more

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Thank You From Fox Run Auto!

Thank You From Fox Run Auto!

Thanksgiving is here and it's a perfect time to express our gratitude to everyone who has helped make Fox Run Auto a successful shop for the past 24-plus years.  Customers Come First First and foremost, we wouldn't be where we are today without the loyalty and trust of our customers. Whether someone comes in just once for a simple repair or maintenance service or they have been coming to Fox Run Auto for years, we appreciate that people are willing to put their faith in us to get the job done right. It starts with thorough inspections and diagnostic testing to determine the source and extent of any automotive issue. Then we can provide a detailed inspection report along with recommended repairs and price estimates for the customer to review with one of our service advisors. O ... read more

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Customer Turns to Fox Run Auto for New Tires and a Wheel Alignment

Customer Turns to Fox Run Auto for New Tires and a Wheel Alignment

Chelsea thought she was due for a brake replacement, so she brought her car to Fox Run Auto. After a thorough brake system inspection by our technicians, it was clear that her brakes weren't really the problem.  "The service was fantastic!" Chelsea says in her online review. "They were very honest and let me know that my brakes were fine and didn't need to be replaced yet. So many other places would have done it anyway." Chelsea had told us that her car was pulling to one side. She assumed it was the brakes, but the team also looked at her wheels, tires, suspension and overall wheel alignment. Any number of factors can affect a car pulling hard left or right when braking or accelerating. It's always worth getting looked at by a trained automotive professional to uncover the true source of any problem. In Chelsea's case, it was actually her tires ... read more

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Make Sure Your Visibility is Good During the Winter Months

Make Sure Your Visibility is Good During the Winter Months

When you live in a place like the Mid-Atlantic, you come to appreciate having all four seasons. Yet, with the colder fall and winter months comes wetter weather. Whether it's fog, rain, sleet or snow, you have to be prepared to drive in all types of nasty conditions. Your safety is at stake, along with the safety of your passengers and everyone else on the road around you. One of the most important things to consider is your visibility. That's why it's a good idea to take some simple maintenance steps now before the weather starts getting too bad. Here are a few helpful visibility maintenance tips from Fox Run Auto in Bear, DE: 1. Replace Those Windshield Wipers Now is a good time to replace worn out windshield wipers. You will need them a lot during the winter months, and you will want them working well. Don't wait until it's too late. 2. Refill Your Windshield Washer Fluid Having an amp ... read more

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