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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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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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How to Keep Your Car Healthy for Many Years to Come

How to Keep Your Car Healthy for Many Years to Come

Some of us like to get a new car every few years. Then, there are those of us who depend on our vehicles for many, many years. We love our cars and we are content to drive them until the wheels fall off. If you are that type of person, then you will want to read this article. These are some tips from Fox Run Auto to help you extend the lifespan of your vehicle and keep it healthy for as long as you own it. Even if you plan to trade in your car after a few years, you may still want to read this to maximize the vehicle's trade-in/resale value when the time comes. Here are 10 ways to keep your car running well for many years to come: 1. Oil Changes This is the most common maintenance service, but it is also the most important. You want to get your oil changed regularly, usually every 3,000-6,000 miles depending on the make, model and age of the vehicle ... read more

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5 Reasons to Get Your Wheel Alignment Checked this Winter

5 Reasons to Get Your Wheel Alignment Checked this Winter

Proper wheel alignment is always important. It provides better handling and safety, while also protecting important vehicular systems and components like brakes, wheels, tires, suspension and differentials. Having your wheels aligned is even more important during the winter season when the roads are slick and you want to stay as safe as possible. Here are 5 reasons why it's a good idea to get your wheel alignment checked this winter, according to the Northern Delaware automotive specialists at Fox Run Auto: 1. Driver Safety Of course, the number one reason for good wheel alignment in winter is safety. Your vehicle will handle better with tougher road conditions like ice, rain and snow. That makes your car safer to drive, which is beneficial to you, your passengers and ... read more

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8 Signs Your Car is Overdue for an Oil Change

8 Signs Your Car is Overdue for an Oil Change

When your car, truck or SUV is due for an oil change, you should never wait too long. Most modern vehicles will let you know precisely when service is needed. On older vehicles, you may just have to watch the mileage or check the calendar (usually every 3-6 months, depending on how often your vehicle requires service). If you are a Fox Run Auto customer, we'll gladly set you up on a regular maintenance plan with reminders when certain services are due. Here are some of the signs that will let you know when your vehicle is due for an oil change: 1. Low Oil Level Almost all vehicles make it very easy to get under the hood and manually check your oil. Pull out the dipstick and wipe it clean before sticking it back in. On the second check, the first thing you will want to look at is the fluid level. If it is too low, you may be due fo ... read more

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