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Is it Time for New Tires?

Is it Time for New Tires?

Are your tires going bald? Are you slipping and skidding on the roads? Is your vehicle pulling hard to one side or another? New Tires It may be time to replace your tires. This is a good idea as we head in to the winter season where the streets become wet and icy. You want to have good traction and that starts with healthy tires.  Tire Tread Inspection The first step is to check out the tire treads on all four of your tires. You can look at the tread depth. Using is a penny is an easy trick. Put it in the deepest part of the tread with Abe's head facing down. If there is any space between the top of his head and the edge of the tread, you will want to get your tires replaced as soon as possible. This is a sign they are dangerously low.  Wheel Alignment You can also look at the consistency of the tread wear on each tire. Even if you have been keeping up w ... read more

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4 Reasons to Get Your Transmission Serviced

4 Reasons to Get Your Transmission Serviced

Next to your engine, there is nothing more important than the transmission system. The engine provides power to the vehicle, but the transmission is what actually makes it move. Like the engine, your transmission also needs periodic maintenance to stay healthy. The good news is transmission service isn't required as often as oil changes. Still, it is something that must be done when the time comes. How Often Should I Have My Transmission Serviced? This will vary somewhat from vehicle to vehicle and driver to driver. The general rule of thumb is somewhere between every 30,000 and 60,000 miles. Some older vehicles or those that are driven harder than average (up steep hills, carrying/towing heavy loads, etc.) may require transmission service more often. Other cars that aren't pushed too hard may be able to go a little longer in between transmission maintenance. At the very least, you will want to have your transmission fluid checked with every service vis ... read more

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Are Oil Changes Really That Important?

Are Oil Changes Really That Important?

We can provide a simple answer to this question: YES! However, let's dig a little deeper and talk about why oil changes are so important to the overall health and performance of your car, truck or SUV. There are several key benefits to getting regular oil changes. This service involves replacing the oil filter and filling the pan with fresh engine oil. It's a procedure you may be able to do on your own if you know what you are doing. Or, you can bring your vehicle to a professional mechanic or quick lube place. Let's take a look at some of the key issues to understand when it comes to automotive oil changes: Your Engine Needs Clean Oil Imagine the engine as the heart of your car. It keeps power circulating throughout the vehicle and it's what enables you to drive. If your engine isn't ... read more

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A/C Maintenance and Repair Services at Fox Run Auto

A/C Maintenance and Repair Services at Fox Run Auto

The weather has been heating up lately on the East Coast. The hottest and muggiest days of the summer are just around the corner. It sure is nice to have your car's air conditioning system working well to keep you cool when out on the road. After all, doesn't it feel great to blast the A/C for a couple minutes when you first get in the car on a really brutal day? If your air conditioning is on the fritz, or you just want to make sure everything is working right heading into the summer months, bring your vehicle into Fox Run Auto for professional A/C services. Here are some of the things we can do to help you out: A/C Tune-Up You may just need a general tune-up of your air conditioning system. We can test the air flow and temperature settings. Sometimes the thermostat needs to be adjusted or the vents need a proper cleaning. Perhaps the coolant needs to be recharged. Maybe you are due for a new ... read more

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Need Auto Care This Tax Season?

Need Auto Care This Tax Season?

For some, tax season is exciting. You are expecting a big refund and you are thinking about how you want to save or spend that cash. For others, it may be a little less fun. You might not be getting a refund or you may even owe some money. Either way, Fox Run Auto is here to help you with your spring automotive care needs! Getting a Refund? If you are anticipating a big tax refund this year, you should spend the money on something meaningful. And, what's more meaningful than the car, truck or SUV you depend on every day to get you to work, school and other activities and obligations? Perhaps you've been putting off some much-needed repairs or you are just due for some standard maintenance services. Put your tax money to good use and take care of the vehicle that takes care of you and your family.  Fox Run Auto ... read more

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