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When Should I get a New Car Battery?

When Should I get a New Car Battery?

3 Signs you need a new car Battery -Sitting for a long period of time -Slow to start -Heavy Corrosion   The rule of thumb to replace your car battery is about every 3 years.  Things that will effect how long your battery lasts is climate and driving habits.  When our mechanics do your oil change we include an inspection of your vehicle's battery.  So there should be no surprises.  We have batteries for Fords, Chevy's, Subaru's all the way to BMW's and Volkswagon's.  We have you covered.       https://www.crabtreeautorepair.com/appointments

What Does My Dash Light Mean?

What Does My Dash Light Mean?

  What does my dash light mean?   Is this light important?  Could it be a Safety Concern?  These are important for even a young driver to learn.  Let’s go through a few of these lights with you.     Engine Temp Light:  This usually means your engine is running hot.  Stop and Let it cool down.  Call your trusted Automotive Shop.     Battery Warning Light: The vehicle is not charging properly.  Call your trusted automotive shop.    Oil Pressure Light: This means there is a loss in oil pressure. This could mean there is not enough oil to run the engine smoothly.  An engine is not cheaply replaced.  Best to call your trusted automotive shop.     Brake warning light: Usually means you have your handbrake on.  If the handbrake is not on this will be cause for great concern.     Check Engine Light: This can come on for a multitude of reasons like someth ... read more

How Often Should I Change My Synthetic Oil?

How Often Should I Change My Synthetic Oil?

This is a great question!  Each manufacturer has their own recommendation on when to change the oil.  It can range from 5,000 to 15,000 miles.  Oil change is such an important part of keeping your vehicle running safe.  Low oil or dirty oil can cause very costly repairs that is why we recommend 5,000 miles for Synthetic Oil.  It is a cheap way to keep your engine running smoothly.     https://www.crabtreeautorepair.com/appointments  

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