Category Archives: Auto Repair

Why You Need to Follow Factory Recommendations

Regular Checks Can Save You Hundreds Many routine maintenance steps come with owning a car. Brake pad replacement, oil change services, and wheel alignment are just a few key maintenance steps to take to keep your vehicle operating efficiently. Learn why you should follow factory recommendations to schedule these and other auto repair services to keep your vehicle running efficiently and safely in Louisville. Avoid Major Auto Repair While an oil change every 5,000 to 7,000 miles may seem like an unnecessary inconvenience, several significant issues can arise from skipping this factory recommendation. Bad oil can cause your engine to start grinding and even seize completely. Similarly, worn-out brake pads can begin to wear on your brake calipers and rotors. When you avoid a minor repair cost, it can quickly escalate to a major repair. These major repair tasks take more time and money to restore your vehicle’s performance and safety. By investing in a minor repair service, you&r ... read more

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Car Diagnostic Tools

What Professionals Use to Fix Check Engine Lights With so many vehicles on the road running on different engines and computer systems, any number of problems could occur. That's why it's difficult to say for sure what exactly could be causing a check engine light. It's a guessing game without the use of advanced technology. But using today's technology, technicians enlist the help of diagnostic equipment in place of driver descriptions to accurately nail down problems. If your check engine light is on and you visit Springdale Automotive in Prospect, Kentucky for repairs, our technicians will use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to get information directly from your vehicle and provide accurate repairs. How They Work Unlike in the past, today's vehicles are outfitted with onboard computer systems that actively monitor the condition of parts. When something goes wrong, an alert is sent to the driver — the check engine light. Technicians plugin code readers or scanners to see w ... read more

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