Sorted by Archive: April, 2014 ( 7 post/s)

  • Gas Savings In Sarasota: Sharpen Your Pencil

    Friday 25 April 2014

    High gas prices in Sarasota have hit most of our budgets. You’ve probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related stuff. Increased fuel costs are now consuming a bigger portion of that budget and you may be tempted to skimp in some other areas – like scheduled maintenance. According to news reports and industry studies, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten personal vehicles on the road have at least one maintenance or repair item that hasn’t been done. Some of these items are serious safety... read more

  • Lease verses Buy

    Tuesday 22 April 2014

    Lease? Or buy? It’s always a tough question for residents in the Fruitville area. But here are a few ideas that’ll make the choice more clear. Either option gives you a choice of how you might finance your car. If you buy, you’ll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge. If you lease, you’re financing the portion of the cost of the car that’s used up during the term of the le... read more

  • Training Received by Technicians In Sarasota FL

    Saturday 19 April 2014

    When your car breaks down in the Sarasota, FL area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your car’s so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible. And, with the problem fixed right the first time. We’ve been checking into some of the training our Sarasota, FL technicians receive, and we’re very impressed. It’s amazing how much knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a modern car. So... read more

  • Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Sarasota

    Monday 14 April 2014

    Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to do with the combustion cycle. Your Automobile engine has cylinders in which a piston travels up and down. At the top of the cylinders are valves open to bring in the air and fuel. And there are valves that open to l... read more

  • Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

    Thursday 10 April 2014

    Bad air quality while you’re driving around Fruitville is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they’re fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don’t know about them yet. These filters clean the air in the passenger compartment, or cabin, of your car or truck. They do the same job as the furnace filter you have at home. They can filter out particles as small as thee microns. By contrast, a grain of sand is about 200 m... read more

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