Dan R's Blog

Severe Service Requirements

Manufacturers create these specific schedules for each vehicle they make. So there isn’t one generic schedule that applies to all cars. In addition to your owners’ manual, Oregon automotive repair centers subscribe to information services that provide the maintenance schedules for every vehicle – so they can help you know when to take care of […]

Transmission Service

Let’s talk about transmission service. It can be easy to forget about getting your transmission serviced because it doesn’t need it very often. It’s easy to remember to change the engine oil – you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper transmission servicing keeps your car running smoothly and helps you avoid costly […]

Service Center Standard and Procedures

All pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget important steps. It is also how you can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Perrysburg and Rossford […]

Cabin Air Filter

What is a cabin air filter? Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it’s 3. A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It filters out dust, […]

New! You can now buy or rent Utility Trailers from Dan Rs

Made in the USA. Ohio Steel Industries Professional Grade Trailers. All of our trailer models are constructed of tubular steel main frames, cross members and side rails for extreme durability.   3-way ramp gate folds flat on the floor to accommodate long items, pins upright for transport or sits in the down position for easy […]

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once said, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Oregon car’s maintenance schedule. An inspection at Dan R’s Automotive will check your brake system and let you know if there are any […]

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive, where you want to go or the look you’re after; there is a tire for you. The same is true about wheels. The […]

Serpentine Belt Replacement

Don’t you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator-which charges the battery, the water pump-which cools the engine, the air conditioning and the power steering pump. All […]

Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people say, “What’s up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don’t break down.” While it is true that today’s cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexity demands higher tolerances for everything. For example, most […]

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Oregon

So you’ve bought a used car in the Oregon area. How do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Oregon area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you wanted […]