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PCV Valve Service At Dan R’s Automotive In Oregon

The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a big job for Oregon drivers. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the sedan engine’s running, fuel is burned to generate power. Most of the exhaust from combustion goes out through […]

Dan R’s Automotive Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Today’s Dan R’s Automotive auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your sedan air conditioning system. It spins the compressor that makes the […]

Suspension Service At Dan R’s Automotive

Suspension systems will continue to operate effectively for many years and tens of thousands of miles. Eventually sedan components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive in Rossford. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on smooth Ohio highways, your shock absorbers will last […]

Dan R’s Automotive Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Dan R’s Automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most of us Maumee drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So having good brakes isn’t enough. Safe Maumee drivers need […]

Toledo Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of Toledo folks driving around on under-inflated tires. Now, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your sedan tire’s considered significantly under inflated at 26 pounds. The tire may not look […]

Your Well Trained Technician At Dan R’s Automotive

When your sedan breaks down, or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your car’s so important to your life in Rossford, you need to back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time. If you’ve ever checked into some of the technician […]

Tire Replacement: What Rossford Drivers Need to Know

Looking at getting some new tires? The choices at Rossford tire stores can be a little overwhelming. Suppose you have an SUV and are trying to decide between all season tires or some that are also rated for off-highway. Do you get off the payment on the outskirts of Rossford more than most? If so, […]

On Board Diagnostics For Oregon Motorists

Some Oregon motorists are confused by Dan R’s Automotive charges for diagnostic services for a vehicle repair. Many services at Dan R’s Automotive and other Oregon automotive repair shops include diagnostic fees. When you take your laptop into a Toledo computer repair shop for a problem you’ll likely have to leave a deposit for diagnostics. […]

Fuel Injector Cleaning In Perrysburg, Rossford, and Maumee

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your sedan engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-injected car driving […]

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Oregon

Every Oregon car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter’s dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your sedan owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Second, a visual inspection by […]