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Tracking True In Ohio: Wheel Alignment In Rossford

Wheel alignment is often overlooked by busy Rossford and Maumee car owners until serious tire damage has been done. One wheel can be knocked out of alignment from the rest by hitting a curb or pothole on Toledo roads. When a vehicle’s out of alignment, one or more of the wheels does not track true […]

Keep Your Cool In Toledo: Air Conditioning Service

Most Toledo drivers wait for their air conditioning to fail before they service it at Dan R’s Automotive . That’s because many Oregon and Rossford motorists don’t really understand that automotive air conditioners need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why they fail. First, like every machine, the sedan air conditioner parts […]

Finding Vehicle Recall Information In Oregon Ohio

No matter how well they’re made, cars in Oregon Ohio will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Oregon Ohio, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the car free of charge. The manufacturer then tries to contact everyone in […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Rossford Ohio

A lot of gas is wasted in the Rossford area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let’s start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That’s why there’s a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Check Engine Light

A question for our Oregon Ohio motorists: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it’s not there to create ambiance; it’s a warning that something’s wrong. When your check engine light comes on get it checked at a capable Oregon Ohio service station. Many conditions that cause […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Oregon Sedan

Imagine you’ve left Oregon and you’re up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground fast. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil In Your Oregon Sedan

If you’re a quart low in your sedan, there isn’t enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you’re driving around the Toledo area. The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn’t reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watch those numbers at […]

Get Where You’re Going With Power Steering Service In Oregon

Today we’re going to talk about power steering service in Oregon. If you took an informal poll around Oregon you’d probably find that most have never heard of power steering service. That’s not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Oregon aren’t aware that it needs periodic service. If […]

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggering repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let’s take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt. First, let’s review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylinder head. The […]

Check Engine Light

Did you know that today’s cars carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969? New cars have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last decade or so, computers have been controlling about 85% of […]