FAQs

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Oil Changes are not needed in modern cars.

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Advances in motor oil technology as well as in the manufacture and materials in today’s vehicles are certainly better than in the past. However ALL VEHICLES require oil changes which includes the oil filter and possibly non-oil related items like the air filter. The frequency of oil changes is based on your driving habits, vehicle type and environment. Come in to Terry’s Car Care and find out about your vehicle.

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Tire inflation is important. Fact or Fiction?

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Well….. it is fact. Your entire vehicle rides on those tires and when you are traveling at 66 feet per second you want to make sure the tires are working properly. Under inflation causes traction problems as well as lots of stress on the sidewalls of the tires. This could lead to a blow out. Even the best case scenario the tires wear unevenly and you lose longevity. A little air goes a long way.

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Are Fuel Injectors part of routine maintenance?

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Fuel injectors have a special type of maintenance that should be performed at regular intervals. In order for you car or truck to run smoothly and with fuel efficiency the fuel injector nozzles need to be free of clogs and dirt. They also have to spray a very fine mist of fuel in order to operate correctly.

Our flushing service is the best in the business. We can clean and maintain your fuel injectors.

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Does Brake Fluid Wear out?

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Brake Fluid absorbs water and as such causes corrosion and failure of brake parts. Brake fluid flushes are a simple way to keep your fluid fresh and functional.

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What are the benefits of maintaining your vehicle?

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The common sense answer is money! but don’t forget reliability and protection of your investment. ¬†According to a Consumer Reports¬†Study in 2007, the average automobile owner can save over $30,000.00 by driving their car up to 225,000 miles.

It is always easier to schedule your vehicle for service at your convenience rather than at your cars convenience.