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Communicating with the Service Advisor

Communicating with the Service Advisor

Customers will often use phrases which they understand, and, which they assume everyone else does as well. It happens once in awhile It doesn’t run like it use to. It doesn’t sound/feel right. It works ok most of the time. It’s slipping. I’m not getting the same mileage as before. These are vague statements,  which may mean something to you, but don’t really give much of a starting point for the tech to look at.The more specific you are with the problem, the better service you’re going to receive. Imagine asking someone to come over to your house, but you don’t give them your address or how to get there. Chances are they will never find your house. unless they make the effort to seek additional information. To fill in the blank spaces. When you drop off your vehicle for repair, you need to fill in the blank spaces the best you can. Here are just a few examples of stating the problem a little better. I notice the problem when ... read more

Why Switch to Amsoil

Why Switch to Amsoil

Choosing the right oils for today's modern vehicles can be difficult. Today, few people have the time or space to do it at home and deal with not only the mess but disposal or the oil and other problems that can happen like a wrong filter. So we either trust our local shop or go to a quick lube for service. But are they installing the best product for you vehicle? Maybe. Maybe not!    There are so many different types of oils;  Standard oils, semi synthetic and synthetic oils. You also need to purchase the right weight oil plus it must meet the manufactures specs.   If you drive a European car, they have different specs. Using the wrong oil can cause sludge to build up, loss of power and possible early engine failure.      So what's the best oil?  There are many good oils on the market but we have chosen to carry the full Amsoil line of products for cars and trucks. You can go on their website t ... read more

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