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Maintaining Your Breaks

Brakes that work properly are essential to your safety as you drive and stop on our TANNERSVILLE streets. You want to carefully maintain your brakes. In vehicles equipped with drum brakes, the brake components are housed inside a drum that rotates with the wheel. When you step on the brake pedal, brake shoes push out …

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Suspension Is Critical

Let’s talk about your suspension – you know, the system that connects your wheels to your vehicle, controls your handling, and delivers a good ride as you cruise around TANNERSVILLE PA. Your suspension is critical for proper steering, stopping, and stability.  Hey, it’s a rough world out there in PA – every time you hit a …

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Headlamps & Proper Visibility

You may be surprised to learn that 40 percent of traffic fatalities in PA take place at night even though there’s 60 percent less traffic. It goes to show how important proper visibility is to nighttime driving in our TANNERSVILLE community.  Obviously, a clean windshield is important – so are good wiper blades. Your headlights play …

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Let’s Talk Air Conditioning

Let’s talk about air conditioning service and repair issues for the TANNERSVILLE PA area. Most of us in TANNERSVILLE don’t give our air conditioning a second thought as long as it’s making cold air. But it’s a complex and expensive system that we should think about before it starts blowing hot air.  The refrigerant in the …

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Batteries

Batteries are a huge part of modern life in TANNERSVILLE PA. I mean, how many battery chargers do you have? Of course, our purpose here is to talk about your car battery. When people come into our TANNERSVILLE PA service center and need a new battery, they’re really not that happy about having to spend the money. …

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Steering

For most of us, it is hard to remember life without power steering – cranking those great big steering wheels? It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps …

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Windshield Wipers

Today at Best Auto Service & Tire Center we’re going to talk about windshield wiper blades. Now that may seem like a pretty mundane topic, but think about how important your vision is: We protect our eyes. If we need contacts or glasses, we taken care of them too. And, well, wiper blades are critical to …

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Alternators

You’ve probably noticed a bunch of warning lights on your dash when you start your engine. They flash on to test the circuits and then go off if everything’s OK. One of the warning lights looks like a car battery. Its job is to tell you if your battery’s not charging properly.  You know that your battery …

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Check Engine Light

When your check engine light comes on, you may be torn between utter panic and just wanting to ignore it and hope it goes away. That’s perfectly understandable. That same check engine light could come on for anything from a serious engine or transmission problem all the way down to a loose gas cap.  There’s a very common misconception that …

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Shock Absorbers and Struts

Let’s talk shocks and struts. Shock absorbers and struts last a long time and wear out pretty slowly for most vehicles in the Tannersville area. They’re easy to take for granted, but your shocks and struts do a very important job so you need to pay attention to them. They keep your tires on the …

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Tire Rotations- Why Do We Need Them?

In normal driving around TANNERSVILLE PA, your front tires wear more on the shoulders because they handle much of the cornering forces in turns. Front-wheel drive vehicles have even more force on the front tires.  We rotate the tires so that all of the tires do some duty on the front end as well as getting a little break on …

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Back to school Driving tips

Can it really be time to shop for back to school cars? We can help! On a budget? We can help with that too! Having a reliable car for your child when going back to school is incredibly important. In fact, here are a few tips to remind your teen driver about when it comes …

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Check Engine Light

When your Check Engine light comes on, you may be torn between utter panic and just wanting to ignore it and hope it goes away. That’s perfectly understandable. That same Check Engine light could come on for anything from a serious engine or transmission problem all the way down to a loose gas cap. There’s a …

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Best Auto Service & Tire Center and the Maintenance Mindset

We know we need to take care of our cars, but it just seems hard to remember to do it.  We generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance, but just may have not applied it to our vehicles. For example, we water and mow the lawn every week.  And weed the flower …

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Go Straight With A Wheel Alignment At Best Auto Service & Tire Center In TANNERSVILLE

Ever had one of those shopping carts – you know the one with a messed-up wheel that wobbles like crazy.  Your cart shakes and pulls to one side – if you’re not careful it’s clean up on aisle three.  Wheel alignment on your car is a lot like that.   One or more of your wheels …

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Simple Answers From Best Auto Service & Tire Center For TANNERSVILLE: Air Conditioner

Question:Why isn’t my air conditioner blowing cold air? Best Auto Service & Tire Center Answer:Your air conditioning system uses refrigerant to create cold air. The most common reasons TANNERSVILLE drivers lose their cold air have to do with the refrigerant. The first is not enough refrigerant. Refrigerant is a gas in the system, and very small holes …

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HOW TO KEEP MOUSE-OUT™ OF CARS

Damage caused by rodents can result in costly repairs typically not covered by your car’s warranty. We take a 2 pronged approach to this issue by coating your vehicle with NH Oil Undercoating® and by using Mouse-Out™! Learn more here https://bit.ly/2QZHDfs #mouseout #rodents #autoservice #automaintenance #poconomechanic #poconochamber #smallbusiness #poconopositivity #autorepair #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal

Air Conditioning

Let’s talk about air conditioning service and repair issues.  Most of us don’t give our air conditioning a second thought if it’s making cold air.  But it’s a complex and expensive system that we should think about before it starts blowing hot air. The refrigerant in the air conditioner contains a special oil that lubricates …

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Things to Know About the Cost of Auto Repair

Profit margins in the automotive service industry are a lot narrower than many people imagine. Cars are far more complex, thus the tools and diagnostic equipment are also more complicated and expensive. Diagnosing why your Check Engine light is on may require a machine that costs $18,000. Ask a senior technician how much he/she has …

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Simple Answers from Best Auto Service & Tire Center for TANNERSVILLE: Differential Service

Question What is a differential and why do I need to have it serviced? Answer First – your vehicle does have a differential.  If it’s rear wheel drive, your differential is on the back.  If it’s front wheel drive, your differential is built into your transaxle (transmission).  If you have all wheel drive or four-wheel …

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Protecting, you our customers

At Best Auto Service & Tire Center, we are excited to announce the we have added a new level of protection to our Shop. Our Air Conditioning is running keeping you cool while you wait for your vehicle and we have gone ahead and added the ActivePure Air Scrubber to our A/C systems to protect …

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Selecting Tires

Question: I need new tires. How do I know which tires to get? Best Auto Service & Tire Center Answer: Let’s look at selecting new tires in light of three factors: Function, Fit, and Value. Function: This gets at what your needs are for new tires: PA weather conditions, TANNERSVILLE terrain, TANNERSVILLE temperatures, etc. Most new family vehicles …

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A note on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Customers, As you know, this Coronavirus pandemic is affecting the entire world and our immediate community at a very fast rate. We are closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation and following the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to help prevent the spread of the virus. We want our customers to …

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YOUR VEHICLE'S SUSPENSION

YOUR VEHICLE’S SUSPENSION

Best Auto Service & Tire Center Takes Care of YOUR VEHICLE’S SUSPENSION Mar 23rd, 2020 After many years and tens of thousands of miles TANNERSVILLE vehicles’ suspension system components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive in TANNERSVILLE. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on …

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Oxygen Sensor

Many people hear the term “oxygen sensor” and figure it must have something to do with sensing oxygen. But they don’t really know much beyond that. Let’s break it down; your vehicle has an oxygen sensor in the exhaust manifold that measures how much un-burned oxygen there is in the exhaust. The sensor reports its …

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Spark plugs

Simple Answers from Best Auto Service & Tire Center in TANNERSVILLE: Spark Plugs

Question:I’m confused about when I should get my spark plugs replaced. What’s the deal? Answer from Best Auto Service & Tire Center:Well, it can be confusing for TANNERSVILLE drivers because there are several types of spark plugs and some last longer than others. Your owner’s manual will have a recommendation for when your spark plugs should …

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Simple Answers from Best Auto Service & Tire Center for TANNERSVILLE: Exhaust Service

Simple Answers from Best Auto Service & Tire Center for TANNERSVILLE: Exhaust Service

Question:My car failed its emissions test – what do I need to do? Best Auto Service & Tire Center Answer:Let’s get this out of the way: a leak in your exhaust system could be deadly. If TANNERSVILLE drivers smell exhaust in the passenger cabin or hear an unusual exhaust sound, they should get their exhaust system checked …

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Engine Air Filter Basics for TANNERSVILLE

Engine Air Filter Basics for TANNERSVILLE

Today in the Best Auto Service & Tire Center car care blog, we want to talk about your engine air filter. That’s the filter that cleans the air before it’s burned in your engine. TANNERSVILLE residents wonder how often they should change their engine air filter. The simple answer is: when it’s dirty. That’s a function …

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CABIN AIR FILTER

Jun 24th, 2019 Let’s talk about cabin air filters. There seems to be some confusion about them in TANNERSVILLE that we should be able to clear up. Much of the confusion starts because cabin air filters are relatively new. Not all vehicles in TANNERSVILLE have them, so some people confuse their cabin air filter with the engine …

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Services We Offer

What Services We Offer? Best Auto offers many perks to our Customers. FREE roadside assistance, FREE flat tire service, FREE lock out service, FREE Fluid Delivery $75 Towing Reimbursement 24months/24K mile Nationwide Parts and Labor Warranty 0% Financing AND No Credit Financing Courtesy Shuttle Services Customer Loyalty and Rewards Progams Visit US TODAY at 2945 …

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Do You Offer Military Discounts?

Do You Offer Military Discounts? Best Auto offers discounts to our Military. We also offer discounts to AAA members, AARP members, Students, Sanofi Pasteur employees, Mt Airy employees, Vacation Bureau employees, St Luke’s employees, Pocono/Lehigh Hospital employees. Just show us proof of any of the above. Visit our Services Web Page for more info and BOOK …

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Do You Offer A Courtesy Shuttle?

Do You Offer A Courtesy Shuttle? Having trouble finding a ride home after you drop your car for repair at Best Auto? We offer Drop off and Pick up Services with our Courtesy Shuttle. If you need to drop your vehicle off or come pick it up, we can help! Call US 570-688-2378 Book your …

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Do You Offer Financing?

Do You Offer Financing? In a simple answer, Yes. We offer 0% financing & We have available credit lines for people with bad credit or no credit. Check out the details here. Apply Online with fast responses Call US 570-688-2378 Book your Appointment online today! Visit us at 2945 Route 611, Tannersville, PA across from Friendly’s
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What Vehicles Do You Work On?

What Vehicles Do You Work On? At Best Auto, we work on all make and models of cars and trucks including Foreign and Domestic, Hybrids, Asian, and European. We are your best alternative to dealer service. Make an Appointment today at Best Auto Book My Appointment Call US 570-688-2378 We are Located at 2945 Route 611, Tannersville, PA …

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How often should I rotate my tires?

How Often Should I Rotate My Tires? We, at Best Auto, recommend you rotate your tires between every 5 and 6 thousand miles. That is normally every other oil change. You can ask us to include this service at your regularly scheduled oil change. We are an authorized Dealer for MyTireShop, Nokian, Hankook, General Tire and …

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What is the Best Type of Car Oil?

What is the best type of car oil to use? At Best Auto we use the best in the industry. Castrol motor oil recommended by many automobile manufactures. Castrol has many types of oils compounds for all makes and models. Castrol even has oil for your motor sports. Check out more at our Oil Change Web …

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