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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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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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use the correct fluids

Use the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Big advances in automotive technology have led to the development of high-tech fluids to keep pace. A simple example of this is the cooling system. For decades it was primarily made out of iron, steel and rubber hoses. There was one kind of coolant that protected these components from corrosion. Now cooling system components are made with …

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