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Coolant Antifreeze and Overheating Leaks found!

Like all we do is chase down coolant leaks. Maybe that has something
to do with weather patterns and lai^e swings in ambient
temperature. It may also relate to how well customers
lake care of their vehicles, how often they take them in
for service, or the replacement parts they use. Either way these re
pairs need to be made, and finding out the cause needs to happen
quickly and accurately.
Sometimes that's not too hard to do if the leak is obviously

Brakes

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”

Shocks and Struts

A shock absorber is a mechanical device used on the vehicle to smooth and absorb bumps in the road. When a shock is compressed, oil is forced through the tiny orifices in the shock piston. This slows the movement of the shock absorber as it is compressed and as a result, slows the rate of the spring as well. Shocks should be replaced when they are worn as worn shocks will increase stopping distances, create excessive bounce, and create excessive roll and sway in the body.

Daily Valentine

Is your car your valentine? It may not be, but you should treat it like it is – take it out on nice drives, check the fluids, buy it new parts, let it meet us, Orr Automotive – We’ll take good care of you both. Don’t break your own heart, get regular maintenance, change your oil, check your brakes, all the good stuff we can explain to you when you stop by and see us.

You may be just a smell away from a breakdown

Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that drivers should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected repair.

Strange smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs and keeping up with preventative maintenance you will save money and have more peace of mind.

Tire Maintenance

How do you know if you need new tires?

Tire wear depends on several factors, including your driving style and tire maintenance habits. Wrong size load and speed rating can void your warranty. But one sure way to know when to replace your tires is when treadwear indicators appear. A tire's built-in treadwear indicators are "wear bars" that look like narrow strips of smooth rubber across the tread and appear when it's time to replace the tire.

You also need a new tire if:

Winter Check Up

It’s important to remember that routine auto care means big savings by improving fuel economy, extending vehicle life and reducing the chance of costly car trouble.

We suggest a quick vehicle check to help avoid the unplanned expense of a breakdown when traveling by car this holiday season.

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