• Automotive Tips from Advanced Auto Repair Service: Making a Battery Last Longer

    Wednesday 16 August 2017

    One thing all Voorheesville drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Advanced Auto Repair Service can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from using your headlights when the engine is off – is very harmful to your battery. Most automotive batteries can only take that about 10 times before they are ruined.Also, ma... read more

  • The Advanced Auto Repair Service Guide to Tire Specs

    Sunday 30 July 2017

    You know you need newtires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Voorheesville service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manager asks what size you need. Then your mind goes blank.Tire size can be confusing for many Voorheesville drivers. There's so much on the side of the tire, and it... read more

  • Smart Voorheesville Drivers Protect Against Overheating

    Sunday 23 July 2017

    Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Voorheesville drivers to prevent. The radiator is the best-known and most recognizable part of the cooling system. Hoses filled with coolant (also known as antifreeze) connect the radiator to the engine. The coolant draw... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Voorheesville Tune Up

    Monday 17 July 2017

    Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm going to relate the orchestra to your vehicle. Your engine has many component systems that each need to be working properly. And the components need to be working in sync, all timed up together in order... read more

  • It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Sunday 09 July 2017

    There are a lot of things in life that Voorheesville residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Voorheesville dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don't stay on schedule with these routines, it can lead to embarrassing, painful or expensive consequences. Scheduled maintenance is also part of good vehicle care. Voorheesville drivers sh... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Advanced Auto Repair Service: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

    Monday 03 July 2017

    The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Voorheesville.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slips – or a broken timing belt – can be disastrous on some engines. In “interference” engines, open valves can get in the way of the piston when t... read more

  • Timing Belt Replacement in Voorheesville

    Tuesday 27 June 2017

    Today we want to talk to Voorheesville drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though timing belt replacement is scheduled in the owner's manual, it's not the kind of thing that most Voorheesville area auto owners remember because it's not well understood.Let's review what a ti... read more

  • Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Voorheesville: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Sunday 18 June 2017

    Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Voorheesville drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Voorheesville drivers to get it done. Tire maintenance includes keeping tires properly inflated, rotating tires and balancing wheels.The recommended tire pressure for a vehicle's tires is printed on a sti... read more

  • New School: Automotive Advanced Auto Repair Service Technician Training

    Monday 12 June 2017

    Voorheesville consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made significant improvements in reliability and performance over the last few decades. They also deliver more power to Voorheesville drivers more efficiently than ever before. For example, some... read more

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Voorheesville, NY

    Sunday 04 June 2017

    Voorheesville auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Voorheesville, NY, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of you.A vehicle's engine creates a lot of heat - so much heat, that if it is not properly cooled, the engine can lock up, resulting in massive damage and repair bills. But when everything is... read more

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