• Picking the Right Tires in Voorheesville

    Tuesday 17 October 2017

    Shopping for tires in Voorheesville can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Voorheesville are looking for maximum summertime performance. The rubber is a little softer to help stick to the road on fast corners on NY roads. The tread has wide blocks at the shoulder to stiffen the tire i... read more

  • Power Steering Service in Voorheesville

    Tuesday 10 October 2017

    Most Voorheesville drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is run by the engine; a few are electrically powered. A high-pressure hose passes fluid from the pu... read more

  • Talk to Advanced Auto Repair Service About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

    Sunday 01 October 2017

    Custom wheels are one way that Voorheesville folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be made to the vehicle, how the new wheels and tires will affect the operation of the vehicle, your driving habits and, of course, the style of the wheels. Most Voorhees... read more

  • The Importance of Voorheesville Drivers Following Service Intervals

    Thursday 28 September 2017

    Today in our Advanced Auto Repair Service blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Voorheesville with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and paying the bills?Now, what would happen if you didn't follow these intervals? Well, you'd get more cavities. You may not discover he... read more

  • Relax When the Wind Blows in NY: Winter Car Prep for Voorheesville Drivers

    Wednesday 13 September 2017

    When autumn comes around in Voorheesville, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Voorheesville drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Voorheesville drivers on what vehicles need to keep everyone safe and rolling throughout the NY winter months.1. Check your antifreeze. Top it off or change it if necessary. You don't w... read more

  • E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Monday 04 September 2017

      Today at Advanced Auto Repair Service we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Voorheesville area. Some newer vehicle models are specifically built to run on E-85 – the rest are not. Does your vehicle use E-85 gasoline? Bring it down to Advanced Auto Repair Service... read more

  • Fuel Injection Basics for Voorheesville

    Tuesday 29 August 2017

    All modern Voorheesville vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Voorheesville drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in the engine.So how many fuel injectors does your vehicle have? There's one for each cylinder. So four, six or eight for most folks in Voorheesville, NY. Some vehicles have... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Advanced Auto Repair Service: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

    Monday 21 August 2017

    Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Voorheesville. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Voorheesville drivers that visit Advanced Auto Repair Service is contaminated refrigerant (the gas that cools the air). The inside of the A/C hoses deteriorates over time and tiny fragments of rubber clog passages. This makes the system less efficient an... read more

  • 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

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