• The Advanced Auto Repair Service Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

    Monday 23 April 2018

    There's a lot of auto advice in NY right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be true?” If the answer is yes, do more research.The internet offers us a convenient and quick way to research someone's claims about gas savings. Voorh... read more

  • Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Sunday 15 April 2018

    The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing NY residents to review their finances. More and more Voorheesville drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Voorheesville men and women haven't dealt with in the... read more

  • Used Cars: Advanced Auto Repair Service Advice on What to Do After You Buy

    Tuesday 10 April 2018

    Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Voorheesville drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Voorheesville area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families downsize or even when someone just wants a new ride. So the used vehicle may be just fine. But some Voorheesville used vehicle owners sell them because th... read more

  • Easy Miles ? Do Voorheesville Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

    Wednesday 04 April 2018

    Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a constant rate of 65 miles per hour (105 kilometers per hour) in 75°F (24°C) weather with only passengers on board. Change any one of those parameters and you are ad... read more

  • Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Sunday 25 March 2018

    Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Voorheesville drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenance.Fuel injectors have replaced carburetors in most of today's vehicles. These injectors deliver better fuel economy than a carburetor, but they can be compromised by rust, dirt... read more

  • The Advanced Auto Repair Service Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

    Tuesday 20 March 2018

    Modern Voorheesville vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software an... read more

  • Maintenance on My Mind

    Sunday 11 March 2018

    Ask any Voorheesville man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in for care. The answer will probably be that he forgot or that he just didn't think about it. Most Voorheesville residents seem to have a hard time remembering about s... read more

  • When "Shady" is a Good Thing

    Sunday 04 March 2018

    Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle.  It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in the sun for awhile. Yes, it takes a couple of minutes to put on, but in the end, keeping the gloss on your paint will help it retain its beauty… and its value. And it's not just the sun that... read more

  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Advanced Auto Repair Service in Voorheesville

    Monday 26 February 2018

    With Voorheesville gas prices being what they are, many of us in NY are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Voorheesville area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in NY. But there are things all Voorheesville drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Advanced Auto Repair Service. These... read more

  • Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Voorheesville

    Tuesday 20 February 2018

    Voorheesville drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Voorheesville area, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.Because new cars are more expensive, Voorheesville residents are driving their old cars longer. The average car is now over nine years old. 68% of vehi... read more

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