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Why won't my car move in drive?

Why won't my car move in drive?

Why Won't My Car Move in Drive?    Hey there friends! Thank you for stopping by today, whether you are just visiting our blog for content, or if you are looking for a new Auto Repair shop specializing in today's topic, we welcome you to give us a try!    The topic today is Why Won't my Car Move in Drive? Very frustrating, I am sure, since the car decided to start but won't go anywhere!  Get It Diagnosed!   Joey Reda, our ASE Certified Master Technician let me dive in with him to watch his process when repairing Transmission parts! This client came in with the complaint that their vehicle wouldn't move or shift into gear after it was put into drive. In this case, it is a Truck that is having this disruption. It was also stated that the engine revs up but will not budge ... read more

Why Do You Have to Change Your Oil?

Why Do You Have to Change Your Oil?

Why do you have to change your Oil?Why does Oil need to be changed?  After discussing what regular maintenance your vehicle needs, and the recommended amount of time in between each. We can now dive into the importance of changing your vehicles oil regularly, and what effects it has on your vehicle’s engine. Here at our shop, we call it anL-O-F service, or Lube, Oil, Filter.  Changing your vehicle’s oil filter is equally important as changing the oil, in fact you most always do both together, otherwise it defeats the purpose of putting in clean oil.  The filter is what collects those dirt particles from entering the engine unit. We have two filter examples we use at our shop. Both do the same job; just depends on what kind your vehicle needs.    There are a lot of components to ensuring you stay on top of your vehicle’s maintenance, oil change ranging to be one of the tops, and most importa ... read more

What Regular Maintenance Does My Vehicle Need?

What Regular Maintenance Does My Vehicle Need?

What Regular Maintenance does my Vehicle need? You might be wondering where your vehicle is at with all its maintenance needs. At American Import Auto, Inc. we keep a detailed report of your vehicle’s maintenance history. By keeping on top of your vehicle’s maintenance schedule you can prevent any major repairs from occurring ahead of time. Every vehicle manufacturer maintenance recommendations are different. Every environment our driver’s live in is different. We have a lot of seasonal visitors with vehicles that accompany them. Even clients that live by the beach in the same city as another who lives more inland, still have different maintenance needs. Our client’s driving habits are all different as well, which is another factor that must be taken into consideration for vehicle maintenance. For example, someone who drives a long distance to work every day, would have different maintenance recommendations versus someone w ... read more

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