auto troubleshooting

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Wandering Steering

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Wandering Steering

Ever been behind the wheel of a car that just seems to be hard to keep under control? Wandering steering can make a big task out of a short ride.  The Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro has more on steering wander and what may be causing your problem. When your vehicle seems to drift back […]

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro Discusses a Steady Steering Pull

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro Discusses a Steady Steering Pull

Driving while your steering  pulling can be hard to do and it is tough on your tires too.  Problems of this nature need to be dealt with before it gets worse or causes more complicated problems. Steady Steering Pull In this case, the vehicle pulls to one side or the other while driving on a

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Bench Test Your Ignition Coil w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Bench Test Your Ignition Coil w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

The only way to properly test and get a positive determination on whether the ignition coil is going bad is to use a multi-meter.  The Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro explains how to test your ignition coil and why you need to use a multi-meter to do it. Why Use a Multi-Meter? To understand why

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro More Steering & Suspension Troubleshooting

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro More Steering & Suspension Troubleshooting

Your automobile suspension system is a complex network.  The components must be in perfect sync to give you the smooth, stable ride that it is designed for. The suspension gets a lot of road abuse, causing its parts to wear out or fail entirely. If your car doesn’t seem to be riding as smoothly as

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Troubleshooting the Car by Sound w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Our vehicles make all sorts of noises and not all unusual noises necessarily mean you are headed for auto repairs. But the sounds an auto makes can often help in diagnosing what the problem may be. Let us have a look at some of the most common automobile sounds that can help troubleshoot auto problems.

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Troubleshooting Transmission Repair Help w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Troubleshooting Transmission Repair Help w Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

All auto repairs are usually a headache when they come unexpectedly.  Transmission problems are ALWAYS a headache because we all know, transmission repairs are never cheap. Your transmission problems will fit into one of 2 categories.  The first is it simply will not go.  The second is that it does not operate smoothly.  The following

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An updated bigger better auto repair site is in the works!

An updated bigger better auto repair site is in the works!

Sanford\’s Automotive Service\’s website is currently undergoing renovations! But do not fret, a bigger, better site is on the way! You can still contact us through the posts here, by phone at (803) 735-7902 or stop by the shop, located at 7917 Wilson Blvd.  Just take Exit 71 off I-20. Thank you for your business and

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Ten Summer Driving Tips Your Family Vacation

Ten Summer Driving Tips Your Family Vacation

Before you blow out of town and head out on the road en route to your family vacation, take heed of these summer driving tips. You can save yourself time, money and more than a little aggravation. Plan ahead. Do whatever it takes to firm up as many details of your trip as possible –

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