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Winter Auto Maintenance with Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Winter Auto Maintenance with Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Automotive maintenance and safety is important year round, but there are some auto maintenance tasks that should never be overlooked when colder weather is on the way.  Performing regular and season auto maintenance will save you from bigger auto repairs in the future. Your car’s various systems can be greatly affected by low or freezing […]

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Five Tips to Improve Fuel Economy by the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Five Tips to Improve Fuel Economy by the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

ASE Certified mechanic Michael Sanford knows all about the issues drivers face.  Today our Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro is saving you cash by helping you improve your gas mileage. Check your Air Filter If your air filter is filled with debris it restricts the air flow into your engine.  This affects the automobile’s performance

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Must Carry Items for Your Auto by the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Must Carry Items for Your Auto by the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

For the Sake of Safety: Things You Should ALWAYS Carry in Your Vehicle Last week we talked about the essential tools to keep in your auto repair toolbox.  Today we want to have a look at the other items you need, because tools alone can’t always solve the problem.  Using this list you can build

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Auto Repair Essential Tools You Need by Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Auto Repair Essential Tools You Need by Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Toolbox Essentials Every Home Mechanic Should Have Anyone that wants to do auto repairs at home need to have a toolbox ready with the right tools for the job.  While this list in no way covers all of the tools you will need for any auto repair, it will cover the essentials you need. To

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Dashboard Lights & Meanings Pt.3 Columbia SC Auto Repair Tips

Dashboard Lights & Meanings Pt.3 Columbia SC Auto Repair Tips

There are so many dashboard lights that it really can get confusing.  What does that light even stand for? Do I need to head to the auto repair shop? Is this something major? What do they all mean? Let the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro help you understand the meanings behind all those dashboard alerts.

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Dashboard Lights & Meanings Pt.2 Columbia SC Auto Repair Tips

Dashboard Lights & Meanings Pt2 Columbia SC Auto Repair Tips

Autos have more dashboard warning lights today than ever before.  While they offer increased knowledge of the presence of auto problems, they can’t diagnose what, if any, auto repair you require. Sometimes there are so many alert lights and warnings; it isn’t clear what the flashing indicator even means! Let the Columbia SC Auto Repair

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Basic Auto Problems Guide 2 – By Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Basic Auto Problems Guide 2 – By Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Auto repairs are a requirement of every car or truck.  Almost everybody faces unexpected breakdowns at some point.  While the reasons may be endless, here are some of the more common auto problems you may encounter.  Check back often as we add new articles to the Columbia SC Auto Pro Blog series – Basic Auto

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Basic Auto Problems Guide 1 – By Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Basic Auto Problems Guide 1 – By Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro

Basic Auto Problems Guide – Part 1 Auto repairs are a necessary evil of car ownership.  Nearly every auto owner has or will face an unexpected breakdown on the side of the road.  While there are endless problems a broken down car or truck may suffer from, here are a few of the most basic

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An Auto Repair Pro’s Car Tips for Cold, Winter Weather

An Auto Repair Pro’s Car Tips for Cold, Winter Weather

A good way to avoid costly car repairs is to be sure you are ready for the weather and using some good sense in how you deal with it. What could be worse than having a vehicle that’s entirely unprepared for the oncoming season? Weather conditions alter the driving environment by a large degree every

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