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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Bump Steer and Torque Steering

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Bump Steer and Torque Steering

The Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro has talked about some different steering issues over the past few weeks. Bump steering and torque steering issues round out the list of the most common problems with steering.  Read more from our ASE Certified Master Mechanic. Bump Steering What I mean by this is when the steering reacts […]

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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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Correcting Steering Pull: Columbia Auto Pro

Driving with the steering pulling is hard on the driver and on the tires. Problems like this need to be dealt with before the problem gets worse and causes bigger problems.  There are many types of steering pull.  Here the Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro talks about memory steer and an off-center steering wheel.  Coming

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Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Electric Cooling Fan Troubleshooting

Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Electric Cooling Fan Troubleshooting

When the electric cooling fan does not come on you risk overheating your engine and compromising your air conditioning system. The Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro has more details on troubleshooting problems with your electric cooling fan now. Electric Cooling Fan – How It Works Your electric cooling fan is usually mounted just behind the

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Who Is the Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro?

Sure, our various auto repair and automotive related blogs give you all sorts of helpful car advice, informative and easy to follow auto repair tutorials, and great tips and tricks straight from our ASE Certified Master Mechanic.  But we would like to tell you a little more about the Columbia, SC Auto Repair Pro.  To

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The Columbia SC Auto Repair Pro on Tire Repairs Patch vs Plug

Used to be, if you had a nail in a tire, it was fixed using a plug that would get inserted upon removing the nail. As radial tires became more common, they instead began to dismount the tire and repair it using a patch on the inside. In recent years, you may have seen resurgence

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Radiator Hose Emergency Repair: Columbia Auto

There is little worse than being broke down on the side of the road with your radiator hose steaming and spitting with no cash for a tow.  Before you give up and scream, let’s look at your emergency roadside auto repair option.  I stress roadside and emergency, meaning this is a temporary fix to a

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Tow Strap Usage: Columbia Auto Repair

There are times when having a tow strap and knowing how to use it can be a real life saver.  Let’s say you get stuck.  A tow strap and a willing helper can get you back on hard ground and out of the lurch you would have been in.  Breakdowns can be towed using a

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New & Improved Auto Repair Site Coming Soon

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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Sanford’s Automotive Servie is on Google +

Please add me to your Google + so that I can help you with all your automotive needs. @SanfoAuto is my twitter account please follow me there & on Facebook

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