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Yearly Archives: 2020

Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

Most of us use our cars daily, and after we are comfortable driving, we tend to begin bad habits that can cause a risk to the safety of our driving. If you drive daily, try to remember to practice safe driving and to always keep your concentration on the road.  We often don’t realize the bad habits that we do because we aren’t aware of their occurrence. However, realizing our bad habits and working towards correcting them, especially when it comes to driving, can drastically reduce the chance of an accident on the road.  Here are some bad habits that should be avoided while driving:  Talking excessively to passengers Talking or texting on the phone while driving Eating will behind the wheel One hand driving Not signaling when changing lanes or turning Riding the tail of other vehicles on the road All of the above are bad habits that most vehicle drivers are guilty of at one point or another. Read over this list and try to identify which you are guilty ... read more

Vehicle Maintenance Tips for Better Performance

Owning a vehicle is a big investment and many drivers forget that cars require regular maintenance and inspections to run reliably throughout the years. Regular vehicle maintenance is typically inexpensive and can go a long way when it comes to your vehicle's overall performance and longevity.  There are definitely ways in which you can stay ahead of major repairs and allow yourself to save money on repairs over time. Here are some of our top maintenance tips to help you better understand the services that should never be ignored and are importance to the overall performance of your vehicle: Oil Changes A key service in car maintenance that should never be ignored is an oil change. The purpose of changing your vehicle’s oil every 3-6 months, depending on the oil your vehicle needs, is to properly lubricate your vehicle’s engine while driving. While driving your vehicle, your engine is working and emitting heat. Clean oil is distributed ... read more

Our Response to COVID-19

Our Response to COVID-19

Here at County Line Auto Service, we have been closely monitoring updates surrounding COVID-19 in our area and the CDC's recommendations regarding proper measures to prevent the spread of the virus. We know that these are unprecedented times in which many of us are worried about our jobs, businesses, health, and families. This is why it is so important for our shop to remain open to make sure that your vehicle stays reliable during this important time.  In order to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have made a few adjustments to better serve you and follow recommendations put into place by the CDC.  New measures we have taken include the following: Our shop will be closing at 3 pm for the time being in order to clean and disinfect our lobby, shop floor, and other common spaces.   We will be taking measures to ensure that your car is free from contamination, including the use of gloves and disinfectant wipes.   As the situation ... read more

Why is My Engine Sputtering?

A sputtering engine is definitely a cause for conern - it means that your engine is barely able to operate as it should. Of course with any engine issue, we always recommend that you have your vehicle inspected at the first sign of an issue here at County Line Auto Service to avoid major engine repairs. If your engine is sputtering, your vehicle needs immediate attention. Lets look at why! An obvious cause of a sputtering engine is no gas. However, if your gas gauge is full, there is a bigger issue at hand. What the sputtering means is that there is an issue with the combustion process. The issue can lie either with the exhaust system or the fuel system. Here are some of the most common causes behind a sputtering engine, either caused by the exhaust system or fuel system: A leak in the exhaust manifold can cause the engine to sputter because gases are leaking. This is dangerous for both your vehicle and you, so this needs to be corrected right away.  A worn seal or gasket in th ... read more

What Does the Check Engine Light Indicate?

If you've been a vehicle driver for years, you may be familiar with the check engine warning light. This is a dashboard warning light that informs you that your vehicle has detected a problem with an engine component. If you see this light turn on you may wonder, what does it mean and what do I do next?  The check engine light can mean a number of different things. The issue could be small or big, but the only way to truly know the issue at hand is by plugging in a computer diagnostic scan tool. This tool plugs into your computer and will read the fault code that was logged by your vehicle's computer system. This fault code is what caused the check engine light to illuminate and will tell our mechanics where to look to fix the issue.  Don't stress too much when you see the check engine light turn on. Often times, the issue is a small and can addressed and fixed easily. Some common reasons for the check engine warning include worn spark plugs, a loose gas ca ... read more

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