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Brake service: When and why to have it done

In Brakes by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Written by Sydney Jones, General Service Technician for HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire The most crucial safety device in your car is the brakes.  As Newton’s first law of motion tells us, an object in motion will stay in motion until stopped by an external force such as friction. We can’t rely on friction to stop our cars while going …

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Oil change service levels

In Oil Change by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Written by Sydney Jones, General Service Technician for HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire Most car owners know that they have to change their oil to keep their car running, but many don’t know the intervals between oil changes and how different types of oil can change that interval.  Many GDI engine owners are unaware of the BG Oil Change service …

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Signs that your gas tank is leaking

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Do you smell gas? You could had a fuel leak. That is the case of 1990 GMC Sierra, which was brought into HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire. The owners of the vehicle mentioned that they can smell fuel and see fuel when adding it. When Jason started working on the GMC Sierra, he noticed the two seams of the gas …

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Is your vehicle’s sunroof clogged?

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Over time, the sunroof of a vehicle can become clogged. Charles from HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire faced this issue when he was working on a 2012 Toyota RAV4 last month. The vehicle had come in because of a dead battery.  As he was looking into the problem, he noticed that the check engine light and oil pressure light stayed …