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Diagnostic testing on a Toyota Tacoma

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Diagnostic testing is a process of elimination. As our technicians work on vehicles, they determine where the problem lies and, through research and communication with the customer, figure out the cause. Some issues, however, aren’t so cut and dry. A Toyota Tacoma was brought in because it would occasionally stutter when going uphill, even after the driver let off of …

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Coolant fluid exchange keeps cooling system running correctly

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Your vehicle’s cooling system helps prevent the engine from overheating by ensuring that it’s running at a safe temperature. Because of the important role the system plays, it’s important for it to be maintained. As time goes on, coolant breaks down and supplements that hinder corrosion start being used up. This causes the coolant to turn acidic and parts, including …

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Fuel induction service restores engine performance

In Vehicle Maintenance by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

As your vehicle gets older, you may notice that it isn’t running the way it used to. If it seems to be struggling to start or feels rough when idle, it could mean that carbon deposits have built up in the engine because of ethanol.  In addition to particles in the engine, ethanol can cause corrosion to develop, impact your …

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How HomeTowne Auto Repair gives back to the community

In Community Involvement by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Giving back to the community is important to us. It’s one of the ways we stand out. (You can read more about how we’re different from other repair shops here.) To meet our goal of supporting the community, HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire partners with local non-profits. They include The Arc of Greater Prince William, the National Museum of Americans …