There is a famous old commercial in the auto repair and auto service business; It shows a mechanic holding a new oil filter saying “you can pay me now” and then turns to look behind him where another mechanic overhauling an engine looks into the camera saying “or pay me later”. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Today’s vehicles are engineering marvels; but, they aren’t maintenance free. Modern vehicles have fluids and a lot of micro tolerance parts that, based on manufacture research, predictably weaken, wear out and/or need replacement or adjustment to avoid premature wear or failure.
The vast majority of auto failures are preventable. Regular basic auto maintenance can prevent most auto breakdowns. The manufacture thoroughly tests the vehicle’s parts and lubricants. The research allows them to estimate how long these items can go before needing to be inspected, serviced or replaced. Your owner’s manual lists the various part and fluid service intervals (time or mileage) for each model. Experienced mechanics add their knowledge of vehicle weaknesses to the inspection process. Component failures can be very expensive, inconvenient and often cause additional problems. Regular basic auto servicing by an ASE certified J.C. Motors auto mechanic can keep you on the road and save you a lot of money by helping you avoid costly breakdowns.
If you have questions or concerns about auto repair or maintenance give us a call. We want to be your one stop auto repair and service headquarters. We want to be your family’s mechanics!