Posted on 1/19/2022
Oil changes are an important routine maintenance. For these newer cars with such infrequent oil change recommendations, we still suggest getting your oil changed every 5,000-7,500 miles. Why? Think of oil in your vehicle like your body and water. Our bodies are 60% water. There's always H2O streaming through us. Yes, we can go a few days without it, but it is still important to replenish ourselves and stay hydrated since we lose that water in different ways. However, the longer we go without water, the more our body starts to shut down and not cooperate. The same goes with our vehicles. Oil is constantly pumping throughout the vehicle and its engine. Our job, as the user, is to maintain the oil so that it's always clean and at the level it needs to be. Yes, the vehicle could last months on end without changing the oil, but in the meantime the oil is getting more and more dirty, sludge-like, and building up particles. The more dirty the oil gets, the worse it is for th ... read more
Posted on 1/12/2022
Keeping your vehicle's filters clean are a must. When one of the filters gets clogged, it may affect the vehicles performance. You may notice a loss of power, dirt smoke, oil light, and even engine failure. Most vehicles have four main filters: the cabin filter, oil filter, fuel filter, and air filter. Cabin Air Filter A cabin air filter cleans out the air that comes into the cab of your vehicle through the heating and air conditioning system. The filter is designed to filter out dust, pollen, and other airborne particles. Having clean air in the vehicle is important if you have allergy or respiratory problems. There are few reasons on why you should change your filter on time. It allows you to breathe clean air, avoids safety and visibility issues, and increases the life in your vehicle's A/C and heating system. Air Filter An air filter helps prevent any insects, dust particles, sand, and debris from re ... read more
Posted on 1/6/2022
Are you feeling gradual loss of your brakes? Our BG product Brake Fluid, ultra-dry flushing formula removes contaminants from the brake system. This will help prevent corrosion in the master cylinder, cleans varnish from the brake system, removes air from the brake lines, and we replace worn brake fluid with BG Heavy Duty DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake Fluid. BG recommends this service every 30,000 miles. The BG brake service completely removes all old brake fluid and replaces it with fresh fluid. By receiving this brake service, you will have more responsive brakes, smoother stopping, and quieter brakes and increases the safety of your vehicle. Call us today to have us inspect your braking system or click here to schedule an appointment!
Posted on 12/23/2021
We have just finished another year of our annual toy drive. We would like to give a big shout out to all our customers that help make this possible. This year we have partnered up with HDI to purchase toys with the money donated. This year we were able to gift items such as Bluetooth head phones, footballs, arts & crafts, board games, rip sticks, teen & adult hygiene sets, and science experiments. Thank you to everyone to who made a monetary donation or toy donation. We wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday Season. Happy 2022!
Posted on 12/16/2021
A cooling system fluid exchange is routine vehicle maintenance that should not be forgotten. The coolant in your vehicle circulates through the system to lubricate the water pump and protect your vehicle's engine from freezing and overheating. Over time that antifreeze will break down allowing corrosion and scale build-up to happen. What is a coolant flush? A coolant flush is a complete removal of fluid from the system and then adding new fluid back into the system. During a cooling system fluid exchange at Bob's Main Street Auto & Towing, a machine is used to completely flush and clean out the system of fluid, build-up, and debris. Some shops may only do a cooling system service which only drains the system and replaces the coolant. When that service is preformed, it only removes about 50% of the fluid and doesn't clean out the waste and debris. Once the system is cleaned with our state of the art equipment from BG, BG additi ... read more