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Drivetrain

WHAT DOES THE DRIVETRAIN DO?  Our vehicle's drivetrain connects the engine to the wheels which makes the vehicle to move. As our vehicles engine is running, the drivetrain helps send power through the transmission to the drive wheels. The drive wheels can be either the front wheels, rear wheels or all the wheels. They also may be referred to as front-wheel, rear-wheel and all-wheel drive.  HOW CAN I TELL WHICH TYPE OF DRIVETRAIN MY VEHICLE HAS?  As easy as this sounds you may look in your owner's manual and it should have it stated in there. If you are not able to find it in the manual, here is another way to find out. If the engine is mounted sideways this means the belts will also face sideways. If the belts face one side of the vehicle or the other, it is probably front-wheel drive. If the engine is mounted front-to-back with the belts facing you as you stand in front of the vehicle it is likely rear-wheel drive.  PARTS OF THE DRIV ... read more

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Brake Line Repairs

Brake Line Repairs

Brakes; they are important! As we all know brakes are what stop our vehicle as we are out driving. If anyone has had their brakes go out on them, we know it can be terrifying! Brake lines play in important role in the vehicle's overall brake performance. The brake lines allow your vehicle to turn pedal pressure into stopping power. Living in Wisconsin during the cold months and salt used to keep our roads safe can be hard on the vehicle's brake lines. As seen above is our technician replacing all rusty brake lines with new brake lines. Call today to set up an appointment for us to look over your braking system and try to prevent any costly repairs

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Brakes

We do A/C repairs, big or small!

We do A/C repairs, big or small!

The hot weather is here and doesn’t look like it’s leaving. Is your A/C system disappointing you? Bob’s Main Street Auto & Towing is able to repair your A/C system, big or small, we do it all! This is what it looks to replace the evaporator core for the A/C system on a Lexus. It looks like fun, right? Give us a call to schedule an appointment to inspect your A/C, we will get you ready for summer

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Air Conditioning

Battery Light

Battery Light

When you see the battery light illuminates it usually means that there is a problem impacting how well your battery can charge. It is possible your battery could be the problem. If that is the case then it is more likely that you will not be able to start your car, especially in cooler temperatures. In addition, it could also mean that there are other problems such as a parasitic draw, a damaged/loose battery cable, problem with your alternator belt, etc. Our experienced mechanics will examine your electrical system thoroughly and let you know exactly what is causing that battery light to turn on. Call us today and our ASE certified technicians will assist you with your vehicle's needs and determine what is occurring with your battery. If it is as simple as a battery we do sell AAA Batteries which do come with a 5 year prorated nation wide warranty

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Low Fuel Indicator

Low Fuel Indicator

As most of us know, when this light comes on we need to find a gas station soon! This light simply means that your vehicle is running low on fuel. When this light comes on, this is not a game to see if you can make it to your destination. You never know what the weather or traffic pattern will be driving to your destination. If you find yourself running out of fuel please give our towing department a call and we will be happy to deliver fuel to you

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