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Cooling System Fluid Exchange

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 additive ... read more

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Fluid exchanges are important!

Fluid exchanges are important!

An important part in routine vehicle maintenance is your fluids! When your vehicle visits Bob's Main Street Auto & Towing we do an once over on your vehicle and take samples of your vehicle's fluids. It is important to change these at the mileage intervals recommended by the manufacturer to keep your vehicle on the road as long as possible. It may seem like a decent amount of money to invest in your vehicle in the given moment. Failing to change out your fluids can cause more expensive repairs if the fluids are not taken care of. Call us today to check over your maintenance schedule for your vehicle and check over the fluids

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Why is my car overheating?

Why is my car overheating?

As you're driving down the road, do you notice your temperate gage on the vehicle's dash doing up? Do you have to add coolant to the reservoir? This could be a result in a few things. If you are needing to add coolant your hoses may be leaking or even the radiator may be leaking. Call Bob's Main Street Auto to check over your cooling system to repair the fixes it may need. We do recommend to still do a fluid exchange for maintenance on your vehicle if you are not experiencing any issues. The coolant fluid exchange cleans debris from the cooling system, removes rust, scale and sludge from cooling system fins, cleans rust from coolant, and replenishes depleted coolant additives. Doing a coolant fluid exchange will benefit your vehicle by increasing the coolant life and the vehicle's performance. Call Bob's Main Street Auto & Towing today to speak to a professional service advisor

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