Posted on 10/19/2022
As the vehicle is sitting at an idle and starts to shake can be frightening. One of the most common issue that causes shaking at idle is loose engine mounts. Engine mounts are the connections between the engine and the vehicle. Other causes can be faulty fuel injectors, worn out spark plugs, or even a bad timing belt. The engine troubles may be corrected by a simple fuel system cleaning however some issues may require more of an extensive repair. Call us today to schedule an appointment for us to inspect your vehicle and get it running in tip top shape.
Posted on 9/23/2022
Are you broken down and looking for an auto repair shop to service your vehicle? Look no further! Bob's Main Street Auto & Towing is ready to serve you. When you have your vehicle towed into our shop and have repair work completed the tow bill will be waived. We service all makes and models; domestic or foreign. Call us today and we will be happy to assist you with all your vehicle needs
Posted on 4/20/2022
It's time for an oil change. Can you please check my other fluids? Yes, that is a great habit to get into. The fluid exchanges can keep it running better than ever. There are no warning lights or reminders when these fluid exchanges are due. Each manufacturer has its own fluid exchange intervals. A very common and inexpensive fluid change is your oil change, the life line of the engine. Transmission fluid should be changed every 50,000 miles to help prolong the life of the transmission. Coolant is what protects your engine. If the vehicle does not have the correct amount of coolant in it, it can cause the vehicle to overheat. This can cause expensive repairs to be needed to your engine. We recommend the coolant to be exchanged out every 4 years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first. Brakes; we need our vehicles to stop! Brake fluid is needed for your vehicle's brakes to stop. We recommend the ... read more
Posted on 3/8/2022
Why is my car buring oil? When you start to think your vehicle is burning oil, don't hesitate to bring your vehicle to our shop. When your vehicle starts to burn oil, it usually is a result in worn out parts. Worn out seals or piston rings can lead to a vehicle burning oil. The vehicle's seals and piston rings work to keep the engine oil out of the combustion chamber. The combustion chamber is the area where fuel and air mix is ignited. It is also possible that your car is burning oil on the outside of your vehicle. This is because your vehicle's engine oil is leaking out and landing on a hot surface. Call us today if you suspect your vehicle is leaking oil to schedule an appointment. Our service team is ready to serve you!
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