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June Promotion: Washington County Humane Society Supply Drive

June Promotion: Washington County Humane Society Supply Drive

We are thrilled to partner with the Washington County Humane Society this June! For the entire month, we’re hosting a pet supply drive and collecting cash or supply donations. Plus, when you donate $20 or more, you’ll receive a free tire rotation! All three of our auto repair shops are designated collection spots. Join us in making a difference this summer – we appreciate your support!   Wish List:  Cats Feliway Spray Feliway Refills Superclot gel Licki mats for cats New cat toys Dogs Hot Dogs Adaptil for dogs Licki mats for dogs New dog toys Individual Boxed Treats Small Animals Countertop Grow Garden (3) Enrichment Play Center (5) Enrichment Play Garden (5) Enrichment Play Table (5) Chew toys & treats for Rabbits and Guinea Pigs Shelter Wishlist Toilet Paper Paper Towel Bleach Go Pro 10 Go Pro Harness 55 gallon trash bags Hand Soap Neosporin Ointment (non-pain relief) Office Wishlist White out tape Blue or Black pens (no gel pens) Blue Pocket Fo ... read more

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Why is my BMW not starting?

Why is my BMW not starting?

If your BMW isn't starting, it could be due to several issues, ranging from simple to more challenging components. First, check out the basics: make sure the battery is properly connected and has charge, and that there's enough fuel in the tank. If those are all good, then you might need to look into other problems like a faulty starter motor, issues with the ignition system, or other electrical components.   Several factors could be leading up to your BMW not starting. The list below is a few of the most common problems.  Dead Battery: This is the most common reason. The battery might be too weak to start the engine. Check if the lights and dashboard turn on when you try to start the car. Failed Starter Motor: If you hear a clicking sound when you turn the key or push the start button, but the engine doesn't turn over, this might be the problem. Fuel Problems: Make sure there's fuel in the tank. Also, issues like a clogged fuel filter or problems with the ... read more

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Why is my car not starting?

Why is my car not starting?

  What is my car not starting?  When a vehicle does not start, it can be due to a few reasons. It can be due to a dead battery, lose or corroded battery cables, a bad alternator or even issues with the actual starter on the vehicle.  If the vehicle is not starting due to a bad battery it will very slowly try to turn the vehicle over. If the battery is drained down to low, you may notice that there's no sounds or interior lights that illuminate. You can try jump starting the vehicle. If jump starting the vehicle is successful there is a good chance that you have a battery issue. Signs of a bad alternator can be things such as dimming lights and possible stereo issues. If the vehicle starts but stalls out, your battery may not be getting charged due to the faulty alternator. If the battery light pops on the dash, that can also inform you of a faulty al ... read more

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Tips to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

Tips to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

As we transition into the winter season, we start to change our way of life to adjust to the cold. Your vehicle needs a few things to keep it in optimal working order. Maintenance and auto repairs are often done all throughout the year however our vehicle's need a little bit more attention in the winter months. Driving can be dangerous in the winter due to hazards. It's essential to plan for situations that can occur while winter conditions develop.  Steps to take preparing your vehicle for winter:• Test Your Vehicle's Battery- Winter weather puts more stress on your battery, especially if the vehicle is kept outdoors in the cold elements. The battery serves a few major purposes for one's vehicle. The battery stores electricity to start the vehicle, keeps the vehicle running, and powers all the electrical components.  • Tires- Your vehicle's tires ... read more

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Why won't my car start?

Why won't my car start?

My car won't start and I am not sure what happened! Bob's Main Street Auto and Towing is able to come to a conclusion about the vehicle's starting issue. It could be issues with the battery, starter, or alternator. The battery could have issues such as a low charged battery, completely dead battery, or loose/corroded connection cables. If it would be an issue with the alternator you may notice dimming lights and problems with stereo system output. Call us today if you are having issues starting your vehicle. Bob's Main Street Auto & Towing will be happy to assist you by diagnosing your vehicle's issues

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