Q. Please give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
A. We are a family owned business that specializes in auto repair, towing, and locksmith services. We are located in Freehold, NJ.
Q. What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
A. When I was a kid, I use to work at my uncles shop. Since then I have been very passionate about cars, engines, and motorcycles.
Q. Why is it so important to change fuel filters?
A. It is very important to change the fuel filter. A clean filer allows for the car to function properly and drive smoothly. If left dirty, the dirt can get in to the fuel injectors. These are very expenses parts to replace and can cause a lot of damage to car. We recommend to replace every 2 years or 20,000 miles.
Q. How to check transmission fluid?
A. Checking transmission fluid is simple. Turn on the car, pull out the dip stick. The dip stick will show the level of of the transmission fluid. It is important to note, most new cars do not require transmission fluid.
Q. What is transmission slipping?
A. Transmission slipping means when you driving the car. The RPM increases significantly but the car does not move.
Q. How to change brake pads?
A. You need to jack the car up. Then remove the wheel from the suspension. Once the wheel is off, you remove the caliper and then you take the pads off from the bracket. You need to press the piston from the caliper in and then you put the new pads on the bracket. Then install everything back together.
Q. How often should I get my car tuned up?
A. We recommend getting your car tuned up at 25,000 miles.
Q. Do I have to get regularly scheduled maintenance done by the dealer?
A. We recommend regularly scheduled maintenance done once a year.
Q. Why is it better to have routine maintenance done at a car repair shop rather than at a quick lube sort of facility?
A. A maintained shop will be able to provide personalized attention to you car. We can look over the entire car and make sure everything is performing well.
Q. Do you tow vehicles?
A. Yes, we offer 24/7 towing. We offer fast towing services at a fair price.
Q. How do I know if my repair charges are fair?
A. We always charge fair prices. We do not over charge you like dealers. We want you to be a customer for life and would strongly recommend you look at your reviews.
Q. Should I service my transmission, even though it is supposed to have a “Lifetime” fluid?
A. No, this is not needed.
Q. When should I change my spark plugs or perform a tune-up?
A. This depends on the type of car you. In general, spark plugs have a life of 30,000, 60,000, and 90,000 miles. You need to check the manual to see what the manufactory recommends.
Q. Are extended service plans a good deal?
A. That is up to you. Sometimes a extended warranty can be helpful if something goes wrong with the car and can save you money. On the other hand, if a car is well maintained it is very unlikely it will cause you problems.
Q. Is it true that cars with 50,000 or more miles have timing-chain problems?
A. No, you do not timing change the timing-chain unless something breaks. The timing belt you need to change each 5 years or 60,000 miles.
Q. How can you tell what size replacement tire is best?
A. Please refer to the car’s handbook. The manufacture has listed the size replacement for your car or you can give us a call and we can help you locate it.
Q. How do I choose an auto repair facility?
A. The best way to choose an auto repair facility is to look at reviews! Reviews do not lie.
Q. Do I have to go to the dealer to maintain my warranty?
A. No, you only need to go the dealer if the car is being recalled. The recalls are done for free. Besides that, we can take care of all your car needs.
Q. What can I do if my vehicle is overheating?
A. If the car is overheating, immediately pull over and shut off the car. You need to check if you have enough antifreeze. You should tow the car to the nearest aeromechanic shop to prevent damage to the engine.
Q. Why does my steering wheel vibrate?
A. If steering wheel is vibrating, you need to check balance for the wheel and check your suspensions.
Q. How are vehicle repairs scheduled, and is there a promise time when vehicles will be done?
A. Please shop by the shop or call us. We will work with your schedule, if you need something done by a certain time/date. We will get it done for you.
Q. What will it cost to have my vehicle worked on?
A. Each car is different. There is no set price on the cost of repair but we provide free estimates.