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Getting Your Car Ready For Winter

11.12.2019 6:02 pm

The cold front has hit the midwest and if auto repair in Chicago, make sure you come to us before the snow really starts. Here are some tips on how to prepare your car for the winter this year. Oil Change Check your owner’s manual to find out what type of oil is necessary for your vehicle to function in the freezing and below-freezing temperatures. Engine Coolant Check Normally, your ratio of coolant to water is 50/50, but when winter comes, make sure the ratio is 60 coolant, 40 water. Car Battery Cold temperatures are notoriously known for draining a car battery quicker than usual. Make sure your battery is functioning properly by checking the charge. If you need help with battery maintenance, stop by our shop today for a professional to inspect your vehicle. Washer Fluid + Windshield Wipers You should consider using washer fluid with an antifreeze solution to help keep your windshield clean during the freezing temperatures. Windshield wipers need to be replaced every 6 – 12 months or sooner if they have a lot of wear and tear. Winter wipers will help with a harsher climate so grab a set of these before the snow begins… Read more

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Do I Need A Car Wash?

10.08.2019 4:25 pm

When you decide to purchase a car, you are aware of the investment and how much money you put into it with maintenance checks such as oil changes, tire rotations, and more. Washing your car, while it’s more about aesthetics than how the car runs, should still be at the forefront of your mind. If you aren’t due for an auto repair in Chicago, you may still be due for a car wash. Does My Car Need A Wash? If your car has gone through a day of driving on dusty and gravel roads, you may want to get it washed to clear off the debris. Additionally, you may have some birds that did their business all over the hood and windshield of your car. You should consider washing your car as an addition to your maintenance checks. Car washes can help: Protect the paint Minimize any potential rust Keep the car in great condition Resale the vehicle at a high value How Often Should I Get A Car Wash? The general rule is to wash your car every two weeks, but if you live in an area with a lot of salt, try to wash it more often than… Read more

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When Should Your Engine Belt Be Inspected?

09.18.2019 4:37 pm

When you are looking for an auto repair shop serving Lincoln Park, look no further than Bucaro Brothers. We are ready to help maintain your vehicle no matter how big or small your service may be. If someone has told you it’s time to get your belts inspected, and you are unsure what that means, continue reading! Belts There are a few different belts to be aware of, specifically the engine drive belts, which are a crucial part of the functionality of your vehicle. The engine drive belt serves as the part that helps run a number of different engine accessories. Some vehicles have one belt that runs all accessories, where others have multiple belts. The belt is located on the front of your engine and rotates all accessories while your engine is running. Inspection Your belts are made out of a rubber material and have metal or nylon fibers molded into it for strengthening purposes, but over time, wear and tear become inevitable. When you are inspecting your belt, look for signs of wear, such as cracking, splitting, or the feeling of brittleness, to know if it should be replaced. Rely On Us All your belts must be inspected… Read more

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2011 Porsche Cayen Door Lock Acuator Repair – Auto Repair Chicago

02.11.2018 4:59 am

  2011 Porsche Cayen Door Locak Acuator Repair CALL NOW & GET BACK ON THE ROAD IN A FLASH! 773.472.6150

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