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Honest Auto Repairs – Focus On Preventative Maintenance & Honesty

 

April 15, 2017


How to Get Honest Auto Repairs When you take your car in to the auto shop for servicing, you have every reason to expect to be treated with honesty and integrity. However, it's pretty hard to know when you are lied to, over charged, or taken advantage of, when automotive care is not your expertise. Read more...

Importance of Alignments

 

March 23, 2017


Winter months are hard on Illinois roads, and those potholes that appear are extremely hard on your vehicle's suspension. Don't ignore some subtle signs that something is amiss with your alignment or suspension: a crooked steering wheel, vibration while driving, pulling to the left or right, drifting, or tires wearing unevenly. As a rule of Read more...

Top Signs You Need Engine Repair

 

March 15, 2017


Vehicles are extremely complicated machines, and any number of parts can malfunction. In a society that relies so heavily on their vehicles for work and recreation, an unexpected breakdown can spell disaster. However, increasing numbers of car owners are neglecting routine maintenance and ignoring the common signs of a need for engine repair that could Read more...

GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR APPS AND DRIVE!

 

February 15, 2017


Recent data from NHTSA provides clear evidence that distracted driving has become a dangerous epidemic on our roadways. 26% of all car crashes involve cell phone use.....including hands-free! Recently saw this interstate sign and thought it was very appropriate - GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR APPS AND DRIVE! It really can wait. Please drive Read more...

Choosing the Right Brake Pads

 

February 15, 2017


So you’ve found out that your brake pads are wearing out, and it’s time for a replacement. But did you know that there are multiple types of brake pads, made from different materials and suited to the different needs of cars and driving styles? Our team at Automotive Specialties in Yorkville, IL can help get the Read more...

The 3,000-Mile Oil Change

 

January 31, 2017


You may have heard that the 3,000-mile oil change is no longer necessary. However, it's actually more necessary than ever. Here's why: Today's cares are more sophisticated than before, they cost more and likely you will keep your car quite a long time as it's a substantial investment. In the 'old days', it might have Read more...

Automatic Transmission Repair

 

January 18, 2017


Repairing an automatic transmission is easier said than done. There are several types of automatic transmissions: Hydraulic, semi-automatic and continuously variable transmissions (CVT). That's why it's best to have a qualified shop and technician handle the repairs for you. The most common type of transmission is the hydraulic. At Automotive Specialties our team of experts provides Read more...

Automotive Specialties Launches NEW Website!

 

January 2, 2017


We got a new look! Automotive Specialties of Yorkville, Illinois, has launched a new website. We understand that the web is taking over how our customers are looking for businesses and services. Our goal is to make sure that our quality auto repair services can be easily found on the web! Feel free to browse around Read more...

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