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TOP 3 REASONS TO CHANGE YOUR CABIN AIR FILTER

 

March 29, 2019


1. For allergy sufferers, a quality cabin air filter is an essential feature. The cabin air filter prevents dust, pollen and other contaminants from entering the passenger compartment. Many cabin air filters also have a layer of activated charcoal that can trap odors. 2. The cabin air filter also provides protection for the air conditioning Read more...

4 Tips for Driving in Rain

 

December 5, 2018


Did you know it only takes 1/12th an inch of rain and 35 mph to hydroplane? The roads are more dangerous when rain comes after a dry spell. (Rain slicks the road with accumulated oil and dirt). But, you just need water. Even though most of the oil washes off after one day’s rain, wet roads are dangerous—rainy Read more...

BEST OF THE FOX 2018

 

June 1, 2018


EXCUSE OUR CELEBRATION.....we really do take our jobs seriously! Thanks to everyone for voting AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALTIES BEST OF THE FOX 2018, for BOTH Auto Body Shop & Auto Repair Shop.  We truly appreciate your  confidence in our work and for taking the time to vote. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

What Drivers Should Do After a Car Accident

 

April 10, 2018


Getting into a car accident can ruin a lot more than just your day. So, consider these tips to make sure the damages aren't worse than you originally think: 1. Make sure everyone is ok, and call 911 to report the accident. Not only will this help in case of serious injury, but it will Read more...

Wheel Alignment Service at Automotive Specialties

 

March 15, 2018


When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard in Illinois or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving can cause your wheels to be out of alignment. This can lead to premature tire and suspension wear. Here are Read more...

Will Proper Auto Maintenance Really Save Gas?

 

February 28, 2018


Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But drivers don't always extend those good habits into Read more...

On-Board Diagnostics in Yorkville Illinois

 

January 26, 2018


Some people in Yorkville, Illinois are confused by charges for diagnostic services for a vehicle repair, even though many other services in life include diagnostic fees — things like computer service and appliance repair in Yorkville. Even when we go into the doctor for a medical problem, we're paying her to diagnose our ailment and Read more...

Winter Automotive Maintenance (Cold Temperatures, Snow, Freezing Rain, Etc.)

 

December 15, 2017


Adjusting to the winter months takes some effort, and some of that effort should go in to winter automotive maintenance. No matter where you live, the changing seasons present a challenge to your vehicle, and probably more than you realize. A lot goes in to keeping your ride riding smoothly, and any car maintenance issues Read more...

Why not a gift certificate for the hard to gift person

 

November 27, 2017


Why not a gift certificate for the hard to gift person. Perhaps grandpa has scratched his bumper, mom might need brakes, your college student needs tires, dad wants step bars or a fiberglass cap for his truck. Automotive Specialties can be your One-Stop-Christmas-Shop. These guys are happy to please and put some jingle in your Read more...

Brakes

 

November 15, 2017


Brakes are your first line of defense against any accidents or collisions on and off the road. So it’s important that you get them checked out before they begin to fail or make noises. If you’re like most drivers in Yorkville, you only get your brakes checked once you notice that something’s wrong. It’s important Read more...