Rick's Auto Service

Mishawaka Auto Repair

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Yearly Archives: 2015

Some cold weather checks.

Some cold weather checks.

At "Ricks Auto Service" we have some tips to pass on. We haven't had much snow here yet so people are putting off buying "tires" for their "cars and trucks". "Wiper blades" should be inspected and replaced before the snow really sets in. All your "car fluid levels" should be inspected and flushed as required in order to have some sense of security with bad weather here to stay. One last thing that needs inspection is your "car battery" When was the last time the "car battery" was replaced? However you celebrate New Years Eve whether you stay home or go out be smart and safe. Happy New Year from Ricks Auto Service. smart and safe. Happy New Year from Ricks Auto Service

My brakes are making a noise

My brakes are making a noise

Some Brake noises are normal, while others indicate problems requiring service. This is what the noises could mean: Grinding When caused by rust building on the rotors, it's of little concern. The buildup can usually be removed, or sometimes it disappears after a few stops. If grinding persists, the problem could be more serious and should be addressed immediately. Loud Squeals Disc brakes with wear indicators may produce a squeal, indicating it’s time to change the pads Trace squeaks or squeals Semi-metallic brake linings can emit sound. Rain, humidity or cold brakes could be the source. If the problem persists, have the brakes checked. Clicking Sometimes accompanied by a slight pulsing in the brake pedal at low speeds, it’s most likely the Anti-lock Braking System performing a harmless self-check ... read more

Brakes for Breast October

Brakes for Breast October

Help us put the Brakes on Breast Cancer and at the same time give you FREE Brake Pads! Dr. Vincent Tuohy and his team at the Cleveland Clinic have successfully tested a Breast Cancer Prevention Vaccine in his lab and are working to take it to human trials in late 2015 or early 2016!! Please help us support Dr. Touhy’s research and help create a world where your daughters and granddaughters will never have to worry about the tragedy of facing breast cancer.  Additionally, this research is also spearheading a vaccine for ovarian, prostrate and other cancers

Tires need to be worked on too!! Studebaker Museum

Tires need to be worked on too!! Studebaker Museum

Way to go in style Studebaker style!

Way to go in style Studebaker style!

Learning at an early age to work on cars. Studebaker Museum

Learning at an early age to work on cars. Studebaker Museum

Great weekend in Chicago

Great weekend in Chicago

So I did play hookie this last weekend, as you can see from the pictures, it was well worth it. These Quilts were amazing, I know my pictures do not do justice to the artist. If you ever get an opportunity, and love art you will be amazed

Get a clean car for Easter from Ricks Auto Service

Get a clean car for Easter from Ricks Auto Service

We've had a long winter, snow and ice and thus lots of salt used for the roads, get up into the undercarriage of you car, and will corrode over time if ignored. You won't rust overnight but a build-up of rust over any length of time will make it more difficult for mechanical work to be done on your car or truck. So, any work done on your vehicle thru April 30th, you will receive a Free Car Wash Coupon...to jump start your spring