Rick's Auto Service

Mishawaka Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Not just an Oil Change here at Ricks Auto Service

Not just an Oil Change here at Ricks Auto Service

Just an Oil Change? Not at Ricks Auto Service here in Mishawaka IN. While your car is in we do a 60+ check on your car.  We keep our customers informed, when we come across concerns that we see we prioritize the work and help our customers figure out how to get things done in a timely manner. Can’t wait, no problem we have free loaners. ASK ABOUT OUR LIFETIME OIL CHANGES (your lifetime not the cars) or our CarCareClub. #OilChange #Battery #Maintenance #FreeLoaners

The Most Dangerous time to drive. Car Care Month

The Most Dangerous time to drive. Car Care Month

Even though there is less traffic at night, there is a higher incident of accidents.I read that and wondered why, here are some of the answers: Fatigue: Not surprising to hear, especially  as Day Light Savings it doesn’t get dark till after 9pm. Darkness: Have you ever driven when it is pouring rain, yet the streets are so poorly marked that it is so hard to stay in your lane. Rush Hour Traffic: Between 4 and 7pm there are more cars on the road and less light. People want to get home and are not as alert as they should be. Impaired drivers: when you drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs increases nighttime accidents. What should you do to combat darkness? Get your headlights position right. Make sure your Headlights are clean Dashboard should be dim Don’t look directly at oncoming cars Do you wear glasses? They have anti-reflective lenses When was the last time you cleaned your winds ... read more

APRIL IS NATIONAL CAR CARE MONTH

APRIL IS NATIONAL CAR CARE MONTH

What better way to "spring" into Spring, then to make sure your car is running smooth, and will be able to take you into the hot summer months..Yes, even though we will be seeing the white stuff for a while longer Spring is here which will be usher in Summer. April is National Car Care month, don't be one of those 35% who allow their car to get totally run down. Be proactive call us today, start with an Oil Change, we do a free Health Assessment of your Vehicle, breaking down the "Yesterday", "Today", and "Future" needs of your car. Allow us to give you Peace in your travels. #Spring #NationalCarCareMonth #CarCare #HealthAssessment 

"When to replace my transmission?" Transmission Service Repair

"When to replace my transmission?" Transmission Service Repair

Transmission Repair in Mishawaka, Granger Or South Bend, IN The Check Engine Light will be on, you may hear strange noises, unusual or burnt smells. Is there a delay in acceleration , is your vehicle switching gears when it’s not suppose to? Having trouble or not able to reverse? Here is a quick list of causes: Low fluid levels—most common Damaged fluid Leaks-can be another cause, do you see red fluid on your garage floor? Worn or broken transmission bands Clutch problems Worn out gears Solenoid problems Torque converter issues We never recommend driving with a slipping transmission, as it compromises the vehicle’s safety. #safety #TransmissionRepair #TransmissionMaintenance #Mechanic