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Mishawaka Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Regular Maintenance on Your Radiator can save money in the long run.

Regular Maintenance on Your Radiator can save money in the long run.

Skipping maintenance for your car will never save you money in the long run. Small problems quickly turn huge, expensive ones...for example, saving money by not replacing brake pads can mean replacing pads AND rotors down the road. Here is another example of why simple maintenance is important, and you can do this yourself or not—we can do it for you. Have you ever lifted the hood? Check the radiator for to make sure it’s not clogged, with the car off you can remove the leaves. If the area is filthy, you may need to bring your vehicle in to Ricks Auto Service here in Mishawaka. #radiator #maintenance #success

Compare the Costs: Buying a new Car vs. Used

 Compare the Costs: Buying a new Car vs. Used

For those of you looking at brand new/used cars,  thought you might take a quick look, and just some Thought on the subject. Buying a used car is less expensive upfront. For example, a 2017 Hyundai Sonata is listed at $21,950, while a 2015 model has an average fair market value of just under $14,800, according to Kelley Blue Book. By dropping just two model years, you’d save around $7,000, about a third of the suggested retail price. Comparing the costs of buying new versus used starts with the real money-saver in buying a used car: depreciation. This is the amount of value a car loses as it ages.   Besides the savings in the purchase price, there are other benefits to buying a used car. You’ll face lower insurance rates with an older car. This is because it would be less expensive to repair or replace ... read more

BACK TO SCHOOL BLOW OUT SPECIAL

BACK TO SCHOOL BLOW OUT SPECIAL

BACK TO SCHOOL BLOW OUT SPECIAL SAVE $64.71 Regular Price $103.71 SPECIAL  $39.00 expires 9/29/2017 Oil and Filter Change 50 Point Savety & Maintenance Inspection Performance test drive Front Wipers Tire Rotation Battery Test Consultation about any concerns you may have Whether you are going back to school, going on a trip, want a dependable car for work or just want to get in on our Special for the Fall Weather: Give us a call. Rick’s Auto Service 574-255-4724