Rick's Auto Service

Mishawaka Auto Repair

Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Call us: (574) 255-4724

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Why is car maintenance important? Keeping up with the simple maintenance, will in the end pay off. Your vehicle will be less likely to serious problems in the future. Some simple things that even you can do:  check your tire pressure, checking other engine fluids.  if adventurous enough changing the oil.

Some items that are considered regular maintenance:

  • Checking your vehicles fluids: Oil, Transmission fluid, Radiator Fluid (ONLY CHECK WHEN COOL-BURNS WILL HAPPEN), Power Steering, Brake fluid, Air Conditioning operations,
  • Getting your oil changed regularly.
  • Checking tire pressure...not having the correct pressure can result in uneven wear or your tires wear quicker and loss of gas mileage.

Here are some reasons as to why it is important:

  • Saves you money.
  • Your engine will run smoother
  • It also affects all areas of your vehicle.
  • Safety issue.
  • Resale value.

What would my schedule look like?

 With an oil change at Ricks Auto Service we check all of this,

  • Test drive for unusual/drivability or noises.
  • Brake condition
  • All exterior lights
  • Battery condition
  • Fluid leaks
  • Tire conditions
  • Make sure check engine light off.
  • Are all your lights working?
  • Check windshield wiper fluid.
  • Transmission fluid
  • Cables and batteries
  • Belt condition
  • Engine oil and filter
  • Exhaust
  • Fuel filter
  • Hoses
  • Power steering fluid
  • Chassis lubrication
  • Engine air filter
  • Windshield wiper blades
  • Cabin air filter
  • Power steering fluid
  • Coolant (antifreeze)
  • Steering and suspension

     At Ricks Auto Service here in Mishawaka, giving our customers our SI report, lets them know what’s been done, when it is due again and all repairs that are needed.

     This helps in the reliability of your vehicle today and the resale value. Letting the buyer of your vehicle see how well your vehicle is maintained.

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