Top 3 Things to Know About Diesel Engine Maintenance

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Diesel engines are incredible machines and have experienced significant technological advancements in recent years. The key to appreciating the benefits of new technology like biodiesel, lower emissions, and more is to take care of your diesel vehicle and keep it running smoothly.

Your Guide to Brake Pads

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Everyone can agree that brakes are a critical car need, right? You have to maintain your brakes, replace them, and make sure they are working because the consequences are terrifying!

Brakes are not something you can let go in your car. That's why proactive maintenance is critical for your brakes to continue functioning reliably for as long as you have your vehicle.

Where to Go for Hybrid Repair in Boise

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Hybrid vehicle maintenance or repair is often seen as being expensive and hard to find a location that knows how to provide the right kind of maintenance.

This is a popular myth about hybrid vehicles. The truth is, repairs for hybrid cars can be completed at your local repair shop, Naylor's Auto Repair, with one of the most highly trained and experienced hybrid vehicle repair technicians in Idaho.

Proactive Auto Maintenance Starts with Oil Changes

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If you are the kind of person that stays on top of things, investing in preventative maintenance for your car is a crucial aspect of preventing bigger issues down the road. Being proactive will save you money in the long run, since you can prevent costly car problems.

Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance: Info & Tips

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If you're considering buying a hybrid vehicle (or already have one parked in your driveway) but aren't sure how you'll maintain it, don't worry--it's not as difficult as you might think. Here are a few maintenance tips for keeping your hybrid vehicle in tip-top shape!

Winter Driving Tips to Get You There Safely

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It's that time of year again: winter weather is coming, and it's coming fast. Are you (and your car) ready for the perils of driving on snowy, icy, and just plain cold roads? Here are a few winter driving tips to keep you safe and cozy this season!

Everything You Need to Know About Tire Rotation

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Tires are, in many ways, the things that make the world go 'round. They're also pretty crucial for the safety and reliability of your car. They're also a fairly significant investment. With tires being such a critical piece of the transportation puzzle, it's smart to understand tire rotation and everything that goes into it.

Why Proactive Vehicle Maintenance?

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Taking care of your vehicle properly is essential if you want it to last a long time. Considering how much money you spent on it, why wouldn't you want it to last? That's why proactive maintenance—consistently maintaining your vehicle even when it's working fine, rather than reacting when something goes wrong—is the best way to keep your car or truck working properly. 

Let's take a look at what proactive maintenance covers and some of the key reasons why you'll want to keep up on maintenance. 

Get Your Car Ready for Fall

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Autumn leaves and cooler temperatures may be fun for us, but they're not always good news for our cars. Here are a few car maintenance tips to keep you and your vehicle safe, happy, and far away from the repair shop this season!

Prepping for Fall

Fall weather may already be upon us, but that doesn't mean it's too late for car maintenance. Remember, a little work now will save you more work and even more money in the future. So roll up your sleeves, grab your keys, and get ready to show your car some TLC this autumn.

Don't Drive on an Empty Tank!

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Have you ever been driving along, maybe with your windows open and maybe singing your favorite song at the top of your lungs, only to see your gas light come on? "Oh," you might have thought, "no big deal. I'll handle it some other time." Whether this sounds familiar or not, the truth is that it really is a bad idea to drive on an empty tank--and here's why.