Category: Auto Repair

Common BMW Problems

December 5th, 2018 by

While BMW’s are known for being The Ultimate Driving Machine, they are not exempt from common problems and part failures. For example, in late 2017, BMW announced the recall of 1 million vehicles in North America. There were two separate issues involving a risk of fire that had to be addressed. One issue involved valve heaters

6 European Car Repair and Maintenance Tips

November 5th, 2018 by

European car upkeep often focuses on the transmission and the engine of the vehicle. When these key components are operating as they should, then owners receive the combination of performance and luxury they expect from these imports. To ensure European cars are able to perform, it is important to keep as close as possible to

Oil Changes in Renton, WA

October 5th, 2018 by

Is the oil light on in your vehicle? For some vehicles, there is an oil life monitor that evaluates the condition of your engine oil. Once a certain amount of time passes, a number of engine revolutions occur, or a certain mileage is achieved, then a light appears within your dashboard to let you know

Common Brake Problems You Should Not Ignore

September 5th, 2018 by

Are your brakes making a squealing sound? All brakes can make sounds when they are engaged. If your brakes are making a consistent squealing sound when you hit the brake pedal, however, that is an indication that you are experiencing brake issues. The most common brake issue experienced by drivers is a worn-out brake pad.

Emissions Testing in Washington State

August 5th, 2018 by

The Clean Car Law in Washington State is set to expire in 2019. Until that occurs, certain vehicles must be tested to determine if they can pass the current emissions standards. Washington State currently follows the published California emissions standards when testing vehicles locally. If you have recently moved to Washington State, then you have

Oil Changes in Lynnwood, WA

July 5th, 2018 by

Do you commute in heavy Seattle traffic every day? If you do, then your vehicle may require an oil change sooner than you may realize. Stop-and-start driving, even when it occurs on I-5 or I-405, can cause the viscosity of your oil to breakdown prematurely. You may have only put 1,500 miles on your vehicle in

European Import Repair in Seattle, WA

June 5th, 2018 by

Do you own an Audi, a BMW, or a Mercedes? If you’ve purchased a European import, then having a repair team who understands your vehicle you can contact is a key resource. European imports have special needs that must be met. Advanced electrical and computer systems, engine lube specifications, and other advanced quick-turn technologies require

Emissions Testing in Seattle, WA

May 5th, 2018 by

The State of Washington operates a vehicle emissions check program that requires the testing of vehicles within certain areas, including Seattle, WA. Residents have up to 30 days to register their vehicle when moving to the area. Their vehicle must pass the emissions test before registration will be allowed. Renewing your tabs will also require

Oil Change Advice from Jeff’s Auto Repair

April 5th, 2018 by

Changing the oil in your vehicle is one of the most important maintenance tasks for the overall health of your car or truck. Despite the ease of access, many drivers push their vehicles beyond the oil change due date. They keep driving, even if they suspect that an oil change might be necessary. Don’t be

Battling the Elements: Winterizing your Vehicle

December 21st, 2017 by

It’s that time of the year again! We’ve started bundling up to stay warm before we go outside, but what about our cars? With the cold weather in full force, ice and snowfall can be unexpected and just around the corner. It’s important to stay prepared during the winter season for anything mother nature may