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Shifting Thoughts about Shifting Gears

August 1st, 2020 by

Do you have experience driving a manual transmission vehicle? If you don’t, perhaps you’ve formed thoughts about manual transmissions from what you’ve heard. Jeff’s Auto Repair in Lynnwood, Washington, can help you sort the fact from fiction–and, oh, yes, we can help you with service and repairs for either type transmission, as well. The Basics:

Stay-at-Home Orders for your Car

July 6th, 2020 by

So you’re following the stay-at-home guidelines, only going out for food, medical necessities, or an essential job. Perhaps you’re even one of those people who can work from home and you’re having your supplies delivered. This means that not only are you sheltering in place but so is your car. The good news? You’re saving

Safe Auto Repair in a Public Health Crisis

June 25th, 2020 by

There’s no denying that, as a community, we are gravely concerned about the spread and consequences of COVID-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus. Our state was the first in the nation to have a confirmed case and our county has been particularly hard hit. At Jeff’s Auto Repair in Renton, Washington, we have always

What’s Included in a Tune-Up?

November 22nd, 2019 by

Breaking Down Services “Your car just needs a quick tune-up, and it’s good to go!” What exactly do professionals mean when they recommend this service? At Jeff’s Auto Repair, tune-ups incorporate many minor services that contribute to thorough engine care. When the service is complete, you should drive away with a car that’s running its

How Oil Filters Work

November 18th, 2019 by

Fluid Filters: Explained When you get an oil change, the oil filter must also be replaced. That’s because it’s responsible for catching and trapping the contaminants that the oil collects over time. It’s normal for fluid to get dirty. That means it’s doing its job, and for the oil filter to do its job, it

Check Engine Lights: Common Triggers

November 15th, 2019 by

What’s Causing Your Warning Light How It Works Most drivers are familiar with the check engine light. It’s that yellow dashboard indicator that makes you worry about what’s wrong with your vehicle. As part of the vehicle’s computers that monitor performance, it activates when something isn’t quite right under the hood. But to the driver,

How To Pass the Emissions Test

November 11th, 2019 by

What You Can Do The state of Washington requires drivers to undergo emissions testing to ensure no single vehicle is over polluting. If your next inspection is coming up, then you want to make sure you pass the first time. What you do leading up to your smog check may save yourself a lot of

Driving Habits that Hurt Your Car

November 8th, 2019 by

Avoid These & Avoid Auto Repair! You probably don’t want to visit the auto repair shop to fix sudden problems with your vehicle, but that’s precisely what you’ll do if you practice unsafe driving habits! We don’t just mean aggressive driving. You might be damaging your vehicle with the way you drive and not even