Category: Auto Repair

Check Engine Light Evolution

December 28th, 2018 by

History of Check Engine Lights Have you ever wondered what it was like to drive a vehicle before all of today’s advanced technology? Cars come equipped with complex computer systems to make our lives easier. From parallel parking to maintaining lane control, today’s cars are closer than ever to driving themselves, but let’s not go

What Is Emissions Testing?

December 28th, 2018 by

Everything You Need to Know About Smog Checks If you are new to Renton, WA, you might be unfamiliar with state-mandated emissions testing. The state of Washington requires drivers to complete smog checks before renewing registration to ensure all vehicles comply with the minimum standards for emissions. Enforcing checks promotes healthy air quality and reduces

Brake Evolution

December 26th, 2018 by

The History of Brake Repair What goes up must come down and what goes fast, must slow down! In the case of automobiles, that’s where brakes come in. Over the history of automotive evolution, braking systems have come a long way, from rudimentary beginnings to a complex computerized system. The expert technicians at Jeff’s Auto

5 Common Audi Problems

December 25th, 2018 by

Your Audi vehicle combines performance and luxury into a powerful combination. That makes these vehicles extremely fun to drive. When the vehicle doesn’t perform as it should, that fun goes away. There are several common issues that Audi vehicles experience which generate plenty of complaints from owners each year. Here are some of the signs

Stay Ahead of Mercedes Repairs

December 24th, 2018 by

Perks of Preventative Maintenance Jeff’s Auto Repair in Bellevue, WA works with our Mercedes drivers to prevent stressful breakdowns and maintain luxury performance mile after mile. Careful preventative maintenance can truly make a difference in the long-term health and performance of your vehicle, no matter what kind of Mercedes you own or how often you

Why You Need Lube Service

December 24th, 2018 by

How Oil Changes Help Your Car Protect Performance & Value Are you a skeptic of routine maintenance? We don’t blame you. Unfortunately, some drivers don’t trust the advice of their auto shops once they’ve had too many dishonest experiences. First, know that Jeff’s Auto Repair in Bellevue, WA isn’t like other auto shops. We prioritize

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