At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, our priority is keeping your car or SUV in the best possible condition, for as long as possible. If you drive a BMW, Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Land Rover, or other luxury or performance vehicle, you want to keep it going strong for years to come. A huge part of that is keeping up with oil changes.
Whether it’s a result of maintenance, mileage, or some other factor, it seems that every fleet or commercial diesel leaks a little bit of something. Oil, transmission fluid, gear oil, or coolant seem to find a way to pool overnight on the ground after a long day on the road. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we can take care of that for you.
At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, we understand how important safety is in the world of truck driving. The stakes are higher in a big truck; potential for damage is obviously far greater, to you, your cargo, and other people on the road. Here are some easy tips that go a long way.
Part of maintaining your vehicle is keeping its safety devices in good working order, especially when there are kids in the car. Seat belts, window locks, and airbag sensors work together to keep children safe in an automobile. Though safety components are generally very reliable, they do occasionally fail. Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering is here when they do; here are some things to watch out for.
Your Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN, is essentially your car’s fingerprint. In its entirety, it is specific only to your car. Each car has its own unique VIN number and can be decoded to provide manufacturing and identification information on any vehicle on the road. Date of manufacture, manufacturer, vehicle type, where it was made, and options such as engine and transmission type, whether a car is a two or four-door, and a multitude of other specifications can be gleaned from a VIN number. Essentially, a VIN number will tell you exactly what a car is and where it came from, without even having to see the car.
Good gas mileage is something we all want. In fact, many drivers purchase certain cars solely for gas mileage, and almost all of us at least take it into consideration when purchasing a vehicle. While it is true that gas mileage is by and large determined simply by the type of car, there are actually a variety of things you can do to increase the gas mileage of any automobile. The tips Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering want to provide you here are simple and effective steps you can take to increase your gas mileage, often more considerably than you think.
Your drive belts run everything - your AC, power steering, alternator, and water pump are all dependent on the belts that turn them. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, our goal is to keep your truck maintained, so you’re never stuck out on the road. Drive belts are a critical part of that goal.
When your commercial or fleet vehicles need maintenance or repair, we know it can be a hassle. We also know that you want it to stay fixed and stay on the road for as long as possible. At Gateway Auto Clinic, a huge aspect of our focus on quality is not only centered around the work we do but also the components we install.