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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Why You Need Oil Changes

Why You Need Oil Changes

When talking about preventative maintenance for vehicles of all shapes and sizes, nothing is more important than the standard oil change. Most car and truck owners are pretty well trained at getting their oil and oil filter changed every 3,000-5,000 miles along with other basic maintenance services. It's just part of life, like filling up gas or diesel when the tank is empty. However, a lot of vehicle owners don't quite understand why oil changes are so important. When to Get Your Oil Changed Most vehicle manufacturers will recommend changing the oil and oil filter at 3,000-5,000 mile intervals. Most newer vehicles (and especially any using synthetic oil) will only need this maintenance every 5,000 miles (roughly every 5-6 months depending on your driving habits). Older vehicles that use standar ... read more

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What Your Exhaust System Does

What Your Exhaust System Does

When your exhaust system is working properly, you won't even notice it. However, if you have a problem with your catalytic converter, muffler, exhaust pipes or other important exhaust system components, you will notice it quickly. And when you have exhaust problems, you'll want to get them fixed as quickly as possible. If not, the results could be deadly. The Importance of Your Exhaust System Your vehicle's exhaust system helps keep it running smoothly. In a nutshell, it takes harmful exhaust fumes away from your engine, diverting them through the exhaust pipes and out the back of the vehicle. Even in the cleanest-emission vehicles, these fumes can be toxic and caustic. When the exhaust system isn't working properly, it can lead to much bigger problems. It can deteriorate important engine components. Even worse is the fear for carbon monoxide poisoning. If those fumes are l ... read more

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Schultz Auto and Truck Repair Helps Customer with Air Conditioning Repairs

Schultz Auto and Truck Repair Helps Customer with Air Conditioning Repairs

Recently, a customer was in the middle of a long summer road trip when his air conditioner started acting strange. It started blowing warm air, and needless to say, it was a bit uncomfortable not having a working air conditioner to keep him cool on the road. "I was traveling to Buffalo from Michigan and the A/C started blowing warm as I was driving through Canada," says the customer in his Google review. "Schultz Auto and Truck Repair was happy to take me in at 3:30 on a Friday afternoon." Though it was late in the day, we wanted to help this customer out and help him get back on the road with a working air conditioning system. The experienced automotive technicians at Schultz Auto and Truck Repair inspected the system, tested the air condition ... read more

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What Your Car's Different Fluids Do

What Your Car's Different Fluids Do

Most people have a basic understanding of gasoline (whether unleaded or diesel) and that you need to keep refilling it to keep your car running. In this article, we want to focus on your vehicle's other important fluids. This will help you identify which is which in case there is a leak, while also understanding the fluid maintenance needs of your car. 1. Engine Oil (or Motor Oil) Ultimately, this is the most important fluid in your vehicle because it keeps all the vital parts of of your engine properly lubricated. You'll want your oil and oil filter changed every 3,000-5,000 miles. Engine oil is typically a light tan/brown in color. Use your dipstick to check the level and consistency of the fluid. If it is low or looks extra thick or black, you should have it checked out. 2. Transmission Fluid ... read more

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