Low Income Auto Repair Blog

February 17, 2020

Money Saving features of a Quality Tune-up

  The Low Income Auto Repair Program mechanics often get asked what is a standard tune-up and what’s included? The answer will vary from mechanic shop to shop, but generally this is a type of preventative and proactive maintenance that every vehicle needs. A good quality tune-up targets problem areas and resolves small issues so they don’t increase in size. Quality tune ups include a thorough engine check, to make sure there are no leaks, and that it sounds and feels right when the vehicle is running. For a closer look at some of the other ways a tune up can improve your vehicle, check out our list of tune up benefits.   Fix a Rough Ride: The truth is, as your vehicle ages, it just doesn’t run as smoothly as it used to. Maybe you’ve noticed it shaking a little bit, veering off to one side of the road, […]
January 10, 2020

12 Signs that it’s time to get a Brake Inspection A.S.A.P!

Brake Services with Revive Auto Repair Brake maintenance is very important to ensure the safety of you and your passengers. There are a many signs that indicate your brakes need attention and were here to help you recognize those signs. Keep in mind brake repairs and brake shops are not all created equal, we know amazing service doesn’t have to break the bank. If your brakes are making a squealing, screeching or scratching sound or you hear grinding when your car comes to a stop, or you press on your brakes to slow down, these are the signs to look for that indicate you need brake service immediately. Make sure to consult with a certified auto technician for a brake inspection at Revive Auto Repair any time that you notice any irregularities in your vehicles braking performance. You never want to risk the lives of yourself or your passengers for […]
December 28, 2019

6 tips for Winter Car Care

    As winter looms, so do inevitable car repairs. But there are small things you can do ahead of time to winterize your car and to help ensure you spend the least amount of time in the repair shop. Follow our winter car repair guide that includes the six most common winter car repairs that you can anticipate in the months ahead. We’re ready to give you all the advice and helpful winter car care tips you need to make sure you get to the places you need to go this season – even if it is a frozen blizzard out there.   Winter Ready Tip 1: Anticipate a dead battery. It’s very common for batteries to die during the winter months. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring them to life again, and it also doesn’t necessarily mean you have to buy an entirely new battery. Before you go […]
December 16, 2019

My Traction Light is on, why? Common Problems With Traction Lights

Common Problems with Traction Lights   The purpose of traction control is to help vehicles make effective and safe use of all the traction available on the road, especially when accelerating on low-friction road surfaces. The wheels are much more liable to slip on a vehicle without traction control. Your vehicle’s traction control activates when your car senses that your wheels may slip. Even still, when your traction lights come on, you might be tempted to panic. But don’t. The most crucial thing you can do is focus on maintaining control of your vehicle. Do you want to learn more about why your traction light might not be turning off? It might not be due to the reason you think it is! In this article, you’ll uncover five of the most common problems with traction lights! What Are Traction Lights? Since the 2012 model year, all light trucks and cars […]