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10 Steps To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

10 Steps To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

Winter is right around the corner…So this means… Cold temps makes it harder for your engine to start Rain, snow and ice will limit traction Cold temps to cause windshields to fog up and reduce visibility WE MUST PREPARE BECAUSE we all can’t move SOUTH can we…  But…with proper winterization of your vehicle you can be more prepared to take on the harsh winter weather. 10 Simple Steps To Winterize 1. Tires – What condition are your tires in?                Low Tread Depth on tires will increase your chances of hydro-planning or sliding on ice and snow. Also, if your tires are                Old Tires (over 7 years old) they will harden and crack and again will not work as well and will have a better chance ... read more

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ICE – In Case Of Emergency In Kansas City MO

Sometimes the unthinkable happens in the Kansas City metro. A terrible accident and those involved aren’t able to provide rescuers with emergency contact information. You have people in the Kansas City & Overland Park are who you’ll want to be contacted to arrange help, give consent to treatment, and inform paramedics of medical conditions, allergies or medications. Too often, our MO/KS police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses and cell phone directories for clues – often wasting precious time. A brilliantly simple solution is now spreading around the globe: ICE. ICE – standing for In Case of Emergency, is a way to identify emergency contacts in your cell phone directory. Simply put ‘ICE’ before a contact name in your cell phone, like ‘ICE – Dad’, ‘ICE – Nancy’, or ‘ICE – Doctor Roberts’. Rescuers will be able to quickly identify your emergency contacts, saving valuabl ... read more

Technician Training

Your car is important to you and keeping it running is vital to your lifestyle. That’s why you should have it serviced regularly. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right. It’s also very important to Sallas Auto Repair to keep you happy and on the road. You might be surprised at the amount of money service centers like Sallas Auto Repair spend every year to make sure their technicians are properly trained. Sallas Auto Repair offers a variety of car care services to many kinds of vehicles. We need to be up to date on the latest techniques and parts so that we can care for your car properly.Sallas Auto Repair subscribes to data services that list the high quality parts and fluids recommended by your manufacturer. And each service has a checklist of standard procedures. Technicians at Sallas Auto Repair follow these procedures so we can safely deliver a consistent level of high-qual ... read more

Kansas City Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules. The regular schedule and the severe service schedule. It’d be wrong for us to tell you that everyone in Kansas City always needs to follow the severe service schedule – but its wishful thinking to say that the regular schedule is always good enough for your vehicle.   Contact Sallas Auto Repair to learn more about Severe Service Requirements for your auto. At Sallas Auto Repair we’ll give you the definitions and explain the issues, and you can be the judge. Most manufactures list the following as severe conditions: Most of your trips are less than four miles. Most of your trips are less than 10 miles and outside temperatures are below freezing. The engine is at low speed most of the time – not on the highway. You operate your vehicle in dusty areas. You regularly tow a trailer or carry heavy loads. Driving in very hot or very cold weather. So thin ... read more

Conventional Oil Vs. Synthetic Oil During Your Oil Change

Conventional Oil Vs. Synthetic Oil During Your Oil Change

Caring for your car allows you to go the extra mile with the vehicle that you have bought. However, you will also need to make sure that you have the products and services that fit best for your budget and for the health of your vehicle. If you are getting an oil change, then you will also want to look at the synthetic and conventional oil so you can continue on the road that fits best. Oil Change: Conventional Oil Typically, when one gets an oil change, they are interested in getting the best for their budget. The conventional oil that you receive typically is cheaper than synthetic oil. However, this isn’t necessarily the best with your oil change. The synthetic oil burns three times as slowly as conventional oil, making the change more effective with your needs. You will want to add up both the price and how often you would need to get an oil change. Oil Change: Synthetic Oil The oil change that you decide to get also uses different materials. The conve ... read more

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