Category Archive for: ‘Maintenance’

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Dade City

Your browser does not support video There’s a segment of the Dade City population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the Florida area over time. Many Dade City motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so reliable. Reliability has improved dramatically in recent years. Quality surveys report fewer problems …

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Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we’ll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that “modern cars are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free”. Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Zephyrhills Bigfoot fans, but this maintenance-free myth has more evidence than most. If we …

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Budgeting for Maintenance In Zephyrhills, Florida

Life’s full of surprises in Zephyrhills, Florida, some of which cost money. A leaky roof, a broken tooth, or an unexpected car repair. Bob’s Auto Repair and AutoNetTV have done some research on how we can budget for proper vehicle care. Most Zephyrhills drivers do their best to budget for scheduled vehicle maintenance. What’s hard is unexpected repairs. The truth …

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Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles In Zephyrhills Florida

Before the recession hit, the median age for cars in the Zephyrhills Florida area (zip code: 33542) was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Bob’s Auto Repair we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Tampa area, bring it in for high-mileage maintenance: Bob’s Auto Repair 37959 …

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The Easy Way To Save Cash In Zephyrhills

The hottest Florida news story may be different everyday, but there’s one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Zephyrhills. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things  Zephyrhills car owners can do to greatly reduce …

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Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Zephyrhills

Every Zephyrhills car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter’s dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your American made car owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Second, a visual inspection by your Tampa technician …

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Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

At Bob’s Auto Repair we get a lot of Zephyrhills auto owners asking about car trip preparation. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Zephyrhills so it’s important to know that the car is up to the task and won’t leave you stranded. Smart Tampa motorists plan ahead …

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Bob’s Auto Repair: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Your browser does not support video Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your American made car engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let’s go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Florida highways, twenty pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas …

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Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It’s amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days people were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough – they had to do without. Most people …

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Hey Zephyrhills Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Zephyrhills? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you chose ‘coffee’, then give yourself …

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