Yearly Archives: 2022

Why Are Oil Changes So Important For Your Vehicle?

Why Are Oil Changes So Important For Your Vehicle?

On average, you should be changing the oil in your car every several thousand miles. If you have wondered why it is necessary, you’ve come to the right place.    Motor oil is your engine’s lifeblood, making oil changes a necessary maintenance item for almost every car. Over time, this oil gets dirty and collects contaminants. To ensure your engine runs smoothly, you will need to get regular oil changes.    Here are 5 reasons why oil changes are so important: Boost engine performance - Your engine operates in extreme conditions, and each of its moving components causes friction, producing a lot of heat. Engine oil acts as a lubricant to allow the engine process to run smoothly. An oil change will also cleanse the system of dirt and debris to improve your engine performance. Gas Mileage - Routine oil change will also allow your engine to run more efficiently, thus improving your gas mileage. Friction caused by old and sludgy oil can slow down your mo ... read more

Why you should pick one auto repair shop and stay with them

Why you should pick one auto repair shop and stay with them

When you purchase a new or even a used car, you want to make sure you find an auto repair shop you trust and STAY WITH THEM! Think of it this way. When you go to your doctor he knows all of your medications, what ailments you have, what your medical history is. If you go to several doctors, they all wouldn't necessarily have your medical history. They won't know all of the prescriptions you're taking unless you tell them. What if you forget one? Too many times people go to several shops looking for a good deal but honestly, it's best to stick with one shop that knows your vehicle's history, what repairs are safety issues that need to be done and what is something you need to keep an eye on. Whether you come to One Stop Auto, or another shop it's always best to stay with one. At One Stop Auto, we'll keep an eye on your vehicle, make sure it's properly maintained and we'll keep you informed about any safety issues

What is a Cabin Air Filter?

What is a Cabin Air Filter?

Has your Mechanic told you that you need to replace your Cabin Air Filter? But you're wondering "What is a Cabin Air Filter?" Sometimes you may notice a strange smell inside your car but you can’t tell where it’s coming from. You check around inside your vehicle but you still can’t find anything. You might be sneezing or having allergies for some unknown reason. This is when it’s time to check your Cabin Air Filter. As you can see from the photo, it can get pretty dirty! Some older models may not have one but the newer vehicles do. This will remove harmful pollutants, pollen and dust from your car. A Maintenance Check will be a great place to start. Call us at 505-293-1181 or stop by at One Stop Auto Care to for Preventative Maintenance. You’ll be surprised how dirty your Cabin Air Filter is

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