Tips & Advice

Fleet Service & Repair

 

December 15, 2016


If you own a service fleet of trucks, trailers or vans, you know how difficult it can be to find a reliable repair service that will perform good maintenance and take great care of your fleet vehicles. It's important to find a shop and technicians that know your business and know the unique needs of Read more...

Woodburn CarCraft’s Guide To Battery Maintenance

 

December 9, 2016


In today's Woodburn CarCraft auto care blog, we are focusing on battery maintenance. Eventually your car battery will fail and you will need to replace it. In fact, 70% don't even make it four years. There are some things Woodburn drivers can do, however, to make their battery last a little longer.It's all about the Read more...

Replacing the Air Filter

 

November 16, 2016


We all fear that time of spring when everything turns yellow in color and everyone we know seems to come down with hay fever. The effects of pollen on air quality during spring are obvious in indoor and outdoor settings, but it’s really important not to neglect the effects of pollen on your car. When Read more...

Scheduled Wheel Alignment at Woodburn CarCraft

 

November 16, 2016


Woodburn need to be concerned about wheel alignments for two primary reasons: safety and money. When your wheels are out of alignment, they can pull to one side, maybe pretty hard. A moment of inattention could put you into on-coming traffic on a busy street in Salem or completely off the road. And a bad Read more...

Warning Lights On

 

November 15, 2016


It’s a busy weekday morning. You barely get out the door in time, and when you get to the car, start the ignition, and a dashboard warning light comes on- the check engine light. Uh-oh. The check engine light is probably every driver’s most hated warning light. It gives no details about what’s wrong, and Read more...

Did You Know About Timing Belt

 

November 5, 2016


Here’s a brief overview of what the timing belt does: Air is drawn into the cylinder of the engine through the intake valves. After the air and fuel mixture is burned, it’s pushed out through the exhaust valves. The timing belt, which is driven by the engine, turns the camshafts which control when the intake Read more...

Budgeting for Auto Maintenance In Woodburn OR

 

November 1, 2016


Everyone in Woodburn OR does their best to budget for scheduled vehicle maintenance. What's hard is planning for unexpected vehicle repairs. The truth is that our vehicles can stay on our OR roads longer than ever before with proper maintenance. That's because of improved vehicle design and manufacturing quality. But some of those same improvements Read more...

Replacing the Air Filter

 

October 15, 2016


We all fear that time of spring when everything turns yellow in color and everyone we know seems to come down with hay fever. The effects of pollen on air quality during spring are obvious in indoor and outdoor settings, but it’s really important not to neglect the effects of pollen on your car. When Read more...

When is it Time for Struts & Shocks Repair

 

September 15, 2016


Knowing when to take your vehicle into the auto shop for struts and shocks repair can be kind of tricky. The damping characteristics of shocks and struts diminish slowly over time, making it difficult to detect a problem. Usually when a driver notices that there is a problem, it's well past the time of needing Read more...

Seasonal Tire Pressure

 

August 15, 2016


We all fear that time of spring when everything turns yellow in color and everyone we know seems to come down with hay fever. The effects of pollen on air quality during spring are obvious in indoor and outdoor settings, but it’s really important not to neglect the effects of pollen on your car. When Read more...

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