Car Maintenance Tips

5 Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Summer

Summer means road trips, vacations, and picnics. But it also means it’s time to invest in routine maintenance for your vehicle. At Joe’s Service Department, we perform annual tune-ups to help our clients’ vehicles run efficiently for many years. To keep your car running smoothly this summer, follow these five tips for summer car maintenance.

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Our Top 4 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Auto Maintenance

Here at Joe’s Service Department, we get a lot of questions about car maintenance. Proper maintenance is key to extending the lifespan of your vehicle and avoiding costly repair bills. To help you keep your car in tip top shape, we’ve decided to discuss our top four most frequently asked questions.

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Auto Repair and Maintenance

Reduce Your Risk of Being in an Accident with Routine Auto Maintenance

Every year, there are more than two million traffic accidents in the United States. Of these, roughly 94% are caused by poor driver decisions. Additionally, at least 2% (44,000) of accidents are the result of mechanical failure. At Joe’s Service Department, we aim to keep our customers safe by encouraging smart driving and routine vehicle […]

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Check Your Tire Pressure In Winter

Tire Pressure vs. Cold Winter Weather

As frigid temperatures start to close in on central Indiana, it might be time to put some thought to your tire pressure. When you’re driving in very cold weather on icy roads, you want to be sure that your car can handle the driving conditions. At Joe’s Service Department, our expert mechanics can perform all […]

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Car Maintenance Tips

4 Maintenance Tips to Boost Your Car’s Life Expectancy

You may not give your car much of a passing thought until it starts acting up. Every day, you drive it to work, to pick up your kids, to the store, and pretty much everywhere else! You know what it’s like to be stuck without a car while yours is in the shop. Plus, you […]

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Auto Repair and Maintenance

Time for a Tire Rotation? Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs.

Sometimes we ignore the things we depend on the most. You probably don’t give your tires much thought until they become a problem. And that’s a problem! Don’t take for granted the safety that properly aligned, installed, and inflated tires can provide. If you think your tires may need some help, the expert team Joe’s […]

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Is It Time For An Oil Chance?

How to Know It’s Time for an Oil Change

Most of us learned in driver’s ed, or when we got our first car, to have the oil changed every 3,000 miles. But as technology has advanced, that 3,000 mile standard has shifted. Many car manufacturers have different standards per vehicle, so the old rule of thumb doesn’t hold true across the board anymore. There […]

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Don’t Ignore These 5 Signs of Brake Failure

Brakes are one of those things we often take for granted. In fact, you probably don’t give them much thought at all until they start acting up! But once you start noticing problems with how your brakes are responding, don’t hesitate to bring your car to Joe’s Service Department for a checkup. We’ll diagnose the […]

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Get a Tune Up for Preventative Maintenace

Step Up for a Tune-Up

Uh oh, the dreaded “check engine” light came on. Or you’re starting to notice your brakes aren’t quite as responsive as they used to be. Are you scratching your head to remember when was your last tune-up? It might be time to bring in your car to Joe’s Service Department for a dose of preventative […]

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Driving in wintertime

Wintertime Checklist for Your Car

There’s no getting around it: winter in Indianapolis is here. In the midst of all the bustle of the holiday season, take a little time to get your car in winter-driving shape. Remember that Joe’s Service Department is ready to make sure your car is ready to handle anything this winter can throw at it. […]

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