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Tire Alignment

5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Tires Need Aligned

Wheel and tire maintenance is crucial for maintaining the safety and efficiency of your vehicle. Many of our clients understand the importance of maintaining adequate tire pressure and tread depth. One aspect of wheel maintenance many people forget, however, is wheel alignment is. If you haven’t had your wheels checked lately, call Joe’s Service Department […]

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Auto Maintenance

Schedule a Tune-Up to Keep Your New Car in Tip-Top Shape

Owning a new vehicle is exhilarating. There is nothing like that new car smell, a perfectly clean interior, and enjoying all the bells and whistles of the latest technology. If not properly maintained, however, your new car will begin to experience problems. Keep your car in tip-top shape with auto maintenance from Joe’s Service Department […]

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Auto Repair

Watch Out for These 5 Telltale Signs of Ignition System Failure

Imagine this: you’re running late for work, so you grab your keys and jump into the driver’s seat. Before you even finish buckling the seatbelt, you jam the key into the ignition, turn it over, and… nothing happens. The diagnosis? A failed ignition switch. Save yourself from hefty repair bills on a car that won’t […]

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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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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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What to Look For in an Auto Repair Shop

If you’ve ever had to move out of town or out of state, you know what a hassle it is to find new service people. New doctors, new hair stylists, and new auto mechanics—the list goes on. It’s hard to know who to trust and what qualities to look for. Knowing who to trust your […]

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Top 5 Signs of Brakes Gone Bad

Your car’s brakes aren’t something you want to ignore when you start to notice problems. Brake failure can put you and your car in serious danger. Therefore, it’s important to pay attention to your brakes and the warning signs that something is amiss. According to our mechanics here at Joe’s Service Department, here are the […]

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3 Signs of a Good Mechanic

Are you looking for “your guy,” that trusted mechanic who does quality work at an affordable rate? No one likes having car issues, but there’s just something about having a go-to auto repair shop when you’re having car problems that gives you peace of mind. However, to find that trusted mechanic, you have to weed out […]

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How To Find a Good Car Repair Shop

Whether you recently moved into the Indianapolis area or you’ve just never been able to find a good auto mechanic, these tips are for you. While we’d love to tell you to just “trust us” and bring your car to Joe’s Service Department, we know you need peace of mind that your car is in […]

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3 Reasons to Have Your Tires Aligned

At Joe’s Service Department, our customers often ask about what they can do to extend the life of their vehicles. Ongoing car maintenance is key, and tire alignment is one of those preventative maintenance items we highly recommend. Here’s why we urge all our customers to have their wheels aligned according to their manufacturer’s recommendations.

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