Archive | Auto Mechanic RSS feed for this section

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

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.

Read full story Comments are closed

Reliable Auto Repair in Indianapolis

In Indianapolis, you can find a mechanic on almost every corner. However, not every mechanic offers the same experience, reliability, professionalism, and customer service. So how do you know which auto repair shop is trustworthy enough to send your car? At Joe’s Service Department, we’ve found these attributes to be consistent qualities of a good […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Don’t Delay Brake Repair

No one loves having to spend his hard-earned money on auto repairs—and we don’t blame you! You can find so many other fun ways to use your cash. However, those warning lights on the dashboard aren’t just decorative, and we all need to take them seriously—especially when it comes to your car’s brakes. Many people […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Choosing the Right Auto Mechanic

Indianapolis residents don’t do their homework when it comes to finding a good auto mechanic—which often comes back to haunt them. Just because a mechanic shows up in a search engine doesn’t mean your car service will be reliable. You want to take a little extra time to do your research and be sure you […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Why is an Oil Change Important?

Your vehicle’s owner’s guide comes with a manufacturer’s recommendation for how often to get an oil change. But let’s face it: We’ve all pressed our luck with running the mileage past the recommended limits from time to time. So what is the big deal about getting a regular oil change? Oil Change Frequency The auto […]

Read full story Comments are closed