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What You Should Know about Oil Changes

Most people know that oil changes are essential for their car, but many don’t know why. Just like humans need to keep their engines running with healthy food and water, cars need oil to continue operating at maximum capacity. At Joe’s Service Department, we want car owners to understand why oil changes are so significant. […]

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5 Ways To Show Your Car Some Love

Some people drive their cars, and other people are car enthusiasts. Some people use their cars while other people love their vehicles. Have you ever thought about the difference, and which one are you? At Joe’s Service Department, we believe the more you show your car some love, the longer it lasts. That’s why this […]

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3 Types of Car Repairs That May Be Better off to Replace

As cars age, repairs get more complicated and costly. Inflation only adds to the complication. However, when it comes to repairing your car, some things are just too expensive to fix. In this post, Joe’s Service Department shares three types of repairs that may be better off replaced than repaired.

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How Cold Weather Impacts Cars

Admittedly, Indianapolis weather has been relatively balmy so far this season. However, we barely have a toe dipped into winter. The odds are that the cold weather will come, and the impact on your vehicle will arrive with it. Still, if you’ve lived in Indy or a four-season area for any length of time, you […]

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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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Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter in 8 Simple Steps: Part Two

Winter weather is hard on vehicles. Stop by Joe’s Service Department in Indianapolis for a tune-up and routine maintenance to make sure your car is well-prepared for the snow and ice. Generally, we recommend taking the following eight precautions each winter to keep your car in proper working order. See our previous post for the […]

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter in 8 Simple Steps: Part One

It’s beginning to look and feel like winter here in Indianapolis. That said, when is the last time you brought your car to Joe’s Service Department for routine car maintenance? Vehicles need special attention in the winter to keep them running smoothly and safely through the wind and snow. Don’t wait until it’s too late: […]

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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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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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