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Car Maintenance

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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Car Maintenance

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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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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Routine Maintenance

Extend the Life of Your Engine: Schedule a Routine Oil Change Today

An oil change is the most common of all car maintenance procedures. As the lifeblood of the vehicle, oil helps keep the engine running smoothly and efficiently. At Joe’s Service Department, we perform oil changes on lightweight and standard-sized cars and trucks.

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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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vintage car storage

Where Can I Store My Wrecked Car in Indianapolis?

Karl Benz invented the first automobile in 1885, and since then, the evolution of the motor vehicle has been outstanding. Even if their cars are defective, many people hold on to them for sentimental purposes, unique decor, or to save money and repair at a later date. When you are ready to restore your automobile, […]

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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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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 […]

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