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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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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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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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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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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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Car Tune-Up

Car Maintenance: How We Can Help

Having a car brings with it a lot of freedom. You can go pretty much wherever you please, whenever you please. But with this freedom comes new responsibility, mainly the responsibility of properly maintaining your vehicle. When it comes to car maintenance in the Indianapolis area, Joe’s Service Department is your one-stop shop. From basic […]

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The Benefits of an Annual Tune-Up

Let’s be honest: Most people skip the annual tune-up for their vehicles because they don’t want to spend the money or take the time. The rest of us just get busy and forget. However, at Joe’s Service Department, our mechanics want to share a few reasons why you might want to make your annual tune-up […]

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Top 5 Car-Care Tips

It’s one thing to purchase a quality car with great ratings. It’s another thing to keep it that way. Even the best-made vehicles need some preventative maintenance in order to keep them running well and for a long time. At Joe’s Service Department, here are a few car-care tips we offer everyone who comes into […]

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