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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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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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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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