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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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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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Check Your Tire Pressure In Winter

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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Get a Tune Up for Preventative Maintenace

Step Up for a Tune-Up

Uh oh, the dreaded “check engine” light came on. Or you’re starting to notice your brakes aren’t quite as responsive as they used to be. Are you scratching your head to remember when was your last tune-up? It might be time to bring in your car to Joe’s Service Department for a dose of preventative […]

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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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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 […]

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Post-Winter Car Tips

It’s safe to say that we’ve made it through winter… we think! With one of the roughest winters in decades for the Midwest, our cars need some extra love as we welcome the warm weather. You’ve probably avoided doing several car maintenance tasks due to many days of sub-zero temperatures. Now you have to make […]

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Indianapolis Auto Repair Tips: The Winter Wind Down

You’ve survived another winter – time to pat yourself on the back. Before you do, though, make sure that your car has gotten the memo that spring is on its way. Today we have some Indianapolis auto repair tips to help you survive the next round of seasonal driving conditions.

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Indianapolis Car Mechanic Tips: Winter Driving

Even a short drive to the grocery store can be dangerous in any season. In winter, however, the chances of getting into an unfortunate accident increase drastically. With unpredictable weather (and motorists) populating ice-covered roads, it’s important to brush up on your winter driving techniques. In today’s edition of Indianapolis Car Mechanic Tips, we’ll discuss […]

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