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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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Routine Maintenance

Our Top 4 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Auto Maintenance

Here at Joe’s Service Department, we get a lot of questions about car maintenance. Proper maintenance is key to extending the lifespan of your vehicle and avoiding costly repair bills. To help you keep your car in tip top shape, we’ve decided to discuss our top four most frequently asked questions.

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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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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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3 FAQs about Oil Changes

At Joe’s Service Department of Indianapolis, we get many questions from our customers about routine car maintenance. Many people understand that their car needs regular service, like an oil change, but they don’t really know the why behind it. In this post, we’ll address a few of the most common questions we get about standard oil […]

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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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