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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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Three Tips for Spring Car Care

I’m not sure what it is about springtime, but as the weather gets warmer, people get motivated to get stuff done. If car care is on your spring to-do list, here are a few tips from our auto mechanics at Joe’s Service Department.

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How to Change Your Oil

One of the most basic car maintenance tasks for Indianapolis drivers is the regular oil change. When it comes to changing your vehicle’s oil, you have two options: do it yourself at home, or take your car to a quality car service company that can do it for you. We’ll summarize both options for you […]

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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 Car Mechanic Tips: Prepare for Winter

Fall is here and that can only mean one thing – winter is patiently waiting just around the corner. Is your car prepared for the impending onslaught of slippery, ice-covered roads, frosted windshields, and inclement weather? For this edition of Indianapolis Car Mechanic Tips, we’ll be discussing how to get your car ready for winter.

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Spring Cleaning Your Car

During winter, standing outside in the cold cleaning a vehicle sounds very unappealing. It can be pretty easy to lose control of your car’s cleanliness during cold winter months, but with warmer weather on the rise, it’s time to regain your grasp on your car’s condition.

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