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Extended Warranties, Are They Worth The Money?

Have you been bombarded with calls about your car warranty?  Why are these companies so aggressive and most importantly is an extended warranty worth it?   Who better to answer those questions than your local auto shop? If you live in Truckee, North Lake Tahoe, Homewood, Auburn, Tahoe City, Kings Beach or Incline Village, you can depend on honest answers and service solutions from Quality Automotive Servicing.      Why are those Robo callers so persistent ?  Extended warranty companies are playing off the mood and fears of people who are likely to be experiencing financial stress right now. They want to remind you, with an annoying number of calls, that you are vulnerable to the high cost of car repair.  This is Fear Marketing 101. Before you are worn down and actually press one to speak with a representative, AKA salesperson on commission, there are some things that should be considered.  ... read more

You're Dealership Alternative; Major Mileage Service

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Full Circle Community Support a Core Value at Quality Automotive Servicing

Full Circle Community Support a Core Value at Quality Automotive Servicing

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Jack Waltershied Completes Apprentice Training Program

Jack Waltershied Completes Apprentice Training Program

Local Truckee High School Graduate Completes Apprentice Program  Congratulations to Jack Waltershied, the first graduate of the newly created technician apprentice program at Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee, California.   At the age of 16, Jack was hired at Quality Automotive Servicing as a shop assistant. The team at Quality saw that Jack was smart, personable and with training would be a great addition to the team.   When Jack showed interest in automotive repair as a career and was making plans for study beyond high school, Quality Automotive Servicing saw an opportunity to develop an apprenticeship program. QAS helped with Jack's enrollment in the Technician Training program at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) and he became Quality's first apprentice.  The QAS apprentice program combines college and hands-on training to develop young adults toward successful careers in the indus ... read more

Avoid a Collision With Wildlife - Invest in Headlight Restoration

Avoid a Collision With Wildlife - Invest in Headlight Restoration

Truckee, CA:   Beware of wildlife on Truckee and Lake Tahoe roads warns Quality Automotive Servicing of Truckee, CA.  Deer and bear on the roadway are common and each year they fall victim to collisions with vehicles.  "It's absolutely horrible to hit an animal in the first place, but it can also do a lot of damage to your car," says a local Sierra Valley commuter. Quality Automotive Servicing recommends that if you drive at night, one of the best things you can do is improve your night vision with a professional headlight restoration service.    Headlights become yellowed and cloudy over time (see below). This decreases the distance a driver can see at night.  On   mountain highways and roads, not having clear and long distance vision can result in not identifying wildlife until it's too late to avoid them.  If you drive areas with heavy deer activity, a h ... read more