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Category Archives: Vehicle Inspection

Why Vehicle Inspections are Important

Why Vehicle Inspections are Important

Most Truckee car and truck owners come to their knowledgeable Quality Automotive Servicing service advisor with specific services in mind and an idea of how much they’ll be spending. But how should you react when additional and unexpected items are uncovered that require attention? Every vehicle repair or maintenance customer at Quality Automotive Servicing receives a Red Check Inspection at no additional cost. This inspection is performed to assist the customer in planning future service and sometimes will uncover an issue that needs to be addressed immediately. It is not uncommon for customers to suspect that a shop is just adding on unnecessarily to a work order. At Quality Automotive Servicing be assured this is not the case. Our mission is to be Your Trusted Local Auto Care and in order to accomplish this, we inspect the vehicle and give an honest recommendation of what services are needed immediately and in the future. Recommendations are based on the m ... read more

My Car Is Making A Pinging Sound. What Does It Mean?

A pinging sound coming from the engine indicates timing problems and will cause internal engine damage. Sometimes it is caused by poor quality or low octane fuel. We strongly advise you have your vehicle checked out by a professional to determine the cause and whether it’s causing damage

When should I replace my fuel filter?

To help ensure dependable, trouble-free performance, replace your car's fuel filter approximately every 30,000 miles or as recommended in your vehicle's owner's manual. This is especially important in our mountain driving environment due to dust and salt on the roadways