Make Your Vehicle Last

Posted June 4, 2017 2:59 AM



We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, ON folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do without. Most Windsor drivers couldn't afford new vehicles very often, so they had to make them last as long as they could.

It's a good thing that vehicles are more reliable these days. They just don't break down as often. And the good news for us ON penny pinchers is that a modern vehicle can easily go 200,000 miles/320,000 km with proper care. The engineering and the manufacturing quality is tremendous. The missing ingredient is us Windsor vehicle owners making sure we follow the vehicle manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedules.

Every time you go a little farther between recommended oil changes, you have created an opportunity for sludge to be formed and for clogged passages. Then some vehicle parts don't get properly lubricated and they start to wear out faster. Skip a cooling system service and the corrosion inhibitors become depleted; the radiator starts being damaged - one step closer to a failure. Same thing is true for transmission service, power brakes, fuel system cleaning - really everything on your schedule.

It is probably even more important for older vehicles. Those engines and other systems have had more time to get dirty, so they are a bit more stressed anyway. But it is never too late to get back on track with your auto maintenance and to hold off further damage.

And it really does start with the oil change. When you get a full service oil change in Windsor at Bill's Automotive Diagnostic & Repair, we top off all your fluids and check for other items that are on your maintenance schedule. It's like your safety net. Go in for an oil change on time, and let your service advisor at Bill's Automotive Diagnostic & Repair help you keep track of the rest.

Some things are going to wear out along the way, things like alternators, water pumps, etc. But fixing those at Bill's Automotive Diagnostic & Repair is cheaper than a new car  payment for Windsor drivers. And taking care of problems early means they have less time to mess with other things. It is like having high cholesterol - you don't want to wait for a heart attack before you address it.

Bill's Automotive Diagnostic & Repair
2850 Jefferson Blvd.
Windsor, ON N8S 2V9
519.944.0107
http://billsautomotive.com




Search


Archive

July 2015 (18)
August 2015 (4)
September 2015 (5)
October 2015 (5)
November 2015 (4)
December 2015 (2)
February 2016 (2)
March 2016 (4)
April 2016 (4)
May 2016 (5)
June 2016 (4)
July 2016 (4)
August 2016 (5)
September 2016 (4)
October 2016 (5)
November 2016 (4)
December 2016 (4)
January 2017 (5)
February 2017 (4)
March 2017 (4)
April 2017 (5)
May 2017 (3)
June 2017 (5)

Categories

Air Conditioning (4)
Alignment (4)
Battery (3)
Brakes (7)
Cabin Air Filter (4)
Check Engine Light (1)
Cooling System (4)
Differential Service (1)
Drive Train (2)
Exhaust (3)
Fluids (3)
Fuel Economy (2)
Fuel System (18)
Headlamps (1)
Inspection (2)
Keys to a long lasting vehicle (1)
Maintenance (14)
Monitoring System (1)
Older Vehicles (2)
Parts (1)
Safety (1)
Serpentine Belt (1)
Service Intervals (2)
Service Standards (2)
Shocks & Struts (2)
Steering (3)
Suspension (1)
Timing Belt (1)
Tires and Wheels (11)
Transmission (3)
Windshield Wipers (4)

Bill's Automotive
2850 Jefferson Blvd
Windsor, ON N8T 3J2
519-944-0107
View Location

Make A Tire or Auto Repair Appointment Today

Bill's Automotive is proud to call Windsor, ON home.  We're confident that our wide selection of tires has the right fit for your needs and budget.  We offer tires from trusted brands like Michelin®, BF Goodrich, and Uniroyal®.  We pride ourselves on being your go-to auto repair shop in Windsor, ON. Let us earn your business. Schedule an appointment today.