Do You Need Auto Repair?

Auto RepairIn order to keep your car functioning at peak performance, it’s important to know when it needs to be inspected and repaired. In order to save you time and worry, we’ve compiled a list of our top ways to know your need auto repair.

  • Is your check engine light on? Your car’s computer monitors hundreds of systems. When your car’s check engine light comes on, it is a sign that something in your system is not functioning properly and needs to be checked as soon as possible. By having your car serviced early, you can avoid additional damages from a malfunctioning component.
  • Excessive exhaust. If you have noticed that your car has more exhaust than normal this is a good indicator that your car needs service. Extra exhaust can indicate an oil leak and should be checked by a professional mechanic as soon as possible.
  • Leaks under your car. If you are noticing leaks on the ground under your car, then it’s time to have it checked by a mechanic. Water dripping from your ac system in the summer is normal, but bright green fluid, or dark red or brown fluid need to be checked.
  • Transmission issues. If you are noticing that your car is no longer shifting smoothly between gears during acceleration or deceleration, then you need to have the transmission checked for issues.
  • Unusual noises. If you have begun to notice dragging, scraping, squealing, or other new noises coming from your car, this could indicate a problem that needs repair.
  • Engine chugging. If your engine is chugging, racing, or shaking, your car may be telling you it needs a tune-up.

These are just some of the signs that your car may need repairs. If you notice anything out of the ordinary for your vehicle, it’s best to bring it to a mechanic right away. At Arbor Auto Works, we will help you inspect your vehicle for issues and make repairs as soon as possible.

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