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Your Vehicle Is A Lot Like Your Body

Your vehicle is a lot like your body. When you notice something is hurting, you wait until you just can’t stand it anymore, finally calling your doctor so they can examine your symptoms and prescribe a solution. Your mechanic is similar to your doctor because when your […]

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How to Hire a Mechanic – Part 2 of 2

Written by Joe Schumacher – Owner/Mechanic of Joe’s Slinger Service LLC    How to know if your Mechanic is Honest Searching for the right mechanic is a multi-step process. Word of mouth will often help you zero in on a garage that does good work and reading […]

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How to Hire a Mechanic – Part 1 of 2

Written by Joe Schumacher – Owner/Mechanic of Joe’s Slinger Service LLC   Searching for the right mechanic is a multi-step process. Word of mouth will often help you zero in on a garage that does good work and reading reviews provided on Auto Repair Shop’s website is always […]

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Automobile Warning Lights

Warning Lights That Signal Car Repair Do you know what each and every one of the warning lights on your car’s dashboard represents? Probably not, but there are a few warning lights that every driver should know, if only because they cannot be ignored (regardless if you’re […]

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Automobile Emissions Testing in Slinger Wisconsin

Emissions Testing – What’s the Deal? Blog by John Mecikalski Earlier this spring, a gentleman walked into our shop. He asked us this question; “Would you like to increase the number of potential customers coming through your shop?” Now, this is not the first time, nor will […]

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Hot Weather Vehicle Checklist

I remember when I was a kid, my mom always had me running through a sprinkler or into the swimming pool on hot days to make sure I was keeping cool in the summer heat. Weather like we are experiencing now can be difficult to handle, for […]

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Transmission Services

Your vehicle’s transmission is the “heart and soul” of your vehicle.  If it is not taken care of properly, its life will be reduced significantly.  Some people think getting their transmission fluid “flushed” is an auto repair’s shop “scam.”  I’m here to tell you that  it is […]

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Radiator Service Keeping Your Vehicle Cool Under the Hood

Your vehicle’s engine consists of many moving parts, as they move they create friction, which creates heat. It’s the radiators job to cool down the engine. Your vehicle’s radiator keeps everything cool under the hood to help prevent overheating and other serious problems. To keep your engine […]

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What is Synthetic Oil?

Wikipedia’s definition is: Synthetic oil is a lubricant consisting of chemical compounds that are artificially made (synthesized). Synthetic lubricants can be manufactured using chemically modified petroleum components rather than whole crude oil, but can also be synthesized from other raw materials. Synthetic oil is used as a […]

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How to Not Break Down in the Dead of Wisconsin Winter

Some simple seasonal auto service can keep your wheels moving. Joe’s Slinger Service offers these winterizing tips for drivers: Check antifreeze. Cooling-system failure is the No. 1 cause of engine related breakdowns. Maintain a 50/50 ratio of antifreeze to water, and flush antifreeze at the manufacturer recommended […]

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