What does the PCV System do & why is it important to you?

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On modern vehicles, the PCV system (Positive Crankcase Ventilation System) is essential to ensuring your car or truck is ready to go when you are and remains a long-lasting, reliable vehicle. It’s much more than just emissions control - your PCV system serves multiple purposes and is quite interesting! How does it work, and what are those purposes?  Here at Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, we have those answers for you!

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Do You Smell One Of These Smells? It's Time To Bring Your Car In.

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If you’ve owned a vehicle long, particularly one with a few miles on it, you have probably encountered a peculiar smell that grabbed your attention. Scents that you encounter while driving (emanating from your vehicle, not the horse farm down the road) are indicators of your vehicle's health and often the first warning that something may be wrong. Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua has assembled this list to prepare for you for the next time you smell something odd, so you’ll know what’s going on next time you notice a funny smell.

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I will certainly be taking my vehicles here in the future!

Chris Branyan
Customer Review
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Keith was excellent to work with; he was up front, honest and direct concerning the repair needed to be done on my Expedition. He took the time to explain the issue and diagnosis. He and his shop’s turnaround repair time exceeded my expectations. I will certainly be taking my vehicles to him for any future maintenance and repairs. Thank you to each and every one of you!

Tips for Better Gas Mileage

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On average, today’s vehicles get better gas mileage than ever. There are still ways to get the most out of the fuel that you put into your tank. Here are the factors that affect gas mileage, and what you can do to maximize yours, from Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ.

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ABS Lit On Your Dashboard, Here Is What That Means!

At Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, we’ve got every answer to your transmission questions and needs, and answers to a lot of things that fall outside of that realm as well. Today, we’re talking about the ABS light - an issue that plagues many modern drivers at some point or another.

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