The Importance of Oil Changes

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At Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.

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Helpful Halloween Tips

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As we gear up for one of the busiest times of the year, we want to ensure that everyone is safe. Here are some tips to navigating through all the costumes and trick-or-treaters this Halloween:

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When and Why Your Vehicle Needs a Tune-up

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Tune-ups are an important and frequently neglected aspect of automotive care. Most drivers don’t really consider the mechanical condition of their car, so long as nothing is wrong with it. However, if a vehicle is tuned-up and maintained correctly, many mechanical failures (and expenses) will be avoided altogether. So whne is the right time to get a tune-up?

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Transmission Problems are Slippery Business

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Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors that are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip. Our highly trained technicians are ready to get you going with a top transmission.

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How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

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At Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

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