Brake Fluid Should be Clear

Brake Fluid Should be Clear

Fresh engine oil is amber in color and turns black when it is dirty. Dirty brake fluid, on the other hand, looks just like clean engine oil. Why replace something that looks clean? How would brake fluid get dirty anyway? Doesn’t it just sit there and only move around a tiny bit when you step on the brakes? Why replace it at all? Is it important?

The fact is, no other fluid is more critical to your ...

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Factory Recall Visits to the Dealer should be Free

Recall Visits to the Dealer should be Free

From time to time, many of our clients receive notices from the manufacturer notifying them of a recall situation. They are being instructed to take their vehicles to their local dealer to satisfy these recall notices. So far, no problem. Expecting nothing more than a free replacement of a defective part or some other update to their vehicle, owners are also receiving a “courtesy” inspection of the entire vehicle along with a laundry ...

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Summer is here, are you and your BMW / MINI / Mercedes ready?

Now is the best time to get your vehicles ready for summer’s upcoming heat. Below is a quick checklist for ensuring your drives in the sun will be memorable ones for all the “right” reasons.

  • Brake pad and rotor wear should be checked to make sure they are within factory specifications. Brake fluid should
    be clean and fresh. Damaged or worn out suspension parts should be replaced.
  • Worn out or damaged tires should be replaced and the wheel alignment checked. Shocks and struts also have a ...
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Oil Service for short distance vehicles

Did you know that if your average drive is just a short hop to work, or frequent, quick errands, you may need to change your engine oil more often than the average driver?

The problem is, short trips around town don’t allow your car’s engine to adequately warm up to a temperature that can burn off all the contaminants and moisture that inevitably collect inside an engine. Instead, these contaminants build up in the engine’s oil, necessitating more frequent filter and ...

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Quality Motors wishes you a great 2016

As 2016 gains momentum, everyone here at Quality Motors cannot help but consider all of our blessings. We are referring to all of our loyal customers, business associates, and friends. We are referring, of course, to YOU! This newsletter is just one way for us to say thank you. Every time you receive it, please remember that we are thinking about you and this is our way of reaching out to express our appreciation for your loyalty. We know how privileged and honored we are to have earned ...

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Higher Standards …

You can get your vehicle repaired anywhere, right? After
all, parts are parts. Every shop in town must buy the same parts.
So what difference does it make who works on your car?
The answer lies in the question: “What difference does it
make who works on your car?” All the difference in the world!
The proper repair and care of your vehicle boils down to
people; the “who” is the most important part of this equation.While
parts are parts, ...

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About those tires…

Your vehicle’s tires are expensive. You want them to last as long
as possible. So, what are the three most important things you can
do to ensure the longest possible life for your tires?

  •  Maintain proper tire pressure. Buy a high-quality tire gauge.
    Then, each time you fill up with fuel, use the gauge to check the
    pressure in each tire while the pump is running. The proper pressure
    for your vehicle is listed on a tag in the driver’s door ...
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Is car repair a commodity?

wrenchinainteasyIt is very hard to compare “apples to apples” when deciding
between auto repair shops. By contrast, when shopping around for
a new refrigerator, once you decide on a make and model you can
easily compare vendors based solely on price. The product itself
is exactly the same regardless of who you buy it from.
Car repair is different. Parts ...

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