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Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Importance of Routine Maintenance

You hear it over and over again—how important it is to have regular car maintenance. But, unless you have been properly informed, you may not have the first clue as to what is involved and why it’s even important at all. Well, wonder no more! This week, we are highlighting the basics of routine maintenance and why it’s a critical part of maintaining the life of your vehicle. The first subject to address is what is involved in routine maintenance. While there’s no blanket checklist that covers all types of vehicles, there are certain standard procedures that should be performed monthly, quarterly, twice a year and annually. Some of the more critical elements include frequent oil changes, fluid check-ups, tire pressure evaluations, hose and belt inspections, battery life evaluations, brake checks and the replacement of common elements like wiper blades. For a comprehensive list of services your specific vehicle needs, turn to your car manufacturer. By visiting th ... read more

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Safety First

Back in the old days, safety kits were fairly common features in cars. Drivers would carefully select important items that they’d need in any emergency situation and pack them away in their trunks or under a seat. That way, if they were ever stranded or in an accident and needed immediate attention, they would be prepared. Today, however, with the use of cell phones and satellites, those safety kits have all but disappeared. And we’re not so sure that’s a good thing. According to research, the number of stranded motorists continues to increase every year. And while cell phones are incredibly helpful, they won’t be able to rescue you in the event of bad weather or an accident, nor will they be able to provide immediate first aid. That’s why, for your own safety and that of your loved ones, it’s important to have a few essentials with you that can meet immediate needs when help is not readily available or accessible. The basic elements of any safety kit addre ... read more

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Welcome to our Blog!

Greetings to our faithful and future D&R Autoworks customers! We are excited to be launching this new blog in order to provide you with helpful tips, current events and all kinds of general auto information. It’s a great way for us to serve you and thank you for your business! If you’re not familiar with D&R Autoworks, let us fill you in. For more than 20 years, we have been providing trusted, quality auto service to the Highland Park, Ill., and surrounding areas. We enjoy our community and love being able to help area residents maintain safe, reliable vehicles. At our 10,000-square foot facility conveniently located on Route 41, we are able to maintain a high volume of repair and maintenance projects, which makes it easier for us to get our customers in and out the door in a timely manner. We are equipped to service domestic, Asian and European vehicles and also are authorized dealers of Goodyear tires and many other name brands, ensuring only the best in qual ... read more

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