Jacksonville Auto Repair

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Top Signs You Need Engine Repair

Vehicles are extremely complicated machines, and any number of parts can malfunction. In a society that relies so heavily on their vehicles for work and recreation, an unexpected breakdown can spell disaster. However, increasing numbers of car owners are neglecting routine maintenance and ignoring the common signs of a need for engine repair that could leave them stranded and with huge repair bills. Getting the most out of your vehicle means keeping it in the best shape possible, and that requires knowing and acting on important warning signs that your vehicle needs engine repair or maintenance. If you want to avoid the inconvenience of a breakdown, take your vehicle in to your auto repair shop when you notice any of these signs of engine problems. Warning Lights That pesky check engine light is hard to miss, but many people do not take it as seriously as they should, especially if the light is not identifying a specific problem. Warning lights are connected to a sensitive co ... read more

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Engine Repair

Top Advantages of Using Mobile Jumpstarts

Nearly always unexpected, a dead battery presents a number of frustrations and delays. Usually it happens when we are already late for a full day of work or in a place without anyone to help. Rather than waiting for help, there are a number of important reasons why calling for a mobile jumpstart service is an advantage. 1. Ready Assistance We can't always count on help to come when we need it. That's one reason why calling your local auto shop for mobile jumpstarts is an advantage. Technicians at the auto shop are ready to come to your assistance with the right equipment without delay. 2. Auto Technicians are Trained in Jumpstart Procedures Jump starting a vehicle might seem like a simple procedure, but that's not always the case. Newer vehicles are equipped with sensitive electronics which could be damaged by incorrect procedures. Automotive professionals are trained in the correct procedures and can perform a general inspection of the battery, alerting y ... read more

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2015

Preventative Maintenance

Auto Repair Shop Sandalwood Car Care in sJacksonville As a car owner, there are many things that you can do to extend the life of your vehicle. These forms of preventative maintenance can include changing your oil, checking your tire pressure, and getting regular check ups. Preventative maintenance saves you money and helps you catch small issues before they become a big problem. Just like performing routine activities like going to the gym or taking a shower, maintaining your car takes time and effort but will ultimately benefit the health of your vehicle. For your convenience, every time you visit Sandalwood Car Care, Jacksonville, FL we will check under the hood to make sure all of your vehicles vital fluids are in proper condition. We will then make recommendations based on these observations. Make sure you check your owners manual for an appropriate maintenance schedule for your specific vehicle, this wil ... read more

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2015

Sandalwood Car Care Launches NEW Website!

We got a new look!  Sandalwood Car Care of Jacksonville, FL, has launched a new website. We understand that the web is taking over how our customers are looking for businesses and services. Our goal is to make sure that our quality auto repair services can be easily found on the web! Feel free to browse around our new website and let us know what you think. Please come back frequently to check out the latest news, photos, advice & promotions. By taking your vehicle to a NAPA AutoCare Center, you're getting the best of both worlds. All AutoCare Centers are independently owned shops that take pride in their communities and customers while still being backed up by a national warranty and the trusted NAPA brand

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2014

WHY WON'T MY CAR START? PART TWO

We rely on our cars to get us to work, to school, and back home again. And we often take it for granted that they all always work for us. But

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2011

STOPPING POWER STARTS WITH YOUR TIRES

Sure, your brakes play a critical part in stopping your car, but your tires also have considerable impact on your vehicle's ability to stop effectively. And with Hurricane Irene heading

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Tires

WHY WON'T MY CAR START? PART ONE

You turn the key and nothing happens. Here in Jacksonville, cold weather certainly isn't the culprit, especially in August. Multiple issues can keep your car from starting properly. First, it's important

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2011

HMM, WHAT DOES THAT SOUND MEAN?

Maybe it's coming from under the hood, or perhaps it sounds like a backfire from the cars rear. Those unexpected noises can tell you quite a bit about what's wrong

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2011

SEVEN SIGNS YOU NEED A NEW ALTERNATOR

Your alternator is part of the system that delivers electricity throughout your vehicle, powering the headlights, interior lights, and accessories. Driven by the crankshaft, the alternator is usually located near

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2011

ARE HYBRID AND ELECTRIC CARS AS RESILIENT AS THEIR TRADITIONAL COUNTERPARTS?

Recently John Robb of Global Guerrillas published a short blog post on this. His conclusion: no. It's important to explain what resilient means. The word doesn't mean that electric and

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Hybrid