It Is Time To Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they give us guidelines to follow regarding how often to inspect the various parts and systems on our car, truck, SUVs. Vehicular components are required to meet certain standards. The government mandates some of these standards. Others are set by the auto...

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Check-Up

Your browser does not support video There are a lot of things in life that Gig Harbor residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Gig Harbor dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don’t stay on schedule with these routines, it can lead to embarrassing, painful or expensive consequences. Scheduled maintenance is also part of good car care. Gig Harbor drivers should take their car, truck,...

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Road Trip Preparation for Summer!

People from love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it’s great! But there’s nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now you can’t always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. Heading out on a road trip? Stop by before you head out to make sure everything is in good repair. Mackert Automotive, Gig Harbor, WA. — 3416 57th Street Court NW. Call us...

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Why People In Gig Harbor Hesitate to Get their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our roads have one or more service or repair that’s needed, but hasn’t been taken care of. Now that’s a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. Some of the neglected items are minor. Others are serious safety concerns. There are several reasons why we hesitate to take care of recommended services; especially services that our automotive advisor recommends when we’re in for something else, like an...

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