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Car Christmas Gift Ideas 2021 - Decorations, Cleaning and More!

Car Christmas Gift Ideas 2021 - Decorations, Cleaning and More!

When the holiday music starts playing in stores everyone thinks, “what can I get for my friends and family?” If you need car enthusiast Christmas gifts, Frank’s has some ideas for you! Car Christmas Gifts 2021 Winter weather’s coming. Have Frank’s perform a multipoint inspection for your car. Fortunately car’s need attention, so there’s always a car care Christmas gift or additional accessory you can pick up for the motor head in your life. First, in this age of technology a quick music / speaker gadget is a good go-to. Anker sells a Bluetooth adapter that can turn any radio auxiliary port into a Bluetooth receiver for syncing to any device. This can even be used outside of your car - say if you’re flying home for the holiday. Car Christmas Gifts For Dad Sometimes our memory isn’t the best as we get older - but there’s a tech fix for this too! There’s a handy ga ... read more

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When To Replace Car Tires Bucks County

When To Replace Car Tires Bucks County

Driving is a serious business. One of the biggest things people overlook when it comes to car safety is their tires. An insufficient tread depth will decrease traction and could result in some slippery turns on those winding Bucks County roads. So here’s what you need to know when you need new tires. When To Replace Tires Frank’s will gladly inspect your tires! Schedule online now! Why do tires wear down? There are three major factors: regular wear, Age and Exposure to the elements. The treads of a tire are what give you traction, but both front and back tires wear down over time as you drive. Also, the rubber tires are made of will begin to degrade overtime regardless of mileage. Even if it’s just sitting on a shelf, rubber dries out and becomes brittle (like an old rubber band). Sunlight’s UV rays and harsh driving conditions can increase this process. Signs Of Tire Wear Before you look for new tires ... read more

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Do I Need A Wheel Alignment For My Car

Do I Need A Wheel Alignment For My Car

Sometimes you may ask yourself if you really need a certain car repair, but here’s why Bucks County residents won’t want to skip on a Wheel Alignment. Do I Need A Wheel Alignment? A Wheel Alignment centers your tires in your car’s wheel well and makes sure they contact the road properly. When wheels are properly aligned they point straight allowing for accurate steering, maximum traction, and increased tire life. If your car’s wheels aren’t aligned it may be a little like trying to run with your shoes untied. Not sure if you need an alignment? Come to Frank’s to find out! How To Tell You Need A Wheel Alignment If you’re thinking “a wheel alignment near me is unnecessary because I’m still getting from Point ‘A’ to ‘B’”, you may be wasting money in the long run. Wheel Alignment cost is generally much less than the price of fixing the damage cause ... read more

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Make Your Drives More Festive With These Holiday Decorations!

Make Your Drives More Festive With These Holiday Decorations!

It might be a little early to consider decorating for Christmas, but who's to say you can't? Why not go all out in your decorations by showing your holiday spirit with car decor? Holiday decor doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming either! Here are some cute and fun ways to let your creativity shine with your car decorations this year: Rudolph nose and antlers - You can get the supplies at your local auto shop, superstores, or even on Amazon. You also have the option to DIY them; all you'd need is to take a trip to an arts and craft store. Window decals or magnets - The biggest pro of window decals and magnets are that they are super easy to apply and take off. They're also adjustable, so if it blocks your view, you can move it somewhere else. It's a wonderful option for individuals who don't want to put forth too much time and effort. Car Paint - You can find washable paint pens at an arts and crafts store to use on your car body or glass su ... read more

What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean

What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean

They’re probably the most thought about car part: Tires. Without them you can’t get down the road and, although there are many sizes, nowadays there is one most popular kind. Here’s a guide to what you need to know if you need new treads or are just trying to stay inflated on your drive.  What Do The Numbers On A Car Tire Mean? Need new tires? Book a car appointment online! Pressure, load rating, diameter, width; all these things can be identified with just a glance at your car’s tires. So how can you achieve this auto-savvy skill? It’s simple, here’s a breakdown of where to find all this information on the sidewall of your tire. Maximum Tire Inflation Pressure This number is probably the most mistaken. Unless you have a flat or are in the market for new tires, you’ll probably only check the side of your tires to find out how much air to put in them. Ironically, this is one o ... read more

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How To Choose An Auto Repair Shop

How To Choose An Auto Repair Shop

Cars break down and need maintenance - it’s a fact of life. When your car is in need of repair, where do you go? If you’re wondering how to choose an auto repair shop, then we’ll let you in on how our customers find us to help you in your search for the perfect car repair shop near you. How to Choose an Auto Repair Shop Need quality car service? Book with Frank’s online now! There are a few ways customers find Frank’s Servicenter for car service. The most popular ways are word of mouth and online. But how would you choose an auto repair facility after discovering a few in your area? Here’s what to look for… Five-star Auto Repair Near Me! At Frank’s we’re very proud of what our customers say about us. Just browse some of our reviews and you’ll see why we’re popular in Southampton, PA. Regina Fisher says, “I had a great experience at Frank’s Serv ... read more

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Do I Need To Go To The Car Dealer For Service

Do I Need To Go To The Car Dealer For Service

If you’re having car trouble or worried about a check engine light you’re probably asking yourself, “Do I need to go to the dealer for service?” The simple answer is ‘No’, you don’t have to and here’s why. Do I need to go to the car dealer for service? Need quality auto repair from a trusted local shop? Come to Frank’s! We’ve all heard the nickname ‘stealership’ and horror stories about car dealership service rip-offs. So, if you’re worried you’re not getting the best service for your new or used car, you should be glad to know you have a lot of options. In 1975 Congress passed the Magnuson Moss Act which allows any repair shop to work on any car without voiding the manufacturer’s factory and/or extended warranty. Any repair shop can work on your car, they just have to follow some standard manufacturer guidelines and utilize the proper parts and m ... read more

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What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

It may seem like a simple topic, but when the rubber meets the road there’s more to tires than you might think. When it comes to all the different kinds and brands, Frank’s Servicenter can help you make the best decision for your car.    What Car Tires Are Best? Need new tires? Call Frank’s at (215) 355-8877.   There are a lot of cars on the road and whether you’re driving an SUV, compact sedan or sport car, you’ll want to know about these tire tread categories:   Touring: If you’re looking to get from Point ‘A’ to ‘B’ as smoothly as possible this kind of tire is best for you. These treads combine traction and efficiency to keep you cruising around nice and easy in all seasons. All Terrain: SUV and off-road enthusiasts will like these tires that provide the absolute best traction for going wherever life takes you, even in the worst conditions ... read more

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Car Headlight Refinishing For Yellow Lenses Fog

Car Headlight Refinishing For Yellow Lenses Fog

When it comes to headlights these days most cars have plastic lenses. Unfortunately though, these headlights tend to fog and wear over time and visibility will decrease as well. Luckily, this is an easy fix for most car owners. Headlight Refinishing In Southampton, PA Cost And Time Do you have foggy headlights? Book online with Frank’s! If your headlights are fogged and yellow, Frank’s can refinish the surface of the plastic lenses until they’re as clear as day. After so many miles debris impact and the sun’s ultraviolet rays damage headlight lenses. Having the surface of the lens refinished takes little time and will save you hundreds compared to having the entire headlight assembly removed and replaced.  DIY Car Headlight Refinishing There are plenty of Do It Yourself refinishing kits on the market and across auto parts stores, but Frank’s has performed this maintenance time and time again ... read more

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Windshield Repair Cost and Time | Southampton, PA

Windshield Repair Cost and Time | Southampton, PA

There are a lot of things that can happen to our cars from all the driving we do. It’s a scary fact since we spend so much to get around. One thing you definitely don’t want to compromise on though is your windshield and here’s why. Why Get Windshield Repair? Do you have a chipped windshield? Book online with Frank’s! It may seem surprising, but your windshield doesn’t just protect you from debris and weather flying into your car. It also functions as an integral part of your car’s structure. Without a properly repaired windshield, collision damage could result in serious injury and adversely affect airbag deployment. Small windshield chips can also grow over time if not mended. Windshield Repair And Replacement Cost And Time In the long run, it really isn’t very expensive to fix chips in a windshield, especially compared to the price of replacing the entire glass. Repairing ... read more

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