Southampton Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Fuel Pump

You don't have to be an expert to know what a fuel pump does; it pumps fuel. The fuel pump is vital to your engine operation delivering fuel from the tank to the engine. Failure of the pump will leave you stranded. A failing fuel pump can cause engine performance issues, stalling, sluggishness and even not starting at all. Other components can also cause these issues so if you are experiencing any of these have your car checked out by a professional. Your fuel pump is located in the fuel tank on most vehicles so many times tank removal is required to access the pump. One easy tip to extend fuel pump life is to keep your fuel tank at least 1/4 full. The fuel both cools and lubricates the pump. Excessive heat will shorten the life of the pump. Don't wait until the low fuel light comes on to refuel your ride

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Air Filters

Air Filters

How often should I replace my air filter? Air filters typically last 15,000 miles. Your cars Engine Air Filter keeps dust and debris from entering the intake and damaging the engine. This filter will build up with dirt and debris over time and begin to reduce the airflow and negatively affect fuel economy. As a part of our regular Multi-point Inspection Process we will remove and inspect the filter. Additionally we will send you a digital picture so that you can see what we see. If the filter is just dusty we will clean remove the loose debris and recheck it at your next visit. There is no charge to install a new air filter during regular service. There is a second air filter inside of your vehicle referred to as the "Cabin Air Filter" this filter is inline with your Heating and Air Conditioning system and it is responsible for keeping the dust, dirt and pollen out of the interior. These two filters are typically replaced at the same time. Engine Air Filter

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After Hours Pickup and Drop Off

After Hours Pickup and Drop Off

After Hours Key Locker at Left of Front Door Frank's Servicenter is open from Monday through Friday from 7AM – 6PM. What if I can't Pick Up my car by 6 PM closing time? No problem! If you need to pick up your keys after hours you can utilize our after hours key pick up locker. Our after hours pick up locker is located directly to the left of our front door. Your Service Advisor will assign you a locker number and 4 digit combination to retrieve your keys for secure after hours pick up. The combination is the last four digits of your phone number unless otherwise noted. If you need to drop your car off outside of regular business hours please utilize our Early Bird/Night Owl drop off system located directly to the right of our front door. After filling out the provided envelope, insert your keys and documents in the secure drop box. We will contact you to confirm that we have the correct information and details. Early Bird/Night Owl Drop Box

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