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Monthly Archives: October 2020

What kind of Parts will you use on my vehicle?

When it comes to automotive parts there is a never ending selection of possibilities. Every new car manufacturer sells parts, thousands of different aftermarket manufacturers and you can even find automotive parts on Amazon or Ebay! Unfortunately not all parts are created equally. If you have ever found yourself searching for a component online you likely understand that there is a wide variety of options available. Just one component of the service that we provide is proper part selection for you vehicle repairs. Our service associates have years of knowledge and experience in automotive repair and maintenance to choose the best value option for you. All of our work is also covered by an industry leading 2 Year and 24,000 mile warranty. Choosing the best quality parts while providing you the highest value is out mission. There are instances where the Original manufacturer part was poorly designed and there are companies that provide an updated solution. There are conversely also tim ... read more

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Should I go to “the dealer” to have my car serviced?

You have been enjoying driving your brand new car and its time to have it serviced, but where should you go? There are many great options for automotive service and repair in our area and you should find the solution that fits your personality and needs the best. You may be asking yourself, well, "My car is Under Warranty, Do I Need to got to a new car dealership?" NO! you can choose to have your car serviced where ever you prefer by whomever you prefer! You can even choose to do the maintenance yourself! This is legally made possible by the Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act of 1975. One of the many features of this Warranty Act is that it makes it illegal for manufacturers or dealers to claim that your warranty is void or to deny coverage under your warranty simply because someone other than the dealer did the work. See a full description from the Federal Trade Commission ... read more

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Oil Change

How long will it take to change my oil? That is a great question! To just merely drain and refill the engine oil on your car is a relatively easy and quick task. Unfortunately vehicle maintenance is much more than just "changing the oil" as the title suggests. So the real question is what is an "Oil Change"? An Oil Change is actually just one part of a 3,000/5,000/10,000 mile service. One of the many items that is completed during this service is the simple draining and refilling of the motor oil and replacement of the oil filter. Although to keep your complete vehicle safely operating as designed there are actually many more items that will be inspected, adjusted and serviced at this service visit. First of all the vehicle will have a complete digital maintenance inspection performed. All of the fluids will be checked for level, cleanliness, replacement and topped off as required. The tires will be inspected and the pressures adjusted as needed. Throughout the mainten ... read more

When Can I Get My Vehicle Serviced?

When Can I Get My Vehicle Serviced?

Let's face it, having your car serviced can feel like a real inconvenience. Nobody really wants to stop their life to get their car serviced! It is not something that we look forward to, although it needs to be completed Better to do it on your schedule then to wait for an emergency and suffer a real significant inconvenience. To speak with an advisor and schedule your service we are available to assist you Monday through Friday from 7 AM through 5:30 PM. We can also be reached 24 hours a day through our web site www.FranksServicenter.com as well as via email at [email protected] To keep your busy life moving we are happy to offer transportation solutions while your car is in for service. Frank's Servicenter offers FREE loaner vehicles, these vehicles are in high demand and we recommend scheduling your service with a loaner well in advance. If a loaner car is not the best solution for you we are also ... read more

PA State Inspection

What is "State Inspection"?In the state of Pennsylvania by law *every car* operating on the road must be inspected annually to verify safe operation. (*some exceptions apply to specialty/antique vehicles) The inspection is a visual and physical examination of your vehicle and its safety components. The inspectors adhere to published guidelines provided by the State to verify the safe operation of all motor vehicles. Completion of a successful inspection is indicated by a sticker located in the lower left corner of your windshield. Who can perform State Inspection?Licensed mechanics working at a state approved inspection station perform all of the Pennsylvania State Inspections. The mechanics must pass a physical and written test to verify their capability. Both the inspectors as well as the stations are monitored and audited by state officials. When do I need to have the inspection done?The reflective badges on your windshield indicate ... read more