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What Is A Coolant Flush? Car Antifreeze Maintenance

What Is A Coolant Flush? Car Antifreeze Maintenance

You probably touched the hood of your car before and noticed that it was or wasn’t hot. Have you ever wondered how your motor can get so hot though and still run? Thanks to your cooling system your car is able to keep operating temperature and get you where you need to go. one of the key elements of the cooling system is the Coolant or Antifreeze. What Is A Coolant Flush? Need new coolant in your car? Book online with Frank’s! After miles and years go by the coolant that was keeping your car from overheating eventually breaks down and gets dirty. The biggest issue is that the PH level of the coolant changes and it becomes acidic. When this happens scaling and rust deposits can build up and deteriorate essential parts of your car’s cooling system. The head gasket, water pump, radiator, and hoses are just a few areas often affected by this. To keep the inside of your motor in tip-top shape the coolant needs to be period ... read more

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What Is Antifreeze In A Car Used For

What Is Antifreeze In A Car Used For

You may not believe it, but everyday you rely on a substance called Ethylene Glycol. What the heck is that? It’s a chemical used to keep your car operating the way it needs to so you can stay on the road. What Is Antifreeze In A Car Not sure if your car needs antifreeze? Come to Frank’s by making an appointment online! When water freezes it expands - you might remember this from a school science lesson. Sometimes that expansion can be a problem though - say if it cracks the engine block of your car’s motor! To avoid this predicament, antifreeze was made and it does just that. It prevents water from freezing in the winter or boiling in the summer.  What Is Antifreeze Used For? In automotive terms, when antifreeze is mixed with water it becomes known as Coolant. This mixture runs through your car’s motor and keeps that temperature needle right in the center, keeping your car at proper operating tempe ... read more

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Driving In Snow and Ice | Winter Road Hazards

Driving In Snow and Ice | Winter Road Hazards

Driving is something you have to take seriously and with all that snow and ice on the roads, what if the worst should happen? Don’t worry! As always, Frank’s Servicenter has the info you need to get you through it all.  Driving In Snow and Ice Need accident repair? Book online with Frank's! When it comes to winter conditions and driving in snow and ice, safety is very important. Here’s a list of tips to get you to your destination without any trouble: 1. No sudden changes: in steering or with speeding up or slowing down. If your tires turn too fast they may lose their grip and braking too quickly can do the same. 2. Momentum is your friend. If you’re approaching a hill you don’t want to speed up or slow down, but use your car’s momentum to carry you through. Adjust your speed carefully to anticipate change in elevation. 3. Test your traction: by using your brakes lightly if no one is behind you. This ... read more

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How To Get Your Car Towed To A Mechanic

How To Get Your Car Towed To A Mechanic

In our daily lives we’re on the road a lot. Whether it’s for work or fun, we have a lot of places to go. So what do you do if your car stops working!? Don’t panic. You just need a tow and Frank’s has all the info you need to get your car in for service and back on the road again. How To Get Your Car Towed Car not working? Call Frank’s to have your questions answered! (215) 355-8877 Maybe you got in an accident, maybe you have a car that’s been sitting awhile or maybe your car just won’t start; either way Frank’s Servicenter is here to guide you through the process. Our auto techs and service staff have seen the whole gamut of car issues and can walk you through what needs to be done step by step. Even after hours you can call us and our 24-hour answering service will help you reach the option you need. Should You Drive Your Car To A Mechanic Instead Of Towing? If you’re thinking, “How can ... 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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