Friday, November 22, 2013

Steering and Suspension Issues Best Left to an D.C. Auto Repair Shop

Of all the components in your car, the steering and suspension take some of the heaviest wear. Being alert to the symptoms of steering and suspension problems and practicing proper maintenance are, as always, the way to catch small problems before they turn into catastrophic and costly ones... If you don’t already, you should know what kind of steering and suspension your car has. Does your car use rack and pinion steering or another system? Do you have power steering? Is your car front wheel drive or rear wheel drive? An automobile is a finely-tuned machine; all their components work together to ensure drivers and their passengers a smooth ride. However, a malfunctioning steering or suspension system can easily reduce the smoothness of a car's drive. Many Washington D.C. auto repair experts claim that repairing these two systems is a simple task, but many drivers neglect the warning signs of a steering or suspension problem, resulting in replacement instead of repair.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

DC Oil Change Service Extends the Natural Life of Your Car’s Engine

Long Road Trips Many families take their cars for vacations during the holiday season. These road trips can cause serious strain on the engine, causing the oil to work harder. As such, it is important to have your oil checked before a road trip, just to make sure it’s up for the task at hand: It's definitely a good idea to look your car over before long drives, says Dan Edmunds, director of vehicle testing for… If the oil change interval would arrive during the trip, then it's a good idea to change it before you leave. While there are many oil change myths circulating around out there, most of these “myths” actually have some truth to them. When it comes to changing oil, you should trust the opinion of a reputable D.C. car repair and preventive maintenance service like Georgetown Exxon. With the winter season coming soon, now would be the best time to have your oil changed.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

We Offer Seasonal Maintenance & Auto Repair so DC Locals Can Prepare for Winter

With winter just a few weeks away, you should realize that now is the best time to have your cars and other vehicles checked, in order to avoid the hassle and unnecessary expenses that will only add up to your holiday spending. To help prepare your cars for the coming season, Georgetown Exxon offers comprehensive DC auto repair and inspections. The key to preventing those automobile breakdowns from ruining your holidays is a full seasonal inspection and quality winterizing services. We begin by checking your car's essential fluids and conducting a system flush and fluid replacements to ensure that the gears will be running efficiently and smoothly despite the cold weather conditions. We will also check and repair problems involving the other major systems like the brakes, transmission, power steering, coolant, and drive line.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Georgetown Exxon Prepares DC Tires for the Coming Winter Season

We will make sure that they are properly installed, balanced, and aligned, to ensure your driving safety and your car's optimum performance. Furthermore, we will also provide assistance when it comes to conducting pressure checks and rotating the tires, which affects the responsiveness of the tires when steering and braking. Not just for the winter season though; we will also help you with your tire needs through our extensive selection of quality tires for Washington DC car owners. We carry some of the most trusted names in the tire manufacturing field like Goodyear, Firestone, Michelin, Pirelli, Kumho, Bridgestone, and Continental. Aside from the tires, we also offer other services like oil changes to ensure that the gears of your car are working efficiently, and replacement of belts and hoses to prevent engine overheating. We also specialize in mufflers and exhaust systems and keep them working properly to avoid harmful emissions from making its way into your car.