Monthly Archives: December 2019

What Causes Cars to Breakdown During Winter?

What Causes Cars to Breakdown During Winter?

We know that winter driving can be stressful, especially when you try to stay off the roads in times of winter storms and snow. The best thing you can do to be as prepared as possible when hitting the road in the winter is by ensuring that your vehicle is ready to handle the cold weather.  An inspection at our shop can help guarantee that your vehicle is in the best condition to stay reliable through the winter weather, and if not, we can help make the repairs necessary to get your vehicle where it needs to be.  Here are some of the top causes of winter vehicle breakdowns:  Engine overheating - Motor oil runs thicker in cold temperatures, making it harder for it to circulate and keep your car running smoothly—and prevent it from overheating. A dead battery - It’s harder for car batteries to produce a charge in winter — meaning it might not be able to produce enough energy to start your car when you turn the key. Radiator failure - You left your veh ... read more

Happy Thanksgiving from Eurotech Auto Service!

Happy Thanksgiving from Eurotech Auto Service!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Eurotech Auto Service! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. With all the holidays comes lots of travel, so if you are planning a road trip in the near future, we recommend that you check off some important travel measures before you hit the road.  Be sure to have your vehicle inspected by the experts here at Eurotech Auto Service before you hit the road. You never want to be caught in a situation where you are stuck without a working vehicle, so guaranteeing that your vehicle is ready for any road trip will keep your family safe and bring you peace of mind on the road.    Pack ample blankets and coats for the road to keep warm if you’re traveling in the cold this winter.    Have an emergency kit on hand in your trunk to help out in cases of emergencies. Some things to make sure you have with you include a spare tire, jack, wrench, flashlight, flares, cell phone char ... read more

Follow These Safety Tips Before Hitting the Road

Follow These Safety Tips Before Hitting the Road

The most important thing when it comes to driving is your safety on the road. We know that driving becomes more of a routine, and you end up just getting into your car everyday without putting much thought into it. However, driving on the road can be vulnerable, especially when you not only rely on your own safe driving, but also the safe driving of others. This is why following certain safety tips before getting into your car every day can help guarantee you arrive to your destination safely.  Before you get into your vehicle, be sure to check off the following:  You've had a good night's rest and don't feel drowsy Eat a snack or meal before hitting the road Be ready for work or school, don't try to get ready in your vehicle You have enough gas to get to and from your destination You know where you are going or have GPS ready and set Your music or radio is set so you aren't messing with it on the road While driving, remember these safety tips: You ... read more

What are Brake Failure Warning Signs?

What are Brake Failure Warning Signs?

Brakes are a very vital component of your vehicle that should never be ignored if an issue arises, especially when you notice a change in performance or experience a problem with braking. Your brakes allow you to stop and slow down when needed to drive safely on the road. If you notice a strange noise, sound, or performance issue, don't hesitate to bring your vehicle into Eurotech Auto Service for an inspection.  Many parts of the brakes can wear down or warp over time, which is why it is important to pay attention to how your vehicle works. Worn brake pads or a warped rotor can cause a decrease in brake performance and can also lead to brake failure. As soon as you notice an issue, don’t hesitate to give our shop a call or schedule an appointment online for friendly service.  According to the Car Care Council, here are the top warning signs to look out for that can indicate a problem with your vehicle’s brakes: Noise: screeching, grinding or clicking noise ... read more

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