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Welcome to the Joyce Automotive auto repair blog! Check back regularly for new posts that will give you important information about how to take care of your vehicle, including topics such as towing, tires, commercial vehicle repair, transmissions, oil changes, vehicle tune-ups, wheel alignments, engine repair, and much more!

Can Your Truck Reach 200,000 Miles? With Regular Truck Maintenance, It Is Possible

Can Your Truck Reach 200,000 Miles? With Regular Truck Maintenance, It Is Possible

Oddly enough, most people get really nervous when the miles on their truck, or car for that matter, climb over the 100k mileage mark without realizing that at that point, the vehicle could just be going through middle age. There are plenty of vehicles that are still kicking past 200k and the main key to(…)

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Top Reasons for a Regular Vehicle Tune-up

Top Reasons for a Regular Vehicle Tune-up

A discussion about the reasons for a vehicle tune-up must begin with what that really is. In the old days, a traditional vehicle tune-up included new spark plugs and filters. Older non-electronic ignition vehicles will still need this type of service regularly. Newer vehicles have electronic ignitions and fuel injection systems, so routine vehicle maintenance(…)

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Does Your Automobile Technician Need a License?

Does Your Automobile Technician Need a License?

When you take your vehicle in for repairs or service, you want to be sure that the automobile technician not only knows what he is doing, but also that he has the appropriate training to deal with unexpected issues. Ideally, you want a licensed automobile technician—someone who has the required experience and education to be(…)

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Auto Maintenance Tips on Getting Your Mileage into 6-Figure Territory

Auto Maintenance Tips on Getting Your Mileage into 6-Figure Territory

Improvements in metallurgy, build quality and technology mean that cars are living longer and longer. And we’re not talking about Japanese cars only – Europeans and domestics are giving reliable service up to, and exceeding, 150,000 miles. With the right care, you can keep virtually any car on the road for as long as you(…)

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What You Should Expect from a Professional Truck Maintenance Company

What You Should Expect from a Professional Truck Maintenance Company

You need to choose the right type of truck maintenance and service provider to achieve optimal performance. The auto shop should have trained, licensed technicians who can work on light, medium and heavy-duty trucks. If your truck cannot be brought to the facility, the auto shop should have the ability to tow the truck in.(…)

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Ways to Tell a Good Automotive Technician from a R.A.T.

Ways to Tell a Good Automotive Technician from a R.A.T.

Some major consumer complaints about auto shops include paying for services not provided, being cheated into overpaying, buying parts of inferior quality, or an automotive technician actually installing faulty parts that malfunction over time. Luckily, there are some ways of sniffing out a “R.A.T.” R: REPUTATION Of course, when you enter the average auto shop(…)

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