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Come On, START!

By BecksAutoCenter | September 20, 2020

For experienced drivers, we’ve all been there.  It’s the first chilly day of the new season. You pack up your lunch, put on your jacket, and get in the car. Shivering slightly, you put the key in the ignition, and… …slowly, it cranks to life.  Phew! Once your heart rate returns to normal, you drive …

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Forewarned Is Forearmed

By BecksAutoCenter | September 17, 2020

This old proverb is especially true when purchasing a used car, truck or SUV. Buying a used vehicle has its advantages, but it also comes with a lot of questions and a degree of uncertainty. •    How safe is the vehicle?•    Is the vehicle reliable?•    What is the maintenance history and future maintenance schedule?•    Are …

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Routine Maintenance Keeps Vehicles Running Smoother, Longer

By BecksAutoCenter | September 2, 2020

Vehicles come in all shapes, sizes, makes and models, but regardless of how big the car, truck or SUV they all require routine maintenance in order to run smoothly and provide safe, dependable transportation.  Keeping your vehicle in top running order will not only extend the life of your vehicle, but it will also help …

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Does This Car HAVE a Heater?

By BecksAutoCenter | September 1, 2020

Ah, fall is upon us! The leaves are turning pretty colors, carved pumpkins are showing up on doorsteps and front lawns, and the air is fresh and crisp… …and cold. But never fear! As you’re on your way to work in the morning, you can turn on your trusty heater and take in that familiar …

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Oh, the Little Things – Top 5 Auto Checklist

By BecksAutoCenter | August 1, 2020

It may seem silly at first. You make a checklist to take care of all the “little things” as you get your car ready for a new school year. But you may be surprised at how these seemingly small matters can become a real problem if not dealt with ahead of time. As the leaves …

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What Do You Know About Brakes?

By BecksAutoCenter | July 15, 2020

So, how much do you know about the brakes in your car?  For many of us, we know little more than…it’s the pedal on the left.  The same was true for Bobby’s son, Billy. This, of course, is why Billy sought his father’s assistance when his brakes were ready for an overhaul before heading to …

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Leave it to the Pros – Auto AC

By BecksAutoCenter | July 1, 2020

Remember that time you “fixed” your brother’s bicycle, only to have him fall on his face as the handlebars slid out of place? Well…perhaps your mechanical aptitude has improved since then, but there are still times when it’s best to rely on a trusty mechanic.  AC repair is one of those times. Stay tuned as …

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Essential Car Tips for Back to School

By BecksAutoCenter | April 20, 2020

Tis the season of mixed feelings. And there’s more happening than the bipolar weather that’s cold in the morning and hot in the afternoon. We also have the mixed feelings happening between the excitement of embarking on a new school year and the dread of the upcoming winter weather.  And your car feels the same …

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Doing Auto Repairs Around COVID-19

By BecksAutoCenter | April 3, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many small businesses, like ours, to change the way we serve our customers. At a time when we need to be extra diligent in our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Beck’s Auto Center has established the following procedures. Business Hours:  Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm Oil change appointments are …

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Are Your Tires Ready for Spring Break?

By BecksAutoCenter | February 3, 2020

Spring Break trips are just around the corner and those who will be driving to their final destination will want to make sure their tires are ready. When it comes to inspecting or replacing your tires let your Lafayette area tire shop help you stay safe in your travels. Check Your Tires Before Hitting the Road …

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