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What Is Labor Day?

By BecksAutoCenter | August 27, 2021

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day was born in the late 19th century from organized labor movements across the country. In September of 1882, unions in New York City decided to hold a celebration of labor unions and their hard-won battles to establish them. Soon after, unions in other states started to hold …

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IT’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL FOR YOUR CAR TOO

By BecksAutoCenter | August 9, 2021

When the smell of new notebooks and crayons fills the muggy, late-summer Indiana air, you know it’s back-to-school season. Along with getting your children supplied with everything they need for the upcoming year, don’t forget about your vehicle. There’s nothing more frustrating than having a full schedule of drop-offs and pick-ups to and from school …

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Should I Fix My Own Car AC?

By BecksAutoCenter | July 20, 2021

You’re driving down the highway and hit the rush hour stop-and-go. You roll down your window and lean out to try and see what could be the hold up, when the wind blasts you in the face like a hair dryer.  It’s a scorcher out there.  You roll the window back up and kick the …

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Summer Swimming Destinations 2021

By BecksAutoCenter | July 5, 2021

Along with everything else, we saw most of our favorite summertime hangouts with closed doors due to COVID last year. Now, with the hot, humid Indiana summer temps rising, all of us Hoosiers are desperately looking for a place to cool off with a splash. Great news! We have several public swimming destinations ready and …

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Where Can I Go to Celebrate Independence Day?

By BecksAutoCenter | June 14, 2021

Now that travel restrictions have lessened, you may be itching for ways to get in some summer fun as Independence Day gets closer. And nothing says summer fun quite like a July 4th celebration with family, friends, and community! That’s why Beck’s Auto Center, your friendly auto repair shop in Lafayette, IN, has prepared this …

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How do I get service for my European car?

By BecksAutoCenter | June 4, 2021

You didn’t buy a European car for the price. You didn’t buy it for the availability of parts. And you certainly didn’t buy it to fit in with the other row of SUVs on your block. You wanted something different, something exceptional. You love the grip as you go around corners—and the styling and features …

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Check Engine Light at the End of the Tunnel

By BecksAutoCenter | May 14, 2021

It’s been a long trip. 3 days in the car, 9 loose-meat sandwiches, and 2 sunburns later, you’re just an hour from home. As you go through that long tunnel…a light comes on. It’s not the daylight on the other end that you’re seeing…it’s that orange light on the dash that says, “check engine.” Before …

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When Do I Find Time to Get My Vehicle Serviced?

By BecksAutoCenter | May 14, 2021

This is a major issue in our modern day, hustle and bustle society. It always seems like there are 4 or 5 things fighting for our attention.  Between going to and from work, picking up groceries, taking each of the kids to their own sports team practice, and getting everyone home in time to make …

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Affordable Alignments – Get Pointed in the Right Direction

By BecksAutoCenter | March 10, 2021

What’s the most important function of a car? I know, this probably isn’t a tricky question.  The answer: taking you where you want to go.  And what better way is there to make sure your car takes you to where you want to go than getting your wheels pointed in the right direction? Beck’s Auto …

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Spring Has Sprung…Or Is That My Car?

By BecksAutoCenter | February 10, 2021

Spring is a season of rebirth, rejuvenation, and, in some cases, revelation. In our personal lives, spring can be a wonderful catalyst for discovering new hobbies, focusing on self-improvement, or merely enjoying a reprieve from winter weather.  But as we open our car windows for the first time in months to let in the fresh …

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