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Keeping Your Cool in the Summer Heat We all love Summer activities, but the Summer heat can take a toll on your vehicle. Exposed to direct sunlight, the interior temperature of a vehicle can be as high as 30 to 50 degrees hotter than the outside ambient air! The law frowns on anyone who leaves a pet or child alone in a locked vehicle, in… Read more
We recommend taking five minutes at the beginning of each month to check your tire pressure to help save you money and headaches down the road. But how do you check your tire pressure? We wrote this blog just for you to learn! It’s not the tire that supports the weight of your vehicle but rather, the air pressure. So, it’s no surprise that tire… Read more
Most new vehicles start with a "new car smell," and while that is satisfying, there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown. Unusual smells can be a sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble… Read more
It’s always the right time to learn the ABCs of car care: A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem. C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down away from home. Many teens cannot wait to drive,… Read more
Now that the cooler weather is creeping in, we wanted to take a minute to go over some important news for the next several months! During the colder months, you like to bundle up! But unfortunately, we can’t just put a puffer jacket over our cars and call it good. Instead, what we can do is preventative maintenance. For your Battery, come by and… Read more
S & S Automotive & Towing recommends that all drivers brush up on their auto care knowledge to make sure their vehicle is operating at its best before the onset of harsh winter weather. The ABCs of basic car care include: Always follow a vehicle service schedule. Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem… Read more

Car Maintenance

Obey Your Check Engine Light Whenever your “Check Engine” or “Check” light comes on while you’re driving, you need to pay attention to it immediately. It doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something drastically wrong with your car, but that IS a possibility. One thing is for sure…nobody likes seeing this light on their dash. What Happened… Read more
Tune Up Your Vehicle For Maximum Performance Fifty years ago, vehicles needed a “tune-up” about every 25,000 to 40,000 miles. Electrical systems were very simple back then, but they had many parts that would wear out very quickly. It was not uncommon to have to replace the distributor cap and rotor, points and condenser, all spark plugs and… Read more
For many consumers, taking their vehicle in for service or repair can cause anxiety and lead them to postpone necessary maintenance and repairs. Neglecting routine service can cause more expensive repairs later. Our no-nonsense blog here provides tips and advice for motorists who need help finding and working with an auto service and repair shop.… Read more
We believe a well maintained vehicle runs better, lasts longer, has a higher resale value, and saves you money in the long run. Studies show that $1 spent on maintaining your vehicle will save between $17 and $22 on unnecessary repairs and replacement costs. For more information please call S & S Automotive & Towing at (785) 336-2828 .
Your shock absorbers (or struts on most vehicles today) have a primary function: To help you maintain control of your vehicle. And even though you think of them as the reason your vehicle rides so nicely over bumps, it’s actually working hard to keep the suspension and steering controllable by the driver. If worn or damaged, control will be… Read more

Car Electrical

The beginning of racing season is the perfect time of the year to “start your engine”. Whether you are on the track or driving through town, it’s important to make sure your ignition system is working properly. Addressing problems that may lead to ignition system failure is essential for dependable vehicle operation, so you will not be left… Read more

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