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Today's cars, light trucks, and sport-utility vehicles are high-tech marvels with digital dashboards, oxygen sensors, electronic computers, unibody construction, and more. They run better, longer, and more efficiently than models of years past.

But when it comes to repairs, some things stay the same. The following tips should help you along the way:

Do your homework before taking your vehicle in for repairs or service.

  • Read the owner's manual to learn about the vehicle's systems and components.
  • Follow the recommended service schedules.
  • Keep a log of all repairs and service.

When you think about it, you know your car better than anyone else. You drive it every day and know how it feels and sounds when everything is right. So don't ignore its warning signals.

Use all of your senses to inspect your car frequently. Check for:

  • Unusual sounds, odors, drips, leaks, smoke, warning lights, gauge readings.
  • Changes in acceleration, engine performance, gas mileage, fluid levels.
  • Worn tires, belts, hoses.
  • Problems in handling, braking, steering, vibrations.
  • Note when the problem occurs.
  • Is it constant or periodic?
  • When the vehicle is cold or after the engine has warmed up?
  • At all speeds? Only under acceleration? During braking? When shifting?
  • When did the problem first start?

Once you are at our location, communicate your findings.

  • Be prepared to describe the symptoms.
  • Carry a written list of the symptoms that you can give us.
  • Resist the temptation to suggest a specific course of repair. Just as you would with your physician, tell us where it hurts and how long it's been that way, but let the technician diagnose and recommend a remedy.

Stay involved. . . Ask questions.

  • Ask as many questions as needed to fully understand your repair. Ask for laymen terms if needed.
  • Don't rush the technician to make an on-the-spot diagnosis. You may ask to be called and apprised of the problem, course of action, and costs before work begins.
  • Before you leave, be sure you understand all shop policies regarding labor rates, guarantees, and acceptable methods of payment.
  • Leave a telephone number where you can be called.

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what our customers say

Awesome experience.... Rebuilt transmission and replaced the rear bearings in 48 hours for half the prices of all other quote.s
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I have been going to this auto shop for more than a decade. You can trust them. They will not steer you wrong, and they will never lie to you.
M

Great people. Very helpful. Knowledgeable.
M

This family owned business was recommend to me by a friend. I was very pleased with their knowledge and willingness to trouble shoot my car issues. They were honest and prices were good. They will be my GO To for Car Repair Oh....and they had a cat in the office.....can't go wrong there !!!
F

I have taken my car to Murdock and Sons several times and will not take it anywhere else. The last time I was there, I waited with three other older ladies, like me and we all agreed these are the only people we feel we can trust with our older cars. They do a great job at a reasonable price.
B

Very happy with my three visits here. They were honest, had fair pricing and completed the repairs when promised. Came recommended to me by someone I trust in the auto sales business.
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