9 Ways to Prep your Car for Summer Travel

Summer Driving Preparation tips- Uncle Al's Automotive Services in Gladstone OR

Summer is a popular time to drive, whether on a short trip to the beach or a week-long road trip. Summertime tune-ups were once a costly annual chore, but modern vehicles are designed to need much less frequent maintenance. Nonetheless, there are still a few items any driver should check off the list when the […]

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Automobile Brakes – When is it time to get them changed?

When Is it time to change your Brakes? Uncle Al's Automotive in Gladstone OR

The brakes are one of the most important safety features on a car. An accident can occur if they fail to perform as designed. To prevent mishaps, drivers should have their car inspected if they experience any of the following telltale signs that it is time to have your brakes changed. Fading or Reduced Responsiveness […]

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Getting Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioning Tuned Up for Hot Summer Weather

Air Conditioning Tune Up in Gladstone OR

Getting Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioning Tuned Up for Hot Summer Weather With lower fall, winter and spring temperatures, drivers seldom use their car air conditioner or think about this essential system. The end of spring signals the arrival of hot, sultry temperatures typical during the summer driving season. Annual vacations, an increase in road construction […]

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How Do I Know if My Car Needs Shocks?

How DO I know If My Car Needs Shocks?

Shock absorbers are an essential component of a car’s suspension system that should be checked regularly. Like other vehicle components, shocks eventually wear out from continuous use and no longer function as designed. In addition to worsening the quality of the ride, worn shocks pose a safety hazard because they adversely affect a car’s handling […]

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