Blairs Ferry Automotive: Marion, Iowa Auto Repair
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Featuring Dustin Pruismann ASE Certified Auto Technician

Car Care Tips

Got it Covered! (Timing Cover Maintenance)

You may have heard at one time or another about something called a timing belt or timing chain in your engine. And you may know that if they fail well, let's just way that there can be some major engine damage. So obviously, we want our timing belts and chains to be in tip-top shape.One part t... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Marion drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicl... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Blair's Ferry Automotive

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Marion. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understand... Read More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... Read More

Don't Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)

We've all heard that expression, "That's a non starter." When it comes to your vehicle, that's not music to a driver's ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the engine crank, you hear it slowly turn over and your dash lights go dim. There can be many reaso... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Marion

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Marion families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents ... Read More

If You Drive Like a Maniac (Aggressive Driving is Bad for a Vehicle)

When someone mentions driving like a maniac, they're not talking about you, surely? Besides the safety issues of aggressive driving, you should know that your vehicle will last a lot longer if you'll just mellow out a little. Here are four traits good drivers follow if they want their vehicles t... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Marion resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your engi... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Marion Iowa

When accidents occur in Marion, Iowa, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Iowa police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses a... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Blair's Ferry Automotive Service Advisor

Marion drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your service ... Read More

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