On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

January 27, 2019

Starting in 1996, Blair's Ferry Automotive service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a co... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Marion, Iowa

January 20, 2019

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Iowa environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Marion drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Marion area... More

Vive la Differential at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion

January 13, 2019

There are a lot of drivers in Marion who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Iowa these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Marion folks don't even have to thin... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Blair's Ferry Automotive

January 7, 2019

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More

The Blair's Ferry Automotive Guide to Servicing Your Differential

January 2, 2019

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Marion drivers. A lot of us in Marion don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every ... More