Timing Belt Replacement in Marion

May 31, 2020

Today we want to talk to Marion drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though ti... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Marion, Iowa

May 25, 2020

The cooling system keeps Iowa vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Marion. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Marion drivers associate with the ... More

Automotive Tips from Blair's Ferry Automotive: Signs of an Alignment Problem

May 17, 2020

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Marion drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While... More

Training Received by Technicians in Marion, Iowa

May 10, 2020

When your vehicle breaks down in the Marion, Iowa, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been checking in... More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

May 3, 2020

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... More