Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Marion Drivers

June 30, 2019

Hello, Marion residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Marion auto owners don't need to filter their fuel ... More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

June 23, 2019

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

June 16, 2019

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to de... More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

June 9, 2019

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

June 2, 2019

At Blair's Ferry Automotive we get a lot of Marion drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Iowa, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you strand... More