Busting Automotive Myths in Marion, Iowa

August 28, 2022

Myths passed around our Marion, Iowa community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents to ... More

Blair's Ferry Automotive Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

August 21, 2022

Hello Iowa! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

August 14, 2022

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More

Need a New Battery? Call Blair's Ferry Automotive Today

August 7, 2022

Hello Marion drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Marion, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over a... More