Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

September 29, 2019

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Marion residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oi... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Marion

September 22, 2019

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Marion, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Marion drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you... More

Are There Blind Spots in Marion?

September 15, 2019

All Marion drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Marion.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can g... More

Automotive Tips from Blair's Ferry Automotive: Timing Belt Overview

September 8, 2019

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Marion. The timing belts important job is... More

Breathe Deep in Marion With a New Cabin Air Filter

September 1, 2019

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Marion auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,... More