Blairs Ferry Automotive: Marion, Iowa Auto Repair
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Featuring Dustin Pruismann ASE Certified Auto Technician

Car Care Tips

January 2021

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Marion

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Marion area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Marion drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield is... Read More

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

You expect your heater/air conditioner to work like it should. You have a control for temperature and one for fan speed. You even have a control for what vents the air comes out of. Don't be surprised one day if your blower fan develops a mind of its own and starts going crazy. Most of the ti... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Marion: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Marion drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Iowa drivers ran out and boug... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Marion Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Marion, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Marion drivers' blind spo... Read More

Cool Running in Marion

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... Read More

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