Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Marion

October 28, 2018

Marion drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Marion area, but it does add quite a bit to th... More

Blair's Ferry Automotive Engine Air Filter Replacement

October 21, 2018

When your experienced Blair's Ferry Automotive technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your air filter.An ai... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Marion Motorists

October 14, 2018

Marion residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the fi... More

Breathe Free in Marion: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Blair's Ferry Automotive

October 7, 2018

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Marion drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the fil... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Marion

October 4, 2018

Some Marion drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Marion, you should be aware of safety issues, Iowa towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towin... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Marion

October 3, 2018

A lot of people get custom wheels in Marion. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Blair's Ferry Au... More