What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Marion driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Iowa, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tr...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 28, 2019
When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ...
Posted in Fluids
on April 21, 2019
One thing all Marion drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Blair's Ferry Automotive can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted li...
Posted in Fluids
on April 14, 2019
Hi Marion residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the eng...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 11, 2019
Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on April 07, 2019