Blairs Ferry Automotive: Marion, Iowa Auto Repair
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Children's area provided, complete with board games and toys

Enjoy our complimentary WiFi Internet Access while you wait in our comfortable lounge!

Appointments Preferred, but Walk-Ins Always Welcomed!

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Featuring Dustin Pruismann ASE Certified Auto Technician

Car Care Tips

May 2022

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Marion Drivers

When people in Marion talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Iowa? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our wiper... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... Read More

Automotive Tips from Blair's Ferry Automotive: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Marion drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Whi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Blair's Ferry Automotive: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Marion. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expos... Read More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

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