Hey Marion - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very impor...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 27, 2021
Hello Marion! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Iowa vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regula...
Posted in Exhaust
on June 20, 2021
Today in our Blair's Ferry Automotive blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, payi...
Posted in Service Intervals
on June 13, 2021
When we Marion residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abil...
Posted in Diagnostics
on June 06, 2021