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Clutch Repair For Your Car

Reno Auto Repair Shop – Pro-1 Automotive Just like brakes, it's easy for drivers to tell when the clutch is wearing out and needing a replacement. A worn out, or wearing out, clutch can be harder to handle. You might notice that the pedals seem to ‘stick' more, and that pushing the clutch in requires more force than normal. A clutch in need of repair can also lose the smoothness of a clutch in good condition; you might notice a ‘shakiness' or jerking motion when the clutch moves from gear to gear, or even total loss of control at times, as the clutch slips out of gear entirely.The clutch doesn't usually last the lifespan of the car. Depending on the vehicle's make and model, and how well the clutch is treated, the clutch may or may not last more than 50,000 miles. Even the climate of where you live and drive, and your commute-type can affect the clutch. A driver that sits in city traffic all day, inching along, uses the clutch a lot more than a driver that coasts dow ... read more

Honest Auto Repair Specialists

Reno and Sparks Auto Repair: Pro-1 Automotive What You Should Expect With Routine MaintenanceTaking your car into the Pro 1 Automotive shop for routine maintenance is always a good idea. It prolongs the car's useful life, prevents larger repair bills, and it prevents you from having to deal with unexpected problems and expenses, or wondering whether or not you really need this repair. When you take your vehicle into the auto shop, the technician should tell you what services will be performed, how long it will take, and the cost. Honest auto shops want you to know these details and strive to perform the work as described. What About Repairs?Routine maintenance will extend the life of the vehicle, but like any other machine, eventually parts will fail and you will need repairs. An honest auto shop will provide a diagnosis of the problem, a description of the parts or services necessary to fix the problem, and an estimate of the time and cost. They shoul ... read more

Brake Service & Repair

Brake Repair & Service: Pro-1 Automotive, Inc Many people put off brake pad replacement until they hear the ear piercing screech of metal on metal. Rather than risking damage to your rotors, or worse—putting your life in danger, it's always best to give brakes the attention they need and check them on a regular basis and replacing brake pads when needed.It's easy to assume that your vehicle will stop quickly every time you step on the brake pedal. In driving it's such a regular process that it's second nature and easy not to give it much thought. However, ignoring early warning signs of a need for brake pad replacement could have your car parked or in the auto repair shop for much costlier repairs. How Do You Know When it's Time for Brake pad Replacement? While driving often makes it easy for problems with brakes to sneak up without notice, driving often also provides the perfect opportunity to make notes of brake performance and set baselines.Regularly “feel” the ... read more

Truck Repair

Truck Repair in Reno, NV: Pro-1 Automotive, Inc How to Get Honest Truck Repairs When you take your truck into a Reno auto shop for servicing, you have every reason to expect to be treated with honesty and integrity. However, it's pretty hard to know when you are lied to, over charged, or taken advantage of, when automotive care is not your expertise. So how do you know when you are getting honest auto repairs? It all boils down to the details. What You Should Expect With Routine Maintenance Taking your truck into the auto shop for routine maintenance is always a good idea. It prolongs the truck's useful life, prevents larger repair bills, and it prevents you from having to deal with unexpected problems and expenses, or wondering whether or not you really need this repair. When you take your vehicle into the auto shop, the technician should tell you what services will be performed, how long it will take, and the cost. Honest auto shops, like Pro-1 Autom ... read more

Preventative Maintenance

Auto Repair Reno Nevada: Pro-1 Automotive Inc As a car, truck or van owner, there are many things that you can do to extend the life of your vehicle. These forms of preventative maintenance can include changing your oil, checking your tire pressure, and getting regular check ups. Preventative maintenance saves you money and helps you catch small issues before they become a big problem. Just like performing routine activities like going to the gym or taking a shower, maintaining your car takes time and effort but will ultimately benefit the health of your vehicle. For your convenience, every time you visit Pro-1 Automotive in Reno Nevada, we will check under the hood to make sure all of your vehicle's vital fluids are in proper condition. We will then make recommendations based on these observations. Make sure you check your owners manual for an appropriate maintenance schedule for your specific vehicle, this will help you know when you need to bring your car in. Whether you're ... read more

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