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Heat-Related Issues to Look Out for While Driving

July 10, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy—well, assuming your car is ready to handle hot conditions this season! Whether it’s too hot or too cold, vehicles often have trouble in extreme weather. We won’t have to worry about a snowstorm and freezing temperatures anytime soon, but we will have to worry about several car problems that are directly correlated to hot temperatures outside. Continue reading to learn a little bit about heat-related issues you should be wary of this summer: Overheating: When you’re driving down the road, the last thing you want to see is smoke coming up from the... View Article

When Is the Best Time to Get My New York State Inspection Done?

June 26, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you live in New York and you own a car, you should already know that your vehicle needs to pass safety and emissions inspections before you’re legally allowed to be out on the road. While that much is clear, there’s definitely a little bit more you need to know about inspections. The following post should help answer your basic questions in relation to vehicle inspection! When is the best time for inspection? All cars registered in New York must be inspected once every 12 months and every time ownership is transferred from one person to another—in other words, every... View Article

Don’t Ignore These Transmission Problems!

June 5, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

The transmission is one of the most critical components of your car. It plays the vital role of allowing the engine to power the wheels, which is literally what keeps you driving. That’s why transmission problems are so feared. Replacing the transmission can be incredibly expensive, so many drivers choose to ignore the warning signs instead. But ignoring the problem won’t make it go away. Letting a transmission problem go for too long will require an extensive and costly replacement instead of just a simple repair. Take your car to a trusted auto repair shop for transmission repair in Patchogue,... View Article

Avoid These Common Summer Car Repairs

May 22, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s nothing like cruising down the highway with the windows down and the music blasting on the way to your vacation destination. Unfortunately, nothing can kill your summer road trip plans more quickly than a car problem. Instead of reaching the beach on time, you will find yourself waiting at the mechanic for hours for auto repairs in Patchogue, NY. Luckily, you can prevent a number of the most common summer car problems before they happen by watching out for the warning signs. To help keep you on the road this summer, here’s a short guide to how to spot... View Article

Now Is the Time for an Auto AC Tune-Up!

May 8, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

We all know that air conditioning isn’t the most important aspect of your car. You can still get from point A to point B without AC—you just won’t be as comfortable doing so! Before temperatures start rising this spring and summer, you should consider bringing your vehicle into Gene’s 112 Auto Service Center Inc. for a quick tune-up. Signs of a failing AC system Think back—were you having trouble with any of the signs below the last time you were using your car’s AC? If so, your AC definitely needs a tune-up as soon as possible: No cool air: Air... View Article