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At Larry's Automotive in Newburgh, IN, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, we’ll explore a condition that has a lot of potentials to cause your transmission harm; overheating.

Windshield wipers are one of those things that you never think about until you need them. From Larry's Automotive in Newburgh, here’s a reminder to keep yours in good shape, so you’re ready when weather strikes.

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When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at Larry's Automotive here are a few tips. 

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The steering and suspension systems are key safety-related systems that largely determine your car’s ride and handling. Have these systems checked regularly, at least once a year, and usually with a wheel alignment. 

What does it do? - The suspension maintains the relationship between the wheels and the frame or unibody. The suspension system interacts with the steering system to provide vehicle control. When working properly, the suspension system helps absorb the energy from road irregularities such as potholes and helps to maintain vehicle stability. The steering system transmits your input from the steering wheel to the steering gear and other steering components to control the car’s direction.

Typical Wear and Tear - Over time, steering and suspension components wear out and require replacement. Regular checks are critical to maintaining a safe car. Factors that affect wear include driving habits, operating conditions (potholes in road), vehicle type, type of steering and suspension system, and frequency of regular maintenance. Some symptoms that you are having issues with your vehicle steering and suspension include the car pulling to one side, uneven tire wear, excessive noise, vibration or bouncing, and loss of control.

Call or come by Larry's Automotive in Newburgh today to have our professionals make sure your car is road-ready!

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At Larry's Automotive in Newburgh, IN, we know the key to making your vehicle last; good maintenance. An overwhelming percentage of the problems we see, especially the really catastrophic ones, are a result of poor maintenance. While properly maintaining a vehicle can seem like a bit of a hassle, it is absolutely worth the payoff. Good maintenance is the only difference between a car that lasts 80,000 miles and a car that lasts 400,000 miles. Preventative maintenance and repair when a problem occurs are your two concerns, and both will keep your car on the road far longer if observed properly.

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In the automotive business, the customer is just as important as the vehicle and the customer service is just as important as the auto repair. That is why at Larry's Automotive, we strive to provide only the best customer service to our clients.

There comes a time in the life of every fleet vehicle or commercial truck when you have to decide - is it time to retire that truck or van, or should you put the money into fixing it? At Larry's Automotive in Newburgh, IN, we’re here to help.

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At Larry's Automotive, there’s a reason we’re the top rated truck repair center in Newburgh, IN; we do it all. While many shops shy away from the more complicated aspects of truck repair, we have the tools and people to get the job done.

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