• How to Take Care of Your Vehicle for National Car Care Month

    In the wake of everything happening in our world — and there's been plenty — have you let caring for your vehicle slip down your list of priorities? If so, take comfort in the fact that you're far from alone. Since National Car Care Month just passed in April, it's the perfect time to resolve to change your habits for good. You don't have to be a car guru to keep your vehicle in top shape. By staying on top of a few items, you can extend your car's life and increase both its value and its visual appeal. Here are four easy ways to take care of your vehicle for National Car Care [...]

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    The Best Car Maintenance & Service Checklist For Your Vehicle

    Want to know what the mechanics here at Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center in Springfield, IL look for when inspecting your vehicle? Here is a comprehensive service checklist to consider when scheduling car maintenance appointments. Fluid Levels You should make sure that all of your fluids are at the manufacturer’s recommended levels. It’s a good idea to check your oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, power steering fluid, and washer fluid and have them topped off if needed. Low fluid levels can indicate a leak or burn-off, so you should check for the source of low fluid levels. [...]

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    Winter Tires V.S. All-Season Tires: What's the Difference?

    Springfield, IL receives a considerable amount of snow each year, which is why we receive a lot of questions regarding the best winter tire setup here at Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center. The right tires for you will depend on how much you drive and whether the streets you travel are maintained well. Many people don’t know the key differences between all-season tires and winter tires and this guide should help you make an informed choice. All-Season Tires If you’re expecting light snow and regular rain throughout the year, a set of all-season tires can usually do the trick for you. [...]

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    New Year's Resolutions for Your Vehicle

    It's February, which means many of us have entered a new year with goals to make specific improvements in our lives, whether it's starting (and sticking to) a workout program, improving our diet, dropping a bad habit, or making a career move. Since we're in the spirit of improving ourselves, why not improve the way we treat our vehicles, too? After all, aside from our homes, it's likely the most valuable and important physical asset we own. Here are four New Year's resolutions all of us should make for our vehicles. For all of your vehicle maintenance needs in Springfield, IL, contact Jack[...]

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    How to take care of your car tires

    Tires are what help get you from one place to another, which is why you want to make sure they are well taken care of so that problems don’t arise. There are a few things that you can do on your own and with a professional to help take care of your tires and your car as a whole. So, what are some things you can do to take care of them? Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center has created a list of four things you can do to maintain and care for the tires on your vehicle. For Car and tire maintenance services, call (217) 522-9113 today! Check Your Tire Pressure Monthly Tire pressure can change[...]

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    Why you shouldn’t ignore your warning lights

    We rely on our dashboard lights to tell us when something is wrong with our car. It is important to listen to these and address the issues as soon as possible. If not, the problems could become worse and could require more expensive repair services or even put your life in danger. At Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center, we created a list of warning lights you should not ignore. When these lights appear, call us at (217) 522-9113 to schedule the necessary auto services. ABS Warning Lights and Brake Fluid Indicators Your brakes are one of the most important parts of your car, so if the parts [...]

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    4 Easy Ways to Fix Scratches on Your Car

    Everyone hates having a scratched-up car. You spent a lot of money on your car, so you want it to be in great condition and look its best. However, Scratches on your car are almost inevitable. Along with being visually unappealing, scratches can jeopardize the coating on your car which can result in serious repairs. Here are four easy ways to fix scratches on your car. For repairs, you can call Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center at (217) 522-9113 to learn more. A Scratch Kit There are many different scratch kits out there specifically created to fix the scratches on your car. You can [...]

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    5 Questions You Need To Ask When Choosing A Mechanic To Fix Your Car

    Auto repairs are not always cheap and if done incorrectly, they can cause problems for your car. You want to ensure to pick a mechanic you can trust with the repairs you need. However, sometimes, finding trustworthy, skilled auto mechanics can be so it’s imperative to make an informed decision when choosing the right mechanic for the job. Because we care about our community at Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center, we have created a list of 5 important questions to ask auto mechanics before they start any car maintenance on your vehicle. Hopefully, the answers will help you feel more [...]

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    How to Prolong the Life of Your Car

    When we purchase a car, we look for one that will be the best for our lifestyle for years to come. As an investment we want our cars to last as long as possible. So how do we ensure our cars last as long as they can before you need to trade it in for something that suits your next chapter in life? There are a few simple car maintenance services you can provide for your car to help prolong the life of your car. Listed below are four easy maintenance services we can help you with to help extend your car’s life expectancy. Contact us at (217) 522-9113 to learn more! Keep Up on Fluid [...]

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    Don’t Do These 4 Things If You Want Your Car to Retain Its Value

    No one plans to keep their car forever. We usually outgrow our car’s size as we grow our families or we end up wanting to trade it in for the next big thing. For you to save money on a new car in the future you should try and retain the value of your car as best as you can. Although your value rate will slowly decrease over the years, the better you care for your car now will determine how much value you get back when it comes time to trade it in. At Jack Stoldt Auto Services Center, we have created a list of four things that you can do to retain the value of your car. We can also help [...]

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