• Four Reasons Why Your Car Needs A Tire Rotation

    Tires are the only part of a car that touches the ground. Unfortunately, many people overlook the importance of taking good care of their tires, but there are a lot of benefits that come from routine vehicle maintenance. Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center has served the Springfield, IL area for decades, and we can help you maintain the safety and performance of your vehicle from when you first bought it. Here are four reasons you should rotate your tires on a routine basis. Your Tires Will Last Longer It’s been proven that tire rotation improves the longevity of your tires. This is [...]

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    Summer Cleaning Hacks for Your Vehicle

    Springfield, Illinois is home to harsh winters and hot summers, so keeping your vehicle clean may extend its life by protecting it from the elements. Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center has provided the area with quality service for over 40 years. Here are our recommendations for summer vehicle cleaning this year. Cleaning the Interior of Your Vehicle It would be best if you began cleaning everything out of your vehicle when the weather starts warming up. First, throw out all the garbage gathered over the winter throughout your interior, and then give your car a thorough vacuuming. Once [...]

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    Do These 4 Things to Increase the Value of Your Car

    The used car market is red hot, and many drivers are taking advantage of the runup in prices by trading in their older — and even their relatively newer — vehicles. But just because used cars are commanding a price premium at the moment doesn't mean you shouldn't try to squeeze every last dollar of value out of yours. Why leave money on the table if you don't have to? Here are four simple ways to increase the value of your car overnight. To speak to the top auto repair specialists in Springfield, IL, contact Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center today at 217.522.9113. Get Your Car Detailed[...]

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    What to Do When Your Car Overheats

      The last thing anyone wants to see is a billowing cloud of white smoke coming from under the hood of their car. Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center employs experienced and ASE-certified mechanics who can get you back on the road quickly whenever something goes wrong. If you’re in the Springfield, IL area, we can take care of all your car service needs. Here are some important tips to consider if your car overheats while you're on the road. What Causes Vehicle Overheating? If your engine overheats, it’s usually a sign that there is a problem with the radiator or coolant system.[...]

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    5 Engine Noises That Require Immediate Attention

    Is your car's engine making strange noises that you never noticed before? You shouldn’t wait for a breakdown to do something about those sounds. Jack Stoldt Auto Service Center in Springfield, IL offers reliable car maintenance by ASE-certified mechanics. We can help you determine the source of those annoying sounds, whether it’s a bad filter, leaky hose, or something that requires more attention. Popping Sounds The severity of the problem can vary from something as simple as an air filter clog to something far more serious. If you notice a popping sound, you shouldn’t ignore it [...]

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    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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