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  • Tips for storing my car for the winter – Part 2

    Tips for storing my car for the winter – Part 2

    In continuing our tips for storing your car for winter in Bedford, PA you should have read the previous part one giving you some great ideas on getting your car clean as to not come back to critters and foul smells when winter is over. In this article were going to look at some additional ... Read more
  • How important is doing Chores?

    How important is doing Chores?

    Just about every business owner in the Bedford, PA area will tell you that one of the greatest frustrations and challenges that are faced in day-to-day operations is hiring quality personnel. Trying to find someone that has a specific skill set for this type of business is difficult; being that it takes years of training, ... Read more
  • How often should I change my brakes?

    How often should I change my brakes?

    A question that is often presented to the service consultants at Town Hill Auto Repair Service in Bedford, PA is “How often should I change my brakes?”; and that’s a really good and responsible question to ask. There are many variables in Bedford, PA that come into play when answering that question, such as: how ... Read more
  • Tips for storing my car for the winter – Part One

    Tips for storing my car for the winter – Part One

    This time of year some residents in the Bedford, PA area might choose to store their luxury or performance car in lieu of the milder spring and summer temperatures. If you should choose to store your car there are some steps that you may want to take to ensure that your car will last mechanically, ... Read more
  • Transfer Case Service

    Transfer Case Service

    What is a transfer case? Most drivers don’t know much about transfer cases; however, if you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle, you’ve got one. This component is what ensures that you have power available for both the front and rear axles while you are driving around in the Bedford area. For example, if you have ... Read more
  • Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service in Bedford: Water Pump

    Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service in Bedford: Water Pump

    Water Pump Question: I was driving on the freeway in PA when my vehicle engine started to get hot. I turned off my air conditioner and was able to drive the short distance to my meeting. After my meeting I drove my car the short distance to Townhill Auto Repair in Bedford. My technician informed ... Read more
  • Why does the location of the water pump affect the repair cost?

    Why does the location of the water pump affect the repair cost?

    My water pump went out and it cost me a lot more to replace it than ones I’ve had replaced on other cars. Max, my technician at Townhill Auto Service in Bedford,said it’s because of where it’s located. Why does that make such a significant difference in the cost? Town Hill Auto Sales and Service ... Read more
  • Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service for Bedford: Check Engine Light

    Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service for Bedford: Check Engine Light

    Check engine light question:  My check engine light is on. My boyfriend believes that if he can read the code he will know exactly what part he needs to replace in order to fix my vehicle. I say it’s not that simple. Who’s right? Town Hill Auto Sales and Service’s Answer: Good news – you ... Read more
  • We Test Batteries At Town Hill Auto Sales and Service In Bedford

    We Test Batteries At Town Hill Auto Sales and Service In Bedford

      Why does my battery wear out so fast? Modern vehicles have more electrical components and gizmo’s than ever before. This puts a lot of strain on your electrical system, making it hard for the battery to keep up. Think about it: electric seats, seat heaters, power locks, windows and sun roofs; add to that ... Read more
  • Town Hill Auto Sales and Service : Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

    Town Hill Auto Sales and Service : Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

    The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some and is totally ignored by just as many. What it means is a mystery to most drivers. In this article we will be discussing what the check engine light means and how it works, if you would like more information about your check engine ... Read more
  • Is my cooling system really that important?

    Is my cooling system really that important?

    Are you aware of just how important your cooling system is? Coolant/antifreeze circulates around the engine, absorbs heat, and then dissipates that heat into the radiator. Cooling system failure can cause extensive engine damage. This article will deal with a couple of ways a well maintained cooling system can help prolong the life of your ... Read more
  • Cooling System Service At Town Hill Auto Sales and Service

    Cooling System Service At Town Hill Auto Sales and Service

    My experience at Townhill Auto Service Center Last week while I was out running errands in Bedford my temperature warning light came on, I was in total panic mode! I pulled over and my car was overheating. I called Townhill Auto Service Center in Bedford and spoke to Jill Young, the service advisor there, and ... Read more
  • Why do car batteries fail in cold weather?

    Why do car batteries fail in cold weather?

    At one time or another, we’ve all been there; in fact if you’re reading this article you probably ARE there! You go out to your car on a cold Bedford, PA. morning, turn the key… nothing, then you start thinking; “didn’t I replace the battery during winter a few years ago?” Which naturally leads to ... Read more
  • When should I change my oil?

    When should I change my oil?

    This seemingly simple question has become a very complicated, contentious topic as there are so many different opinions as to when you should change the oil in your car. Yet is also perhaps the most important topic because lack of maintenance is the leading cause for the need of auto repair service due to mechanical ... Read more
  • Why is it more complicated to work on modern cars that it was before?

    Why is it more complicated to work on modern cars that it was before?

    At Town Hill Auto Repair Service in Bedford, PA. one of the most often asked questions that we get is “Why is it more complicated to work on modern cars that it was before?” While the simple answer is that technology has made improvements in all areas of the vehicle systems and components, that answer ... Read more
  • Does Preventive Maintenance On My Car Really Save Money?

    Does Preventive Maintenance On My Car Really Save Money?

    Over the years, an overwhelming amount of information has been provided proving the fact that well-maintained vehicles in Bedford, PA. simply last longer and have lower repair bills. Yet when economic times get a little tough, preventative maintenance is one of the first things to go out of one’s budget. But considering the cost of ... Read more
  • Adventures in Diagnostics

    Adventures in Diagnostics

    One of the joys and challenges the Town Hill Auto Repair Service in Bedford, PA. sometimes faces is in the arena of vehicle diagnostics. While diagnosing an automotive problem can sometimes be difficult, it is a necessary part of being a full-service automotive repair center; is also the reason why Town Hill Auto Repair Service ... Read more
  • What do those numbers on my tires mean?

    What do those numbers on my tires mean?

    As a full service auto repair center in Bedford, PA. Town Hill Auto Repair Service provides a wide variety of tire services including tire rotation, tire balancing, wheel alignments and tire sales. Town Hill Auto Repair Service in Bedford, PA. Carries a full line of namebrand tires that are sure to fit your budget as ... Read more
  • What do those oil numbers mean?

    What do those oil numbers mean?

    Have you ever opened the hood and looked at the oil cap to see it says to use 5w30 and wonder what that meant? Or walked into the auto parts store to see dozens of oils and wondered.. which one should I choose? Believe it or not that is a very common question. The type ... Read more
  • Tired of getting the run around when needing tires?

    Tired of getting the run around when needing tires?

    I know, the puns are running wild today… But seriously, the mindset that the auto repair industry has put forward in the Bedford area are enough to drive you crazy. They have taught us that you need a quick oil change place, you get your tires from a tire store, you get your transmission serviced ... Read more
  • Reasons we are thankful in 2016

    Reasons we are thankful in 2016

    During this holiday season it is important to be reminded about the many things that Town Hill Auto Sales & Repair Service; providing quality used car sales, automotive repair and rental services to the Bedford, PA. area, has to be thankful for. Even as the end of the year continues to approach, we find ourselves ... Read more
  • Tips for getting your car ready for winter

    Tips for getting your car ready for winter

    As the temperature begins to get colder here in Bedford, PA. it is time to start thinking about making sure that your vehicle is ready for the colder weather. Cold weather seems to effect everything a little differently, your car is no different. Liquids such as antifreeze and oil behave differently as the temperatures begin ... Read more
  • We’re Looking for a Master Auto Repair Technician

    We’re Looking for a Master Auto Repair Technician

    Wanted: Master Auto Repair Technician Town Hill Auto Repair Service is known for setting the standard for superior workmanship for vehicle repairs in Bedford PA. We have earned this reputation for high standards by hiring the industry’s leading talent in automotive excellence. We are looking to add the right individual that can meet or exceed ... Read more
  • Remembering one of our own

    Remembering one of our own

    On July 1st 2016 Town Hill Auto Repair Service was saddened to hear of the passing of our friend Max Howard. Max was the Lead Technician and Shop Foreman bringing with him skill developed from years in the automotive industry. As an ASE Certified Master Technician Max not only set the standard for his team ... Read more

 

Better Service, Better Fuel Economy in Bedford
Better Service, Better Fuel Economy in Bedford

Better Service, Better Fuel Economy in Bedford
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