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  • A Memorial Day Message

    A Memorial Day Message

    On Memorial Day we are challenged to pause, remember and say thanks to those fallen military who gave the ultimate sacrifice of their lives to preserve the freedoms we enjoy today in this great country. Amid ceremonies, gatherings, picnics and sales we might get lost in the “holiday” rather than it’s meaning. As a veteran, ... Read more
  • 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 for the winter there are some steps that you may want to take to ensure that your car ... 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 PA area. For example, if you ... Read more
  • Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service in Bedford PA: Water Pump

    Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service in Bedford PA: 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 PA. My technician ... 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 PA 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 ... Read more
  • Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service for Bedford PA: Check Engine Light

    Simple Answers from Town Hill Auto Sales and Service for Bedford PA: 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 PA

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

      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 Town Hill Auto Service Center Last week while I was out running errands in Bedford PA my temperature warning light came on, I was in total panic mode! I pulled over and my car was overheating. I called Town Hill Auto Service Center in Bedford PA  and spoke to Jill Young, the ... 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 you get an oil change 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 ... 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 name brand tires that are sure to fit your budget ... 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 PA 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 ... 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

 

Better Service, Better Fuel Economy in Bedford
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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