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Spring Car Maintenance Tips: Prepare for Summer Road Trips

Spring Car Maintenance Tips: Prepare for Summer Road Trips

As spring blooms into summer in Washington State, many of us are planning summer road trips. Whether you’re dreaming of a coastal drive or a mountain getaway, ensuring your vehicle is road-trip ready is essential. At Graham Auto Repair, we want to help you prepare your car for the adventures ahead with our comprehensive vehicle services. Check out this short video where our team shares their tips to prepare for a road trip. Along with some essential items to take with you. 1. Oil Change Service:Why it's important: Oil changes help maintain your engine’s health and ensures it remains efficient. Replacing the old oil removes any debris that have built up over time. Fresh oil ensures that all engine components are well-lubricated and working together with ease. Ready to schedule your next oil service? Click Here To Book Online ... read more

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When is it time for an oil change?

When is it time for an oil change?

Is it time for an Oil Change Service?  It's always a good idea to be prepared and up-to-date on your vehicle maintenance services. So if you're asking yourself, "Is it time for an Oil Change?" then the answer is most likely yes! Regular oil change services are essential in keeping your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. For most vehicles, you should schedule an oil service every 3-4 months. Why? Oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. It ensures that all of the vehicle components are properly lubricated. This helps to reduce friction between the moving parts, which can improve overall engine performance and efficiency. Keeping up on your maintenance services assists in preventing future breakdowns!  With every service at Graham Auto Repair, our Technicians will perform a digital vehicle inspection. This inspection is free! Why do we do this? Because it's our goal to keep you and your loved ones safe when you're on the road! We do this by inspect ... read more

Do The Right Thing | Graham Auto Repair Essential #1

Do The Right Thing | Graham Auto Repair Essential #1

At Graham Auto Repair we have 24 Team Essentials. These are words we live by. We use these essentials in the way we communicate with each other on a daily basis. If we see someone who is exemplifying one of our essentials, we celebrate! Likewise, if someone is struggling with one of our essentials - we use that as an opportunity to communicate and grow. One way that we celebrate success is by giving each other Stars! “Integrity is not about convenience. It’s an unwavering commitment to do the right thing in every action and every decision we make; even when no one’s looking. Make decisions that build strong, trusting relationships.” Let’s talk about Essential #1: Integrity Sadly, the Automotive Industry has not always been known for its Integrity. Whether we are talking about automotive sales, insurance, repair, or maintenance: there is an underlying fear that you may be taken advantage of. At Graham Auto Repair it is our goal to change that, one se ... read more

Digital Vehicle Health Inspection

Digital Vehicle Health Inspection

Digital Vehicle Health Inspection At Graham Auto Repair our Automotive Technicians will complete a Digital Health Inspection of your vehicle with every service. This is a courtesy service with no additional cost for you. During the vehicle inspection our Technicians take pictures of everything that they find. The inspection includes a walk-around where they inspect things like the overall body condition, the headlights, windshield, tire depth, vehicle mileage and warning lights. They also perform a Test Drive where they inspect the horn, chassis, parking brake, engine performance, shifting, steering, braking, and acceleration. They check all of your fluids, including the engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, transmission fluid and power steering fluid. They inspect the battery, spark plugs, air filter, drive belts and cooling system hoses. They check for fluid leaks and perform a visual inspection of the brakes, tires and struts. After the vehicle inspection is complete, o ... read more

Should I Buy a New Car?

Should I Buy a New Car?

Is it Worth it to Buy a New Car Right Now? I am sure that you’ve seen the commercials or even seen it online: Auto Sales Companies are offering to help us get into a new or used vehicle quickly during this crazy time. They are doing this by offering things like, 90 days deferred payments, free ship to home, 60 or 84 month extended loans, and some are even offering 0.0% Interest payments. But are these great deals, really? At Graham Auto Repair we have a few questions that we suggest for you to consider before deciding if right now is, “the right time” to purchase a new vehicle for yourself or for your family. Click on the link to watch the YouTube Video on our YouTube Channel. 1. Were you already in the market for a new vehicle? If your immediate answer is, “Well no, but… it would be nice to have a new vehicle with these deals!” then I would like to caution you to take a step back. Continue through the rest of the questions and at the end of the Bl ... read more

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