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Are Trucks Becoming the New Family Vehicles???

PICKUP TRUCK sales are the
hottest they've been in a
decade, and it's no wonder:
Driving one is no longer a
bumpy, jarring experience that
you have to endure.
Truck makers today are
building pickups with broader
appeal, with a softer ride and
more safety, convenience, and
comfort features.
As a result, pickups are
now attracting more buyers,
including those who like the
addition of backseats and more
cab space and don't seem to
imind
sacrificing some truck bed

Grind, squeak, loss of power steering or overheating.

The serpentine belt drives the accessories attached to the engine, such as the alternator, power steering pump, AC compressor, and water pump and radiator fan. Some vehicles use a single belt to drive all pulleys, whereas other vehicles may have two or three belts to drive different components. Belts can become cracked over time, however newer belt designs do not crack when worn - instead the grooves on the belt become wider, potentially resulting in squealing noises as the belt goes around the pulleys. A broken belt can result in the vehicle being undriveable.

Coolant Antifreeze and Overheating Leaks found!

Like all we do is chase down coolant leaks. Maybe that has something
to do with weather patterns and lai^e swings in ambient
temperature. It may also relate to how well customers
lake care of their vehicles, how often they take them in
for service, or the replacement parts they use. Either way these re
pairs need to be made, and finding out the cause needs to happen
quickly and accurately.
Sometimes that's not too hard to do if the leak is obviously

Shocks and Struts

A shock absorber is a mechanical device used on the vehicle to smooth and absorb bumps in the road. When a shock is compressed, oil is forced through the tiny orifices in the shock piston. This slows the movement of the shock absorber as it is compressed and as a result, slows the rate of the spring as well. Shocks should be replaced when they are worn as worn shocks will increase stopping distances, create excessive bounce, and create excessive roll and sway in the body.

Daily Valentine

Is your car your valentine? It may not be, but you should treat it like it is – take it out on nice drives, check the fluids, buy it new parts, let it meet us, Orr Automotive – We’ll take good care of you both. Don’t break your own heart, get regular maintenance, change your oil, check your brakes, all the good stuff we can explain to you when you stop by and see us.

You may be just a smell away from a breakdown

Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that drivers should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected repair.

Strange smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs and keeping up with preventative maintenance you will save money and have more peace of mind.

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