Monthly Archives: June 2017

Fleets Need a Different Kind of Service

Fleets Need a Different Kind of Service

How can Napa Auto Pro solve your Fleet Stress? Fleets are going to dealerships because they don’t realize they have an option that can solve their vehicle problems with integrity and professionalism. You want your fleet working for you, not sitting in limbo. As an independent, we bring to the table what most shops don’t – the 4 Cs: Identify the concern Determine the cause Make the correction Be involved until completion Our extensive fleet experience began years ago with a forestry fleet. The client believed they could only shut their truck down on a weekend and our shop didn’t offer weekend appointments. I wanted to work with the client but I wasn’t open weekends, so we needed a solution that was agreeable to both of us. I offered to this client that our shop would do a more involved inspection during oil changes then ... read more

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Worry Free Roadtrips with NAPA Roadside Assistance!

Worry Free Roadtrips with NAPA Roadside Assistance!

Who would believe peace of mind can be bought for just $19.99? But it's true! Roadside assistance from NAPA through your Gears Plus location can save you time, money, and so much stress. Not sure if roadside assistance is important? Consider the kilometers you expect to put in over a single season - from your regular commute when time is of the essence to road trips where convenience becomes mandatory, having a solid roadside program is essential. Roadside assistance coverage may very well be one of the most convenient insurance protections you can get. Breaking down on the side of the road on a cold, snowy day or in the darkness of night is a bad dream no one wants to face. However, it could happen to anyone. When an incident on the road occurs, more and more motorists are looking to roadside assistance coverage to keep themselves and their family protected. What Roadside Assistance Covers Whether it is needing lock out assistance, a flat tire changed or a to ... read more

Save $ at the Pump with a Few Simple Steps

Save $ at the Pump with a Few Simple Steps

Did you know that a vehicle can burn up to 30 per cent more fuel if proper maintenance is not performed on a regular schedule? We all know the importance of regular car maintenance, but for many reasons, we just don't do it often enough. 1. Check your tire pressure at least once a month. Under-inflated tires burn more fuel. If tires are 8 pounds under inflated, (not an uncommon condition), rolling resistance of the tires increases by 5 per cent. 2. At the pump, keep the hose in the tank until after the pump shuts off and make sure you allow all the fuel to pour out of the nozzle. As much as a quarter of a cup can pour from the hose. It's yours, you paid for it. 3. When appropriate, use your cruise control. This can save you up to 6 per cent in fuel consumption on the highway. 4. Corroded battery cables cause the alternator to work harder, using more gas. Have them cleaned as a matter of course with each engi ... read more

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