Many people ask, "Why should I service my car under the manufacturer's specifications?" The manufacturer's maintenance schedule has been established for a reason. The first reason is that the manufacturer built the car, so they know how long the fluids will last. You're going to get greater fuel economy, and your vehicle is going to drive better if you follow the instructions. You're going to have less breakdowns on the side of the road. You will definitely want to pay attention to the manufacturer's maintenance schedule. Once you go the sell the vehicle and it has been maintained through Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC on the manufacturer's schedule, you're going to have a higher resale value in the vehicle.
The manufacturer will stand behind your car a lot more if it's been serviced at a dealership and serviced under that manufacturer's specifications. They want a vehicle that was well-serviced and well-maintained. That's our business here at Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC is to make sure that we help you. We partner together to make sure that we maintain the vehicle. We make sure that any kind of manufacturer that needs to be done that we're going to ensure that it gets done for you. We want to make sure that you're not broke down on the side of the road.
Why Its Important To Regularly Change Oil and Other Fluids?
Why should you change your oil on a regular basis? If you don't change your engine oil, dirt and debris gets into it, and sludge starts to build up in your vehicle. Engine oil is the vital part of the whole inner works of the engine.
Getting your oil checked is one of the easiest things to maintain your vehicle and keep it around longer, so it's very important to change your engine oil on a regular basis.
Another good reason to come to Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC to get your oil changed? Not only will they change your oil, but we will also do a 32 point inspection.
We want to make sure all the other fluids are in good shape. Your coolant, transmission, power steering fluid are all important to the health of your vehicle. We know you have a lot of different choices as far as getting your engine oil changed near Nashville, and here at Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC, we have certified trained express technicians that are going to be working on that vehicle. We want to make sure the whole vehicle's safe for when you leave the dealership, you have a good safe vehicle to travel home with.
Why Should I Choose Darrell Waltrip Automotive For My Vehicle Maintenence and Service?
After many years in business, and servicing thousands of vehicles, there are several reasons to come to Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC to get your vehicle serviced in Franklin. We are proud of our shop and our service team. Our certified, experienced technicians and know your car inside and out. We know a good serviced vehicle is going to save you more money. Our team uses state-of-the-art equipment. Every piece of equipment is individualized for the manufacturer to make sure that it is the right tool and the right equipment for that vehicle.
We know you hate to wait for your vehicle when it's being repaired, but we like to make your wait as easy as it can be. At Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC we care about your experience. That's why we have a relaxing lounge, a kids' play area, free WiFi, work stations, and we even have complimentary refreshments. We want to make you feel like a guest in our home.
At the end of the day, we know you have a lot of choices to get your vehicle serviced, but we really would like you to give us the opportunity at Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC to earn your business.
There are many ways that manufacturers let you know that you need to replace your brake pads. Some systems even have a warning system inside the pad that will flash on your dashboard.
But the best way to tell is if you hear a loud squeaking and your break pedal feels soft. Of course, brakes have changed over the years, and now we have many options to replace your brake pads. A lot of places will simply change out the pads, but not look at the overall braking system. They're not looking at brake fluid, the calipers, the boots. It might not be just the pads that are worn out, but it could be something else causing that pad to be wore out. Another safety feature that people really don't think about is the brake fluid which can get contaminated, and that will affect the overall safety of the brake system.
So, what happens when it's time to get brakes? Come into Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC in Franklin, we'll get one of our certified technicians to get it on a rack, valuate your system, make sure that when you push the pedal you know that you can stop and that you and your family are safe traveling down the road.
At 55 miles an hour, stopping distance on a brand new tire is about 195 feet. With a worn out tire, however, stopping distance is almost 398 feet. That's a lot of distance, so having your tires checked regularly is important.
Here are a few tips to keep your tires in the best shape possible. At Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC we recommend every a tire rotation and tire balance every 5,000 miles. Following this rule will ensure that the tire wears properly and that you won't experience bounce while driving.
Do you want your tires to last longer? Alignment is the best way to achieve that goal. Alignment is going to help keep the tire where it's going to be wearing evenly, and we recommend that every 15,000 miles or once a year. The alignment is very important, but if you do the alignment and not the rotate and balance, you're still going to have tires that are going to wear out on you.
There's another thing that you can do to help with the overall maintenance of the tires. Something that we didn't have years ago, and it's called nitrogen and it will help stabilize the air pressure in the tire. Another great way to help save and help maintain your tires.
You used to pull in and get your tires checked at the gas station, but you come in here to Darrell Waltrip Buick GMC. Let our trained and certified technicians and state-of-the-art equipment check your tires in Franklin. We're going to make sure that your ride out of here on a fresh, safe set of tires.