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Fall Car Care Tips to Get Your Vehicle Winter-Ready

Fall Car Care Tips to Get Your Vehicle Winter-Ready

We’ve left summer behind, and winter is fast approaching in the Dudley and Webster areas! Our days will start to shorten, and cold weather will arrive before we know it! Fall is that sweet spot between the two seasons- temperatures are relatively mild, and there are lots of fun activities to enjoy with friends and family. It is also one of the best times to give your car some love and get it ready for winter! Read on to learn some helpful ways you can care for your car this season.   Inspect the Engine Hoses and Belts Hoses carry all of the fluids your engine needs, so you don’t want them to be broken or leaking. Check if there are any holes or loose clamps to be seen. You can squeeze them to check for leaks and to see how they feel. If there are any that are brittle or extremely spongy, you will want to get them replaced.    Engine belts are necessary for your engine to be able to run, so if you have a belt break, your car will be stuck! Look at the und ... read more

😎7 Tips For A Fun Summer Road Trip!

😎7 Tips For A Fun Summer Road Trip!

If you're planning on heading out of the Dudley or Webser area and taking a road trip at any point this summer, definitely read this short list of tips. It's not just your "cliche list" - we've compiled some fun, unique ideas to help make it great!   1. Create special games and new traditions – You’ll have plenty of time for conversations, sight-seeing, and singing at the top of your voice. Add some extra fun by making up silly games, traditions, or “rules”. For example, every time you cross into a new state, look up what the state flower, song, and motto are. Or every time you pass a cow pasture, the first person to roll down the window and say “MOOO!” gets a point, etc. Get crazy and have fun!   2. Create a special playlist – Make a special playlist for your trip, and listen to it over and over along the way. Whenever you hear one of the songs from that playl ... read more

A New Oil Specification is coming mid 2019

A New Oil Specification is coming mid 2019

As engine-operating conditions grow more severe, so do the demands placed on your motor oil. New engine hardware such as turbochargers, direct injection and variable valve timing (VVT) place increased stress on your engine oil. This, in turn, has led to the introduction of more strict more oil specifications. ​ Here’s what we’re going to cover: How strict fuel-economy standards increase engine stress What is LSPI (low-speed pre-ignition)? How motor oil helps prevent LSPI GM dexos and API SN Plus oil specifications ​ Improved fuel economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require a fleet-wide average of 54.5 mpg by 2025 in the United States (although the Trump administration is expected to relax those standards). To meet these requirements the automotive industry has focused on smaller, more fuel-efficient engines. In fact, by 2020, industry experts predict that almost every new vehicle will feature gasoline direct-injection technology (GDI). The v ... read more

Pro Automotive Rolls Out New Website

Welcome to the new Pro Automotive website where you can shop for tires online, read tire reviews, learn more about our automotive services, and contact us for additional information. Day or night, you can access this tire and auto repair website when you need it. When you’re done browsing, you can find us at 199 Oxford Ave in Dudley, MA. We proudly help drivers from Dudley, Webster, and Oxford, MA. We appreciate you choosing Pro Automotive, and are happy to have you with us online

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