In today’s day and age, there is no longer an industry standard for how often you need to change your transmission fluid. So, if you’re wondering, “when do I need a transmission flush?” you won’t find an exact answer here. Instead, you’ll get armed with enough knowledge to keep your car running well. First, What Does Transmission Fluid […]
How to Tell if You Have Pads and Rotors or Shoes and Drums Vehicles on the road today can have two different types of braking systems, known as “disc brakes” and “drum brakes.” Each wheel on your vehicle has its own brake, and virtually all modern cars have disc brakes in front. Disc brakes are […]
Your exhaust system, and namely the muffler, are crucial to your vehicle’s performance. Therefore, it’s important to have some understanding of the muffler’s basic function. Otherwise, you’re at a higher risk for muffler damage, and all of the repercussions that come along with that.A defective muffler can cause excessive noise pollution, a decrease in fuel efficiency, and lowered engine performance. It […]
Here’s Philip, who needed auto repair in DC, and was ready to try an alternative to his dealership. When looking around for something new, he found Openbay on Twitter. He was connected with an Openbay Recommended service center, and isn’t looking back! DC Auto Repair via Openbay: A Convenient Alternative Where do you live, and what […]
Here’s Toni, who used to drive her Mustang around from shop to shop when it was time for her to book auto repair in San Diego. One Google search later, and she’s found a modern solution to a problem as old as the automobile: how to know she’d get quality auto repair, and at a fair price. Where […]
Needing car repair can be a pain. In addition to the cost, and your vehicle’s downtime, you’re unsure what you should be paying for the service. Good news: you can quickly request and receive an auto repair estimate, customized to your vehicle, through Openbay.Here’s how it works, if you’re — Seeking a Standard Auto Repair Estimate Openbay […]
Per Lifehacker, “Comparison shopping for car repairs is hard when you can’t actually drag your car from one shop to another. Openbay helps solve this…” Howard followed Lifehacker’s advice on car repairs and booked service for his Mini Cooper through Openbay. Here’s how it went. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive? […]
Hubspot, the two-billion-dollar ‘inbound marketing’ company, recently hosted its massive INBOUND conference here in Boston. We joined, with an eye toward learning some useful marketing strategies for auto repair shops, so we could share with our community of service providers. The focus of INBOUND was — appropriately — “inbound” marketing, or creating content — blogs, social […]
This year, AAA predicts nearly 49 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate Thanksgiving, with 89% of those planning to drive. Before you head out, here’s a quick road-trip checklist. Bring your vehicle to the shop, to ensure it’s up to the task of enduring stop-and-go traffic, which is probably about as taxing to […]
Looking for an auto repair discount before you hit the road for Thanksgiving? You’re smart.The last thing you need is to be stranded on the side of the road, kids in the back, temps dipping, while a tow truck ambles through the other 49 million cars on the road, trying to rescue you. Sorry — […]
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