For small businesses, customer loyalty is everything — the holy grail. Want to know why your auto-repair business’ customers aren’t returning? The prevailing service center owner/operator sentiment might be that disloyal, wandering-gypsy customers are only looking for lower prices over quality. But we surveyed customers who weren’t 100% happy with their automotive service providers, and the […]
The Twitterverse has just brought it to our attention that today is National Boyfriend Day. Apparently that’s an excuse to celebrate boyfriends of the romantic and platonic variety. It sounds like something we can all technically appreciate. National Boyfriend Day reminds us of a bunch of posts we’ve seen on social media of people seeking mechanic […]
Almost every driver has had a bad car repair experience. Whether that’s dealing with an unscrupulous mechanic making bad recommendations, or charging too much, it’s very frustrating. Celebs Have Car Trouble Too! Mike Tolbert, fullback for the Carolina Panthers, recently had his own frustrating experience, according to The Charlotte Observer. He had taken his 1975 Chevy Caprice Convertible in to […]
Big news — Openbay has joined the ranks the 100 Best Car Blogs of 2016. Pardon the pun, but we’ll have to open a bottle of suds to celebrate the honor! (Washos, the on-demand car detailers, have bestowed it upon us.)Washos has done a great job at segmenting the best car blogs, so readers can […]
Here’s Aaron, who used to do some of his own auto repair and maintenance, and who had recently tried Openbay for his car repair in Aurora, IL. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive? I live in Aurora, IL. And the service was actually for my wife; she drives a 2010 […]
A car radiator is simply a device that exchanges heat from the engine with the surrounding, cooler air. The failures are slightly more complex, but preventable. What Does a Car Radiator Do? Hot coolant enters the radiator through the upper hose, then moves down a series of small tubes built into a large, flat surface area. The […]
Does your car have you desperately searching for “mechanic near me”? Don’t hit the shop before reading these give tips. They’ll help you to make the most of your search for a local mechanic. 1) Have an expert diagnose the problem. Going all WebMD-for-cars, thinking you know what’s wrong, can drive mechanics bananas. You tell them what’s wrong, […]
Exciting news: Feedspot listed Openbay Overdrive on their “Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Enthusiast Must Read” list. We’re thrilled to be honored! Openbay is in great company, alongside the likes of Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Automobile and Car Talk.For the uninitiated, Feedspot is an RSS feed, where readers can subscribe to their favorite blogs, and read them […]
You know your vehicle needs regular oil changes, but beyond that, aren’t quite sure what you should be doing, beyond fixing things when they break. That approach won’t save you any money. What Basic Car Maintenance Are You Missing? The answer lies in your owner’s manual, and online, which tells you exactly when to have your […]
Here’s EricTheCarGuy at the Ferrari garage at the Monterey Grand Prix.Image courtesy of EricTheCarGuy. If you’ve ever sought assistance online in repairing your own car, or have searched for exactly what an auto repair entails, odds are you’ve come across EricTheCarGuy. This automotive technician-turned-YouTube star has racked up more subscribers than there are people living in […]
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