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Car Wheel Almost Falls Off Due to Unsafe Maintenance Practices

by Brian England on Tue, Oct 13, 2015

When your car isn't properly maintained a lot of things can go wrong. The other day I ran across a Facebook post that caught my eye.  A fellow auto shop owner, Ken Quasney of Auto Sense, posted a picture of a ball joint that had separated from the lower control arm. In the text of the post, Auto Sense summarized this problem and its probable cause. 

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Topics: preventive maintenance, ASE certified auto technicians, wheel safety, steering problems, ball joint

15 Things to Consider When Choosing an Auto Repair Shop

by Dorothy George on Mon, Feb 13, 2012

We were brainstorming a bit about things people told us they liked about BA Auto Care.  Are you new to the area or just looking for a new auto repair shop?  Here are a few things you may want to consider.  Use us as a benchmark!

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Topics: free courtesy shuttle, auto repair shop, ASE certified auto technicians, eco-friendly auto care, ASE, VEIP certified, shop tours

ASE Certified Automotive Technicians -- Does it really matter?

by Brian England on Thu, Oct 14, 2010

Have you noticed that auto service and repair shops proudly promote the fact that their technicians are ASE certified? What does this mean, and should you care about this? In general the answer is yes.

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Topics: ASE certified auto technicians, Certified emissions repair facilities, qualified auto technicians

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