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Top 10 Things MINI Cooper Owners Should Know

by Brian England on Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Over the past few years we have written many blog posts on the MINI Cooper.  If you are familiar with our auto repair center, you may know that when we first opened our auto shop back in 1978, we focused on servicing British and American cars -- hence the name, British American Auto Care.  Since that time we've expanded to cover most vehicles on the road today, but we still hold a special spot in our hearts for the cars with British origins like the MINI. 

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Topics: Mini, preventive maintenance, car repairs, Mini Cooper

Columbia Auto Repair Shop Scores Good Rating on Price

by Brian England on Mon, Jan 09, 2012

British American Auto Care is one of only two Columbia auto repair shops to get a top rating by the 2011 Washington Consumers Checkbook for price. Plus, we received a rating of 79% in all the other categories and were rated by the more people than any other auto repair shop in Howard County.

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Topics: car repairs, auto parts, columbia auto repair shop, Washington Consumers Checkbook, value, price, ratings

Is Your Auto Repair Shop A Place You Would Like to Spend Time?

by Dorothy George on Mon, Sep 05, 2011

What does your auto repair shop lobby, office/waiting area look like?  Does it look like a place you would like to spend some time waiting for your car repairs to be completed?  Better yet, how do you think the employees feel about coming to work there?  When businesses create a pleasant environment for their customers and employees, it makes people feel better about where they work and where they do business. 

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Topics: car repairs, auto repair shops, artwork displays, textile art, recycled, fiber art, Oregon

Car Repairs and Maintenance When Money is Tight

by Brian England on Wed, Nov 24, 2010

When your budget is under strain in a slow economy, it is easy to put off preventive maintenance of your car with the thought of saving money. It's true, today's modern vehicles can go longer between services, parts that used to make cars unreliable after 10,000 to 20,000 miles now last 50,000 to 100,000 miles. But, regular maintenance checks are still very important. They tell your service provider the current condition of your vehicle so they can make informed recommendations that will also take your budget into consideration.

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Topics: preventive auto maintenance, preventive car care, brake job, tight economy, car repairs

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When it comes to auto service we believe that excellent customer service is all about information and relationships. The more you know about automotive services, the easier it is to have a good relationship with your auto shop because you understand exactly what's happening with your car. We hope this blog will help to facilitate a good relationship with your auto shop, whether it's BA Auto Care or any other shop. We're happy to provide you with great information about auto service, repairs, and a few other topics we love.

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