Maintenance

  • Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Clearwater Car Owners
    A generation ago, Clearwater drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot le...
    Published on: Jan 15, 2021
  • Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Clearwater
    There's a segment of the Clearwater area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. {{ image('http://autonettv.com/media/thumbs/MaintenanceFreeMyth_SusanneTimothy_Split_s.jpg') }...
    Published on: Feb 07, 2021
  • Auto Tech Inc. Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2
    FL service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Clearwater drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of th...
    Published on: Feb 14, 2021
  • Severe Service Requirements
    A lot of Clearwater drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be so...
    Published on: May 23, 2021
  • Serpentine Belt Service at Auto Tech Inc. in Clearwater
    If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's u...
    Published on: Jun 13, 2021
  • Training Received by Technicians in Clearwater, FL
    When your vehicle breaks down in the Clearwater, FL, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need ...
    Published on: Feb 13, 2022
  • Technician Training at Auto Tech Inc.
    Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Auto Tech Inc. in Clearwater. A...
    Published on: Mar 06, 2022
  • Serpentine Belt Service at Auto Tech Inc.
    Most Clearwater folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Clearwater market, s...
    Published on: Jun 19, 2022
  • Gas Savings in Clearwater: Sharpen Your Pencil
    High gas prices in Clearwater increase the cost of living for FL drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger porti...
    Published on: Jun 26, 2022
  • Maintaining Your Older Car in Clearwater, FL
    The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Clearwater, FL: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for ...
    Published on: Jan 22, 2023
  • Hey Clearwater Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?
    So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Clearwater?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all ...
    Published on: Apr 16, 2023
  • Busting Automotive Myths in Clearwater, FL
    Myths passed around our Clearwater, FL community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for auto...
    Published on: Oct 22, 2023
  • Looking Down the Road - Headlamps
    If you've ever been driving around Clearwater and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put...
    Published on: Mar 17, 2024
  • Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Clearwater, FL
    The median age for cars in the Clearwater, FL area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Auto Tech Inc. we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high...
    Published on: Jun 02, 2024