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  • Need Differential Service In Clackamas?

    Friday 01 November 2013

    Look to Rob’s Automotive Repair for Differential Repair & Maintenance With front-wheel drive being so common in Clackamas these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Clackamas folks don’t even have to think about it. And most rear-wheel drive family car differentials don’t need to be serviced for many miles, so it’s understandable that it’s not something on the top of mind. So it’s not uncommon for OR people to not know they have... read more

  • PCV Valve Replacement At Rob’s Automotive Repair

    Friday 01 November 2013

    Prevent Oil Leaks & Burning Oil Today’s Clackamas car care article focuses on PCV valve replacement. The PCV valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a big job for your family car. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the family car engine’s running, fuel is burned to generate power. Most of the exhaust from combustion goes out through the exhaust system. But some exhaust blows b... read more

  • Severe Service Maintenance Schedule For Clackamas Car Owners

    Friday 01 November 2013

    Some of our customers at Rob’s Automotive Repair are surprised to learn that there are actually two service schedules for their vehicles. One is the regular schedule and the other is the severe service schedule. Let’s look at what the manufacturers say constitutes severe driving conditions, and let you draw your own conclusions: Most of your trips are less than four miles Most of your trips are less than ten miles and outside temperatures are below freezing... read more

  • ICE – In Case of Emergency

    Friday 01 November 2013

    A brilliantly simple solution, Identifies Emergency Contacts in your Mobile Phone Sometimes the unthinkable happens here in Boring… A terrible accident and those involved aren’t able to provide our local Boring rescuers with emergency contact information. There are people who must be contacted to arrange help, give consent to treatment, inform paramedics of medical conditions, allergies or medications. Too often, Boring police and rescue workers must sift through... read more

  • Budgeting for Auto Maintenance in Clackamas OR

    Friday 01 November 2013

    Everyone in Clackamas OR does their best to budget for scheduled vehicle maintenance. What’s hard is planning for unexpected family car repairs. The truth is that our vehicles can stay on our OR roads longer than ever before with proper maintenance. That’s because of improved vehicle design and manufacturing quality. But some of those same improvements also lead to higher repairs costs for every family car or vehicle. There’s a tool that can... read more