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How to Plan a Safe and Fun Summer Road Trip

How to Plan a Safe and Fun Summer Road Trip

Summer is the perfect time for a road trip adventure, exploring new destinations, and creating lasting memories with loved ones. However, before hitting the open road, it's important to plan your trip carefully to ensure both safety and fun. Fun Tip: Get to know a few road trip games so you don’t get bored on the drive!Start by deciding on your destination and mapping out the most efficient and scenic route. Consider factors like distance, driving conditions, and attractions along the way. Use reliable navigation tools or GPS devices to guide you during your journey.Before embarking on your road trip, ensure your vehicle is in top condition. Schedule a thorough maintenance check-up, including tire inspection and rotation, fluid level checks, brake inspection, and oil change. This will minimize the risk of unexpected breakdowns ... read more

Spring Maintenance Checklist: Simple And Short

Spring Maintenance Checklist: Simple And Short

With the end of winter approaching, your car calls for some attention. A couple of things should be checked at least once per season. What are they exactly? Well, if you continue reading, you will find out a couple of the most important spring maintenance procedures. Make sure to put them on your to-do list the next time you visit a repair shop. Engine Inspection Engine inspections are some of the most important maintenance procedures. Either inspecting it via a diagnostics tool or by a trained eye, it will make sure everything is okay. And if it isn't, repair options will be presented to you for the best outcome. Most of the time small problems occur, which can result in more serious problems if not sorted out. Get Your Tires Checked Tires, tires, tires! Everyone, including us, recommends a tire check-up. But why are they so important? Tires are the only part of the vehicle making contact with the road. Therefore, it is responsible for grip, p ... read more

How Often Should You Get Oil Changes?

How Often Should You Get Oil Changes?

Oil changes are one of the most important routine maintenance services for your vehicle. The oil in your engine helps keep it lubricated, cool and clean. Over time, oil becomes contaminated and loses its viscosity, which can cause damage to your engine and decrease its performance. Regular oil changes help extend the life of your engine and keep it running smoothly. How Often Should You Get Oil Changes For Your Vehicle? It depends on several factors, including the age and make of your vehicle, your driving habits, and the type of oil you use. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend changing the oil every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. However, it is best to consult your owner’s manual for the manufacturer’s recommended interval. If you do a lot of city driving, drive in stop-and-go traffic, or drive in extremely hot or cold weather conditions, you may need to change your oil more frequently. On the other hand, if you mostly drive on the highway, your oil can last longer between chan ... read more

Show Your Car Some Love for V-Day!

Show Your Car Some Love for V-Day!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner ladies and gents, and we wish all couples out there a wonderful holiday. Before you celebrate with your loved one, don’t forget about your other partner in life – your car, of course! Now is the perfect time to take care of business when it comes to your car. Show your vehicle some love by giving it the maintenance it needs.  We invite you to Chahel Automotive for quality and affordable car care. We have seven convenient locations all around Northern Virginia. While you probably put your oil change and brake check on hold through the holidays, you should not ignore these essential tasks. Who wants to deal with the stress of pesky car problems early on in the year? That is why you should bring your car to Chahel Automotive for some TLC. What Kind of Maintenance Does My Car Need? Oil Change Tire Rotation Tire Pressure Check & Adjustment Filter Change Wash and Wax Fluid Flushes Light Check Brake Service &hellip ... read more

5 Possible Reasons Why Your Car Heater Isn’t Working

5 Possible Reasons Why Your Car Heater Isn’t Working

It’s that time of the year in Northern Virginia again when we all need to bundle up to leave our houses. When we head out the door to go turn on our cars, we expect our heater to heat up quickly. If you keep getting cold air instead of warm air, then you have a heater problem. How Do Car Heaters Work? The heating system brings the heat from the engine to keep your vehicle’s interior warm and comfortable in the winter. It comprises the heater core, a fan, coolant, and more. At our auto repair shop, we are committed to getting to the bottom of your heater problem. We are equipped to handle the most challenging heater repairs.    If your vehicle’s heating system is malfunctioning, it can be due to any of the following problems: Low Coolant - If your car is low on coolant fluid, your vehicle won’t get the proper heating. You can check the levels by popping the hood of your car open. Dirty Coolant - The condition ... read more

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