Yearly Archives: 2024

Engine Noises - What's Normal and What's Not?

Have you ever been driving and suddenly heard a noise from your engine that made your heart skip a beat? We've all been there, and it's a common concern for many drivers. Engine noises can range from a gentle purr to an alarming clatter, but how do you know which sounds are normal and which signal trouble? Understanding these noises can save you from unnecessary stress and potentially costly repairs. Engines are complex machines with many moving parts, so it's no surprise they can p ... read more

Elite Auto attended STX Training, in Nashville

The Elite Team recently attended STX in Nashville for an Automotive Training Expo. We all took classes that pertain to our job such as diagnostics for auto repair, Leadership, Marketing, Service Advising classes. As always, thank you for your patience and understanding while we were away. We can’t wait to put our newfound knowledge into action and continue serving you with excellence. Stay tuned for more updates, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need to b ... read more

Say Goodbye to These 5 Bad Car Habits

Owning a car is a significant responsibility. Beyond regular maintenance, the way you drive and care for your vehicle can greatly impact its longevity and performance. Many drivers unknowingly engage in bad habits that can harm their cars over time. If you want to keep your vehicle running and avoid costly repairs - recognize and eliminate these detrimental behaviors. Revving the Engine When Cold One of the worst habits drivers have is revving the engine immediately after star ... read more

Lexus Expertise Without Dealership Prices: Why Choose Local Repair?

When it comes to maintaining your Lexus, it may seem like the dealership is the best option. However, is it really the best choice for your car? We'll discuss the advantages of choosing a local repair shop over the dealership for your Lexus repairs and maintenance. The Personal Touch of Local Repair Shops Local repair shops often provide a level of personalized service that dealerships simply can't match. At a local shop, you're more than just another customer&mdas ... read more

How to Extend Your Tesla's Range & Keep It Performing At Its Best

Are you a proud owner of a Tesla electric vehicle, looking to maximize its range and maintain peak performance? Whether you're planning a road trip or simply want to optimize your daily driving experience, there are several tips and tricks you can employ to extend your Tesla's range and keep it running at its best. Efficient Driving Habits Adopting efficient driving habits is one of the most effective ways to extend your Tesla's range. Avoiding sudden accelerations ... read more

Suspension Types & How To Maintain Each One

It's important to keep in mind that the suspension system plays a critical role in ensuring a comfortable ride, keeping your tires in contact with the road, and enabling safe handling and braking.  By familiarizing yourself with the various types of suspension systems and learning how to properly maintain them, you can significantly improve your vehicle's overall performance and lifespan ... read more

How To Maintain A Rear-Wheel Drive BMW

Owning a BMW is a testament to your taste for performance and engineering excellence. However, to keep this driving pleasure intact, specific maintenance is essential because most models are RWD (rear-wheel drive). Why Do Rear-Wheel Drive Vehicles Require More Maintenance RWD BMWs are ... read more

Elite Auto works on the Gansett mini

"Hi Neighbor"  It is our pleasure to work on the famous Gansett Mini and Jake, our technician will get it back on the road for safe driving.  Narragansett Brewing Company and Elite Auto are both independent businesses, making the world a better place!  Thank you, Gansett, for trusting us to fix your Mini

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