Tech Tip Tuesday! What to do if your check engine light comes on: Ask yourself these questions to determine if it is safe to drive your vehicle with the light on. Did you recently pump gas? If so, check your gas cap to ensure it is tight. As a loose cap can cause the light to come on. However, the light may not reset immediately. Did the vehicle jolt or vibrate (misfire)? If the vehicle has other drivability issues along with the light, call for a tow truck and schedule a shop ... read more
𝘛𝘦𝘤𝘩 𝘛𝘪𝘱 𝘛𝘶𝘦𝘴𝘥𝘢𝘺 It is necessary to get oil services done based on your vehicles factory schedule. Failure to do so can result in internal engine failure Why oil services are important to get done on a regular basis: Maintains engine lubrication Cools engine components Improves gas mileage Promotes vehicle longevity See attached pictures for examples of recent internal engine damage we’ve seen at our shop.
𝘛𝘦𝘤𝘩 𝘛𝘪𝘱 𝘛𝘶𝘦𝘴𝘥𝘢𝘺 Is the service facility you take your vehicle to using OEM oil filters? We do here at Elite! What could happen if they are not using OEM filter? Using a poor quality oil filter can cause the filter to collapse, which can restrict oil flow and cause low oil pressure can cause internal engine damage.
Thank you to all that participated in Brakes for Breasts campaign for the entire month of October. Elite performed 36 brake jobs and will be donating a total of $2,716.60 to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Fund. We couldn’t have done it without you, and we wanted to thank everyone that was part of this worthy cause to find a vaccine for Breast Cancer. Elite has been participating in this campaign since 2019 and we have raised a total of 6,705.10. The Fund had a goal to reach ... read more
Cars are not so easy to repair nowadays. For every vehicle that needs to be repaired, they need to be diagnosed. Just like doctors that take MRI’s, CAT scans, and blood work to determine what is wrong with someone's health. Technicians must test all fuses, look for electrical draws, and scan many computers. Each of these tests and scans take time, knowledge, and resources to complete. The test and scans determine the root cause of your vehicle's problems. These computers allow for ... read more
We would like to officially welcome Samuel Paiva to the Elite Team! Sam has worked part-time as a Porter, Marketing Intern, Detailer at Elite since 2018 while attending Nichols College in Dudley, MA. He graduated from Nichols College in May, Dean’s list, earning a Bachelor’s degree in General Business with concentrations in marketing, accounting, and entrepreneurship. He now holds the position at Elite as Marketing Administrator, Detailing Specialist, and future co-owner ... read more
How to find a good mechanic? How to recognize a bad mechanic? Mechanics that would be considered bad or not working for the customer/client will sometimes take advantage of their customer. That has been the stereotype of the automotive industry. They may take advantage of their customers and try to sell work that isn't needed or try to upcharge a customer. Sometimes people don’t know better at the time of purchase of the repairs, and they approve ... read more
Greetings! Elite is open regular hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) on President's Day, Monday, February 21st, 2022! Thank you for your continued business. We look forward to seeing you soon and servicing your vehicle. ~ The Elite Team
Brakes for Breasts - Together we can put the brakes on breast cancer!!!! FREE Brakes or shoes at Elite for the month of October and 10% of parts and labor will be donated to the Cleveland Breast Cancer Research Fund. Clients pay for any other necessary parts and labor for brake job. Call today 736-8942 or make an appointment on line at www.eliteautori.com
We had a great time learning this past weekend! Elite flew Justin Morgan, a Pico Trainer in from South Carolina to train us on Pico Scopes. A Pico Scope is a heart monitor to monitor the sophisticated systems that are in the cars of today. Cars today have 60-75 computers on board. It takes special equipment, training, a skilled type of person to properly diagnose these systems. When we can properly diagnose your car faster, more accurately, and more efficiently, the client wins ... read more