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What to do if your check engine light comes on?

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

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Why it is important to get oil services done frequently

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Brakes for Breasts Campaign results

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

Why do Auto repair shops charge so much?

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

Welcome Sam Paiva to the Elite Team

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 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

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We're open President's Day

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

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