Don’t Be Cheated By A Car Repair Facility

Technology is costly for North Jersey auto repair shops

These organizations strive to educate consumers and repairers on issues such as eliminating fraud and finding a quality repair facility. Another smart move is to verify information about the automotive repair shop on the BBB web site which will indicate whether the shop maintains a good reputation. 4) Look for a well-organized facility with vehicles in the parking lot equal in value to your own and modern equipment in the service bays. You probably wont find squeaky-clean conditions at an auto repair facility but consider whether the shops image and level of professionalism meet your needs. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.examiner.com/article/don-t-be-cheated-by-a-car-repair-facility

Snowstorms across South Jersey a boon for car washes, not so for auto repair garages

Changing technology might make car owners' driving experiences easier, but for North Jersey auto repair shop owners, their expenses have increased as quickly as they adapt the new equipment to their business. The days of lifting the hood of an ailing vehicle and snooping for a problem are gone. Now, auto repair shops are outfitted with scanners that diagnose problems in car engines and they must buy expensive equipment to repair vehicles. "We have to stay on top on what is changing," said Randy Harris, manager at J&J Auto Maintenance in Waldwick . "You either keep up or get left behind, but it costs you to keep up." Repairs that used to be routine have become a full-blown computer exercise, Harris said. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.northjersey.com/news/244666571_Technology_is_costly_for_North_Jersey_auto_repair_shops_in_the_latest_tools.html

A little over a week ago, every car wash around was putting as many through as it could. We all had long lines. Peterson said it was probably the same along most of the East Coast, from Maine to Georgia, after recent storms that have hit the Southeast as well as the northern latitudes. He noted that such storms bring an increase in an already busy time of the year. Winter and early spring are the best times of the year for the car wash industry, Peterson said. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.nj.com/south/index.ssf/2014/02/south_jersey_snow_barrage_a_bo.html

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