• Auto Repair & Maintenance Blog

    Synthetic Oil vs. Regular Oil: Which One is Right for Your Car?

    Synthetic oil can offer a lot of advantages that convention oil cannot. It lubricates engine parts more effectively, stays more stable in cold weather, and even does a better job of cleaning debris and dust from your car’s engine. Another advantage is that formulas can be created to meet specific needs, such as for high mileage or high-performance vehicles. So, the question is, is synthetic oil [...]

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    Should You Follow the Owner’s Manual for Your Car’s Maintenance?

    When you think of curling up with a good book, your Car Owner’s Manual probably isn’t what you had in mind. Unless you’re a "car person" that little book in your glove box is far more intimidating than entertaining. After all, you know how to turn the key in the ignition and pump the gas. As far as you’re concerned, the rest is your mechanic’s problem. Right? Well, not exactly.[...]

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    10 of the Longest Lasting Cars on the Road

    In the past, keeping a car on the road beyond the 200,000-mile mark was unusual, to say the least. However, in recent years there have been tremendous improvements in lubricants, rust prevention, and powertrain technology that make this an achievable goal for many cars, with proper care. We’re going to talk about some of the models that have the most reliable track records in a moment, [...]

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    10 Ways Vehicle Owners Lose Money on their Cars

    Most of us are dependent on owning an operational car. When our cars break down, it is very inconvenient and makes life grind to a halt. Not to mention the added stress of getting back and forth to work, picking up the kids from school or practice, and running errands without a reliable set of wheels. That said, many vehicle owners choose to save money by ignoring maintenance. In the short term [...]

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    Brake Repair & Service

    Brake failure is something no one wants to experience. For over 15 years, MasterTech Auto Care has been a name you can trust in brake repair and brake maintenance in the Plano area. Our ASE certified technicians can quickly diagnose all brake system problems and recommend repairs suited to your budget and needs for the vehicle. Stop in today, and we will assess your brakes and give you a quote. [...]

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    Check Fluids to Avoid Expensive Car Repairs

    Many of the expensive vehicle repairs that are often needed could be avoided if the car fluids had been checked regularly. Probably more people would understand the need for routine auto service if the reasons for checking the vital fluids were understood. Engine Oil The main purpose of engine oil is to lubricate, but it also plays a big part in cooling as well. Engine components are really [...]

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