0 Compare Page

Blog

Importance of Quick Brake Repair for your Car!

Your brakes are an important and essential part of your automobile. While all other parts help you get moving, brakes ensure that you can quickly stop, and brakes ensure you remain safe while on the road. Thus, it is important to have your brakes checked repeatedly and repaired at the first sign of a problem. Here are some of the top reasons why you should not delay having your car brakes inspected and serviced quickly –

Catching Larger Problems Early


Most people start to notice a small issue or sound with their brakes and think that it would be okay to drive for a few more days. But, even minor brake problems can easily lead to a bigger problem in your car, and you may end up paying more for your repairs than you would have for a simple brake repair. By having your brakes fixed quickly, you can avoid bigger problems later on.


Brakes Keep you Safe 

Quick brake repair will allow you to keep yourself, your family and others safe on the road. You should ensure that your brake is working correctly at all times to avoid any accidents on the road. By taking your car to an auto service center quickly can help you keep safe from accidents and accident claims.


Getting You Back on the Road Quickly

You might consider repairing the brakes of your car on your own, but it takes a lot more than just effort and time. Brake repair is a serious task and should not be taken lightly. You also need plenty of specialized tools and technical knowledge to ensure that your brakes are working properly. Most repair shops will be able to handle the brake repairs professionally and help you get moving within an hour or less.


If your car brakes need a quick fix or major repair, visit Everything Auto NY for a $49.99 & up brake special, plus the most professional and prompt service available. Everything Auto NY is your one-stop shop for brake diagnosis, maintenance, and repair. Our safety experts can assist you in all your brake service requirements from pads and rotors, to brake fluid flushes, we do it all!

Top Tips to Determine the Condition of the Used Car You are Considering Purchasing

For first time buyers, used cars are an excellent investment. Even for some people who have the finances to purchase a new car, used cars are the best choice. But, unfortunately our customers have been running into issues by purchasing cars without having any professional technicians take a look at the car first. Before selecting a used car, it is essential to check each and every single aspect of the car. Still to this day, many people purchase used automobiles without getting a second opinion of any kind. In case you find yourself in this situation, here are some of the top actions that will allow you to quickly determine the condition of a used car without any mechanical knowledge:

* Take a Test Drive – Taking the used car for a long test drive allows you to get a feel for the car that you are considering buying. You can see how it performs on all aspects and make sure the car will be up to your standard. Also make sure to keep your eyes and ears open to check for any unusual engine and suspension noises. Also, ensure that the meters on the dashboard are in good working condition and remain within range at all times. This is why a long test drive is essential, especially since an overheating condition could possibly be very expensive. Make sure all buttons and features of the car work. Go as far as your knowledge allows, since you should really be getting a second opinion from a licensed auto repair shop such as Everything Auto NY.


* VIN History Report – It is best to get a complete history report of the used car that you’re considering purchasing. You can get these reports online and it can reveal a lot about the vehicle that the seller might be keeping from you. While minor fender benders can be ignored, you need to think twice before buying a car that has been in a severe car accident.


* Pre-Purchase Inspection – If you know much about cars, you will benefit even more by conducting a pre-purchase inspection with us, so the car can be connected to the latest dealer level diagnostic equipment and also raised up on a lift. Also, if you know little about cars, it is necessary to hire a professional shop to perform the pre-purchase inspection. They can determine if the vehicle is safe and if it is in need of any major or minor repairs.


It is essential to take the car to a trusted auto repair shop for a thorough pre-purchase inspection. It will give you a better idea about the condition of the potential used car. Remember, we always promise to give the best price possible on all services, but the price of a pre purchase inspection varies and it is best to contact Everything Auto NY to get the best price. Feel free to call us at any time at 347-494-2235.

Snowy weather tips

All of NYC, including Valley Stream, NY and beyond Nassau & Suffolk counties got hit with a “Bomb Cyclone”, the first blizzard of 2018! Now that everyone is back on the road, our main complaint from customers has been vibrations, especially when driving over 30 to 60mph. Before you visit your local auto repair shop, you should check your tires and wheel wells thoroughly for any ice and snow stuck inside the rims or around the tires, which would cause heavy vibrations. Check the picture below and keep reading for tips on how to handle icy roads!

Lowering your speed on the road, is one of the most important factors, that could reduce your chances of an accident. On the highway, it is also important to avoid tailgating, by leaving 100 yards between you and the car ahead of you, in order to give you plenty of room to stop in case that person has to brake suddenly. Rear wheel drive cars become very dangerous in snowy and icy conditions. Extreme care should be taken in bigger vehicles with rear wheel drive as well. Even if you have all-wheel drive, you should always reduce your cars speed to about half of the speed limit. This is a general rule of thumb and honestly does not cover all situations. If your vehicle still feels as if it will slide out, then cut back another ten miles per hour until you feel like you have full control of your car.

Extreme cold, will usually freeze any water or moisture on the road, which can lead to black ice. It is basically impossible to see this dangerous clear glaze, but if you have bright enough HID or LED headlights installed, you could possibly spot the reflection off the ice at night. Black ice has the ability to form at any time, but usually due to freezing temperatures. Regardless of snow or ice, in bad weather, you should slow your vehicle down to at LEAST half of the speed limit posted.

Overlooking something as simple as icy rims may save you time, money, and an unnecessary trip to the mechanic. If your wheels are cleaned and you still feel the vibration then come by Everything Auto NY at 61 W Merrick Rd in Valley Stream, NY to diagnose your car troubles. Remember all diagnosis are free with any repair! Stay safe & warm!

You should spend more time maintaining your car!

Maintenance of your car is one of the most important aspects of owning a car. When you keep your car in good working condition, you can ensure that you do not have to pay for costly repairs or experience unexpected breakdowns in the middle of the road. By having a proper maintenance plan, you can fully enjoy your car owning experience. Here are some of the top benefits you can enjoy by giving your car the best care possible.


– By getting the different parts of your vehicle at predetermined intervals, you can ensure that all of your cars parts are in good condition and there is no need for unexpected repair or replacement needed. You end up spending less on unexpected repairs over the long run and preventative maintenance will help you save a lot of money.
– It has been proven that scheduled maintenance increases the performance of your car and enhances the gas mileage of your car. It helps you keep your vehicle expenses down and is also highly advantageous during times of high gas prices.
– Many car owners delay the maintenance of their car until they absolutely have too. This eventually leads to further damage to their car and would require them to invest heavily into the repair work. By maintaining your car properly, and at the correct intervals, you can extend the life of your vehicle to a great extent.
In case you experience even the smallest problem with your car, do not hesitate to bring it to us for a thorough check up. More often than not, your small symptoms could be a sign of a much bigger problem. We have experienced technicians that are trained and licensed to provide you with the best service possible.

To get in touch with us, you can call us anytime at 347-494-2235 or email your queries to EverythingAutoNY@gmail.com. You can also walk-in at our convenient address at EVERYTHING AUTO NY, 61 W. Merrick Road, Valley Stream, NY 11580. 

Don’t freeze this winter!

It is winter time and you are heading for a New Years shopping spree with your family. You decide to turn on the heating / cooling system. After driving for a mile or so, your cabin is all fogged up covering every window with condensation. You ignore this by wiping the glass with your hands and continue driving. After a few days, the problem persists and now you can even smell a sweet smell of some coolant. It’s time to put a brake to your shopping program and head to Everything Auto NY right away as your heater core could be busted! & now We are offering a 25% discount on ALL heater core repair services until March 1st, 2018!


What is a heater core?
The heater core is an important component of your car’s cooling system, which also includes a heater valve, water pump, cooling fan, radiator and thermostat among other items. The heater core is the main component that is responsible for the heat used in the passenger compartment. It is usually located right behind your dashboard deeply buried among a pile of several other parts. In the picture below, the heater core is shown with the blower motor fan.

Symptoms of a bad heater core
A lot of drivers fail to realize there is something wrong with their heating or cooling system until the engine starts overheating or the heater stops working. While these are the final symptoms of problematic heater core, the initial symptoms include excessive fogging and coolant smell from your AC vents. Also, if your vehicle is guzzling a lot of coolant lately, there is something wrong again. It is advisable to report your car to Everything Auto New York on the very first symptoms of a problematic heater core as this may allow us to address the issues at a minimal cost, avoiding you the expenses of replacement of major repairs.


Repair or replace?
Heater cores are expensive parts which can cost you upwards of $500! Even more on certain models of cars. Do not panic yet as we at Everything Auto NY are not here to simply replace parts and provide you exorbitant bills. All the car owners in the New York areas of Queens and Nassau County who have come to us for auto repair are well aware of our ‘Maximum quality at Minimum prices’ motto. 


Our first step is to thoroughly examine your heater core and its life and provide you with an estimate for both replace and repair. In any case, we ensure that the labor costs are set to a minimum which is usually not the case with heater cores. If you do decide to replace the core, we calculate the timing as such when the replacement costs you lesser than the repair. Thus it’s a win-win situation for both of us – you get a new heater core at a cheaper rate than used, and we provide you with optimum service and parts, just like Everything Auto NY has been known for, for almost a decade!


Why Everything Auto?
Everything Auto NY is a family owned and operated business located in Valley Stream, NY 11580 and addresses heater core issues and cooling system repairs in Nassau County, Queens and surrounding areas. Our set of highly skilled technicians and professionals also undertake other car repair services like complete vehicle service diagnostics, Electrical, Computer Programming, Coding, Flashing, Adaptations and other “Dealer Only” Special Functions! As well as: Brakes, Oil Changes, Tune Ups, Engine Repair,  Scheduled Maintenance, Pre-Purchase Inspections, Cooling System, Heating and Air Conditioning, Transmission, Fuel Injection Systems, Belts and Hoses, Steering, SRS, ABS, and Exhaust System Repair. Our happy customers from all around New York will testify for the excellent services we offer on everything from, repairing heater cores and cooling systems, to engines and transmission!

Top Ways to Look after Your Car This Winter

Winter is definitely here! 

Still, many people will easily overlook the maintenance of their car. Driving in extreme snow or a blizzard needs preparation and patience. By preparing your car, for the harsh weather conditions that await us all, Everything Auto NY can help car owners avoid any unplanned emergencies or accidents that are quite common during the winter months. 
Here are some great auto care tips to make sure your car is in great shape all winter long –

Keep the Battery in Peak Condition

During the colder months, the car’s battery is the most affected part on the car. The car battery uses more energy to operate during cold weather. This allows the winter to drastically reduce the cranking amperage that is available to the starter. It is essential to get your auto battery tested before, during, and after winter to ensure it always remains in good condition. If it is not, you should consider replacing it as soon as possible to avoid getting stranded in a cold parking lot or side of the road when you least expect it.


Get your Brakes Checked Often

You need to get your brakes checked routinely to ensure your safety when driving on icy and snow covered roads. While you may test the brakes on your own, a professional will conduct thorough inspection to ensure that your brakes will work perfectly in all possible aspects. The certified technicians at Everything Auto NY will always have the latest technology and optimal equipment to monitor your braking system correctly. Regardless of what year make or model, we are your one stop shop for everything automotive, including brakes, even for rare cars, such as BMW M series, and other BMW’s, Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, Porsche, etc.  


Ensuring Lights and Wipers are Working

It is best to check the level of fluid in the windshield reservoir and fill it up as needed. At Everything Auto NY, we provide free windshield washer fluid fill ups with EVERY service! Even a small oil change or light bulb change, will get your windshield washer bottle filled to the top!

Wipers can get damaged for many reasons, such as, being operated while frozen, or windshield damages. While small chips and scratches might seem small at first, it is recommended to replace chipped and cracked windshields immediately to avoid damage to yourself and others. At Everything Auto NY, we provide wiper replacements and windshield replacements, as well as, other automotive glass repair services.

You should also ensure that your exterior and interiors lights are in optimal working condition so that other drivers can see you and you can see them. One of the worst feelings on the road, is having all your lights on, and still not being able to see the person ahead of you! For your own safety and also everyone around you, please stop by EverythingAutoNY.com for directions to our shop in Valley Stream, NY 11580. We will gladly check all your bulbs and wipers for free! We also offer free replacements of bulbs and wipers with services over $250!


Apart from the above, you also need to get many other parts of your car routinely inspected such as tires, batteries, wipers, lights, brakes, suspension, oil, antifreeze and other parts so that you can drive your car during winter months without worrying about getting inconvenienced. If you need help looking after your car this winter, Everything Auto NY is the best place to be. We offer complete testing of all of the different parts of your car to ensure it is ready for the winter months for many years to come.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

We are so grateful to have clients like you in our lives! Celebrate the start of 2018 with us & enjoy our special offer that we are extending to you! It’s our way of saying “Happy New Year” from the team at Everything Auto NY!!

In order to celebrate this new year, we will be offering $10 regular oil changes for the first 4 quarts of oil! HURRY IN TODAY! This offer will expire on Friday, January 12th, 2018!

& As a congratulations to all the new Bitcoin millionaires… We will now start accepting Bitcoin this year! We will keep everyone updated when someone finally offers us this new way of payment! IF that ever happens!

loading