All I Want For Christmas Is…a Safe Vehicle!

December 10th, 2015
Once we cross over into adulthood, Christmas gifts get harder to pick out, and that only gets tougher as we get older. Instead of buying a kitchen gadget, a boring tie or slippers, a piece of exercise equipment or some other gift-for-grownups that’ll get used once and then put in the back of a closet, why not give someone the gift of safety this year?
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Replacing Brake Fluid? Why?

October 5th, 2015
Brake Repair in St Louis, MOIn some cases, your technician might need to replace brake fluid when servicing your car’s brakes. While brake fluid is usually good for years at a time, there are a couple of reasons why that might be the case. 
 
Anytime that the brake system is opened up, such as when a caliper or wheel cylinder is replaced, air is introduced into the brake lines. In these instances, it’s necessary to purge the air from the lines; bubbles of air in the hydraulic fluid of the lines will compromise braking performance. This process is known as “bleeding the brakes.” 
 
Brake bleeding is done one wheel at a time, forcing fluid out and watching closely for bubbles. By the time all four wheels are done, it’s not unusual to add an ...[more]
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Give the Gift of Auto Repair

November 18th, 2014

auto repair college station txThis holiday season BCS Tires and Lifts invite customers to give the gift of auto repair! From routine oil changes to brake repair, mechanics provide drivers of College Station, TX with comprehensive auto repair at affordable pricing for even the tightest holiday budgets. Consult BCS Tires and Lifts for all travel preparations to ensure safe commuting this holiday season. Whether traveling across town or across the country, consult professionals of BCS Tire and Lifts for all auto repair, tires and lift services in College Station, TX.

Drivers searching for meaningful gifts that will remind loved-ones how much you care throughout the year to come, purchase auto repair from BCS Tires and Lifts. Never compromising quality service for sloppy workmanship, technicians take personal pride in all auto repairs. ...[more]

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Don't Be Scared By Auto Repair - Fall Car Care Tips

October 30th, 2014
As Halloween quickly approaches, the spookiest time of the year is right around the corner with plenty of goblins and ghosts to frighten even the most cheerful souls. However, nothing is more frightening than unwanted vehicle malfunctions or foreseeable failures. Prevent excessive auto repair situations with useful tips on Halloween driver safety coupled with careful driving habits to keep any vehicle rolling through this season. Through proper maintenance and inspections, auto repair does not have to be scary; instead find safety in proper vehicle operations with improved handling, fuel efficiency and mobility.
 
In preparation for winter, fall auto repair is important for both maintaining current automotive functions and sustaining proper conditions for future use. Maint ...[more]
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Stay Ahead of Brake Repairs

September 30th, 2014

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Staying current with brake inspection is imperative to avoid costly repairs or replacements. Most major malfunctions and repairs can be avoided with routine maintenance, coupled with driver awareness. Learn signs of needed brake repairs such as: noises, smells and other vehicle malfunctions. Through driver awareness of these symptoms, problems can be easily detected to prevent long-term damages. Use these following tips to detect early signs of needed brake repair and, when these signs appear, consult your auto repair specialist immediately.

Sound: Unfamiliar noises such as: squealing, rubbing, and screeching are typical symptoms of brake pad or brake shoe malfunction. Inspecting curious noises produced from brake systems should be addressed ...[more]

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Do You Have Good Brakes?

February 28th, 2014
There are some things on your vehicle that you should have confidence in and never worry about. Is everyone buckled up? Do I have a full tank of gas? Your vehicle should make you feel safe and secure, and keep you and your loved ones safe throughout your travel. It goes then, without much, saying that you also need to be confident in your brakes. This function is the one thing keeping you out of harm’s way in the event of an accident or road hazard. Think about it, you do not want to find out in the middle of a busy highway when everyone has slammed on their brakes that yours have not been properly maintained or are failing. Knowing that your brakes are in great condition will keep you safe, and prevent a leading cause for many accidents on the road. 
 
There are several chec ...[more]
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