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Without a working battery, your car will not be able to start. If you perform proper maintenance, however, an average car battery can start your car reliably for roughly four years. Your vehicle's radio and headlights, plus a slew of other important functions, are powered by an electrical current generated by your vehicle’s engine but a vital part of generating electricity is having a place to store it while it’s not being used, which is where a car battery comes into play. The battery holds electrical energy while a car is off in order to help the engine turn over and create a spark to start internal combustion.  What you don't want is to have a bad battery!!

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Judging by the number of near-rear-endings we witness on our morning commutes, the typical attitude toward brake maintenance appears to be, “Brakes: Don’t let them stop you!” This puzzles us because monitoring your braking system’s health is one of the most straightforward aspects of car ownership. You do have to know what to look for, though, or rather, what to listen and feel for. So let us, uh, break it down for you. Here are the top three signs that your brakes need fixing.

At A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center in Gadsden, we’re not only here to fix your car when something goes wrong...we’re here to help you understand your car, truck, or SUV a little better, too. Here are some tips concerning your thermostat - how it works, what to watch out for, and what to do about it when one fails.

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For all your transmission repair and maintenance needs, trust the specialists with the knowledge and ability necessary to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road. At A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center in Gadsden, AL, we prioritize quality over everything. A huge aspect of that goal is keeping up with the technology of the modern era.

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At A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center in Gadsden, we specialize in detailed knowledge of complicated, performance systems. One such system, which is becoming ever more precise and complex, is the suspension on your car. Luxury and performance vehicles are innovators and leaders in the suspension field; and as such, it takes leading technicians to service them.

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As your vehicle ages, it not only gains sentimental value but a number of maintenance measures arise as well. Trucks from previous decades have the potential to keep their value and functionality for many years. Here are some tips from A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center to keep your older truck running for a prolonged time.

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If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that runs on gasoline, there's a good chance you’ve run it low on fuel a few times (or more than a few times,) and maybe even run out of gas completely a time or two. At A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center in Gadsden, AL, we like to provide information applicable to you. Running a vehicle low on fuel is something we’re all guilty of, and most of us don’t think twice about it. But, can it be bad for your car?

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Your Dodge, Ford, or Chevy diesel pickup will rarely quit on you all of a sudden, with no warning. Chances are, your truck has been trying to tell you there’s an issue for a while - here’s what to watch out for, from A1 Automotive Auto Repair Center in Gadsden, AL.

  • Jasper
  • 247towing
  • Acdelco
  • ASE
  • Be Car Care Aware
  • Castrol
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Customer Savings
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Flowmaster
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Gadsden Chamber
  • Magnaflow
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • Oreilly
  • Tires
  • Viper
  • Wifi Available

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Gadsden, AL 35904
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