Richmondtown Service Center Inc

Richmondtown Service Center Inc Auto Service & Repair Auto Tune Up
SuperMedia Content Disclaimer: http://spag.es/hjh9DV Since 1982, Richmondtown Service Center has helped vehicle owners throughout the area keep their vehicles running efficiently, and we're ready to help you at the same location we've been at for more than 30 years.

While our auto repair shop specializes in prompt auto maintenance services, we also offer additional services to keep your vehicle on the road.

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11/23/2021

To get the longest life from your tires make sure they are inflated to the proper temperature and rotate them on a regular basis (when you have the oil changed is a good time to do this) and have them aligned for even wear.

11/18/2021

If you drive in less than perfect conditions, you may be able to help the fuel filter do a better job by adding fuel injector cleaner to break down and clean out gunk and dirt that can build up over time.

11/16/2021

Engine pinging can be caused by using gas that doesn't have the correct octane level, the engine being too hot, poor engine combustion, an air-to-fuel mixture that is too lean, or the exhaust gases not properly recirculating.

11/14/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

11/11/2021

One consequence of not caring for your vehicle is that they become more expensive to run. Fuel economy, for instance, may suffer greatly if your air filter is clogged or if your tires are out of alignment, so it’s important to make sure that maintenance is regularly done.

11/09/2021

Any knocking you hear coming from the rear axle needs to be taken care of immediately. It means the driveshaft is loose, bent, or unbalanced and repairs are needed.

11/04/2021

If your car is misfiring, or simply does not seem to be running as smoothly as it should, the problem may be with the spark plug wires. They are available in sets of four, six, or eight to match cylinder count and are quickly removed and installed without the need of tools.

11/02/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

11/02/2021

When you have your vehicle lubricated, ask to have the ball joints inspected. Inspecting them is not a difficult or time-consuming process, so it easy to tell if they need replacing. If they do, take care of it quickly, as worn ball joints can cause serious control problems.

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10/28/2021

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10/26/2021

So, why do you need to change your car's oil anyway? Well, for starters, the oil picks up a lot of debris over time and essentially becomes dirty. Also, the oil actually breaks down eventually and becomes far less effective at lubricating the engine and carrying away heat.

10/26/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

10/21/2021

The oil in both diesel and gasoline engines are key elements of the cooling system as it helps pull heat away from the engine. Degraded or low levels of oil can harm your engine in multiple ways; all of which are expensive to repair.

10/19/2021

The rapid on/off/on/off pulsating of anti-lock brakes should only happen when making hard or emergency stops. If you notice them pulsing like this during normal stops, it's an indication of a problem that needs to be identified and repaired.

10/17/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

10/14/2021

If you smell burning oil after you add oil to the engine, check to make sure you put the oil cap back on. If you did, and the smell persists, take your car to a mechanic.

10/12/2021

Erratic starting, a drop in gas mileage, and engine misfires are all signs that it’s time to replace the spark plugs. But don’t stop there, you’ll also need new spark plug wires.

10/07/2021

In addition to engine and oil filters, most cars today have a cabin filter, and it’s easy to forget about it. However, if your car smells musty, old, or just plain peculiar, a dirty or clogged filter is probably the issue.

10/06/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

10/05/2021

One crucial action item on any high-mileage used car is the timing belt or chain. Because you don't know the state it's in and can't be sure if it's been replaced on schedule, it's always best to have a qualified mechanic check it out before you begin a long trip.

09/30/2021

If you hear a squealing noise when you start your car, you probably have a worn fan belt. If this is the case, there's no need to worry as replacing it is an easy job that any mechanic can tackle. Don't delay, however as such a fan belt can break and leave you stranded.

09/28/2021

Tire rotation and tire balancing are two separate but essential processes that help your car drive smoothly and run well. These should only be performed on correctly filled tires.

09/26/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

09/23/2021

Did your transmission shift into third gear after ten miles of driving? If so, the on-board computer has detected a problem and shifted it into safe mode. Have it checked and the problem fixed.

09/21/2021

If your car is misfiring, or simply does not seem to be running as smoothly as it should, the problem may be with the spark plug wires. New ones are inexpensive and easy to replace.

09/16/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

09/16/2021

With proper and regular maintenance, modern cars can perform well for hundreds of thousands of miles. Regular oil and fluid changes, lubricating joints, regularly changing belts and hoses and taking care of the brakes are the key factors.

09/14/2021

To make sure that your new vehicle stays in great shape, you’re going to want to follow the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule. Oil change intervals, in particular, will need to be observed to prevent the engine from going through premature wear.

09/09/2021

One of the pitfalls of buying a used car is that you cannot be sure if the maintenance records are accurate. Therefore, it would be best to start fresh by performing preventive maintenance like changing the oil and replacing plugs.

09/07/2021

Are you in a power struggle with your steering wheel? The first thing to check is the power steering fluid. If it’s too low, top it off. Be careful though, because adding too much can cause a whole different set of problems.

09/06/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

09/02/2021

If your car's check engine light is illuminated, you will want to find out what is the cause. The cause can vary greatly from minor to major.

08/31/2021

Emergency warning lights serve an important purpose as they protect the drivers of vehicles as well as those on the road. Don’t make others guess, regularly check your emergency lights to make sure they're in good working order.

08/27/2021

Check your vehicles Inspection and Registration stickers, if the inspection is due to expire at the end of the month, please don't wait until the last minute to avoid the end of the month rush.

08/26/2021

Automatic windows are convenient, but over time, the motors will burn out. If you notice your window slipping even when it is fully rolled up, it's time to replace the motor.

Address

3310 Richmond Rd
Staten Island, NY
10306

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm

Telephone

(718) 987-2560

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