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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Deadline for Washington State Studded Tire Removal Extended

Deadline for Washington State Studded Tire Removal Extended Let Hoesly Eco Automotive Change Out Your Studded Tires It’s that time of year again in Vancouver WA. Northwest drivers need to head to their local tire shop, or auto repair shop, to get their studded tires removed. These traction tires can be a lifesaver when road conditions turn ugly during the winter months. But now that spring is here it’s time to switch back to your regular tires. There is some good news, though. The deadline to remove studded tires in Washington is usually on March 31. However, this year, you actually get to keep them on a little longer. That’s because the Washington State Department of Transportation has extended the deadline this year. Drivers in the Vancouver WA area now have until Sunday, April 15 to get their studded tires removed. Don’t Wait to Remove Your Studded Tires Studded tires are typically a ... read more

Subaru Among the Best in Consumer Report Rankings

Subaru Among the Best in Consumer Report Rankings If you follow the auto industry then it should come as no surprise that Subaru continues to be recognized for its accomplishments. The Japanese automaker keeps racking up sales, as well. Now Subaru can add another big time recognition to its list. That’s because the latest Consumer Reports results are in, and Subaru leads the way. According to the magazine’s most recent annual report, the best cars are both affordable and reliable. You can see 10 of the Best picks here. Subaru Rated Best Compact SUV While Subaru was recognized for several vehicles, the Forester took home the top spot in the Compact SUV category. The Forester ranked high in reliability, fuel economy, visibility, and total space. It also ranked high in safety features, handling and comfort. It’s no wonder that we see more and more Subaru Foresters on Vancouver ... read more

Why Is Spring the Perfect Time to Change Your Air Filter?

Spring 2018 is almost here. Can you believe it? Most people in the Vancouver WA area welcome spring with open arms. People are ready to shed their winter clothing and go outside a lot more often. Spring is also a popular time to clean up around the house. It’s a great time to get some overdue projects done that you couldn’t do during the winter months. That includes taking care of important automotive maintenance and car repair, no matter which make you drive, including Subaru, Honda, and Toyota. Is a Dirty Air Filter Hurting Your Vehicle? There are several things you can do to help get your care ready for spring. One easy maintenance project that often gets overlooked is your air filter. It’s easy to forget because in many vehicles you can’t see the air filter unless you open the cold air collector box. But what you don’t know CAN hurt you. Bottom line, it’s important to change your ai ... read more

Honda Offers Owners Quality and Value

Honda Offers Owners Quality and Value - Vancouver Auto Repair If you own a Honda then you already know how reliable these vehicles can be. In fact, one of the top reasons Hondas continue to sell so well is their quality. That’s why many Honda owners keep coming back to the brand whenever they purchase a new car. So, it should come as no surprise that Honda recently won several Best Car awards from U.S. News & World ReportHonda Wins Four Awards In fact, the Japanese automaker won awards in four categories, while the automaker’s luxury brand, Acura, earned one award. Honda took the top spot in the best compact SUV category with the CR-V. The Honda Odyssey earned the award for the best minivan, while the Honda Fit received the best subcompact car. Not to be outdone, the Honda HR-V was named the best subcompact S ... read more

Top Tips for Getting Your Car Ready for Spring

Top Tips for Getting Your Car Ready for Spring While it seems like old man winter is still doing everything he can to make his presence felt, inevitably, spring is on its way. The tough driving conditions of this recent wintery weather in Vancouver WA may have taken their toll on your vehicle. The snow and ice can be a problem for many drivers. In some cases, after driving in these conditions, your car, truck or SUV might be in need of some auto care or auto repair in Vancouver WA. Ready for the Rain in Vancouver WA? Now is a great time to get your car ready for spring. Whether you drive a Honda, Toyota, Subaru, or any other make or model, you want to be sure your vehicle is ready for the upcoming wet season. Getting ready for spring driving is more than just removing your snow tires. Here in the Pacific Northwest, including Vancouver WA, spring means a lot of rain. So you want to be sure your vehicle is ready. Time to Get to Work With that in mind, these a ... read more