Monthly Archives: February 2021

Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Fluid Flush – Vancouver Auto Repair?

When you think of the word flush, what comes to mind? Obviously, for most people, the good old porcelain throne is the first image that pops into their heads. But our toilets aren’t the only things that need a good a flush. When it comes to your car, truck, crossover, or SUV, flushing is also very important. In fact, fluid flushes are a vital part of your vehicle’s proper maintenance and care. When you do it regularly and properly, fluid flushes will help you vehicle perform better and last longer. Important Fluid Flushes – Vancouver Auto Repair So what kinds of fluid need to be flushed in your vehicle? There are actually several fluids that could benefit from a good flushing. Each of these fluids plays a different, but important role in the proper operation of your vehicle. However, over time, your vehicle’s fluids wear down and get dirty. In some cases, your vehicle burns throu ... read more

Is Your Subaru Ready for the Winter Weather? Vancouver Auto Repair

We are right in the middle of winter in the Pacific Northwest. And around here, winter usually lasts till the end of March so we still have a long way to go. But despite the wintery weather, you don’t have to be afraid to go outdoors. You can still get out and explore new adventures, or just make it to the grocery store and back safely. That’s especially true of you drive a Subaru. Subaru vehicles are some of the most reliable and safest vehicles on the road. That’s one of the reasons they are so popular here in the Portland/Vancouver area. But if you haven’t had your Subaru serviced for a little while, then now might be the right time to get it into our Vancouver auto repair shop for some winter preparation. After all, the next few weeks are typically the most common weeks we get snow in our area. Even if you don’t need to bring your vehicle in for ... read more

Affordable Acura Auto Repair in Vancouver WA

Car ownership is a big deal for most people. And while everyone would like to own the nicest vehicle possible, not everyone can afford a brand new luxury vehicle. For those of you lucky enough to drive a luxury make like Acura, you know how important it is to take care of your vehicle, if you want it to remain a luxury vehicle. Acura is known for it’s smooth handling, reliable performance, and exquisite styling. But you already know that. After all, that’s why you bought an Acura. But even the nicest cars wear down. That’s why regular maintenance and repair is so important. If you want your Acura to last, you have to treat it with thoughtful care. Acura Auto Maintenance With Hoesly Automotive At Hoesly Eco Automotive, we specialize in maintaining and repairing all makes and models, including Acura. We don’t cut corners when your Acura is in our hands. We always use the right parts for your Acura, no matter which year and model you drive. Addi ... read more

Types of Car Fluid Leaks

Types of Car Fluid Leaks

There are many different vehicle fluids that may leak out of your car, while many of the vehicle fluids coming out may be normal, there are certain other fluids that can spell trouble for you. Here, we will go through the many different vehicle fluids that your car may leak from. Coolant Leak: If there is a leak coming from your car that is either bright green, orange, or pink, then it is most likely coolant, also known as antifreeze. Leaking coolant would be considered normal for older cars, but modern cars are much more designed to prevent leaks, so chances are that your car may have a mechanical issue if there is coolant leaking. Oil Leak: A black puddle or stain is usually the sign of an oil leak. Oil leaks occur most commonly at the oil pan and in gaskets that are located in the engine. if an oil leak occurs and leaks from under your car, it means that your gasket has an issue and must be looked at. Transmission Fluid Leak: If there is a pink or red puddle or stain under you ... read more

Top Tips for Managing Your Fleet Maintenance

Managing a fleet of service vehicles is a big job, with so many different responsibilities. And they’re all important. In some cases, your entire business depends on the successful operation of your fleet. Without dependable, reliable vehicles, you can’t run your business. That’s why staying on top of your vehicle maintenance is so important. Here are some top tips to keep in mind to stay on top of your fleet service maintenance. Understand the cost savings of preventive maintenance – The first step is to recognize how valuable preventative maintenance can be to your fleet and to your entire company. Preventative maintenance will play a huge factor in keeping your vehicles running safely and smoothly. It will also help you save money on much larger, costlier repairs that will knock your vehicles out of commission. So make sure you do regular preventative maintenance. Know your total cost of ownership – as a fleet manage ... read more

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