Monthly Archives: January 2022

It’s Winter - Check Your Lights and Wipers - Vancouver Auto Repair

Are you feeling the chill of winter yet? Our cold and inclement weather season in the northwest is here in full force. Hopefully, you don’t have to spend too much time outdoors. One way to avoid being caught out in the elements is to make sure your car is ready for the winter driving season. There are numerous important services to get done on your car right now, including a coolant flush. Making sure your battery, tires, brakes, and transmission are in good working condition is important, as well. However, there are some other important things to check this time of year, that you might not think about right away: your lights and wipers.   Safety First – Auto Repair in Vancouver Although they might not be as important as the engine or the transmission, or even the tires and brakes, your lights and wipers obviously play a very crucial role in your safety. Let There Be Light ... read more

Quality Vancouver Auto Repair You Can Trust

When it comes to the best auto repair shop in Vancouver, Hoesly Eco Automotive has been at the top of the list for more than 70 years. You read that right. We have been serving the people of Vancouver and southwest Washington since 1946. There’s a reason we have been in business for so long: we offer experienced and reliable auto repair and maintenance at an affordable price. What Sets Us Apart? You have a lot of choices when deciding where to take your vehicle for auto repair in Vancouver. There are numerous dealers, as well as countless independent shops to choose from. Many drivers prefer to take their vehicle to the dealer where they purchased it. They feel like they can trust the mechanics and the dealer to always get the job done right. However, just because you go to a dealer that doesn’t mean their mechanics are experienced with your vehicle. Many times, dealer shops have a harder time holding onto employees for a long time, which means they have ... read more

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What Could Be Wrong With My Car Heater?

What Could Be Wrong With My Car Heater?

During this time of year, you may rely on your car heater more than ever. Not only does it make the cold winter drives bearable, but your car heater also aids your car engine. The combustion process is unlikely to run correctly if your heating system is not operating since it is difficult to transfer the heat away from the engine.    Even though you can drive modern vehicles without the heater on without experiencing any problems, it can put a strain on your car's engine over time. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, please bring your vehicle to Hoesly Automotive for an inspection: A Mildew Smell - If you smell something suspicious coming out of your vents, you may be dealing with a coolant leak.  Steam Coming from the Engine - Any smoke emitting from under the hood is a cause for concern. Please come into Hoesly Automotive for an inspection soon as the steam could be a side effect of engine overheating. Foggy Windshield - When the heater is malfunct ... read more

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Your Vehicle – Vancouver Auto Repair

Happy New Year, from Hoesly Automotive! We hope you and your family had a wonderful celebration as we kicked off 2022. We also want to say thank you for your continued trust in us and for your ongoing business. As we start this new year, we are excited to serve you and promise to continue providing honest, reliable, professional, and experienced auto repair in Vancouver, WA. Many people start the new year with resolutions or goals. We all want to improve ourselves and the new year is always a good time to start that process. We encourage you to consider your vehicle at this time of year, as well. Now is also a good time to make some resolutions for your car, truck, crossover, or SUV. Resolutions for the New Year There are numerous auto services that you could add to your list of resolutions. Let’s go over a few of the most basic ones. Doing these simple things will help both you and your car. Oil Change – it all starts with the oil. Mos ... read more

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How Preventative Maintenance Helps Your Brakes – Vancouver Auto Repair

Every time you drive you use your brakes. Whether it’s pulling out of your garage to your driveway, or taking a long trip across the country, you can’t do it without your brakes. So, it goes without saying that your brakes should always be in the best working condition as possible. And the best way to do that is to have regular maintenance performed at our Vancouver auto repair shop. The Many Parts of Your Brake System Your brake system is made of many working parts and they’re all important for proper function. The system includes the pads, rotors, and calipers. You also need the proper level of brake fluid. Many cars also feature an anti-lock brake system, which prevents your wheels from locking up when you brake. You need each of these parts to func ... read more

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