Monthly Archives: September 2020

Should I Invest in Winter Tires?

Should I Invest in Winter Tires?

If you've wondered about winter tires, you're not alone. Driving in the snow can be super tricky, and oftentimes winter tires or chains are required to drive in areas that are heavily snowed in. As we move into fall and approach the winter months, you may be asking yourself if winter tires are a good investment. Let's look at some of the pros of winter tires and why many vehicle owners in Vancouver, WA have them.  First, what exactly are winter or snow tires, and how are they different from regular tires? Winter tires are designed with special rubber compounds and larger tread to be able to make traction with the road even in very snowy conditions. In these same conditions, your standard tires just wouldn't be able to make the proper connection with the road, which can lead to scary hydroplaning situations.  Winter tires are designed to give you the ability to steer, brake, and control your vehicle accurately and safely even in very snowy weather, which is d ... read more

Do Diesel Engines Require More Maintenance Than Gas Cars?

One of the most common questions we hear working in the auto repair and service industry is, “Do I have to care for a diesel engine vehicle differently than a gas powered engine?” While both gas and diesel engines need similar care, there are some differences between them. For example, diesel engines usually require oil changes more frequently than gas-powered engines. Some diesel engines also need to replenish their diesel exhaust fluid. This helps cut back on emissions of nitrous oxide. On the other hand, diesel engines don’t need as mush service in other areas. Less Frequent Service One of the advantages of diesel engines is that you don’t have to service other parts as often. For example, diesel engines don’t use spark plugs. So you don’t ever have to worry about replacing your plugs. In addition, because diesel engines are more efficient than gas-powered engines, they don’t wear down as quickly and they don’t need ... read more

Hyundai Auto Repair You Can Count on in Vancouver WA

Fifteen years ago when you talked about quality automakers, Hyundai was definitely not one of the first names that came to mind. In fact, it was often the butt of many automobile jokes. But a lot has changed and Hyundai is no longer an after thought in the auto world. In fact, Hyundai is now one of the highest selling automakers on the road, and for good reason. Combined with modern styling, numerous amenities, and a very reliable warranty, Hyundai now offers car buyers another excellent choice when shopping for a new vehicle. Hyundai Service and Repair in Vancouver So now that you’ve chosen to own a Hyundai, you need to make sure you choose the right auto repair shop to keep your Hyundai safely on the road. At Hoesly Eco Automotive, we know that you have many choices for auto repair. But we set ourselves apart from the competition with quality, reliable, and affordable auto repair. Our customers count on us to make sure their vehicles are safe. We don&rsquo ... read more

Getting the Most From Your Auto Fleet Service in Vancouver WA

What’s it like being the owner or manager of a fleet of vehicles? Every day can be a little different, right? The truth is you never really know what to expect. Some days are problem-free and everything just runs like it’s supposed to. But in most cases, especially if you have a large fleet, those perfect days are few and far between. Having issues with one or more of your fleet vehicles is just a part of owning or managing a fleet. So what do you do when one of your vehicles goes down? Do you hire a mechanic, to service your vehicles (or a team of mechanics if your fleet is large)? That is an option, but it can be a very expensive option. If your fleet is large, then finding an auto repair shop to take care of your fleet service and repairs for you could be a much better choice. Regular Fleet Service Saves You Time and Money Not only can it save you money, but it would also save you the headache of having to worry about all the repairs and downtime that ... read more

Subaru Repair and Maintenance Vancouver WA – Factory Scheduled Maintenance

How do you feel about your Subaru? If you’re like most Subaru drivers then you love your vehicle. Subaru owners are very proud of their cars and they expect a lot from them. Subaru is known for building quality vehicles that last. That’s why so many people have moved to Subaru in recent years. However, Subaru vehicles are just like another make. They need regular maintenance in order to stay in top running condition. That’s why Subaru includes a factory schedule maintenance calendar with all of its vehicles.  When you stick to this schedule, you keep your Subaru running at peak performance. And that’s what every Subaru owner wants. Service Your Subaru at Hoesly Automotive At Hoesly Eco Automotive, we know that no one wants to spend money on auto repair or maintenance. We all have other things we would rather do with our hard-earned income. But think of it this way. Would you rather spend a little money on your vehicle occasionally, or sp ... read more

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