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Brake Repair Information Serving Marion VA area

Posted by Brian Brown on June 12, 2013 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (2)

Are you having Brake Problems? Are you in need of Brake Repair? At Bob's Garage in Sugar Grove we serve the surrounding Marion, VA area with top quality Brake Repair service. We provide brake repair on rotors, drums, calipers, wheel cylinders, master cylinder, ABS systems, brake lines, and more for all cars and trucks. Nothing is more important when it’s time to stop than your car or truck’s braking system. Whether you've go...

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Summertime Car and Truck Maintenance

Posted by Brian Brown on July 26, 2012 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (10)

Summertime heat can be real tough on cars and trucks as high temperatures can destroy batteries, harm tires and stress cooling systems. Periodically these components should be checked during the summer to help avoid breakdowns.

Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, which then damages the internal structure of the battery. ...

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Winter Driving Tips From Bob's Garage

Posted by Brian Brown on October 7, 2011 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (4)

1. If your car needs service now, call Bob's Garage in Sugar Grove, Virginia

Nothing is a big deal in the summer. But when freezing cold outside that's another story. As bad hoses, belts, water pumps can go bad in the winter, it is better to bite the bullet and fix them now. It's better than spending the same amount of money after having been sitting in his car for three hours waiting for A...

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Bob's Garage - Testimonials - Reviews - Sugar Grove | Marion | Smythe County VA

Posted by Brian Brown on May 12, 2011 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

From Bob's Garage in Sugar Grove and to all our customers in Marion VA and surrounding Smyth County we want to thank you for your support.  We have recently received some great testimonials that we'd like to share with you. If you care to offer a review or testimonial please visit our website at or simply visit our

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Posted by Brian Brown on April 8, 2011 at 1:59 PM Comments comments (1)


 Due to the complexity of today's transmissions a vehicle must first be properly and thoroughly diagnosed. Most shops offer an initial free transmission check which should include a road test, external diagnostic check, and a complete computer scan, in order to determine if the vehicle has an electrical malfunction or mechanical p...

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Transmission Repair - Secrets to choosing the right transmission shop

Posted by Brian Brown on January 26, 2011 at 2:39 PM Comments comments (3)

These days it is really getting hard to figure out how to choose the right transmission repair shop that will be in your best interest if you have a transmission failure or problem. Most folks are fairly naive about what to look for orlisten to when choosing a place to replace a worn out transmission, this post...

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Heater Problems?

Posted by Brian Brown on December 15, 2010 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (4)

Automobile Repair: Car Heater Problems-Antifreeze or Blower Motor

Posted by Spencer

Here are some Winter time automobile repair tips for your car heater problems you may be encountering. You can either take it to a auto repair shop that specializes in heating repairs or you can learn how to fix your heater problems by yourself and save money. Your automobile heater problems are caused by either a bad blower motor or you have a coolant and antifreeze pr...

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Car Repair:How To Avoid A Costly Car Repair Job With Proper Maintenance

Posted by Brian Brown on November 19, 2010 at 10:26 AM Comments comments (1)

By Anna Woodward

How important is it to heed a car dashboard warning light when it comes on?Is it okay to drive a few blocks away with the light on or do you need to parkit instantly? When do you need to worry and when can you ignore it for a littlewhile longer at least?

The answer will depend on how much money you are prepared to put into yourcar repair bills. Oil, as most of you probably know is the life blood of your car and when your engine is running ...

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Choosing a Reliable Mechanic

Posted by Brian Brown on October 28, 2010 at 4:01 PM Comments comments (0)

Choosing a Reliable Mechanic

The person entrusted with the upkeep of our second-most important material possession should be fully-reliable. However, a recent Harris Interactive Poll revealed only 12% of participants fully trusted their mechanics. With not all automotive mechanics being equal, the general trust for this profession has been marred by bad apples who are concerned more with making money than responsibly maintaining your vehicle.

Finding a reliable ...

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Aftermarket Versus Manufacturer Car Parts

Posted by Brian Brown on March 25, 2010 at 9:32 AM Comments comments (0)

Aftermarket Versus Manufacturer Car Parts

Is the Extra Cost Worth It?

By Ronald Montoya, Consumer Advice Associate


When you take your car to the dealership's service department for repairs, you know you're getting Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) car parts. However, if you take your car to an independent shop, you'll most likely get aftermarket car parts. Is there anything wrong with that? Does a less ...

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