Monthly Archives: April 2018

Simard Automotive Helps Truck Owner with Brake Repair and Shipping Coordination

Simard Automotive Helps Truck Owner with Brake Repair and Shipping Coordination

Austin needed to ship his truck down to the lower 48. Unfortunately, he could not get his final inspection approval because there was an issue with the brakes. Not sure what to do, he called Simard Automotive in Fairbanks for help. We took care of the rest. "Simard Automotive is by far the best customer service experience in Alaska!" says Austin. "Not only did Simard cost me nearly $300 less than another mechanic in town estimated he would charge, but they also too my vehicle through the entire shipping process so I could depart on time and make it in time for my next job." At Simard Automotive, we aren't afraid to go the extra mile to help our customers. We might not always go to the extent that we did for Austin, but his situation was tough and we did what we could to help with the inspection and shipping process. Customer service is very importa ... read more

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5 Signs You Might Have an Exhaust System Problem

5 Signs You Might Have an Exhaust System Problem

The exhaust system is a very important component of any vehicle. It diverts dangerous exhaust fumes away from the engine (and away from the passenger cabin, as well). This enables your engine to perform better without contaminants. The exhaust fumes are sent through the catalytic converter, which burns off most of the deadly gasses and is vital for emissions standards. Then, the fumes are pumped through the muffler, which reduces noise output, and finally expelled through the rear exhaust pipe(s). If any of these components are damaged, have leaks or are not working properly, it can lead to major engine problems. Deadly carbon monoxide can also back up and leak into the vehicle itself, which is bad for the driver and any passengers. Below are some common symptoms of exhaust system problems that you may notice when driving your car. At the first sign of exhaust issues, you should bring your veh ... read more

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Weak Headlights? Get Them Restored or Replaced at Simard Automotive!

Weak Headlights? Get Them Restored or Replaced at Simard Automotive!

Your vehicle's headlights are vital for safety. Not only do they allow you to see what's ahead of you when it is dark outside, but they also help other drivers to see you when on the road. Whether you're dealing with dark, rainy, snowy or foggy conditions, you need good headlights. You are also at risk of getting a ticket if any of your exterior lights aren't working properly. Fairbanks Headlight Restoration and Repair Count on the auto repair experts at Simard Automotive for all your headlight repair and restoration needs. When it comes to your visibility, we're here to help you get the best headlight, fog light and tail light performance possible. Bulb Replacements and Upgrades The bulbs in your vehicle's exterior lights can naturally weaken or burn out over time. If your headlights seem dim or don't seem to be working at ... read more

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Longtime Customers of Simard Automotive Share Their Story

Longtime Customers of Simard Automotive Share Their Story

Lindsey and her husband have been customers of Simard Automotive for the past few years. As Fairbanks residents, they know they can depend on this friendly local auto shop for all their vehicle maintenance and repair needs. They visited Simard Automotive recently for service and shared their feedback on Google. "As always, my husband and I walked away very pleased with our service at Simard Automotive!" Lindsey writes. "They have taken care of our vehicles for the last few years and we've never had a single complaint. Brad [Davids, Service Advisor] is always happy to see us, even early in the morning before he may have had coffee." Whether they visit Simard Automotive for various automotive repairs or ... read more

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