Monthly Archives: July 2018

Out-of-Town Customer Praises Simard Automotive

Out-of-Town Customer Praises Simard Automotive

Tobi was in a desperate situation. She was visiting Fairbanks from out of town and her car started acting strange. She knew she needed a mechanic and she needed one fast, but was unfamiliar with the area. Ultimately, Tobi ended up bringing her car to Simard Automotive and she couldn't have been happier with the experience according to her recent online review of our auto shop. "I was in Fairbanks on business and I had some unexpected car troubles," Tobi writes. "The crew at Simard got me in right away and took care of it, which is a huge deal for a shop to do that at a moment's notice." At Simard Automotive, we understand that our customers have very busy schedules and sometimes automotive issues happen without warning. We are always willing to work w ... read more

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Inspections and Diagnostics at Simard Automotive

Inspections and Diagnostics at Simard Automotive

Good automotive repair is never a guessing game. The more information our technicians at Simard Automotive know, the better repair recommendations we can make to our customers. With proper diagnostic testing and vehicle inspections, the jobs get done right and everyone is satisfied.  As a vehicle owner visiting one of Simard Automotive’s two Fairbanks shops, it's important to understand the processes we use to diagnose specific automotive problems and get you the most accurate results. Let's take a look at the differences between different types of inspections and diagnostic tests. Diagnostic Tests This is often the first step taken by our technicians to identify potential problems, especially if a warning light (such as the ... read more

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5 Reasons Why You Need Proper Wheel Alignment

5 Reasons Why You Need Proper Wheel Alignment

Many drivers don't understand the full importance of having proper wheel alignment in their vehicles. They put up with a little drifting or pulling. They don't mind a few extra vibrations while motoring down the highway. However, having your wheels out of alignment can lead to bigger problems with your drive train, suspension, brakes, wheels and tires. It's simply a good idea to get your wheel alignment checked at least once or twice a year as part of regular maintenance. Here are 5 of the most important reasons why you want proper wheel alignment in your car, truck, van or SUV: 1. Increased Tire Life You may be good about rotating your tires every 5,000-6,000 miles to keep the treads wearing evenly over time. However, if your wheels are out of alignment, you will burn thro ... read more

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Loyal Customer Only Trusts Simard Automotive to Inspect His Vehicles

Loyal Customer Only Trusts Simard Automotive to Inspect His Vehicles

Derek has been coming to Simard Automotive for years. He knows our service team will treat him well and he knows our auto repair technicians will provide accurate repair recommendations. When it comes to regular maintenance services and occasional vehicle inspections, Derek only trusts Simard Automotive to get the job done right. "I take all my cars here to have them inspected, especially if it seems like something more difficult to pinpoint," Derek says. "They provide thorough inspections, explain everything well and walk me through the key things to address." Derek knows that he can count on the skilled and knowledgeable auto repair technicians at Simard Automotive to do what they do best. Whether there seems to be a problem with one of his vehicles or he just wants to ha ... read more

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