Frequently asked questions about auto repair services provided by Joe's Garage Inc. in Southampton NY 11968.
What type of vehicles do you work on?
Joe's Garage Inc. does auto repair, car repair, SUV repair, light truck repair, 4wd repair, 4x4 repair and hybrid service & repair, for import and domestic makes and models. We specialize in BMW service & repair, Mercedes-Benz service & repair, and MINI service & repair. We even work on older classic autos!
What local communities do you serve?
Joe's Garage provides auto repair service near:
- Southampton NY 11968
- Hampton NY
- Amagansett NY
- Bridgehampton NY auto repair service
- East Hampton NY
- East Quogue NY
- Hampton Bays NY
- Montauk NY
- Sag Harbor NY
- Sagaponack NY
- Shelter Island NY
- Shelter Island Heights NY
- Wainscott NY
- Water Mill NY
- Westhampton NY
- Westhampton Beach NY
- Suffolk County NY
Do you do Brake Repairs?
Joe's Garage is a brake repair shop in Southampton NY 11968. We offer Brake Repair, Brake Service, & Brake Maintenance for all vehicle types. We have a range of brake repair packages depending on your needs and vehicle requirements.
How often is a brake fluid flush needed?
We recommend a brake fluid flush & replacement every two years. Brake fluid absorbs moisture from the air which causes internal corrosion of expensive brake parts. Anti-lock brake systems are very susceptible to expensive repairs from contaminated brake fluid. We perform brake fluid replacement in Southampton, NY.
Do you repair Check Engine Light problems?
Yes. Joe's Garage can test and fix Check Engine Light problems near Southampton NY 11968. We have the special tools and equipment to quickly and accurately diagnose and repair Check Engine Light problems for all vehicle types. There are many sensors and computerized components that manage your vehicle's engine performance and emissions. When one of these fails the "check engine" light switches on. Although your vehicle may seem to run fine, it is important to have the issue checked to prevent long-term problems.
Do you do Oil Change service?
Joe's Garage Inc. performs oil change service in Southampton NY 11968. We offer a variety of oil and filter change options depending on your needs and vehicle requirements. We can also reset Service Engine Soon warning lights.
What happens if I don't change my oil regularly?
Engine oil becomes contaminated and the oil additives break down with use leading to sludge build up, excessive wear, and large repair bills. A regular engine oil change service is one of the best values in auto maintenance there is!
Do I need synthetic oil?
Yes, if your vehicle manufacturer requires synthetic oil for your vehicle.
No, if your vehicle does not require synthetic oils. However, there are advantages to using synthetic oils. You can run longer intervals between changes, get better fuel mileage, and easier cold temperature starting which extends battery life and decreases engine wear. These advantages more than offset the added cost of synthetic oil service in Southampton, NY.
Do you recommend transmission oil changes?
Yes. Transmission oil change can greatly extend the life of your automatic or manual transmission. Especially if you tow a trailer or carry heavy loads. How often you change your transmission oil depends greatly on how you use your vehicle. Your vehicle's service manual will recommend transmission oil change interval. We can perform manual or automatic transmission service in Southampton, NY.
Do you do Preventive Auto Maintenance?
Joe's Garage offers preventive auto maintenance in Southampton NY 11968. Regular maintenance is critical to ensure the safety, reliability, drivability, comfort and longevity of your vehicle. The certified auto repair technicians at Joe's Garage have the special tools and skills to perform preventive auto maintenance [http://www.napaautocare.com/preventive-maintenance.aspx] including:
- Cabin Air Filter
- Cooling System service
- Differential fluid service
- Engine Air Filter
- Fuel System service
- Oil Change
- Serpentine Belt replacement
- Fan Belt replacement
- Spark Plug replacement
- Steering fluid service
- Timing Belt replacement
- Tire Rotation & Balancing
- Transfer Case fluid Service
- Transmission fluid service
- Tune-up service
- Wheel Alignment
- Windshield Wiper replacement
What could happen if I do not perform my manufacturer's recommended maintenance services?
Regular maintenance can help prolong the life of your vehicle. Ignoring recommended services could lead to costly breakdowns, poor fuel economy, and may affect your warranty. Statistics have indicated that over 85% of breakdowns can be prevented with proper maintenance. Typical maintenance services are oil Change, Coolant Change, Brake Fluid Replacement, Transmission Oil Change, Timing Belt Replacement, and Drive Belt Replacement.
Do I need my coolant changed?
We recommend doing a coolant flush & replacement every two years. The coolant anti-corrosion additives deteriorate over time causing acids to build up in the coolant. The contaminated coolant will cause corrosion damage to radiators, heater cores, hoses, and cause water pump failure. We perform antifreeze or coolant flush in Southampton, NY.
Do you do Timing Belt repair?
Joe's Garage does Timing Belt replacement in Southampton NY 11968. We have the tools and equipment to quickly and correctly perform timing belt repair in Southampton, NY. We have a number of timing belt replacement price options depending on your vehicle requirements.
Is it necessary to replace my timing belt at the factory recommended interval?
YES. Timing belts have a specific, limited life and failure can result in major engine damage if they break. The cost of repairing an engine with a timing belt failure is much greater than the cost of a timing belt replacement. Joe's Garage Inc. performs timing belt replacement in Southampton, NY.
Do you do sell and service tires?
Joe's Garage is a tire dealer in Southampton NY 11968 providing a wide range of tires brands depending on your needs and vehicle requirements. As a full service tire shop in Southampton NY 11968 we do new tire sales, tire balancing, tire repair, and wheel balancing.
Do you do Transmission Service?
Joe's Garage performs Transmission Service in Southampton NY 11968. We offer Transmission Oil Change, Transmission Flush in Southampton NY 11968 for all vehicle types. We have a range of Transmission Service packages.
Do you do Tune Ups?
Joe's Garage is a Tune Up shop in Southampton NY 11968. We offer Tune Ups in Southampton NY 11968 for all vehicle types. We have a range of Tune Up packages depending on your needs and vehicle requirements.
My car is running rough. Do I need a tune-up?
With today's highly sophisticated automobiles a tune-up is considered a routine maintenance service. A "tune up" is not intended to correct a problem. If your vehicle has a specific problem we recommend a diagnostic service in order to correctly identify the source of the problem. We offer both diagnostic services and maintenance tune-up in Southampton, NY.
Do you do Wheel Alignments?
Joe's Garage performs Wheel Alignment in Southampton NY 11968. We have a range of Wheel Alignment packages depending on your needs and vehicle requirements. We can do 4x4 wheel alignment with oversize tires.