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Dashmaster Automotive, Inc: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Holland streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas tha... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Holland

Every Holland car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.So b... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Holland?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Holland?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Michigan approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New a... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Holland drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cric... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Holland

Sometimes busy Holland residents dream about going back to the "simpler" days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Michigan in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced... Read More

Dashmaster Automotive, Inc Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Holland service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine be... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any g... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Holland

The hottest Michigan news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Holland. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is f... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Dashmaster Automotive, Inc?

Today's Dashmaster Automotive, Inc article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Holland drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to eve... Read More

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