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If you enjoy reading about cars and other related topics, we’d love to share our Auto Care Blog with you. At CARS of America, Inc., our highly trained auto mechanics deliver the very best in auto repair services through our two locations in Glenview and Evanston. One way we accomplish that is in the time we take to help educate our customers so they feel confident making auto repair decisions. Our Auto Care Blog is just one way we meet that goal. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to hear more about!

 

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  • 5 Signs that It’s Time for an Oil Change

    Tuesday 10 January 2017

    It’s affordable, it’s easy and it’s important. An oil change is one of the most straightforward vehicle maintenance measures out there—but it’s also one that can be easy to push off when we get busy. Your car is pleading with you to stay on schedule. When you go too long between oil changes, your engine suffers. So does the value of your vehicle, and subsequentl... read more

  • Tackle minor issues today to prevent major problems tomorrow

    Monday 14 September 2015

    Homeowners planning to finally paint that dining room probably would head to their favorite hardware stores to pick up paint, brushes and drop cloths. But will those supplies be sufficient to complete the job? What about painter’s tape, for example? Is one gallon going to be enough? Hardware retailers wouldn’t be doing their jobs if they didn’t guide customers through the pu... read more

  • Are drugstore reading glasses like quick oil change stations?

    Tuesday 24 March 2015

    Yes, here’s why This is what I was thinking about when I was sitting in the doctor’s waiting room for my annual eye exam.  I started thinking about how reading glasses from the drugstore, aka “cheaters”, are similar to quick oil change stations.  Here’s why I think they are similar. Cheaters are convenient.  It’s easier to pick up a pair while you’re shopping rather than set an appointment for an eye exam.  But, you can’t replace... read more

  • Tempted by $19 oil changes in Glenview and Northbrook? Here's why ours is a true bargain

    Friday 27 April 2012

    “You get what you pay for.” It’s about as tired a cliché as you’re likely to hear, but at the same time, it’s usually true. Take your typical oil change, for instance. You always can find a shop in Glenview or Northbrook advertising a cheaper oil change than our $35 version. But here at CARS, our oil changes are anything but typical. To better understand how and why our oil changes are truly better for you, let’s see how “ours” stack up against “theirs.” First, let’s loo... read more

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