Fall Is Here! Stay Safe While Driving

Fall is here around Burlington and  Skagit County and the leaves are falling. When leaves accumulate on the roadway and become wet, they can get extremely slippery, making the driving conditions similar to driving on ice. Besides reducing the car’s traction, causing skidding and the possibility of losing control of the vehicle, leaves often cover the painted road markings, making … Continue reading

Don’t Ignore Noises Your Vehicle is Making

Nobody wants to have to spend money on care repairs, but if something on your vehicle is going wrong ignoring it will lead to spending more time and money on the fix. While you may not know how to repair your car when the times comes, Burlington Automotive is here to help point you in the right direction and ensure … Continue reading

Get Your Student’s Vehicle Ready for Back to School

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s officially back to school time for many. This time of the year can be busy for both students and parents leaving it easy for tasks like vehicle maintenance to fall to the bottom of the list. Whether you child is heading off to high school across town or college across the country, … Continue reading

Keeping Your Towing Vehicle Cool

Have you traveled over a pass lately and seen a vehicle pulled over with steam rolling out of their engine compartment? You can’t help but feel badly for them, but is there something that could have been done to prevent that? Towing puts extra strain on your engine and transmission, causing them to run at a much hotter temperature. To … Continue reading

Summer Travel Tips

If you plan to hit the road soon during this great summer weather, check out these top five tips to get your car ready for travel. 1. Check your tires. A blown tire at a high rate of speed leads to hundreds of fatal accidents every year according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. Look for foreign objects, … Continue reading

Is Your Vehicle Going to Be Sitting Awhile? Learn how to store your car.

Summer is almost here and many of you maybe planning to leave town for an extended period of time. Or perhaps you are getting ready to have off to college somewhere across country. Whatever the reason, you sometimes need to store your car. There are a number of things to do before you lock the door and walk away for … Continue reading

What Side is Your Gas Cap On?

We’ve all done it. Pulled up to a gas station while driving a rental car or a new car and thought, “Oh no, what side is the gas cap on?” The answer is easier than rolling down the window and awkwardly looking towards the rear of the vehicle, or getting out only to realize you pulled up on the wrong … Continue reading

Summer and Warmer Weather Are Coming. Is Your Vehicle Ready?

Summer is coming help your vehicle prepare for warmer weather Summer heat can zap the energy out of you and require you to take extra precautions for your health, the same goes for you vehicles. Below are five tips to help your vehicle run safely. 1. Check your batteries While you most often hear people talk about battery issues in … Continue reading

Buying a Used Vehicle? Get a Pre-Purchase Inspection Done

Did you know that before purchasing a used vehicle you should always have it inspected by a competent automotive technician before negotiating price.The following is a partial list of items to check before paying for a complete inspection.Be sure to write down everything you notice before taking it to your auto repair shop for inspection.Giving these notes to your auto … Continue reading

Regular Maintenance is Crucial to Your Vehicle

There are parts of a car that you don’t think about on a daily, monthly or even yearly basis, but some things need to be fixed to save money in the long run. Putting off maintenance on your car is just prolonging the inevitable and going to cost you money in the long run! TIMING BELT Have your timing belt … Continue reading

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