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Topic: Maintenance


The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology…

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Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't…

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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…

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Procrastination Prevention in Wilsonville

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's…

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Severe Service Requirements

    A lot of Wilsonville 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. Cricket Killingsworth…

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New School: Automotive Lance's Superior Auto Technician Training

Wilsonville consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes…

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Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Lance's Superior Auto?

    Today's Lance's Superior Auto article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Wilsonville drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Oregon who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere…

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Relax When the Wind Blows in Oregon: Winter Car Prep for Wilsonville Drivers

When autumn comes around in Wilsonville, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Wilsonville drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here…

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Change Your Engine Air Filter at Lance's Superior Auto

    Many Wilsonville car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between…

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Serpentine Belt Service at Lance's Superior Auto

    Most Wilsonville folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Wilsonville market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school.…

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