Posts Tagged ‘Auto Maintenance Ankeny’

How to Know When to Change Your Oil At All Pro Servicenter

Today in the All Pro Servicenter auto care blog, we’re going to talk to Ankeny car owners about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, recommended oil change intervals have gotten longer for All Pro Servicenter customers. High quality oil in a well-engineered sedan engine has lead to extended intervals. But it’s…

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Timing Belt Replacement in Des Moines

Today we want to talk to Ankeny auto owners about timing belts. They’re something that many Ankeny drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe.…

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Stay Headed In The Right Direction

Power steering is standard on nearly every car and truck in Iowa these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that’s driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at All Pro Servicenter for questions…

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Fall and Spring Car Checkup

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it’s about time to get into All Pro Servicenter for my checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don’t need seasonal service. My…

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Ankeny Alignment Service

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn’t feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into…

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Keeping Your Car Young In Ankeny

As Ankeny consumers, we live in a disposable society. It’s amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast in Iowa, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids in Des Moines, our parents were real…

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Recommended Service Intervals

Most people in the Des Moines area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some of these standards are self-imposed and others, like those for emissions components,…

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Maintenance-Free Myth In Des Moines

Your browser does not support video There’s a segment of the Des Moines population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the Iowa area over time. Many Ankeny motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so reliable. Reliability has improved dramatically in recent years. Quality…

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Serpentine Belt Service At All Pro Servicenter

If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your sedan hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your sedan. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your air conditioning…

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