Posts Tagged ‘Auto Maintenance West Des Moines’

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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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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West Des Moines Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support video Improved fuel economy has two benefits for Des Moines auto owners: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. West Des Moines cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. West Des Moines drivers may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost fifty…

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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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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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The Right Automotive Fluids For Des Moines Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Des Moines drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won’t work as well for Des Moines drivers and could even…

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Hey Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Ankeny? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you…

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Handling Distractions While Driving Around Des Moines

We’ve all seen people do crazy things while driving to or from Des Moines. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. All of these are an accident waiting to happen. The truth is everyone in Des Moines is…

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