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Somerville Auto Repair Tips: Your Brakes Might Be Talking

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Fri, Oct, 27, 2017 @ 15:10 PM

Wait a minute - do you hear that? If you stop and pay extra attention to your car, you might realize that your brakes are trying to tell you something. Whether it's a sound, a feel or an obvious warning light, your brakes can and often do, communicate with you.

Our friends at the non-profit Car Care Council put together this great infographic that sums up nicely, what you should be on the lookout for.

Auto Repair Somerville Brake Tips

We hope this infographic helps! And remember - if you have questions about brake service or any other Somerville auto repair needs - we're always here to help!

Tags: Somerville Auto Repair, Somerville Auto Shop, Somerville Auto Service, Car Tips, Infographic

Cambridge Auto Repair Tips: Winter Driving

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Wed, Jan, 25, 2017 @ 16:01 PM

This time of year, the roads can be treacherous! Well, we've found a great infographic that will answer all of your winter driving questions - and keep you safe on the road!

Cambridge Auto Repair - Winter Driving Tips

We think these tips will come in handy this season. And remember - if you've got more questions or are looking for Cambridge auto repair - we're always here to help! Just give us a call!


Tags: Cambridge Auto Repair, Infographic, Car Tips, Porter Square, Harvard Square, Kendall Square

Somerville Auto Repair Tips: Automatic Vs Manual Transmission

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Fri, Sep, 30, 2016 @ 20:09 PM

Believe it or not, we service a decent amount of vehicles with a manual transmission. A lot of people are surprised when they hear that. After all, wouldn't most people want an automatic transmission? Well, not exactly. To better explain the difference, we found an infographic that sums it all up, nicely!

Somerville Auto Repair | Automatic or Manual Transmissions

We hope this helps! And remember, if you've got any more questions about transmissions, or are looking for a new Somerville auto repair shop, you can always reach out and ask us - we love making new friends!

Tags: Somerville Auto Repair, Somerville Auto Shop, Somerville Car Repair, Car Tips, Infographic, Transmission

Cambridge Auto Repair Tips: Car Detailing Done Right

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Sun, Jul, 31, 2016 @ 21:07 PM

It's summertime in New England! And we all know what that means: People are sporting their rides around town. From local car shows to the usual parade along Revere Beach - summertime is all about cars. Looking to turn heads while driving your ride? We found this great infographic that shares pro detailing tips!


With these tips your ride is sure to look great! And remember, when you want your car to run as good as it looks, our Somerville and Cambridge auto repair shop is here to help!

Tags: Cambridge Auto Repair, Car Tips, Infographic, Porter Square, Harvard Square, Kendall Square

Somerville Tire Shop Tips: Tread Carefully

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Tue, Apr, 26, 2016 @ 12:04 PM

During springtime, we have a lot of customers inquire about replacing their tires. And now that we're an authorized Cooper tire dealer, there's even more interest - and more questions about tire safety. Well, we found a great infographic that easily explains tire safety.

Tire Shop Boston MA

We hope that answers a bunch of questions. And remember, if you're looking for a Somerville tire shop, just give us a call - we're always here to help!

Tags: Somerville Car Repair, Tires, Infographic, Somerville Oil Change, Somerville Tire Shop

Boston Auto Repair Tips: How To Jump A Car

Posted by Mikes Automotive on Thu, Oct, 22, 2015 @ 11:10 AM

Fall is here and that means waking up to some chilly mornings. It's the time of year when we start to get phone calls from people saying that they have a dead battery and need a jumpstart or a tow to the shop. In fact, a lot of people tell us that they don't know how to jump a car. That's something everyone should know! And Mike wants to make sure you know it! So, we're happy to share this great infographic we found that shows how easy it is to jump a car.


As you can see, jumping a car is simple! Afraid you won't remember how to do it? Print this infographic and keep a copy of it in your glove box! And if jumpstarting your car doesn't work and you're looking for a Boston auto repair shop - we're always here to help!

Tags: Boston Auto Repair, Boston Car Repair, Car Tips, Boston Auto Service, Infographic