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Category Archives: Maintenance & Upkeep

Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

There are different ways in which your car may be telling you that something isn’t working properly and needs your attention. Your car may do this through its dashboard lights, or it might produce an unusual sound you’re not used to hearing. If you start to hear a squeaking noise, it could be your car […]

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When to Get Oil Changed

When your automobile is equipped with clean oil, it’ll help keep the engine nice and healthy. If the engine isn’t properly lubricated, you run the risk of it failing. When the engine fails, it could lead to a costly replacement. To prevent that from happening, it’s important to know when to get your oil changed […]

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How Often Should You Get a Tune-Up?

Shop New Inventory Shop Used Inventory Here’s the bottom line when it comes to tune-ups: if you have an older vehicle that doesn’t feature an electronic ignition, you should have it tuned up approximately every 10,000 to 12,000 miles, or every year – whichever comes first. So, it looks like you’re due for your next […]

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Check Transmission Fluid of Your Nissan Maxima

The Nissan Maxima is known around Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, and Trevose for being a highly reliable automobile. However, routine maintenance is still needed to make sure the car performs well for many years and miles. One part of the vehicle that needs to be checked regularly is the transmission, specifically its fluid. Below, we’ll tell you […]

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Synthetic vs Conventional Motor Oil

To enjoy high-end performance from your vehicle as you travel through Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, and Trevose, you need to consistently replace your motor oil. Now, one popular question asked at the Faulkner Auto Group service center is: which motor oil should I use? To answer this question, our team created a synthetic vs. conventional motor oil […]

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How Long Do Tires Last?

Schedule Tire Service! Generally, tires last for approximately 60,000 miles. Since the average American drives roughly 15,000-20,000 miles per year, most people tend to replace their tires every 3-4 years or so. However, there’s a lot that goes into how long tires last, plus ways to elongate your tires’ lifespan, and signs that indicate you […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

Schedule an Oil Change! Getting your vehicle’s oil changed is one of the easiest ways to ensure it’s always driving in top condition and is on the road for years to come. Like plenty of drivers, you might be wondering how often should you change your oil? Our team at Faulkner Auto Group is here […]

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How to Tell Whether Your New or Used Mazda5 Needs a Tuneup

Mazda 5 Whether your car needs a tune-up or not, largely depends on the model, as one car is surely not the same as the other. Experts at the Faulkner Mazda Harrisburg Car Showroom in Lancaster recommend vehicles that have non-electronic ignitions to be tuned after every 10,000 or 12,000 miles or simply every year […]

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3 Maintenance Tips for Your New 2016 Mazda6 to Extend It’s Battery Life

Mazda6 We, at Faulkner Mazda Trevose want you to have the best experience when you purchase a Mazda. This is why we want all 2016 Mazda6 owners to learn a couple of tricks they can use in order to help their battery life exceed. These tips will not only help the performance of your 2016 […]

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Some Tips to Help Clean and Detail Your Mazda6 Like a Pro

Mazda6 Car Wash season is nearly upon us, but that doesn’t mean that you should settle for just a simple hosing off of your precious car. There are a number of other options as well, that you can utilize to make your baby shine and sparkle under the afternoon sun if you wish to take […]

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What is the Emission System in the Nissan Altima?

What is the Emission System in the Nissan Altima? The emission system of your Altima allows your engine to run cleanly as well as efficiently. No matter what the operating conditions may be, if your emission system is maintained regularly, there won’t be any unexpected problems. This is why we recommend that you get the […]

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The Right Way To Jack Up Your Nissan Xterra

Prepare to Jack Up Your SUV The right method to jack up your Nissan Xterra SUV depends upon the kind of repair you need to perform and also on the type of jack you have present. It is very important that you make sure that you have the right equipment present to lift your vehicle. […]

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