FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are you ASE Certified?
Yes, we have ASE Master Certified Technicians on staff.
Are you locally owned?
Shop owner, Rich Udenberg brings 35 years of experience to the trade and our service personnel have over 25 years of experience in the industry.
Do you have convenient shuttle service?
Yes, If you need to be picked up or dropped off at your home or office, call us - we will make it happen. Plus we offer free pickup and delivery. Now that's convenient!
Do you have complete bumper-to-bumper service for my vehicles?
Yes, we even have a bumper-to-bumper nationwide warranty. 24,000 mile or 24 months.
Do you have towing to the shop?
Call "Siewerts Towing" at (507) 263-4791, or go online to https://www.siewertstowing.com
How Much Do Brake Rotors Cost?
Usually, the average cost of brake pads and rotors is from $100 to $500. These estimate does not include taxes and fees. It is good if you keep your brakes in top shape by taking your vehicle for professional brake service.
How Long Does It Take To Replace An Alternator?
The Answer is simple by an expert mechanic that it depends on the make and model of your vehicle will determine the exact time it takes to replace the starter or alternator. But usually, it takes up to 1 to 2 hours which is sufficient enough.
How Does Wheel Alignment Work?
A car alignment really needs squaring a car's wheels and axles with each other so that they're affecting in the same direction. The correct wheel alignment is determined with measurements by degrees. Some mechanics use the 3 measurements that need to be aligned your vehicle. Those 3 measurements are camber, caster, and toe alignments. So, you should have a proper alignment done on your vehicle that preserves your tires, drives straight and safely on the road.
How Often Should You Get An Oil Change?
As per expert mechanic, a standard oil change should be done every 3,000 miles, but with modern vehicles; many engines have recommended oil change intervals of 5,000 to 7,500 miles. If your vehicle uses full-synthetic oil, it might go as far as 15,000 miles between services!
Why Is It Important To Rotate Your Tires?
Tires are very important for your vehicles. If tires are not properly inflated, then it will wear unevenly. Regular tire rotation makes your tires last much longer. It also helps to improve the car’s performance & reduce car vibrations that might lead to accidents.
What are the Signs of Brakes Going Bad?
Brake safety should be every driver's concern when it comes to maintenance. You must take care of these signs of brakes going bad such as wobbling, vibration, fluid leaks, brake light to come on, burning smell while driving & more. If you start noticing these signs, then don’t delay to schedule your brake service to keep your car in good shape.
What are the Symptoms of Low Transmission Fluid?
If your transmission is leaking due to worn out components, then you may start to notice these signs of transmission fluid such as delayed shifting, gear slippage, transmission overheating & more. To avoid this, check your transmission fluid on a regular basis or if your vehicle carrying heavy loads, then it is good if you check it every 2 weeks.
What to check before going on a road trip?
If you ‘re planning the road trip, then there are few things to check before you move on to trip such as checking your owner’s manual, check the potential problems if any, check whether the pre-trip inspection has been done on your car, check your trunk for carrying the needed things for the trip.