In the 1600s the Pilgrims celebrated their first successful harvest in Plymouth, also known as the first Thanksgiving. To this day, on the fourth Thursday in November Americans can be found gathered around a table with turkey and loved ones still celebrating this holiday. The Thanksgiving season is often a time when people show gratitude for the family, friends, and many other things in their lives. We know this season is often busy but we want to take the time to remind our customers to bring their vehicles by the shop so we can get them ready to go for all the upcoming holiday travel. At Edge of Town Auto in Buckner, MO we are grateful for our loyal customers and hard-working employees. We are proud to serve the Buckner, MO area, but we couldn’t do it without you guys! We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, we look forward to serving you again soon at Edge of Town Auto.
Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at Edge of Town Auto! It's our job and we take it seriously. Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Buckner drivers! Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....
Sometimes it is EASY to see if your car or truck needs to come into our shop for professional repairs!
1. You see steam rising from the engine!
2. The Check Engine Light is on!
3. The engine starts, but there is an odor that is not right.
4. You hear grinding or thumping noises.
There is a reason we check your brake fluid when you come in for a service check. Maintenance pays big dividends and we want to avoid high repair costs for our Buckner drivers. Did you know that brake service isn't just all about the brake pads, drums & rotors? That we have found low brake fluid to be the cause of a large percentage of brake issues here at Edge of Town Auto? Seriously, brake fluid is an important part of your braking system and with your service intervals being less frequent on the newer vehicles 5,000-10,000 more miles this has become an issue! Why?...
Newer Vehicles Generate as Much As 25GB of Data/Hour according to McKinsey. Now That is Extremely Interesting! It is also daunting as we now need to know "what data" right? You also want to know where it is going if anywhere and who owns the data? All interesting questions that we never thought about. Just get in and drive, choose a destination and if a light goes off in the dash you call us here at Edge of Town Auto to schedule an appointment. We want our Buckner drivers to be informed as always and able to make their choices based on having facts. This is a big change in the automotive-truck service industry and it really has not hit the news at all, so it is up to us to get you up-to-date and informed. Here are the facts and where you can find more information!
If you own a Ford vehicle you may be affected by this recall. According to CBS News, Ford recently announced a recall that affects over 1.3 million vehicles that are primarily located in North America. The recall was issued mainly due to problems with rear suspension and transmission control software.