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Vehicle Maintenance - C&R AutoWerx | Lufkin, TX

Are oil changes getting more expensive?

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At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?

Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

close up of a transmission in a car

So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

Different Types of Automotive Headlights

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Every car, truck, van, and SUV on the road today has headlights. However, you've probably noticed an increase in different types of headlights in more recent years - gone are the days where every vehicle on the road had the same bulb. Here is some information on headlights, from C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX.

Do I really need new oxygen sensors?

Oxygen Sensor

At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

ECU problems and reprogramming

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If you drive a performance or luxury vehicle made by manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes, Subaru, Land Rover, Porsche, etc., you’re probably no stranger to state of the art electronics, sensors, and control systems. At C&R AutoWerx, our technicians have the right knowledge, ability, and equipment necessary to keep your car or SUV in top-notch condition.

Engine Gone Bad? Here Are Some Options

Under the hood

You’ve decided to replace your engine - but what do you replace it with? There are a few different options out there, and C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX has the info you need.

Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

Tread of Tire

What condition are your tires in? At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

mechanic working on car

Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

Is it a bad brake master cylinder or something else

mechanic repairing brakes on a vehicle

The time to know if your brakes are going bad is NOT when you go to stop at that red light or on the parkway when someone suddenly swerves in front of you.  It's not always "just" brake pads either, your brake master cylinder could be an issue. How do you recognize the signs that you have a real problem with your brake master cylinder and just what is it?   Here atC&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX we not only have the answers, but we also put together a service schedule for you and keep an eye on issues based on your driving habits, vehicle type and your description of issues you are having.  We treat your car, truck or SUV as if it were ours keeping you informed of issues we find so you can get them fixed "before" there are larger repair bills so you can keep your vehicle Newer - Longer!   Below is everything you need to look for and tips on your brake master cylinder.

Is it the Fuel Pump? Determining if Your Pump is Bad, and What to do About it

car at fuel pump While fuel pump issues are common, they often get misdiagnosed. What is your fuel pump, how do you know if yours is bad, and what should you do about it? At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we are going to make sure that you are an informed driver so you know what to look for and what you should do about it.

Is Your Diesel Engine on it's Way Out?

Smoke coming out of muffler

Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

Keeping Your 4x4 System in Top Shape will Keep You on the Road

SUV parked on a dirt road

At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we aim to keep your four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive car, truck, or SUV ready for anything. 4X4 systems are pretty low maintenance, but equally as important to maintain as your engine or transmission. At C&R AutoWerx our technicians have the tools and knowledge to help keep yours going strong.

Keeping Your Emissions System in Check

cars in the city

Your emissions system is more important than you might realize. Even if emissions testing isn’t required in your area, there are multiple reasons to keep your emissions system in good working order. Here’s why, from C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX.

Looks Like A Problem? YES!

Lady with car hood up - steam rising

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.

Maintaining the Cooling System in Your Vehicle

Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

row of wheels

At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

Potholes Can Cause Holes in Your Vehicle!

flat tire on road

Don’t you hate it when potholes sneak up on you? There is a lot of money being spent on vehicle damage due to potholes. Do you know what parts of your car could receive the most damage.

Quality Work for Your Quality Vehicle

quality car parked

If you drive a Mercedes, Porsche, Subaru, BMW, Jaguar, or other performance and luxury vehicle, you’re a person who appreciates the value of quality. At C&R AutoWerx, we share that appreciation - that’s why we specialize in quality cars and take pride in quality work.

Replacement Engine Maintenance to Keep Your Engine Running

Engine Maintenance

Once your engine is installed, you’ll want to keep it running right. C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX has you covered. Sometimes, engines just wear out - however, most of the time they meet an early demise as a result of improper maintenance. Keep your engine running like new by maintaining it the way your technician recommends.

Take care of it or high repair bills? Which do you prefer?

Oil gunked up on an engine.

We see this with our fleet customers, our regular Lufkin car pool drivers and our diesel truck drivers so it isn't just one type of driver that ends up with a nightmare on their hands costing thousands of dollars to repair, asking about the costs of a JASPER replacement engine!  The fact is your driving habits and maintenance habits can easily avoid this issue!  6 EASY STEPS - Service, Tires, Don't Ignore Service Engine Lights, Keep it Clean & Stop Driving Crazy!

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