Happy Wallet Quality Auto Repair posts blog posts on a variety of topics to educate, entertain, and engage you. The auto mechanics and rest of our team aims to develop and maintain relationships with our clients throughout Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Everglades City, Ave Maria, and Lee County, and our blog is just one way we stay connected with you and your vehicle. Please check out our blog posts below:
By Mikola249 5 Ways To Stay Safe On The Road After being cooped up indoors for the past few months, there's nothing quite like hitting the open highway with the windows down and the music up. But before you do, you should perform a few safety checks on your vehicle to ensure it's in top condition. Here are the top 5 safety features to check before hitting the road. 1. Tires One of the most important safety features of your vehicle is its tires. Tires keep you connected to the road, so they must be in good condition before taking any long trips. Be sure to check your tire pressure (you can find the recommended tire pressure for your vehicle in the owner's manual) and tread depth (you can do this by inserting a penny into the tread grooves - if you can see Lincoln's head, it's time for new tires). If you're unsure how to properly check your tires, stop by your local auto shop, and they'll be happy to help. 2. Brakes Your brakes are another cruci ... read more
Naples, Florida: The Perfect Place to Spend Your Holiday Vacation! School's out, the weather's warm, and there's no better time to load up the car and hit the open road than during the holidays! If you're looking for some great places to visit in Florida this holiday season, Naples has you covered! Naples, Florida, is the perfect place to spend your holiday vacation! With its beautiful weather and stunning beaches, Naples is a prime destination for travelers looking to escape the cold winter months. Here are four ideas for things to do while you're in town. 4 Things To Do In Naples, FL, This Holiday Season 1. Take a scenic drive down Gulf Coast Boulevard. This stretch of road offers breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Be sure to stop at one of the many beach access points along the way to enjoy the sun and sand. 2. Visit the Naples Zoo. This world-class zoo is home to over 1,300 animals from around the globe. Don't miss the chance to f ... read more
Back to school time is upon us! Before you know it, the kids will be back in school, and the comfortable routine goes out the window! To help you prepare for the transition back to school, we've put together a checklist of auto repair items you should pay attention to. A checklist can help new drivers get their vehicles ready for the back-to-school season. Sit down with our new drivers and help them hit the road prepared for all the memory-making ahead. Here are some items to consider when you build your checklist: Check your tires for the following. It's important to have good tread on your tires, especially during the summer months. Be sure to check the pressure and condition of your tires before the school year begins! Tread - The tread should be at least ¼ inch deep all around the tire. Furthermore, your tire tread should be well-defined and cover the entire surface of your tires with easily defined grooves. If it doesn't, you ... read more
Get ahead on brake service so you don't get behind It's no secret that brake service is essential to the safe driving of any vehicle. What may be less known, however, is that there are steps motorists in Florida can take to get ahead of brake service needs, rather than waiting until a problem arises. By being proactive and scheduling regular maintenance check-ups with an auto repair shop, drivers can help ensure their brakes are always performing at their best. Read on for more tips on brake service and how to keep your vehicle safe on the road. 5 benefits of regular brake service Preventative maintenance for brakes is one of the most important things you can do to keep your car running safely and smoothly. Here are 5 benefits of regular brake service: Regular brake service can help to identify potential problems before they cause serious damage. Brake service can help improve your brakes' efficiency, saving you money in the long ru ... read more
Get Your Vehicle Ready For The Beach! Summertime swimming season is here, Florida! Are you ready to hit the beach, cruise the scenic highways, and leave your worries behind? We are! However, nothing puts a stop to the fun faster than car trouble, breakdowns, and blowouts. Your vehicle wants to enjoy summer, too, so let's take proactive precautions to ensure everyone has a good time! Summer is a time for fun, family, and fantastic outdoor activities, but it also introduces unique obstacles for your vehicle. Specifically, the sun and the heat! However, the sun combined with the heat (and wind) creates other "down the line" issues too. Let's discuss a few things to look out for and how you can get your vehicle ready for the beach. Is Your Vehicle Ready For The Road This Summer? Check your tires - First and foremost, when getting ready for the summer fun, you want to check your tires and make sure they are ready for the road. The heat, sun, and sand co ... read more
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