Category Archives: Service Intervals

Central Automotive Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in TN. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep MEMPHIS residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the safe operation of a vehicle, and they all need to be inspected. MEMPHIS residents can't afford to overlook any of them.The following is a list of preventive maintenance services that are often overlooked by vehicle owners in the MEMPHIS area. They are not presented in any particular order.1. Central Automotive Power Steering Service. Moisture gradually builds up in your power steering fluid, which can lead to corrosion in your steering system. The fluid also gets dirty, which can gum up your steering system. The fluid needs to be replaced periodically.2. Central Automotive Wheel Alignment. Wheels that are out of alignment will cause a ve ... read more

Recommended MEMPHIS Service Intervals

Everyone in MEMPHIS, TN, knows we are advised to go to our MEMPHIS dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious MEMPHIS residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells us what was found – "Everything's fine, see you in six months." Or "You've got a small cavity starting, let's schedule an appointment to take care of it." By the time you leave, you have a plan for addressing any necessary issues.This system works so much better than waiting for a painful problem before going into the dentist. Small problems are fixed before they turn into big problems. And you avoid those huge bills.If MEMPHIS folks understand the wisdom of using this system for handling dental care, why do many resist when facing the same system for our vehicle maintenance? Following the vehicle manufacturer's recommended intervals can be confusing. First, there a ... read more

Deciphering the Central Automotive Menu Board

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. MEMPHIS, TN, service centers like Central Automotive have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabetical order, starting with air conditioning service. Feel free at any time to give Central Automotive a call at 901.725.4766 to learn of the many services we offer, or stop by our MEMPHIS, TN auto center at 2189 CENTRAL AVE, 38104. First remember that all of these services are recommended by vehicle manufacturers. They set how often or at how many miles/kilometers the service should be done.Air conditioning service involves purging the old refrigerant and capturing it for proper disposal. Then fresh refrigerant is installed. The fresh refrigerant will lubricate the system and will also help it cool better ... read more

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