8 Tips for Choosing a Quality, Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop

Your car is one of your biggest investments. And beyond that, it’s a tool you rely on each and every day. That's why it's in your benefit to have a "go-to" auto repair shop—a place you trust implicitly to keep your vehicle safe and reliable, to give you honest advise and to charge fair prices. Finding that tru ... Continue reading->

A used car inspection can save you money, time and aggravation

Question: I am in the market for a used car, but I want to make sure I'm not buying a vehicle that isn't going to need a lot of repairs right away. What should I do? Answer: The best way to protect yourself and your wallet is to bring the vehicle you are interested in purchasing into Auto Lab for a full used car inspection ... Continue reading->

Why does the price of a coolant flush vary among repair shops?

Question: My car repair shop recently recommended a coolant flush. Their estimate seemed high, so I called a couple of other shops to compare prices. Every shop had a different price--by a wide margin. Why would the cost vary so much for a basic fluid flush?  Answer: Although a cooling system flush - a.k.a. radiato ... Continue reading->

Auto Lab’s Top 5 Auto Repair Articles from 2016

Top 40 radio has its "best of 2016" music tribute. Various news outlets will have their take on the top news stories of the year. And we'd like to share our top 5 auto repair articles from last year: Why Buy Tires from Auto Lab Instead of a Discount Tire Store: Are you on the hunt for a good deal when it comes to tires ... Continue reading->

Car-themed holiday gift ideas for every driver on your list

‘Tis the season to start digging into that holiday shopping list! This year, we’re sensing a gift-giving theme—and it’s centered around our favorite four-wheeled tool. Researchers estimate that the average driver spends 90 minutes in his or her car each day. Make every journey that much more pleasant with some ke ... Continue reading->