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AUTO REPAIR & MAINTENANCE BLOG

AUTO REPAIR & MAINTENANCE BLOG, Warren, MI

Maintaining your vehicle at home is a satisfying way to keep your motoring costs down. With the right knowledge and products even someone who isn't very mechanically inclined can take care of many of the smaller issues in everyday driving. Sometimes, however, car issues can be too specialized or complex for the average motorist to take care of by themselves and it becomes time to take your car to the pros. Below you'll find three major warning signs that you need to get to a mechanic ASAP, as well as some of the potential causes behind them.



Engine and Drivetrain Problems

Let's start at the beginning. If your car won't even turn over and start up, then the rest of the problems on this list won't come into play. The simplest cause of this issue is a dead battery, which you can remedy with jumper cables, and the instructions that come printed on their packaging. If jumping the car doesn't work, you may have a larger problem with your ignition system. It's advisable to take your car into the shop at this point because finding the root of the problem will likely involve removing a few parts from your engine. Whether it's dead spark plugs or electrical problems, it's better to have it dealt with by a professional. Likewise, engine surging where the revs rise and fall can mean a problem with your fuel injectors, which are fairly deep within your motor. It's unwise to drive around with a surging engine, as this burns more gas and can cause unintended acceleration. Drivetrain issues are another major issue requiring professional attention. Everybody fears the dreaded transmission repairs, so if certain gears won't engage or they shift at the wrong times you should definitely take your car to the qualified mechanics here at Ron's Auto Care.



Vibration While Driving

This issue can be caused by damaged drivetrain components, but can also stem from misaligned wheels or unbalanced or flat tires. If you feel any vibration or shuddering as you drive along, you should get to a mechanic as soon as you can. At its worst, this issue can lessen your control over the car, potentially causing accidents. This will also wear out your tires more quickly than if everything was straight and true. Unwanted vibrations put stress on important (and costly) components like suspension and brakes while decreasing gas mileage, so it's smart to take your car in as soon as these issues develop.



Poor Braking Performance

Your brakes are vital to keeping you safe on the road and should definitely be cared for by a professional, unless you're absolutely sure you know what you're doing. Common signs of issues with your car's braking system include squeaking or squealing when the brakes are applied, or the brakes feeling spongy and failing to slow your vehicle properly. Squealing brakes are caused by the brake pads wearing through the pad surface to the metal underneath. At this point the metal behind your brake pad is coming into contact with the brake rotor. This can be disastrous and produce unwanted heat, reduced stopping power, and cause you to have to buy new rotors as well as the relatively cheap pads. Spongey and weak brakes can mean there's a problem with your master cylinder, which converts the mechanical pressure of you pressing the pedal into hydraulic pressure to apply the brakes. In either case, it's best to have your brakes seen to by the professional mechanics here at Ron's Auto Care.



There are instances where car maintenance is simple and easy, but if you notice any of these issues developing, it's best to take your car in for a qualified mechanic's checkup so the problems can be remedied before they turn into much more serious issues. Ron's Auto Care has the tools and expertise to have you safely back on the road in no time at all.



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TESTIMONIALS

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The customer service is awesome,very friendly people. They fixed up my car as quickly as possible, I highly recommend this mechanic as they do top notch care and I’m very glad to say my car works perfectly now and has no problems at all
, 09/29/2020

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The customer service is awesome,very friendly people. They fixed up my car as quickly as possible, I highly recommend this mechanic as they do top notch care and I’m very glad to say my car works perfectly now and has no problems at all
, 09/29/2020

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Great shop ! I'm happy I found a mechanic closer to my house and don't need to drive to the city. I found this place on Wednesday called and Ron said bring it in Thursday morning. He also quoted me $100 less than the first place! Car was done so fast I actually missed his call to come get my car!! Thanks so much I will be returning.
, 09/10/2020

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GOOD, HONEST, EFFICIENT, TRUSTWORTHY, HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
, 09/04/2020

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I noticed a gas leak and brought my car here because of all the great reviews and I'm glad I did. They got it fixed same day and wasnt as expensive as I would have thought either. Very happy and will definitely be back for future repairs. I would definitely recommend Ron's auto care.
, 09/03/2020

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I noticed a gas leak and brought my car here because of all the great reviews and I'm glad I did. They got it fixed same day and wasnt as expensive as I would have thought either. Very happy and will definitely be back for future repairs. I would definitely recommend Ron's auto care.
, 09/03/2020

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Made an appointment and dropped off for a "fluid leak". Damaged parts were returned without having to ask. Ron's is very accommodating and VERY reasonably priced.
, 09/02/2020

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Took me late notice and provided quick service.
, 09/01/2020

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Great place people you can trust with your car for sure
, 08/12/2020

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Great fast service, charged exactly as quoted. Will be going back for future repairs.
, 08/10/2020

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I took my car in for a door repair and it was fixed in 2 seconds. Nice, very nice guy.
, 07/30/2020

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Nice guys. They said they will be done in 30 minutes, and they were!
, 07/27/2020

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Unbelievable service and the price is just right!
, 07/11/2020

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Got a repair a few weeks back and they were able to assist me fast. Staff is friendly and Ron wants to make sure you are comfortable. Car is back in shape, thanks.
, 07/08/2020

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Great service, very honest car shop.
, 07/08/2020

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Ron's is the best auto shop I have ever been to. Very friendly and prompt service. After dropping my car off, Lyft couldn't find a driver for me to get home, so Ron gave me a ride himself! Best of all, very fair pricing without any of those pushy attempts at upselling extra services you get at so many other places. I will definitely be returning next time I need work done.
, 07/06/2020

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Hands down the BEST auto repair shop I have been to in years! You will walk in to a CLEAN work atmosphere with a team of mechanics that do HONEST work! You are greeted with a friendly attitude as soon as you step foot in the door. Ron will work with you by offering reasonable prices, prompt service, and QUALITY work! I've come here time and time again. NEVER any problems.... ALWAYS a positive experience!
, 07/02/2020

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Came here twice already to get work done on two separate vehicles and each time the work was great! The first car I brought in needed just an oil change and there were a bunch of issues behind needing just a regular oil change which I knew before bringing it here and let them know of the issues. Ron and his team was the only guys that chose to do the job! I went to 3 other shops and no one wanted to help me. Ron ended up ordering 4 different plugs until they found one that fit. I sat in the waiting room until my car was done and just watching Ron try to find answers to a more complex job was awesome! He wasn't letting me leave unless the job was done right. My second time visiting was last week and I had to get an expensive job done on a window. The work got delayed on parts but Ron was transparent and kept me informed of all new updates with getting my car fixed. Every time I go it's very welcoming and family like feel. You won't be let down! Stop in and let Ron and the team help you!
, 06/30/2020

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If you're looking for an honest, hard working, highly qualified auto repair shop I highly recommend you call Ron at Ron?s Auto Care. I'm so grateful to have found this shop to take my car in for repairs as well as my family's cars. When my daughter's car was acting up periodically, Ron took the extra time to really figure out the problem. When my mom needed her car looked at, I sent her to Ron because I knew I could trust him to help her out. Don't be afraid to give Ron's Auto Care a try when you need your car repaired. Good prices, great service.
, 06/25/2020

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Ron and his staff always take good care of our vehicles. Buick, Chevy, Volvo. Fair prices, quality repairs.
, 06/22/2020

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I called at 3:30pm to see about getting my A/C recharged, he told me to come in at 4! When I got there they took my car right away and I was in and out within 10 minutes! Amazing service! Very friendly! I will definitely be back!
, 06/19/2020

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Great Service. Timely Repairs. My truck starter went out on me on Monday evening. Called Ron's Auto Care Tuesday. They came and picked my F-150 up and had it ready first thing that Wednesday morning. Moving from MS, I was concerned about finding a shop to service my truck. Thanks to all the guys at Ron's, I've found my new shop.
, 05/13/2020

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These guys really helped me out in a jam. Quick, cheap, and hassle-free service when I needed it. Can't imagine taking a vehicle anywhere else while I live in the area.
, 05/12/2020

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These guys really helped me out in a jam. Quick, cheap, and hassle-free service when I needed it. Can't imagine taking a vehicle anywhere else while I live in the area.
, 05/12/2020

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Always pleasant!
, 03/16/2020

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Ron and the rest of the crew do a really good job of making sure you know exactly what you need and not try to oversell things. I've taken all of the cars I have ever had to them and got great service every time. They also made sure you're able to get where you need to go while they work on my cars for prolonged periods of time! Highly recommend them to anyone who's looking for good auto service.
, 03/16/2020

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Ron's is very responsive by text and email. They made special arrangements and took special requests. They are very accommodating and VERY reasonably priced.
, 02/29/2020

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I am very happy with the professional service and value. Each time I have taken my car here for service it has been repaired and the cost has been reasonable - much less than at the dealership. The service back and forth to my house while the car is in the shop is an added bonus. The staff is courteous and very helpful in solving my car issues. I highly recommend this shop.
, 02/24/2020

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I've been to Ron's shop a few times and they never let me down. Great prices and amazing customer service. I would highly recommend. Thankful to have them around!
, 02/23/2020

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Everyone was very nice. They gave me a free ride home while they worked on my car. I came in with exhaust issue. I thought for sure it would be expensive, but it turned out to be just a couple of gaskets and price was much lower than I expected. I will definitely be back with my next car problem!
, 02/11/2020

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Best prices around and high quality work.
, 02/11/2020

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You can always count on Ron's. When I had problem with my tire, they were not hesitant and were there to lend a hand for a very generous fee. I also had a problem with my other car, and it was them who was able to fix it. Thank you Ron's, a gem close to home!!! - Edna/Rodel Encabo
, 02/07/2020

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Ron's Auto took really good care of me!
, 01/29/2020

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Been going to Ron's for a couple of years after he won my business by providing the best customer service and a team of mechanics second to none. I've never had an issue setting an appointment and the turn around time on fixing our issues has exceeded expectations every time. Please, if you need a shop that cares... go see Ron.
, 01/25/2020

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Best local shop in town! Had an issue with low oil pressure on my truck. Ron was able to fix it within the same day. I've taken my cars here multiple times and always had great service. No gimmicks, honest and fair pricing. Highly recommended!!
, 01/22/2020

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Did exactly what I asked, cautioned something that I wanted done. Honest. Good. Quick. Happy with the service I got. And from the couple of times I talked with him, Ron seems like a very nice guy! Definitely recommend, and I will be returning. Thanks Ron!
, 01/19/2020

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Ron's Auto Care is the real deal, they took care of my issue same day and I was good to go in about two hours. In addition to the quick service, the price was fair. I was traveling cross country for my job and my car is my money so I know how important a good mechanic is. Greatly appreciated Ron's hospitality and if I'm ever by Warren and need a mechanic, I'm headed to Ron's.
, 01/11/2020

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I went in for an alignment after changing out the rods. Ron was there and very friendly. He was able to fit me in same day and I was even able to get a ride back home while they were working on my vehicle. Thanks for the great service guys. Will be back.
, 01/11/2020

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I'm very happy with my car. Good, honest people here. Prices are amazing and you get your car worked on fast. I highly recommend this place to everyone. I'll be going here from now on. ??
, 01/09/2020

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I had the BEST experience here. I called Monday around lunch to see if I could have my car towed to get looked at/fixed, my front wheels weren't Completely turning and by Monday afternoon it was fixed! Great prices. I found my new mechanic! Will not go anywhere else. Thank you guys so much for everything! Your the best!
, 01/08/2020

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99' Mountaineer needed a wheel hub, 05' Focus needed a bearing, most recently 12' Acadia needed an alternator and they got it done in under 4 hours! Ron and his guys are the biz! Professional, Courteous, and they're rates are super reasonable for the quality of work they put Into every vehicle. Would highly recommend Ron's Auto Care to everyone I know.
, 12/24/2019

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My brakes went out on my car on the way into work. I took my car to Ron's, he drove me to work and had the brakes done before I clocked out. Super reasonable and very professional. I appreciate the service and I highly recommend. Dan W
, 12/22/2019

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I came in with an antifreeze leak. They fixed it that day and found an issue with a sensor. They replaced it as well. My car is running great.
, 12/07/2019

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I've been taking my vehicles here for awhile now and they always seem to be honest. The work is always done right and their pricing is the most reasonable I've seen. Very friendly and helpful!
, 12/04/2019

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Ron's is a great place to get honest work very helpful and friendly staff offers towing so it makes it very convenient not having to worry about finding a company to tow if needed highly recommended by me, thank you.
, 12/04/2019

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The service was nice. I would go back..
, 11/13/2019

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The owner is friendly and I paid a good price for what needed to be done. Even found another issue that explained another issue in my car. Would come back.
, 10/31/2019

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I got a flat tire going through town with a 10 hour drive home ahead of me. They got me in ASAP, got me fixed, and back on the road. They were amazing!
, 10/25/2019