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If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.

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As cars become more technologically advanced, the importance of your vehicle’s battery becomes more important. In the old days, a car battery essentially worked, or it didn’t; if it was good enough to start the car, it was good enough. Moderns vehicles are a different story. A faulty battery can cause a variety of issues, including engine codes, sensor failures, irregular transmission behavior, and the list goes on.

Battery failure often causes issues that are commonly misdiagnosed, and in the hands of the wrong auto repair shop, a mechanic may spend hundreds of your hard-earned dollars chasing problems that don’t exist. At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA, our mechanics are familiar with modern vehicles and the problems that accompany them.

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Transmission malfunctions are sometimes hard to pin down and might even go unnoticed. A transmission slip can manifest itself in a lot of different ways because there’s not a universal or consistent way to describe it. Since it will vary based on the vehicle, how bad the issue is, and what components are at fault, here are some symptoms to look for in your vehicle.

Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly complex, and as a result, computer diagnostic systems are becoming a necessity rather than a convenience. At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA, our state of the art technology and trained technicians are ready to diagnose any transmission issue you may be experiencing with your car, truck, or SUV.

mechanic working on an engineNo matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, maintenance is the key to giving your engine long life. At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA, we focus on keeping your engine running strong.

At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA, we understand that maintenance is the difference between a truck that makes it to the million-mile mark and a truck that doesn’t come close. Here are some tips to keep your truck in shape for many miles to come.

Unless you are confident in your abilities as an automotive mechanic, there is really only one rule when purchasing a flood-damaged vehicle: don’t do it. Unfortunately, sometimes sellers aren’t particularly straight-forward with their used cars. Many will try to hide the fact that it’s been damaged by floodwaters at all or try to convince potential buyers that the car is in fact fine. “It has gone months with no issues” or “technically it is flood-damaged but” are two red flags, and while it isn’t impossible for a flood car to be fine, it’s altogether a good idea to stay away.

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The type of tire you want on your fleet or commercial vehicle depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you use the vehicle. There are multiple tire styles for most applications, and one of them is right for you. At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA, we’re ready to help you make your choice. If you’d like to narrow it down before you come see us, here’s a short rundown of common tires that will meet your specific need.

  • Now Hiring
  • Jasper Pref
  • 24-Hour Dropoff
  • Acdelco
  • Ari Fleet
  • ASE
  • BF Goodrich
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Cooper Tires
  • Diamond Eye Performance Exhaust
  • Donlen Fleet
  • Dunlop Tires
  • Element Fleet
  • Enterprise Fleet
  • Fleet Services
  • Flo Pro Performance Exhaust
  • Flowmaster
  • GE Capital Fleet
  • Goodyear
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hankook Tires
  • Kelly Tires
  • Kids Play Area
  • LeasePlan Fleet
  • Magnaflow
  • MBRP
  • Michelin
  • MACS
  • Mastercraft
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • Pet Friendly
  • State Inspection
  • Sumitomo Tires
  • Tech-net
  • Tires
  • Towing
  • Toyo
  • Uniroyal
  • Veteran Owned
  • 24 Month Warranty
  • WEX Fleet
  • Wifi Available

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