Category: Auto Maintenance

How an Oil Change Protects Your Vehicle

August 26th, 2020 by

Regular car maintenance is critical in protecting your vehicle’s health, but no maintenance may be more important than routine oil changes. Your automobile is a perfect combination of hundreds of parts functioning to get your vehicle from one location to another. But without oil, all those intricate parts will start to rub against each other

When Should You Get An Oil Change?

August 16th, 2020 by

When it comes to making certain The engine of your car operates properly, nothing is more important than keeping up with routine oil changes. Frequently changing the oil of your engine is not only just required maintenance, but also gives your motor the best opportunity at performing consistently and efficiently. While most auto experts suggest

Automatic Transmission Service

May 14th, 2020 by

Transmission Maintenance in Arlington The transmission in your vehicle has routine maintenance recommendations from it’s manufacturer. These service intervals for transmissions do not need to be performed as often as, say an engine oil change, but are still critical to the longevity of a transmission. How much longer can this be? It will depend on

What Is Direct Fuel Injection?

May 8th, 2020 by

Direct Fuel Injection is nothing more than an injector delivering fuel directly into the cylinder of an internal combustion engine. It is a relatively new concept – first seen in the mid 90’s in diesel engines but has more recently had a widespread adoption in gasoline engines. Being able to deliver the fuel directly into

I Need Help Jump-Starting My Car!

April 23rd, 2020 by

Need A Boost? Has your vehicle been sitting for too long? Do you need help getting it back on the road? Give us a call at Auto Stop for help jump starting a car in Falls Church! Maybe your battery was feeling good until a door was accidentally left ajar while you went into the

All about Oil!

February 28th, 2017 by

Oil is one of the most important fluids involved with the inner workings of an internal combustion engine. But who actually knows what engine oil is, and what do the automotive engineers expect from it? To put it simply, engine oil is a derivative of crude oil. Crude oil is found in deep underground pockets,

Winter Checklist

November 21st, 2016 by

Many of us in the DC area got our first taste of cold this past weekend, with two nights that fell below freezing. Winter is inevitably around the corner, so make sure you and your car are adequately prepared! Your team at Auto Stop has put together a winter safety checklist for your vehicle that

Air Filters

November 7th, 2016 by

With cold weather setting into the region people are beginning to break out the winter coats, gloves, and scarfs. This is also true for the small critters who will soon be looking for ways to escape the harsh elements. During a courtesy inspection last week, we noticed one customer’s Cabin Air Filter had been converted