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The DeBroux Automotive team knows a thing or two about cars, trucks and classic cars. The team at our family-owned business is bursting with automotive news, repair stories and information they can’t wait to share. Check in regularly to learn maintenance and repair tips and tricks from its mechanics, the latest news circulating in automobile circles, and any ongoing special offers from DeBroux.
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How to Know if You Need New Brakes
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday November 19, 2020

Your car has lots of components, but most people agree that the brakes are one of the most important. While your car’s stopping system knows how to work hard, it does eventually wear out. To keep your vehicle safe, it’s critical to recognize the signs that your rotors and pads are nearing the end of…

overheating car
What to do When Your Car Overheats
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Monday October 19, 2020

You trust your car to run well and to get you where you need to go. So what happens when your engine starts overheating? This can be a scary situation, and knowing what to do is critical. Here’s our complete guide to handling an overheating engine like a pro: Why Overheating Happens Before you can…

jumpstart car battery tips
How to Jumpstart Your Car
Battery Service, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Thursday September 24, 2020

It’s happened to all of us: you get in your car and turn the key only to find that the vehicle won’t start. The cuplrit? A dead battery. If your car battery is dead, you might have to jumpstart the engine to get it going again. If you’ve never done this, the process can seem…

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Why You Should Avoid Potholes in the Road
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Monday August 10, 2020

Each year, potholes seem to pop up out of nowhere, and avoiding them can feel impossible. This phenomenon is due to changing weather conditions.  During the spring and fall, fluctuating temperatures cause road materials to shift, heave, and separate. This creates potholes that vary in size from tiny indentations to gaping, vehicle-swallowing canyons. As hard…

5 things everyone should keep in the car
Top 5 Things Everyone Should Keep in the Car
Battery Service, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday July 16, 2020

Your car: it’s one of your most essential possessions. You rely on it to get you from Point A to Point B. To keep your family safe in bad weather, and to run well every day. With all this in mind, it makes sense to ensure your car is stocked with everything you might need…

Fleet Maintenance
Why Fleet Maintenance is Extremely Important to Your Bottom Line
Battery Service, Computer Update, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems   •   Monday March 16, 2020

If you want your company to be as efficient as possible, safeguarding your vehicles and drivers is essential. After all, your fleet is what allows you to get the job done, and unnecessary truck repair only costs you downtime and negative customer impressions. In this post, we’ll talk about why fleet maintenance is so essential,…

spring break car tips
How to Prepare Your Car for Spring Break & Summer Road Trips
Battery Service, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday February 24, 2020

Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning all those fun adventures you’ll take as the weather warms up. Before you hit the road, though, you need to think about car care. If you were going to run a marathon, you’d hit the gym to prepare first, right? Why should…

rotate your tires in humid climates
How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires in Humid Climates?
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday January 30, 2020

Your car’s tires: they’re some of the hardest-working components on your entire vehicle. While you may steer the vehicle from the driver’s seat, the tires are your contact point with the road, and therefore some of the most critical safety implements you have. With all this in mind, it pays to take care of your…

driving in heavy rain
How to Drive Safely in Heavy Rains
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday December 19, 2019

When you think of hazardous driving conditions, what comes to mind? Winter roads? Winding mountain highways? What about heavy rain? According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 418,000 people are injured, and 5,000 people are killed each year in weather-related crashes, and upwards of 70% of these crashes take place on wet roads.  Any time…

winterize your vehicle
Important Steps to Winterize your Vehicles
Battery Service, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday November 14, 2019

The seasons are changing, and winter is upon us. This means that it’s time to pull those cool-weather layers out of the closet and bundle up. It also means it’s time to winterize your vehicle. Your car has dozens of moving parts, and cold weather can put many of those at risk. Fortunately, you can…