The auto mechanics, service advisors, and rest of the Brookside "66" Service team offer old-school service to families throughout Kansas City and Brookside. We strive to continue to stay on the cutting-edge of the ever-evolving automotive industry. We encourage you to take a look at our blog posts. That's where we post engaging, entertaining, and educational posts about auto repair and preventative maintenance.

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Why Investigate the Spooky Noises That Haunt Your Car?

Why Investigate the Spooky Noises That Haunt Your Car?

October is Car Care Month, and the team at Brookside “66” Service knows that when your car makes spooky noises, it can feel like something’s haunting your car! No matter how scary it is, it’s always the best practice to investigate those noises, as they can indicate that there may be something bigger going wrong with your vehicle. More than likely, you already know what your car sounds like when it’s running without trouble. When it starts to make an odd noise out of nowhere it’s easy to hope for the best and continue to ignore it. But that’s the worst thing you could do! For example, if you hear high-pitched sound that continues on after your engine is turned off, you might have an issue with your radiator pressure cap. The rubber gasket attached to it may be worn, and may need replacing.  You might also hear a continuous ticking while your engine idles. If that’s the case, shut your engine off and wait around ten minutes for it t ... read more

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Why Is Education So Important In The Automotive Business?

Why Is Education So Important In The Automotive Business?

Knowing that you have a trustworthy auto mechanic and auto repair shop at your disposal give you peace of mind when going in for any kind of auto repair service. At Brookside “66” Service, we want you to feel confident in our work, which is why we believe education is so important in the automotive business! Keep reading to see why. In order to have a successful repair process, it’s necessary to have a staff with the know-how and experience to tackle those difficult auto repair issues that sometimes crop up. And you can’t do that without proper education and training! Our auto mechanics are all ASE-certified at Brookside “66” Service, and have years of experience in the field. On top of that, we take pride in ensuring our auto mechanics and service advisors are at the top of their game. This is why we invest in continued education for our technicians, so they can keep up with the times and ever-changing innovations in automotive technology. On top of ... read more

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Auto Repair At Brookside “66” Includes Factory Scheduled And Preventive Maintenance

Auto repair at Brookside “66” includes preventive maintenance and factory-scheduled maintenance. This ensures that your vehicle will be kept in top shape and running as it should be. These types of maintenance are important because vehicles need to be checked regularly and on schedule before a more costly repair crops up. Tires should also be balances and wheels aligned every six months or 6,000 miles. Routine balancing will ensure that weight is distributed equally around the axle so that your tire doesn’t wobble or bump along when driving. Wheel alignment consists of making sure your tires are parallel to each other and perpendicular to the road, which will improve your drive comfort and fuel efficiency simultaneously. Every six to 12 months, new windshield wipers should be installed. Although you don’t rely on them every day, the days you do need them, you really need them. Windshield wipers will stop making proper contact with your windshield over time, cau ... read more

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