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What Types of Motor Oil Are There?

March 10th, 2020 by

4 Types to Select From Even seasoned car owners can have trouble identifying the differences between the many types of motor oil available on the market today. How do they differ, and what kind is best for your vehicle? The oil change professionals at London’s Automotive in Corvallis, Oregon, have some information on each of

Maintenance 101

February 5th, 2020 by

What You Need to Know About Regular Maintenance Whether you’re ready to learn more about your favorite vehicle or you’re tired of sudden breakdowns, learn how to get started with your own car maintenance. Follow these simple tips to maintain your car, and discover how you can enjoy affordable auto repairs in Corvallis, Oregon. Read

What Drivers Should Know About Oil Viscosity

September 26th, 2019 by

Viscosity Explained Chances are that you already know an oil change is one of the most important steps to keep your car running in optimal condition. However, it’s also critical to choose the right type of oil. There are many to choose from, but only one that is right for your exact vehicle. Why is

What Clean, Quality Oil Looks Like

July 30th, 2019 by

Things To Look For Whether you’re inspecting the oil or having it changed, it’s important for you to understand when your vehicle is using quality oil and worn oil. Motor oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle’s engine after all, and if it’s not of the best quality, the engine and vehicle will suffer. London’s

Is Your Vehicle in Need of an Oil Change?

July 30th, 2019 by

Signs That It’s Time for Service Many motorists are told when they purchase a vehicle that in order for them to maintain their vehicle’s level of performance, they need to follow a routine oil change schedule. At London’s Automotive, we condone this advice, as it ensures your vehicle is always filled with fresh, clean motor

How Can I Prepare My Car for Winter in Corvallis, OR?

November 1st, 2018 by

Cold weather is a test of your car’s resilience. Even on dry days, winter’s chilly temperatures are tough on batteries and tires. Adding in rain, ice or snow could spell disaster. Before temperatures plummet for the season, take a few steps to ensure you and your car are ready to take on wintery weather. Check

What Costs More to Repair- a Manual or Automatic Transmission?

September 6th, 2018 by

Vehicle repair costs aren’t always black and white. Different makes and models, warranties and individual driving styles can all influence when a specific vehicle might need transmission work. While there is certainly room for debate, it is fair to say that automatic transmissions are generally more costly to repair than manuals. While repair costs might

5 Signs You Need Brake Replacement

August 10th, 2018 by

Brakes are arguably one of the most important safety components of your car. In an ideal world, they would work perfectly forever without needing repair, but unfortunately wear and tear can take a toll on your brakes and compromise their safety. Drivers should be aware of their vehicle’s health and watch out for warning signs

How to Stop Safer and Faster

June 20th, 2018 by

      So let’s start by looking a few factors, in a previous blog article “Is it necessary to flush brake fluid?” we discussed the basic automotive brake hydraulic system. In the article “How much does it cost to get a brake job” we looked at the mechanical components of the brake system. And