Advanced Automotive Blog

A Beginner’s Guide to Auto Repair : Part 1

There are about 30,000 parts on the average car, so it can be really confusing when you are in need of auto car repair. And for many drivers, it can seem like mechanics are speaking in a foreign language. It’s enough to make any driver wonder, “What can I do to prevent these problems in the first place?” To prevent confusion and to make your car maintenance as easy as possible, here are some basic car maintenance tips even a beginner can understand. Tires Rotate your tires about every 7,500 miles. Doing so not only will prevent excessive wear and…

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Winter is Coming. Protect Your Car.

Winter is coming. Some people are excited about sweaters and snow. Others just want to hibernate until March. Cars, they’re the hibernating type. Without special care, cold weather can negatively affect machine mechanics, and just as you take steps to winterize your home, and your lawn, so, too, should you prepare your vehicle for the arctic (okay, maybe not quite arctic) conditions ahead. Have your oil changed. Check your car’s owner’s manual to determine the correct intervals and adhere to this schedule. Just purchased a new car? Consult with your Chantilly VA lube technician about which oil is best for…

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Sometimes, more than your car needs to be repaired

Even though Advanced Automotive, Inc. has seen its fair share of car accident-related repairs and can handle all of your car accident repairs, we are limited in what we can fix beyond your vehicle (we’re talking about your personal health). Follow this 5 step process to help you and your loved ones when dealing with personal injury from an auto incident. What to do following a personal injury auto accident Car accidents can be very stressful situations, made worse if there is an injury. Most people think of contacting a personal injury attorney, but what happens immediately following a personal…

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Let’s Recap our Last 12 Months!

New to our blog? Check out this recap list of all our favorite topics over the last year! We’re more than just the premier Chantilly VA auto repair company, we’re here to give you excellent advice on all things automotive and driving. Did you know 87% of all drivers engage in at least one risky behavior while behind the wheel? Drivers who research safer means of transportation are more likely to be safer behind the wheel and less likely to be ticketed. So check out these great links below to keep you in the top 13%! 1.Getting ready for a…

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PREP YOUR CAR FOR SPRING WITH CHANTILLY VA AUTO REPAIR

Chantilly Spring is coming hot and fast, so prepare your car with these helpful tips from Chantilly VA auto repair! Winter can do a real number on your car between the salt, slush, snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. As we head for warmer weather, giving your car a physical will undo the frosty damage and keep issues at bay. Don’t underestimate the power of winter on your vehicle. Salt is one of the most damaging side effects of the season, running the risk of erosion, rust, and dents. It’s an important part of winter safety—salt reduces collision by up to…

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Shake the Winter Blues With Exclusive Spring Specials

PRESS RELEASE Chantilly, Virginia — March 22, 2016 Winter is rough — on the skin, on the roads, but perhaps most especially on the cars on the roads. But it’s gone now, and for that northern Virginians rejoice; and for that, Chantilly’s premier auto center, Advanced Automotive, is offering three exciting maintenance specials to help drivers rid their rides of winter’s dirt and grime. Ensure prime vehicle performance through this season, and the next. As the weather grows warmer, northern Virginia is spending more time on the road; Advanced Automotive’s fuel injection service (at a low price of $59.95) is…

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Spend Your Tax Refund Well — On Your Car!

Great news! You’re getting a tax refund, and you’re dreaming of all the ways you can spend it: On a new spring wardrobe, on a trip, on a new gadget… or on your car. A recent poll suggested that as many as a third of American taxpayers intend to use at least part of their refund to repair, or to purchase a new car. We think this is a great idea. With the average refund this year projected to be around $3,000, what auto allocations make sense? Here are a few good choices depending on the size of your refund:…

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Automotive Innovation Stole the Show at CES 2016

So there was this major trade show and conference that happened last week; everyone’s talking about it. Maybe you know it as the Consumer Electronics Show, but from what we saw (or well, read on Twitter — maybe someday Advanced Automotive will actually get to grace those hallowed halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center), the event might be better renamed the Great Automotive Technologies Show… then again, that doesn’t exactly have the same ring to it. Anyway. Let’s get back on track here. The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2016) — held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada; this year,…

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Consumer Reports: Lexus Is the Most Reliable Car for 2016

Christmas has come and gone, and now — This is the season for car buying. As dealers work hard to clear the last of last year’s models off the lot, and look to get a jump start on sales numbers for the new year, prices are slashed and buyers like yourself are motivated to find the best deal on the most reliable car. But how will you know? Who can you trust to give you the straight skinny when it comes to new car reliability? Certainly not always the salesman, right. Well, in a word: Us. You can trust Chantilly’s…

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Chantilly’s Premier Auto Center Says, “Thank You for the Positive Reviews!”

As Chantilly’s premier auto repair center, Advanced Automotive is honored to know that so many northern Virginians trust us with the vehicles they must trust to get from point A to point B. Our clients have that faith in us, and we work hard every day to ensure that the job is done right the first time. Advanced Automotive wants to thank you for all of the positive reviews. “[I] have used these guys twice now for towing cars. Both times they were fast, courteous and very helpful. They go the extra mile. Darryl helped me out today, and even…

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