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Monthly Archives: May 2012

18 – Sturken Auto Is Fair Auto Repair

Unfortunately the auto industry suffers from a long history of mistrust. Even though the over whelming majority of repair shops are run by folks that try to do their best, the handful of operators that don’t abide by good business practices put a black eye on the rest of us. The sentiment of the consumer can be affected for dozens of reasons. But, the majority of complaints are from cars that are not fixed right the first time and misunderstandings about cost. No shop is perfect but how a shop handles its issues, often makes or breaks a client’s comfort level with a repair shop. At Sturken’s we ask a lot of questions so we can gather as much information as we can about your vehicle and its needs. Sturken learned a long time ago the expectations are everything. We do everything that we can to meet your expectations. This means repairing your car, truck or RV properly the first time, on time and within your budget. What happens if we don’t deliver as promised? First we o ... read more

17 – What is that odor from my A/C Vents?

The musty/mildew type of smell that comes from your vents when you first turn on the car air conditioner, is exactly what it smells like: musty, moldy – mildew. You ask, “how does this happen? I take good care of my car and keep it clean” The biological activity is not from what you see but from what you don’t see. The odor is a result of moisture from your car’s evaporator cooling unit. The collection of dust, pollen and spores condensing together in a warm moist dark environment is the perfect habitat for this smelly condition. So now you know how it got there. What to do to get rid of it? There are several things that can be done to remove the foul A/C smell. If your car has a cabin air filter make sure it is changed at least once a year. This helps to block dust, pollen and spores from getting to your evaporator in the first place. In dusty, humid or heavy pollen areas use recirculated air. Again, to minimize the bad stuff. Under normal conditions (dr ... read more

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