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Shocks and Struts

Shocks and Struts

Let’s talk shocks and struts. Shock absorbers and struts last a long time for Corcoran area drivers and wear out slowly for most vehicles. But the harsh winters and rough roads in the spring really beat them up and shorten their life. They’re easy to take for granted, but your shocks and struts do a very important job, so you need to pay attention to...

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Ready for your summer travels?

Do you have travel plans for the upcoming holiday week end? The warm weather is here and we are starting to think about summer travel, vacations, trips to the lake or out of town visits with friends and family. It also marks the beginning of that other Minnesota season known as ROAD CONSTRUCTION season. It’s that lovely time of year when we sit in traffic...

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Pro-Tech Auto Repair Tech Question on Your Battery

May 4th, 2018 Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Tech Question: I’m David in Corcoran, MN. For the last year and a half, I’ve had some battery problems. I had trouble starting my car, so I bought a new battery at a parts store in Corcoran. At first everything was fine, then about six months later I had problems starting my car again, so I got a new battery....

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Power brake service

Power brake service

Power Brakes Service at Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Apr 24th, 2018 Hello, Corcoran, Plymouth and Medina drivers. Let’s talk about your brakes. Basically, the power brake system helps you provide braking power so that you don’t have to do all the work with your brake pedal. The brakes themselves are applied at the wheel using hydraulic pressure. When we step on the brake pedal, we create pressure in...

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We now offer WeatherTech floor mats shipper right to your door!

We now offer WeatherTech floor mats shipper right to your door!

Pro-Tech Auto now offers WeatherTech floor liners and mats! The finest floor mats on the market! they can be shipped right to your home. first row – only $109.95… second row $79.95 – $89.95 cargo mats $109.95 – $169.95 Plus Shipping available in black, gray or tan call now 763-420-3060


Wheel Alignments

Wheel Alignments

It’s no surprise that your vehicle will drive better in the Maple Grove, Rogers & Plymouth areas if all the wheels are pointed in the same direction. That’s called wheel alignment. If your wheels are out of alignment you may notice that your vehicle pulls to one side or the other or the steering wheel is crooked. Something that you won’t notice right away, but...

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We help budget for auto repair

When money is tight people need to try and plan to do needed maintenance and repair work if possible and not be surprised with emergency repairs. We help with this by thoroughly inspecting the car and then coming up with a prioritized list of things that need to be done. First would be safety items then repairs that if left unattended will cost more later...

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Changing oil by the oil change light

Changing oil by the oil change light

  When talking about the correct oil change interval, there are many things that come into play.  Just going by the oil change reminder light is often one of the worst ideas. This customer follows his 2004 avalanches oil life monitor religiously….  He said it’s usually about an 8k interval.  He lives three miles from work and the truck has 156,000 miles on it. The...

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Pot Hole Season

Pot Hole Season

Things don’t have to get this bad before you bring your car in. It’s the beginning of the dreaded season, “Pot Hole Season” and if you suspension has weak points they will show up. This car was towed in with a brokenball joint. Now this could have killed someone if not the driver, ME the poor guy coming at him when it broke! Please have...

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Water pump problems

Water pump problems

Water Pump Mar 11th, 2018 Let’s talk water pumps for vehicles in the Corcoran, Maple Grove and Plymouth, MN area. The engine is cooled by coolant/antifreeze mixed with water. This mixture circulates around the engine, absorbing heat. The coolant then flows through the radiator where air cools it down for the return trip back through the engine. Your vehicle’s water pump is what drives this process....

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