Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Tech Question on Engine Failure

22 Mar 2019

Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Tech Question: I’m Collins of Corcoran. I had my engine go out and had to have it completely re-done at Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc in Corcoran. What could I have done to prevent this? Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Tech Answer: You’ve got to feel for Collins: an expensive major engine replacement is pretty extreme. It’s a tough situation to be in: maybe you’re…

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Putting things off doesn’t save money it costs!

21 Mar 2019

Most Manufacturers recommend changing spark plugs every 90- 105,000 miles. As they wear the electrode gap gets larger and the coils have to work harder to get the spark to jump the gap. This can cause coil failure and much higher repair bills. The other thing that can happen is they get stuck in the cylinder head and break off while attempting to remove them….

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18 Mar 2019

The season before summer in Minnesota is Pot Hole season. Will you have as much fun as this person? Spring feels like it’s coming, the sun feels so nice and the snow is going fast. We soon will be getting into our summer routines, travel to the cabin, summer sports and vacations. But there is one other season we need to get through first. It’s…

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Pro-Tech Auto Repairs – Services to Improve Fuel Economy

21 Jan 2019

Jan 18th, 2019 Let’s review some things that Corcoran, Maple Grove and Plymouth drivers can do to improve fuel economy. Bottom line, the better you maintain your vehicle, the less fuel you will use. It all adds up in a big way. For example, replacing your dirty engine air filter will pay for itself in fuel savings before your next oil change and will keep saving…

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Cabin air filters

18 Jan 2019

Sneezing, congested, think you’ve got a cold? Seems worse when you’re in the car, must just be because it’s cold out, right? Maybe not. Have you had your cabin air filter check lately? This can out of a car this week. We see this often during the cold months. Mice love to make nests in them and your breathing it.

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Corcoran Drivers Ask: Why is My Check Engine Light On?

26 Dec 2018

Dec 24th, 2018 The Check Engine light strikes fear into the hearts of some people in Corcoran and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most of us. First, if your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that could cause severe damage to the catalytic converter or other components. Get that taken…

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Cabin Air Filters

12 Dec 2018

Keep your cabin air filter clean. Prevent problems like mice and other pests by storing your vehicle in a secure garage or shed over the winter. But be sure to bring it in to Pro-Tech Auto Repair for help with cleaning your cabin air filter.  

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Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Pro-Tech Auto Repair Inc Really Save Gas?

07 Dec 2018

December 7th 2018 Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly – like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we’re also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Corcoran, Rogers and Plymouth drivers don’t always extend those good habits into the garage. Our…

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Thank you!

27 Nov 2018

I want to thank everyone that donated to our food drive. We filled the barrel with food and collected $720 in monetary gifts and with our match of $500 that brought the total monetary donation to $1220. CROSS will put this to good use right here in our community.It’s much appreciated and needed so thank you all again!

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Food Drive ends this week

19 Nov 2018

This will be the last week of our food drive supporting the Cross Food Shelf. Please be a part of helping us lend a hand to those that really need it. 

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CROSS Food drive!

25 Oct 2018

Please help! the donation barrel is not very full. call us to day. Bring in a nonperishable food donation or a monetary gift of at least $10.00 and we will give your car a free tire rotation and load test the battery to ensure that your car starts good in the coming months. As before I challenge you, Pro-Tech will also match total monetary donations…

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Pro-Tech Auto Repair Takes Care of Your Vehicle’s Suspension

25 Oct 2018

After many years and tens of thousands of miles Corcoran vehicles’ suspension system components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive in Corcoran, Rogers, and Maple Grove. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on smooth highways, your shock absorbers will last a lot longer than if you do most of your driving on bumpy…

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Pro-Tech is sponsoring a food drive for our area

11 Oct 2018

The CROSS food shelves are getting bare. We can all make a difference to our neighbors that could use a little help, and here’s how. As a way to give back and to help those less fortunate Pro-Tech is continuing our food drive for C.R.O.S.S. food shelf in Rogers through the end of the year. The need is great please lets all help. We will…

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