• Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at PONTE'S AUTOCARE

    Friday 17 April 2015

    Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by getting a trip inspection at PONTE'S AUTOCARE in Wilmington. After all, you wouldn't travel without clean socks, why ask your vehicle to travel with a load of dirty oil?The first step in a trip inspect... read more

  • It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at PONTE'S AUTOCARE

    Tuesday 27 January 2015

    There are a lot of things in life that Wilmington residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Wilmington dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don't stay on schedule with these routines, it can lead to embarrassing, painful or expensive consequences. Scheduled maintenance is also part of good vehicle care. Wilmington drivers should take... read more

  • It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

    Thursday 13 November 2014

    Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they give us guidelines to follow regarding how often to inspect the various parts and systems on our vehicles.Vehicular components are required to meet certain standards. The government mandates some of thes... read more

  • Why People in Wilmington Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

    Wednesday 09 October 2013

    A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Wilmington, Delaware, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of the neglected items are minor. Others are serious safety concerns.There are several reasons we hesitate to take care of recommended services, especially services that our Wilmington&n... read more

  • Wilmington Road Trip Preparation

    Wednesday 28 August 2013

    People from Wilmington, Delaware, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Delaware road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. Heading out on a Delaware road trip? Stop by PONTE'S AUTO... read more

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