Category: Auto Repair

Celebrating 33 years in business

June 27th, 2019 by

For the past 33 years, USA Automotive has been honored to serve Raleigh and the surrounding communities. We would like to thank you for choosing us as your #1 location for automotive repair and maintenance. Like the community, we have grown over the past three decades, but we have never forgotten our roots. Our deep

Every Engine Oil Fact You Need To Know

May 16th, 2019 by

Every good car owner knows that keeping the engine in top shape is essential for the proper functioning of their vehicle. In order for this to happen, one must consider every single item that goes into their engine and makes it work as well as it should, engine oil being one of them, hence the

A Guide To Hybrid Car Service

April 16th, 2019 by

Hybrid cars have become increasingly popular and with reason. In the age of climate warming, they save substantially on fuel and emissions, creating a much more reduced impact than traditional cars. However, combining an electric motor with a regular engine requires some special maintenance needs. Although hybrid vehicles are more expensive than regular ones at

Common Habits You Didn’t Know Could Be Damaging Your Car

March 13th, 2019 by

Regardless of how experienced of a driver you might be, there are still a few common habits you may not know that could be damaging your car. Dragging the brakes downhill Brake pads and discs don’t appreciate the extra wear and tear caused by dragging/ridding (keeping your foot on the brake pedal while driving) your

5 Key Items To Discuss At Your Car’s Next Service

February 28th, 2019 by

When you leave your car in the hands of fate, you’re putting both yourself and everyone else on the road at risk. You’re also at risk of losing money and time if a key component fails beyond repair due to negligence. This is why car maintenance is so important. Just like your overall health, your

5 Engine Noises Not To Ignore

November 15th, 2018 by

As a car owner, hearing strange noises coming from under the hood can be concerning. While many of these noises may be normal, there are a few sounds that should not be ignored and are indicators of major issues. There are 5 engine noises that require a mechanic’s immediate attention. 1. Engine Hisses A hissing

Top Benefits of Quality Brake Pads

September 18th, 2018 by

Everyone knows what function brakes have in a car. Brakes slow down your vehicle, allowing it to stop safely. However, brakes aren’t the only important component in this process; your brake pads are equally important. The importance of an effective braking system as well as quality brake pads can never be underestimated. Consider these facts

How to tell if your coolant needs replacing?

August 23rd, 2018 by

One of the leading causes of car breakdowns are problems with its cooling system. Neglecting regular maintenance can cause serious damage and complete engine failure. However, we can help you figure out how to tell if your coolant needs replacing. Here are some common tell tale signs that you may be in need of a

Should You Consider Rebuilding Your Engine?

August 6th, 2018 by

If you’re considering getting an engine rebuild it means your car’s engine has gone through problems that have caused their internal components to fail, making your vehicle inoperable. Although many terrible engine failures can be prevented with routine service and maintenance, things like a failure of the cooling system or a damaged oil pump can