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At Scott Sherman Auto Care, we are committed to helping you maintain your vehicle in optimum condition and performance. This commitment to your vehicle doesn't stop when you leave our facility.

In this section of our website, you will find tips and news that you can use to help you maintain your vehicle and keep you driving safely and comfortably. Be sure to check back as these tips and news will be updated regularly.

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Giving Kids Some “Brakes” With Our School Supply Drive

Giving Kids Some “Brakes” With Our School Supply Drive

While it may be hard to let go of summer, back to school season is definitely upon us. As our community’s young people gear up to get ready for another year of teachers, books and backpacks – Scott Sherman Auto Care wants to lend a helping hand for children who are lacking necessary school supplies by helping them catch some "brakes" on supplies. We value education and family and are consistently looking for ways to give back to our local community. The age-old tradition of purchasing supplies for school means that now is a great time to stock up on pencils, paper, folders and other educational tools. However, some families in our city find this part of the end of summer to be an added strain on their tight finances. To support these families in our area, Scott Sherman Auto Care is holding a “School Supply Drive to Give Kids a Brake” to benefit those in need at this time. SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE The list of products needed per child each year can be ext ... read more

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How to Know if You Need to Replace the Brakes on Your Car

How to Know if You Need to Replace the Brakes on Your Car

Fall is here and winter is not that far around the corner. Be sure you are heading into these cold, wetter months with your car’s brakes in good shape. But how can you know if you need to replace your brakes? First of all, consider the type of driving you do which can greatly impact how often you need to replace your brakes. If you do a lot of urban driving day in and out braking in traffic, you will need to replace your brakes more often than someone who does more rural driving or long freeway driving. People who drive in hilly or mountainous regions need brakes replaced much more frequently than those living in flatter areas. Since you are getting your tires rotated every six months, have your technician check your brakes and brake pads at that time. Your mechanic will check the thickness of the brake pads as well as looking for wear on the brake hardware. Use your eyes and ears to look and listen to how your car is behaving and sounding. By looking between the spokes of your ... read more

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