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Dr J’s Auto Clinic Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Today’s Dr J’s Auto Clinic auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your minivan air conditioning system. It spins the compressor that makes […]

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Air Conditioning Maintenance At Dr J’s Auto Clinic In Albuquerque

It’s Hot Outside! Albuquerque drivers still need to think about their truck’s air conditioning. Most Albuquerque people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Dr J’s Auto Clinic, we can advise you on your ‘s preventive maintenance schedules for air conditioning service, just as we do for transmission service, oil changes and […]

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Transmission Service and Repairs

Let’s talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Albuquerque drivers to forget about getting their transmission shop nearby to service your transmission because it doesn’t need it very often. It’s easier for people in NM to remember to change the engine oil – you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper […]

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The Dr. J’s Auto Clinic – Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Albuquerque vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now […]

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