Stamps Auto-Gilbert/Higley(480) 988-5600
2450 S Higley Rd  Gilbert, AZ 85295
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711 S Lindsay Rd  Gilbert, AZ 85296
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18705 E Business Park Dr  Queen Creek, AZ 85142
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OIL CHANGE MYTHS AND FACTS PART 3

OIL CHANGE MYTHS AND FACTS PART 3

In part three of our series, we explore more oil change myths and facts. Oil Change Myth #3: Sythentic Oil is Not as Good Get Your Oil Change Done Today Here’s another common oil change myth: synthetic oil is not as good as old-fashioned motor oil. Actually, synthetic oil lasts a considerably longer time than regular motor oil does. On the other side of the debate, some people think that synthetic oil is healthier for the environment than motor oil as it is not a petroleum product. If you get an oil change done with synthetic motor oil, it is better for the environment, but not because of its chemical composition. The chemicals in synthetic oil are as bad for the environment as regular motor oil is, however, since you do not have to change y our motor oil nearly as often, you are reducing the impact on the environment. Don’t believe us? How about this excerpt from the site How Stuff Works: “With today’s technology, synthetics are cleaner ... read more

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All About Tires Part 1: When to Replace Your Tires

All About Tires Part 1: When to Replace Your Tires

Part one of a series on replacing your tires explores some common questions regarding tires as well as some common misconceptions. Tire Replacement: Rotation, Rotation, Rotation Rotate and Change Your Tires Every 7500 Miles Tire rotation is something that a lot of people neglect when they bring their car into an auto repair shop. If you do it properly, however, it has a lot of benefits to offer. First off, one myth that a lot of first time car owners have about tires is the belief that all a car’s tires wear evenly. However, if you learn anything from this article, know that your tires do not wear out at the same rate. Front tires wear out quicker than your rear tires do. It makes sense if you think about it. First off, your primary brakes are located on the front two wheels. Your engine, which is easily the heaviest piece of your car puts more weight on your front two tires than on your back two. Every time you hit your brakes, your ... read more

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Emissions System Repairs Part 3

Emissions System Repairs Part 3

Part three of a series on emissions system repair explores some common problems that can cause the check engine light to come on. My Check Engine Light Just Came On? What Do I Do? Get Emissions System Repair 1 First off, stay calm. The check engine light is very annoying. It gives you just enough information to worry you, but without a diagnostic tool like an auto mechanic would have, you would be playing a guessing game. If your check engine light is lit up, though, whatever the reason, it means that you have problems somewhere in your emissions system. The list of things that can trigger the check engine light is kind of long. A loose gas cap can cause it, which is an easy fix, all the way to the worst problem: a blown cylinder gasket. As to what you do, first off, check to see if your gas cap is on tight. If so, then you have to get into an auto mechanic. Can’t I Let My Check Engine Go? We don’t recommend it. Covering it up ... read more

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