Monthly Archives: February 2019

Service Center Standard and Procedures

All TN pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why MEMPHIS automotive service centers including Winchester Tire & Alignment have procedural standards for each service they perform. Winchester Tire & Alignment technicians are trained step by step. And they perform the procedures step by step, the same way each time. By training to procedural standards, TN service centers can assure a quality outcome. The job is done right every time and MEMPHIS customers leave happy with how their vehicle performs. Each company trains its technicians to standards. The TN automotive industry as a whole is very committed to standards of excellence and encourages individual TN service center operators to apply them to every vehicle they service. An example ... read more

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at MEMPHIS car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of MEMPHIS, TN, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacturing, there's no reason a modern vehicle can't be made to last for a 150,000 miles (250,000 kilometers) or more for smart MEMPHIS drivers.The old adage: 'a stitch in time saves nine' is really true for MEMPHIS residents when it comes to car maintenance. A great example is coolant service.Over time, coolant becomes corrosive and actually starts to damage your radiator and other parts. Smart MEMPHIS drivers have their cooling system service taken care of right on schedule at Winchester Tire & Alignment.Ditto for your power steering system, brake fluid, air conditioning system, differential and transmission. Of course, oil changes should be done right on schedule to avoid the build-up ... read more

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Ethics of Automotive Repair in MEMPHIS

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the MEMPHIS automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, every profession in MEMPHIS has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. On the automotive side, industry associations and professional licensing organizations are very committed to high ethical standards.Yet some people remain uncomfortable with MEMPHIS automotive service and repair. It may start with the fact that our vehicles are a big investment and we rely on them for so much in our lives. That alone guarantees our attention. And how well we understand the recommendations really impacts our comfort level.If we understand what's recommended and the benefits of taking care of the work – and the pitfalls of putting it off ... read more

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