Cork's Automotive Repair
4111 Cameron Street Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
(337) 234-9441
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Be sure to tune into our blog to read helpful auto tips on how to keep your vehicle well-maintained between visits! For additional information, call us today at (337) 234-9441!


Are You Ready For The Road? Jun 20, 2019 »

An average of 13,000 Americans are killed between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day, some as a result of unperformed vehicle maintenance, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Each year, neglected maintenance leads to more than 2,600 deaths, nearly 100,000 disabling injuries and more than $2 billion in lost wages, medical expenses and property damage.

Most mechanical failures can be traced to neglected maintenance. For example, the U. S. Department of Transportation…

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It's Time for the 21st Century Tune-up Aug 22, 2018 »

Times are changing...cars are changing. One of the biggest changes in today's automotive industry is the perception of a "tune-up." Ask 10 vehicle owners their definition of a tune-up and chances are there'll be 10 different answers. The classic "tune-up" was once the heart of the automotive business and contrary to some beliefs; today's modern vehicles still need tune-ups to keep them performing at the most efficient levels.

The tune-up was historically associated with the routine replacement…

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SIGNS THAT YOUR CAR NEEDS A MECHANIC Apr 19, 2018 »

Sometimes it's hard to know when your car just needs a break and when it needs a mechanic. By being proactive when you notice something amiss, you may save yourself a lot of money and trouble by getting it diagnosed early! Our technicians are here to assist you in diagnosing potential vehicle malfunctions.

Do you have good sense? We bet you do! Use your SENSES to determine whether you should bring your car by for one of our professionals to inspect.

Do you FEEL anything out of the ordinary?

Some…

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Preventive Maintenance Mar 12, 2018 »

Courtesy of the Automotive Service Association

The following simple and inexpensive preventive checks will greatly extend the life of the vehicle, ensure safer operation and even benefit the environment.

  • Always consult your owner's manual for individual service schedules because maintenance requirements vary by manufacturer.
  • Always consult your owner's manual, but a good rule of thumb is to have the oil filter changed regularly - every 3,000 to 4,000 miles.
  • Have all fluids checked, including brake,…
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