Top 5½ Best Vehicles to Own in Maine

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Sorted by class (truck, SUV, crossover, economy, and sports car), here are JMB’s top 5½ picks for the best vehicles to own if you live in Maine. In addition to more than a decade of experience working on and driving these vehicles, we’ve also taken our lovely weather, road conditions, four-seasons of recreational activities, drivability, fuel… Read more »

Tune-Up to Avoid Breaking Down

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When should I get a tune-up? Depending on your specific vehicle’s recommended service schedule, a tune-up is usually recommended between 30,000 and 100,000 miles. You should always consult your owner’s manual or a trusted automotive technician for the exact recommended mileage for your vehicle. Why are tune-ups important? Tune-ups help to ensure that your car… Read more »

When does the timing belt in my car need to be replaced?

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Change timing belt in Winthrop, Maine

How long should you wait to replace the timing belt in your car, how much does a new timing belt cost, and why is timing belt service important? When to change a timing belt: Most manufacturers recommend timing belt service at 60,000 miles. If you aren’t sure when you last had your car’s timing belt… Read more »

Top 5 Auto Maintenance Myths Debunked

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Subaru Head Gasket Repair

Save money on automotive maintenance this year by knowing the difference between regularly scheduled service fact and fiction. Are you a driver who follows the strict service schedule that your dad imparted on you more than 30 years ago? Have you recently fallen victim to an expensive up sell from your last oil change at… Read more »