Flex Fuel Vehicles

Flex Fuel Advantages and Disadvantages

So you’re wondering: What is the hype with flex fuel vehicles? Let’s start by chatting about what flex fuel really means, and then we’ll dive into the advantages and disadvantages. A flexible-fuel or bi-fuel (commonly know and as a flex-fuel vehicle) is an alternative fuel vehicle with an internal combustion engine designed to efficiently run on more than one fuel. …

Car Noises

8 Costly Car Noises

Hisssss! Screeeeeech! CLUNK!  Are you hearing these noises coming from your car? They don’t sound normal, do they? They aren’t just annoying and unsettling – unusual noises coming from your car can lead to lower fuel economy and costly repairs! Some cars, especially older ones have a tendency to make funny noises from time to time. But no one knows …

After a Fender Bender

What to do After a Fender Bender

If you say it out loud, fender bender doesn’t sound that bad. But as a driver, there’s nothing worse than the sound of grinding metal and the crunch that comes along with an accident. And that moment just after an accident, when you’re still behind the driver’s seat wondering how bad is it??? It doesn’t matter how skilled a driver …

DIY Car Maintenance

5 DIY Car Maintenance You Should Know

When it comes to taking care of your vehicle, there are some things you should leave to a professional… however, there are a handful of DIY car maintenance tasks that not only you can do yourself… but you should (well, at least know how to) do yourself. So… quick question: Your tire blows out on the highway – do you …

Driving tips for the holidays

Safe Driving Tips for the Holidays

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow, Jones Junction Body Shop and Collision Center wanted to share a few Holiday driving safety tips! So whether you’re planning on road tripping to grandma’s, or simply driving down the road to a friend’s house… Consider these safe-driving tips for the holidays: Safe-Driving Tips for the Holidays 1: Map your route in …

Getting Your Car to 200,000 Miles

Tips for Getting Your Car to 200,000 Miles

How do you make your car last 200,000 miles? It’s all about preventative medicine! And when we say medicine, we mean car maintenance! Now, this post isn’t going to apply to everyone – we know many of you LOVE leasing because that means a shiny new vehicle every few years and little to no cost on maintenance. But for those …

8-items-you-should-never-leave-in-your-car

8 Items You Should Never Leave in Your Car

  We’re all guilty of leaving things in our cars from time to time. Some of us are messier than others; we know some drivers that treat their cars like a second home while others keep them looking as if they just left the dealership! To be quite frank – your vehicle should be used for transportation, not for storage… …

Remove Stains from Your Driveway

How to Remove Stains from Your Driveway

It’s fairly common to have a stain or two on your driveway or on the floor of your garage. Stains can accumulate over time from leaks or spills while you fill up your vehicle, lawn mower, or snow blower. Regardless if they’re oil, transmission fluid or gasoline, there are a few relatively easy ways to remove stains from your driveway. …

road safety tips for Halloween

Road Safety Tips for Halloween in Harford County

We’re less than a week away from Halloween in Harford County! Do you have your costume picked out? Are you going as something funny or maybe a little more spooky? We think you’re never too old to dress up for this ghoulish holiday, and you’re never too young to learn road safety tips for Halloween! Halloween is such an exciting …

Car Insurance

10 Common Car Insurance Questions and Answers

  At Jones Junction Body Shop & Collision Center we know our customers rely on their auto insurance to help get their vehicle repaired and back on the road. With each collision and repair that comes into the shop, we always inquire about car insurance. But whether we’re talking to customers who are currently insured, or those who are shopping …