Foreign Car Repair

  • Are oil changes getting more expensive?

    oil being put into the car

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

    close up of a transmission in a car

    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • Different Types of Automotive Headlights

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    Every car, truck, van, and SUV on the road today has headlights. However, you've probably noticed an increase in different types of headlights in more recent years - gone are the days where every vehicle on the road had the same bulb. Here is some information on headlights, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.

  • Do I really need new oxygen sensors?

    Oxygen Sensor

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

  • Don't Forget a Coolant Flush!

    hand screwing lid off of coolant

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, it’s important to us that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for any condition. Coolant flushes are an important part of getting your vehicle ready for winter - here’s why.

  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

    changing a tire

    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • How do you jump start your car?

    jumper cables being held by person in front of car

    If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you’re an owner of a reliable machine. Still, occasionally problems do arise. On vehicles like these, with so many electronics, a dead battery is a common issue. At Cecil's Automotive we want to keep our customers informed, here’s how to jump-start your vehicle safely. 

  • How Potholes Damage Your Vehicle

    pothole in road with car in the background

    Hitting a pothole always hurts - you may not be sure exactly what happens when you hit a pothole, but you can tell it’s not good for your car, truck, or SUV. Here are issues caused by potholes, and what to watch out for if you hit a really rough one, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.

  • Is it time to replace your engine?

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for - to help you make the best decision for your situation.

  • Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

    mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Make Your Radiator Go The Extra Mile

    hand holding radiator in front of car with hood up

    Since the first automobiles, there have been radiators. Every liquid-cooled engine on the road has, and has always needed, a radiator; without it, the engine would overheat in no time, causing catastrophic engine failure. While the efficiency of radiators, the materials they’re made out of, and the shape and size of them have changed over time, radiators haven’t actually changed much over the last century or so. At Cecil's Automotive we know that even though radiators generally last a long time, they do occasionally fail. When your radiator is malfunctioning you can trust our technicians to repair yours and get you back on the road. 

  • New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

    row of wheels

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

  • Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips

    interior of car

    Leaks and drips that get the interior of your vehicle wet are definitely an inconvenience. Sitting water promotes rust, bad smells, and can ruin your carpet. Furthermore, the water often seems to come from seemingly nowhere, adding to the frustration. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here are some of the leading causes of water on your floor, and what you can do about it.

  • Synthetic vs. Conventional oil - what’s the difference?

    oil being poured from container

    Keeping up with oil changes is one of the most important aspects of keeping your engine in good shape. However, you’ve probably noticed that the price of oil changes can vary pretty dramatically depending on what you get, and the oil all looks the same. Here’s a breakdown of the difference between synthetic and conventional oil, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.

  • Transmissions - the key to better fuel economy

    automatic transmission

    There have been a lot of technological advancements, and breakthroughs in efficiency to make modern cars, trucks, and SUVs so much more fuel-efficient than their counterparts. While engine design certainly plays a huge role, automatic transmissions have come a long way as well, contributing greatly to the gas mileage of your vehicle. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here are some ways transmissions have changed to meet the demands of fuel efficiency.

  • What Happens When Routine Services Are Neglected?

    man checking oil stick

    Routine services are routine for a good reason. Schedule them with us here so we can be sure that your vehicle stays in the best shape. Here’s a look into what happens when routine services aren’t performed, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.

  • When was the last time you changed your oil?

    Oil going into a funnel in a car

    At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, our priority is keeping your car or SUV in the best possible condition, for as long as possible. If you drive a BMW, Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Land Rover, or other luxury or performance vehicle, you want to keep it going strong for years to come. A huge part of that is keeping up with oil changes.

  • Why is My Tire Losing Air?

    mechanic checking tire pressure on tire

    Sometimes a tire goes flat over the course of days, weeks, or even months. A leak like this never has an obvious cause - so why is your tire losing air? From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here’s some info on leaky tires.

  • Why is there a puddle under my car?

    car with hood up and puddle underneath of it

    Cars, trucks, and SUVs use and create multiple liquid substances. Here’s what you need to know about the puddle of liquid under your vehicle, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS. There are a few different substances that can pool under an automobile, and some are more serious than others. Knowing what to look for and what to do could save you from hassle with your vehicle in the long run. 

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