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We’ve all been here: You start up your vehicle in the morning and begin to back out of the driveway. Before your hand reaches the volume dial on the stereo to crank up your favorite morning radio duo, you hear a noise coming from your car. A vehicle shouldn’t make that noise, yet yours is. And it sounds bad. But is it?

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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 Nick's Automotive in Reno, NV.

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No matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, old or new, it probably has doors. Those doors are heavy, and they see a lot of use. Naturally, from time to time, parts wear out. If your door doesn’t function as well as it should, here’s why, courtesy of Nick's Automotive in Reno.

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At Nick's Automotive in Reno, the history of cars is a huge topic of interest to us. Here’s an interesting piece of automotive trivia, from us to you.

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Something will go wrong with your car, truck, or SUV eventually. The important thing is knowing what to do, and how to deal with it. Just knowing what to do in a situation often means the difference between a quick repair and thousands of dollars worth of work. If you see steam coming from under the hood, it’s important to deal with it appropriately and quickly. Here’s what’s going on, and what to do, from Nick's Automotive in Reno, NV.

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While some keys or key fobs can only be obtained from dealerships, most cars can be programmed to accept a new key or key fob without expensive dealer intervention. At Nick's Automotive in Reno, we often provide such services, at a fraction of the cost.

Piston without connecting rod

Here at Nick's Automotive in Reno, NV when your vehicle has a problem we know you want answers, and when it comes to information on pistons or engine building, most of our drivers know little about it.  However, there’s some practical information regarding modern engine design that helps you better care for your vehicle, and keep it going strong. Here are some important aspects of modern piston design, and what it means for you that we felt might come in handy.

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At Nick's Automotive in Reno, NV, we know that the life of a transmission is solely dependent on the quality of repair and maintenance it receives.

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