Bunge's Tire & Auto Elgin, IL

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Bunge's Automotive Blog

May 13, 2011 @ 12:00am

News article from:  http://www.caranddriver.com/news/car/07q2/tips_for_summer_car_care-car_news

Summer can be tough on cars, especially during high temperatures when heat can destroy batteries and stress the cooling system and tires. As a precaution, these vehicle components should be checked periodically during summer to help avoid breakdowns and car problems, according to the Car Care Council.

Excessive heat and overcharging shorten the life of a battery. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, which then damages the internal structure of the battery. A malfunctioning component in the charging system, usually the voltage regulator, allows too high a charging rate, which will eventually destroy a battery.

To get the most life out of a battery, the council recommends having the electrical system checked to make sure it is charging at the correct rate. If your car's battery is the type that needs to be topped off, check it often, especially in hot weather and add distilled water if necessary. Keep the top of the battery clean. Dirt can become a conductor, which drains battery power. If corrosion accumulates on battery terminals, it becomes an insulator and inhibits the current flow.

The cooling system also works harder during hot temperatures to prevent overheating of the engine. To keep the cooling system working effectively, the co

April 14, 2011 @ 12:00am

So after a long, cold and harsh winter we'd like to take just a moment to thank all of our customers that took the time to stop in and see us.  If you stopped in during our February $15 oil change offer, an extra special thanks to you because your oil kept us warm all winter.

Now that spring has sprun, we're thinking it's time to do a little cleaning up around our shop.  No, it's not that we've lowered our standards for high quality over the winter, what we are talking about is getting your feedback!  We want to know what you think of us!  How can we improve your customer experience?  How can wwe make coming to Bunge's a highlight to your day?  How have we done in your past experiences?

The only way we can improve is by getting your valuable feedback.  Let us know via FacebookTwitter,Yelp or even this blog.  We want to hear from you!

March 16, 2011 @ 12:00am

Welcome to March! With spring in sight and summer just around the corner, now would be an excellent time to have Bunge’s Tire & Auto make sure your brakes and air conditioning are in tip-top shape for those snow-melted roads and soon-to-be warm, sunny days.

 

Your safety and comfort while driving does not mean breaking into your piggy bank to pay for it.  Bunge’s Tire & Auto offers great coupons and specials, call them today at (847) 741-2799 and ask about their springtime AC coupon.  Bring your vehicle into Bunge’s and get it ready for the hot summer months ahead!

 

In addition to getting your car’s brakes and air conditioning checked, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence suggests several other springtime car care tips to undo the wear and tear of winter driving.  Go to http://www.ase.com to view them, then be sure to make an appointment with Bunge’s ASE-certified technicians to get your car taken care of.

 

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for business updates, industry news and to learn more about Bunge’s special offers!

 

December 15, 2010 @ 12:00am

Print off this page and bring it to Bunge's for a $15 oil change!

Go green with us!  We're taking your old oil and using it to heat our shop with our oil burning furnace.  Be green AND keep us warm!

Running now through the end of February 2011, up to 5 quarts of oil, filter and labor for only $15 total!

Come into Bunge's for your oil change today!

**Some filters may cost extra

November 22, 2010 @ 12:00am

We've got a lot going on at Bunge's!  Exciting news for us and you!

Are you following us on Twitter or Facebook yet?  If not, give it a try.  Click on the Twitter and Facebook links on our homepage and be directed right to our pages.  On our Twitter page we offer business updates as well as top industry news for all you auto lovers.  On our Facebook page we include all of our business information to make it easier for you as well as some pictures of our shop. 

We can only benefit from your feedback.  Bunge's is now part of many review sites such as: yelp.com and mercantcircle.com.  On our homepage is a link to a new review site we are trying called: customerlobby.com.  If you click on the link you can read reviews of how we are doing.  Customer feedback is one of the best ways for a business to improve and retain customer loyalty.  Please review us and tell us what you think.  To review Bunge's for customerlobby.com go to:

www.customerlobby.com/email-action/invite/5237/bunges-tire--auto

Can't wait to hear from you!