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  • Vermont wants to know: How Safe Is your Car?

    Thursday 14 July 2011

    Do you own a car? Is it registered in Vermont? Did you know that Vermont requires you to take your vehicle to a State Licensed Inspection Station once a year for a safety and emissions inspection? Interestingly this is not a national requirement. Each state government is free to decide whether to require a safety inspection as well as the specifics of what the requirements are to pass that state’s inspection. In 1990 Congress passed federal vehicle emissions regulatio... read more

  • How the Crisis in Japan may affect your Car!

    Tuesday 15 March 2011

    My Dear Clients, My Friend Greg Buckley sent this to me, and I wanted to share it with you! By now all of us are awe struck and saddened by the horrible earthquake and tsunami that the people of Japan have recently suffered. There are no words to describe what a tragedy like this can mean to the lives of the thousands living in the heart of the stricken area or the families that are watching, waiting and praying from afar. The American Red Cross... read more

  • OMG – MY TIMING BELT BROKE

    Friday 23 July 2010

    DON’T BE THIS PERSON? Her auto technician told her 3xs that she should get the timing belt changed on her 2002 PT Cruiser. But she kept putting it off – because she did not want to spend the money. While driving to work – the timing belt broke… and because this vehicle has an interference engine, the engine is probably toast. The vehicle got towed to Auto Craftsmen. The only way to find out if the engine survived is... read more

  • What’s New at Auto Craftsmen

    Wednesday 21 July 2010

    Exercise while you wait for Automotive Services at Auto Craftsmen You asked for it… and we listened! We now have an exercise room (air conditioned too) so you can get a work out while waiting for an oil change or other minor service on your car. If the service or repairs are going to take too long to wait – we have a shuttle service into the greater Montpelier area & five loaner cars available for you to use

  • Check Engine Light: Why does it come on, what to do, and what happens if you ignore it?

    Tuesday 15 June 2010

    Check Engine Light: Why does it come on, what to do, and what happens if you ignore it? You’re driving to work, taking the kids to a ballgame, or running a routine errand… and then you see it – the Check Engine Light turns on. Ugh. For many people, the sight of a Check Engine Light triggers visions of a costly repair bill and a sense of worry, since most folks don’t really know what it means. The Check Engine Light turns on when your vehicle’s computer... read more