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Auto Rescue of Midlothian

(804) 924-9241

1101 Sturbridge Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

MON-FRI: 07:30AM - 05:30PM

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(804) 262-4200

1730 Dumbarton Rd, Richmond, VA, 23227

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(804) 726-3458

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5 Electric Vehicle-Specific Maintenance Tips Every Owner Should Know

5 Electric Vehicle-Specific Maintenance Tips Every Owner Should Know

As electric vehicles (EVs) surge in popularity, with no intent to slow down, understanding how to maintain them becomes increasingly important for owners. Unlike their diesel and gasoline-powered counterparts, EVs have unique maintenance needs that are essential for optimal performance and longevity.  Here are five crucial electric vehicle maintenance tips every owner should know to ensure your ride remains efficient and reliable. Regular Battery Health Checks The heart of an electric vehicle is its battery. Just like checking the oil in a traditional car, monitoring the health of an EV's battery is crucial. Regular health checks can help you understand your battery's condition and predict its lifespan.  Use your vehicle's built-in diagnostics for preliminary checks and consider professional assessments periodically to ensure your battery maintains its charge capa ... read more

Dead Car Battery? Here's What To Do!

Dead Car Battery? Here's What To Do!

You're all set for the day; you hop into your car, turn the key, and... nothing. The dreaded dead battery - it's a frustration many of us have faced. But don't let it ruin your day! Knowing what to do in this situation is crucial, and we're here to guide you through it. What to Do When Your Car Battery Dies A dead battery can disrupt your plans, but with a few practical steps, you can address the issue effectively. Here's a detailed guide on what to do: Check the Connections Before anything else, inspect the battery terminals. These are the two metal connections on top of your battery. Over time, they might become loose or build up corrosion (a white or greenish powdery substance). If they're loose, use a wrench to tighten them. For cleaning corrosion, wear protective gloves, mix a tablespoon of baking soda with a cup of water, apply i ... read more

How Does Seat Position Affect Driving? Is It Important?

How Does Seat Position Affect Driving? Is It Important?

Something's off - isn't it? Your back starts to ache, your legs cramp up, and no matter how you adjust, nothing feels right. Suddenly, the daily commute journey becomes an endurance test. What could it be? The answer is the position of your seat.  So why does seat positioning hold such weight behind the wheel? Let's explore this crucial aspect that combines comfort with safety. Ergonomics Behind the Wheel As we nestle into our car seats, little do we think about the ergonomics at play. A proper seat position is not just about avoiding a sore back or stiff neck; it's a cornerstone for safe driving practices. An optimal driving posture ensures you have maximum control over your vehicle while minimizing fatigue during those long hauls or even short commutes. When your seat isn't adjusted correctly, your ability to react swiftly diminishes. Your reach to esse ... read more

Save Your Vehicle From Disaster - What Do After A Road Accident

Save Your Vehicle From Disaster - What Do After A Road Accident

A sudden road accident can leave you feeling disoriented and vulnerable, but knowing the right steps to take can make all the difference in protecting yourself and your vehicle. As you grapple with the shock and uncertainty, it's crucial to approach the situation with a calm and proactive mindset. Here are seven tips to get you through this unfortunate scenario:    Ensure Safety FirstPrioritize the safety of all individuals involved. Check for injuries and provide immediate assistance if necessary. Move the vehicles to a safe location, away from traffic, and turn on hazard lights to alert other drivers. Set up warning signs or cones, if available, to prevent further accidents or collisions.    Notify Authorities and Obtain a Police ReportContact the local authorities and request their presence at the ... read more

When To Consider Towing Services and Why

When To Consider Towing Services and Why

Your car shudders, stutters, and comes to an abrupt halt - what can you do in this situation? Panic sets in as you realize you're stranded in the middle of nowhere. It's a situation every driver dreads, and it's precisely when towing services can become your saving grace.When people are faced with making the decision to call for towing services, things can get confusing. Today, we will guide you through the reasons behind the convenience and sometimes the importance of towing services. 1.  When Your Engine SputtersYour car's engine is a complex symphony of moving parts, but sometimes, even the most well-tuned machines can falter. When your engine emits strange noises, warning lights flash on your dashboard, or the car simply won't start, it's time to consider towing. Ignoring these signs could worsen the pr ... read more

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