At Boston Muffler, Brake & Automotive we provide experienced and reliable auto repair services. We also make sure to check for maintenance issues, because we believe strongly in taking care of your car so that it can last as long as possible. Any shop that does not look for potential problems is actually doing you a great disservice!
Something as simple as discovering and changing a worn belt can save you potential damage to the vehicle not to mention an inconvenient or dangerous brake down.
90% of all vehicles we service receive a road test and a visual safety check at no charge. Any recommendations are then prepared as prioritized estimates. This gives you the information you need to make educated decisions about your cars care. This can be very helpful when deciding if your car should be repaired or replaced
We have all manufacturer's maintenance schedules on our computer system. We will be happy to provide a printed maintenance schedule specific to your vehicle and driving style. These services are essential to maximize the life and reliability of your investment.
We offer a thorough vehicle inspection package (not state inspection). Including checking the mechanical condition of the vehicle, all maintenance items and fluids as well as checking for body and frame rot. This is ideal for winterization, a used car pre-purchase check or before a road trip.
This is most often based on mileage/age 3 years 30,000 miles ect. These auto services are essential to the vehicles reliability. In fact they are required by most warrantees factory or extended.
It is almost always more economical to properly maintain your vehicle. For example, a brake system repair is often less expensive if preformed before the pads or shoes are completely worn out. A car, properly cared for will last a very long time.
Most items due to be inspected or replaced during these services have a limited life span and should they fail, can often cause extensive damage to the vehicle in addition to an inconvenient or dangerous break down. There are also many fluids included for inspection or replacement, that, like engine oil lose their ability to protect, lubricate or become contaminated.
Here is a list of some of the most common items found on modern vehicles with a limited life span.