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Five Tips to Get Your Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip

Five Tips to Get Your Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip Summer is around the corner, and it’s almost time for your summer road trip! If you’re going to have a long trip, you’ll need to be fully prepared before you hit the road. One of the most important parts of having a great […]

Common Engine Oil Leak Questions

Answers to Common Oil Leak Questions You get up to move your car out from the driveway. After you move your car, you notice there is a small spot of oil on the floor. Does this sound familiar? If you drive a gasoline or diesel engine equipped vehicle, you have probably experienced this at some […]

Common Signs You Need Suspension Repair

5 Signs of Worn Shocks Common Signs You Need Suspension Repair Driving with worn shocks does more than just give drivers a bad ride in their vehicle, it has safety implications as well. However, it’s not always easy to tell when shocks need to be replaced, which can often lead to auto owners not having […]

“We’re The Shop That Cares!” – An Open Letter

  We are the best automotive repair shop in Queens, New York. Bold statement? If you are raising your eyebrows hopefully I can explain.   As an owner of a small business and an automotive repair shop, I often ponder on what makes our shop different from the rest. I’m not talking about what features […]

Essential Auto Care, Four Choice For Auto Repair

Choosing an auto repair shop is sometimes a scary and daunting task. The industry has had its reputation damaged by periodic news story of consumers being taken advantage of and flat out lied to by unscrupulous car shops. Finding a reliable mechanic is as important as choosing the right dentist or doctor. This blog post […]

How much do you love your Honda?

Queens, New York, Honda Your Honda is probably the most reliable car you have ever owned. The words we frequently hear associated with Hondas are reliability, durability and affordability. What words would you choose to describe your Honda? What’s your favorite model? Lets take a look at the most popular 2018 model, the Accord. The 2018 Accord received a complete […]

Dead batteries and the bitter cold in New York City

Its that time of year again! We have been lucky to have a mild winter so far but a cold snap has definitely hit this city especially in Queens and Brooklyn. You might notice your car is harder to start or maybe doesn’t start at all! That is due to battery efficiency being negatively affected […]

We are now a NYS Emissions Inspection Station!

We are happy to announce we can now perform NYS Inspections in house! Thats almost true… we can get your New York State Emissions Inspection done right next door at M-Spec Performance! Essential Auto Care and M-Spec Performance are two separate shops but under the same umbrella.  As a courtesy we would always take Essential clients […]

Common Signs You Should Schedule a Wheel Alignment

3 Signs You Need a Wheel Alignment Common Signs You Should Schedule a Wheel Alignment Wheel alignment is one of the most vital aspects of any vehicle. Your wheels are responsible for keeping you and your passengers safe at all times, in addition to making your vehicle drive smoother and more efficiently. However, due to […]

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