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MOPAR 3.6l Oil Filter Housing Replacements

If you’re experiencing an oil burning smell or notice oil leaks or drips from your vehicle, your MOPAR 3.6L oil filter housing may be the culprit. This essential component houses the oil filter and regulates oil flow to the engine, and if it develops leaks or cracks, it can lead to oil loss and potential […]

Nissan P0101 Code Airflow Meter

If you own a Nissan and have been experiencing a P0101 code, then your car’s airflow meter might be the problem and an update to the car’s computer is probably the solution. This code usually signifies that the airflow meter is not working correctly or is not detecting the proper amount of air intake into […]

Nissan CVT Service

Are you experiencing issues with your Nissan transmission? If you’re hearing unusual noises, struggling to accelerate or shift gears, it could be a sign that your transmission needs servicing. Nissan vehicles that are equipped with continuously variable transmissions (CVT) require extra care and maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. As a trusted mechanic in […]

5 Red Flags You Need a Wheel Alignment

Five Red Flags That You’ll Need a Wheel Alignment Did you know that 35% of car accidents are due to tire issues? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, tires are responsible for approximately 1/3 of car accidents. Wheel alignment is a process that ensures a vehicle’s wheels are pointing in the same direction […]

What Should We Call DVI’s?

Adam Liu, owner of Essential Auto Care in Lindenhurst, NY & M-Spec Performance is featured on the Town Hall Academy 293 podcast discussing What Should We Call DVI’s? DVI: Digital Vehicle Inspection Please Like, Share, & Subscribe!

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 What are some things I can do to determine how bad my engine oil leak is? First get into the habit of checking your engine oil regularly and getting routine oil changes. Most vehicles have a dipstick that will indicate your oil level manually. Your oil level should be […]

“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, Your 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 only requiring routine maintenance services. 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. […]