Hybrid Vehicle Repair
So you got yourself a Hybrid vehicle to save money on gasoline, and possibly even have a smoother ride. Or maybe you just wanted to help ensure the environment is clean for your grandchildren and their grandchildren.
That’s a great thing. These cars can be extremely efficient both on fuel and maintenance costs.
However, there are things that can go wrong with a Hybrid vehicle. Plus, like any other car… you MUST maintain the vehicle.
There tends to be a problem though. Finding a mechanic who is qualified to do the necessary repairs and maintenance on a hybrid. Choosing the wrong mechanic who isn’t qualified, or doesn’t have the proper tools and training can be devastating to your vehicles engine. Not to mention it can be unsafe for you to operate the vehicle.
Until more recently, your only real option when it came to hybrid repair or maintenance was to go to the dealer. It’s nice to have the option to find an independent mechanic who is qualified to repair or do maintenance on your hybrid vehicle.
If you’re in or around the Denton, Texas area, you’ve got a great qualified mechanic at All About Imports. Jason Rupert will take excellent care of you and treat you fair while ensuring that your hybrid vehicle repair is done right the first time around.
It’s Important to Maintain Your Hybrid Just Like a Gas Engine…
While Hybrid cars usually do allow longer periods between things such as oil changes…it’s still necessary to do this maintenance at it’s scheduled time.
In a nutshell, you’ll have to treat the maintenance schedule just like any car, however, it should be done by a technician trained for hybrid vehicles.
The Differences Between Your Hybrid and a Typical Gas Engine…
While there are mostly similarities, there are also some major differences between your hybrid car and a typical gas engine.
For instance, the charging system of course is a whole different ballgame. A mechanic not trained in servicing hybrid cars does not understand what they need to do with that. But it goes well beyond that.
The regenerative braking system, as well as the cooling system are different and unique. Just like a traditional gasoline car, you must service your brakes. They will wear. You need a mechanic who knows what they’re doing or else you’re putting yourself and your family in danger.
Just as well, especially living in or around Denton Texas, you’ll need to make sure that your air conditioning system is performing optimally. Recharging your air conditioning system must be done correctly by a technician who has experience and understands the difference in the system. Otherwise, you could cause huge headaches for yourself, and your wallet.
Then there’s the entire battery issue. Hybrids batteries are a whole new world. Each model is different when it comes to their battery size, capacity, and type. Which is another reason that you want a qualified Denton Texas hybrid mechanic to service and repair your vehicle.
Hybrids Require Specific Parts…
You MUST have the correct parts for a hybrid. A mechanic who does not know this or is not certified may try to use after-market parts that are not correct. This is typical in the mechanic world. But it can devastate your engine, and cost you tons of money in the long run.
Jason Rupert of All About Imports in Denton Texas is a certified hybrid technician, He has an impeccable reputation for being fair, thorough, and always concerned about his client’s safety.
You can count on Jason and his team as they provide factory level service, scheduled maintenance, and repairs on Honda, Acura, Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Infiniti, Scion or any import in between. Jason will give you his most fair price and his best service possible.
This is why almost everyone who comes to Jason once, keeps coming to him over and over again.
If you’ve got a hybrid, and you’re struggling to find a mechanic that you can trust to service, maintain, or repair your vehicle, then you should give Jason a call immediately at (940) 566-2125.