The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 14, 1996 · Page 21
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 21

Salina, Kansas
Issue Date:
Monday, October 14, 1996
Page 21
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ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT TO THE SAUNA-JOURNAL ' 'MONDAY, OCTOBER 14,1996 • CAR CARE • 7 Advertising Supplement Michael L. Gutierrez - Cover Design Kelly D. Nelson - Page Layout Design *** Salina Journal 333S.4th,Salina,KS6740l 913-823-6363 / 1-800-827-6363 • Life • Auto • Farm • Home I insuRRncE componies 1004% E.Crawford 827-1011 Steve's Auto Care 1305 NW 3rd, Abilene 913-263-4087 Car wash • fires • Batteries • Accessories • Trailer Hitch Supplies Absolute Truck & Auto If we don't have it... we can get it. Foreign and Domestic 2410 N. 9th 827-5686 1-800-748-7686 Where To Go In An Emergency You're driving through an unfamiliar city or state, it's late at night, and your car sputters and dies. You think you know what the problem might be, so if you go to a reputable shop, they'll be able to fix it quickly and inexpensively. But how do you find a reputable auto repair shop late at night in a city you've never visited? Many shops will help you in an emergency at a fair price. But a sad few insist on taking advantage of your misfortune. One good way to protect yourself is to not be in a hurry. You may be on your way to see an important client, but accept the fact that you will be delayed and make sure you are not cheated simply because you're in a hurry. The corner service station you coasted to may be the most honest shop in town. You can tell if it is by a few small things. An honest mechanic will first test the car to see what is wrong-if it is something more than what you suspect. He or she will always let you know how much these tests will cost and keep you informed of the progress. The mechanic also should explain Everything that needs to be done and will not mind if you ask to watch the repairs. You also can expect to see a written diagnosis and estimate of the needed work. The honest shop won't mind if you ask to call your regular mechanic and read him or her the diagnosis. If the shop you're dealing with won't do these things, you may be dealing with the wrong automotive repair shop. Car Care Tidbit Some psychologists say our automobiles are extensions of our personalities...that when you see a car that's obviously well-kept and running like a fine timepiece, you"" can expect that the driver probably wants to present his best to the world. So look after your ear-not only will it run better, but your image will benefit as well. Get your car ready far COOLANT SYSTEM FLUSH SERVICE ^fbr a tknited time only "••'-• *•' w" ' '- ' •'-••".^^^L. •,. ' •' '-+ ••' • "•_*/•'* call for appointment today 901E. Crawford * 825-9515 2700 S. 9th'825-8271

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