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  • Simple Answers from Sanderson Auto for ALBERT LEA: Tire Rotation and Balancing

    Friday 29 June 2018

    The interval for tire rotation could depend on a recommendation from either the tire manufacturer or the vehicle manufacturer. The background question for ALBERT LEA drivers is why do tires need to be rotated? Front tires wear differently than the rear tires because steering wears the shoulders faster up front. Rotating the position of the tires allows for more even wear among all the tires. Now the suspension set-up on certain vehicles may also affect the relative wear between the front and re... read more

  • Drive Defensively In Minnesota

    Friday 18 December 2015

    Car care is an important part of auto safety in Albert Lea. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Minnesota roads is to drive safely. Defensive driving is safe driving. And defensive driving is all about attitude. You have to decide that you will be a safe driver in Minnesota, no matter what anyone else is doing. Albert Lea drivers can start with awareness. Always maintain awareness of your surroundings, the road conditions, other vehicles on the Albert Lea road or inters... read more

  • Maintenance Recommendations

    Wednesday 21 October 2015

    Basic Oil Change: 3,000 miles/Synthetic Oil Change: 5,000 miles or per manufacturer recommendation. Engine Air Filter: Dirty, contaminated air filters can restrict proper air flow and result in reduced engine performance, fuel economy, and damage air flow sensors. Have them replaced every 15, 000 miles! Cabin Air Filter: A restricted airflow affects the amount of air flowing through the ventilation system resulting in poor heating or cooling i... read more

  • Back to School Savings!

    Tuesday 15 September 2015

    Make sure your vehicle is ready for the school year! Like us on Facebook for additional offers and a special offer of $10 OFF Any Service or Repair! Click here to go to our Facebook Page!  

  • The Maintenance Free Myth

    Tuesday 12 May 2015

    Sometimes we hear Albert Lea auto owners say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexity demands higher tolerances for everything. For example, most Albert Lea motorists don't realize how high tech automotive fluids have become. Fluids like, engine oil... read more

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