West Seattle Auto News

Selling vs. Maintaining Your Vehicle? Top 5 Considerations 

Selling vs. Maintaining Your Vehicle? Top 5 Considerations 

When you know whether or not you’ll be selling vs. maintaining your vehicle, you’ll be able to make decisions about the actual work that will get done in our shop. This topic comes up quite a lot in our office with customers. We actually love talking about it...

Cheery Year-Round Giving & Incentives at Tom’s

Cheery Year-Round Giving & Incentives at Tom’s

Our year-round giving at Tom’s Automotive helps support the West Seattle Food Bank. With this last offer, when you bring in 3 items of non-perishable foods or specific goods (or more), you’ll receive 10% off (up to $20) on your service.

How to Avoid a Headache About Car Repair & Maintenance TODAY

How to Avoid a Headache About Car Repair & Maintenance TODAY

Timing can be a really challenging headache when it comes to car, truck, SUV, and hybrid repair and maintenance.  For instance, there's never a "good time" to need to get your car fixed, have a bigger factory-directed maintenance visit...

Special Focus on Feeding Beloved Furry Friends in February

Special Focus on Feeding Beloved Furry Friends in February

This month we're feeling the love for beloved pets, especially those who could use some support... in the form of supper.  Pet Food Drive This MonthAt Tom's Automotive, we have a year-round food basket in cooperation with the West Seattle Food Bank. You may or may not...

When Should I Change the Fluids in My Car?

When Should I Change the Fluids in My Car?

Part of good vehicle maintenance is fluid maintenance. Clean fluids are best and ought to be serviced regularly.  Why? Similar to clean water being great for our bodies, clean fluids are ideal for our vehicles. Plus, good fluid maintenance makes for...

Why Don’t My Car Lights Work?

Why Don’t My Car Lights Work?

Why don’t my car lights work? More often than not, a bulb may be out if your car’s lights aren’t working. This comes down to visibility and safety for this month’s post.

Why Does My Windshield Keep Fogging Up?

Why Does My Windshield Keep Fogging Up?

This is such a great question for our West Seattle dwellers and drivers (and the rest of the Pacific Northwest too). Why?  Foggy windshields are all about moisture content, cold temperatures (specifically those below the “dew point”*).  Your AC Plays a Role It's...

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