Carmasters Automotive Spring Newsletter

Carmasters Automotive Spring Newsletter

Carmasters 1st Quarter 2020 Newsletter I would like to bring everyone up to date. First, I would like to wish everyone the best in these difficult times. With Automotive repairs and services being considered essential services by Virginia and most states, we have stayed open especially with so many of our customers also working in essential jobs such as military, 1st responders, health care including government vehicles we service. We are taking even more precautions than normal to reduce the risk to our customers and team. Since our last newsletter, we have added to our team as well as our equipment, capabilities, services, and warranties. Everyone, please welcome to our  ... read more

Customer Appreciation Day!

Customer Appreciation Day!

Come on out for the Carmasters Automotive customer appreciation day event, On Monday, October 14th at 931 East little Creek rd. from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm. There will be free food and drinks, also meet Radio host Dave Pillatsch from 11:10 am, Let’s Talk Cars Radio.  Also, come meet our new Service Manager Joe Garvin with 30 plus years in the automotive industry, Mr. Garvin was the manager at our local NAPA Auto Parts store before joining our team. We offer a 36 month 36-thousand mile nationwide warranty, on all parts and labor performed by our technicians, we have rental vehicles for anyone over the age of 21 who holds valid insurance which we often cover the cost of the rental on most repairs to keep you on the road while you repairs are being made. We offer Military discount, along with Fleet discounts We take great pride in all your automotive needs and treat you like family. For customers who have not been to our new location, we are at 931 East Little Cre ... read more

Langley Speedway Tickets give away

Every Friday Starting March 29th through October 11th Carmasters will be giving away a pair of 2019 tickets to Langley Speedway. Any Customers that are in for service can enter for each week’s drawings. Wining customers will be notified VIA Email & Text as well as announced on Facebook. Tickets are valid for all Saturday night weekly racing, not valid for CARS touring series/special events. We would like to thank all our great customers and come out to the track and support all the young rookies working on cars and competing

Check/Service engine lights

FYI, most computers when they know something is wrong stop running monitors and self test because with something wrong can get false results. Problem with that is that there may be more than one problem with vehicle but only the first problem may be reported and identified because some on board testing may have stopped after first problem occurred. AFTER REPAIR, CODE(S) NOT CURRENTLY PRESENT. YOUR COMPUTER WILL NOW START PERFORMING SELF TESTING, THAT WAS STOPPED BECAUSE OF PREVIOUS CODE(S)/DTC(s). IF NEW DRIVE CYCLE SELF TEST FINDS NEW PROBLEM AND TURNS ON CHECK ENGINE/SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT, RECOMMEND RETURN FOR NEW DIAGNOSTIC, OR YOU CAN LEAVE VEHICLE (SOMETIMES OVERNIGHT), PAY FUEL AND LABOR COST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN TO DRIVE FOR SEVERAL DRIVE CYCLES. This note is to help inform the customer how a automotive OBD (on board diagnostic) computer works with self testing and monitors, some continuous work. Most have to meet ” enabling” condition(s) to run which also ... read more

Auto Care Association and ASE Honor Newest World Class Technicians

Seventeen automotive technicians have qualified for the 2017 World Class Technician Award. The Auto Care Association and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) recognize these technicians who have tested and obtained ASE certification in 22 specialty areas during the 2016 test administrated by ASE. The 2017 World Class Technicians are: Dale Banfi, Downers Grove, Ill. James Bennett, Jr., Norfolk, Va. Justin Buckler, Mechanicsville, Md. Karl Chabowski, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Joe Gould, Hastings, Fla. Kenneth Grabowski, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Kelley Hatlee, Gillespie, Ill. Matt Krull, Lester Prairie, Minn. Andrew Lewis, Island Lake, Ill. James Mcleod Sr., Newmarket, Ontario, Canada Dwayne Myers, Woodsboro, Md. Gary Sapp, Pensacola, Fla. John Steinacker, Lamy, N.M. Tony Tasillo, Moffat, Ontario, Canada Lewis Vicinus Jr., Millville, N.J. John Villa, San Luis Ob ... read more


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