When Do You Need New Brake Pads?

August 11, 2022

There are many car owners out there who put off performing brake maintenance, waiting until something goes wrong to replace their brake pads. You should avoid being one of those people. The moment you press the brake pedal, a complicated system of elements goes into motion to, well, stop your motion. Certain components need to be replaced on a regular basis to keep the system running smoothly. While preemptive service is best, you should visit the team at Hogan’s Automotive as soon as possible if you notice any of these signs.

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5 Signs Your Car A/C Needs a Repair

April 14, 2022

With spring here and summer right around the corner, you want your vehicle’s air conditioning system to be operating as it should. There’s nothing quite as miserable as being stuck in traffic in 85-degree weather with no way to keep yourself cool. Here are five signs you need an A/C service from the team at Hogan’s Automotive.

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Understanding Your Car’s Suspension

August 15, 2021

Car troubles are a nightmare for anyone. Whether you’re a professional mechanic or you know nothing about cars, everyone wants their vehicle to work as it should. So, that is why it is so important to understand at least the basics of your car’s engine so you know what to look for before a small problem becomes a large one. At Hogan’s Automotive, we want everyone to stay safe out on the road, so check out this guide to suspensions so you know what to look for if yours fails.

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Everything You Need to Know about Transmission Repair

December 11, 2020

Unfortunately, transmission problems are more common than you might expect. Often, this is a result of delays in recognizing early warning signs because the vehicle owner does not realize something might be wrong. Because a healthy transmission is essential to the life of your vehicle, it is vital that you keep up with your transmission’s maintenance and understand the warning signs of a failing transmission. Transmission repairs can also be confusing, so our team at Hogan’s Automotive has compiled a list of three essential things you need to know about transmission repair.

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Tips to Maintain Your Car’s AC

August 19, 2020

It’s been a long, hot summer and, here in New Jersey, we still have several hot weeks ahead of us. The middle of August would be a pretty rough time to go without air conditioning in your car, so you should be doing everything you can to maintain it. Here at Hogan’s Automotive, we have been providing automotive AC repairs since 2003, so we’re sharing our tips today.

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Everything You Need to Know about Brake Pads

December 11, 2019

Unless you’re a professional mechanic, you may not know a whole lot about the vehicle you regularly depend on. That’s okay, until you miss the signs of a potential problem. Making sure your brake pads are in proper working order won’t just save you money, it potentially can save your vehicle or even your life in the event of an accident. Our team at Hogan’s Automotive wants to help educate you so you can properly care for your car.

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The Importance of Wheel Alignment

August 13, 2019

As you drive around Edison, New Jersey, this fall, pay close attention to the way your car is handling. If you notice that your vehicle seems to drift towards the shoulder or you see uneven tread on your tires, it’s time to check the alignment. Wheel alignment affects fuel efficiency, tire wear, tire performance, vehicle handling, and maneuverability. All vehicles have different service requirements, so our team at Hogan’s Automotive will do an alignment check to determine if alignment is necessary, then give you advice about how often you need to have alignments performed.

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