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            • What to Keep in Your Truck for Any Road Trip

              Ah, the open road - just miles and miles of scenic asphalt and the hum of your truck engine to guide you. At Bob and Ron's Repair Service Inc., we know exactly how great that feeling is, whether you're heading outside Springfield, IL, or out on a cross-country trip. So what is the one thing that can throw a severe roadblock in front of your plans? Not keeping the right road trip supplies in your truck. So here's what you'll need before you fire up your GPS: Power Up There are two items you [...]

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              Seasonal Cleaning Do's & Don'ts for Your Truck

              Keeping your fleet in top condition not only makes your drivers proud to be seen but also represents your brand and company in a new light to all of Lincoln, IL, and beyond. Bob & Ron’s Repair Service Inc. has experience working on all styles of fleets, from a single tow truck belonging to a local towing company to large logistic businesses that have a different semi-truck for every driver. Our professional truck repair and servicing teams will get your vehicles running like new, but [...]

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              4 Preventative Maintenance Tips For Your Heavy-Duty Vehicle

              At Bob and Ron’s Repair Service, we offer quick service 24/7 throughout Champaign, IL, because we know that as long as your car or truck is broken down, you cannot make your living. So one of the ways to stay on the road longer is to ensure you’re performing routine maintenance on your heavy-duty vehicle. So give us a visit, and we can perform ASE-certified inspections on critical systems and perform repairs so that you’re less likely to break down. Brake Inspections It requires a lot [...]

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              Run Out of Gas on the Highway? Here's What to Do!

              Whether you're driving cross-country or across town, ensuring your gas never goes lower than a quarter tank is essential. Of course, you always want to ensure you have enough gas to make any trip; however, sometimes, drivers aren't as lucky. Maybe your car has a small gas leak. Maybe your fuel gauge isn't working correctly. Perhaps you thought you had enough to get you to the next interstate exit but didn't realize how far away you actually were. There could be dozens of reasons why your vehicle[...]

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              Why You Shouldn't Ignore Warning Lights on Your Truck

              Most people are careful with the gas and battery lights and attend to them immediately because ignoring the warning lights could mean being stranded on the road. But, it is common to see someone driving their truck for weeks or months with the airbag, check engine, oil temp, or other lights flashing on the dashboard. The warning lights are signals to indicate that your car is not operating as it should, and when they come on, it's your cue to have the problem addressed. Unfortunately, most [...]

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              The Benefits of Rotating & Balancing Your Truck's Tires

              One of the best ways to ensure that your vehicle has a long, healthy lifespan is by taking care of your tires. Not only should you have them rotated (or removed and replaced) regularly, but they should also be checked to ensure balance. At our auto repair shop, located near Springfield, IL, we offer both tire balance and rotation to help keep your car, truck, semi-truck, or tow truck in perfect shape. Here's a closer look at our services at Bob & Ron’s Repair Service Inc. and why [...]

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              What to Do When Your Work Truck's Battery Fails While Driving

              There are few things more inconvenient when you're on a long drive than having your battery fail. Taking a rest stop on your journey only to come out and find that your truck won't start can be a nightmare, particularly when it's your work truck and you have other people counting on you to get a delivery to them. If you encounter this problem in or around Lincoln, IL, Bob & Ron's Repair Service has some useful advice for what you can do. Knowing the Signs of a Failing Battery The best [...]

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              Here Are 5 Things You Need to Know About Your Truck

              Operating a heavy-duty vehicle or a semi-truck for your business can involve plenty of expense and multiple technical issues to keep track of, particularly if you want to avoid roadside emergencies and breakdowns as much as possible. If you want to get the most out of your heavy-duty truck in Champaign, IL, Bob & Ron's Repair Service has put together a list of five key things to keep an eye on. Pay Attention to Your Battery Sometimes, problems with a truck that seems complicated at first [...]

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              The Long-Term Effects of Hitting Potholes for Truck Owners

              Any semi-truck driver knows that potholes do more than jar your spine. When you're traveling down the highway on I-55 or I-74 near Bloomington, IL, it's important to know who to call in case of an issue with your tires or suspension. Bob and Ron's Repair Service Inc. offers reliable auto repair shop and towing services if a pothole temporarily puts your truck out of commission. Let's take a look at the damage potholes can inflict on your rig. Tires Most potholes have hard edges that can jam[...]

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              How to Jumpstart Your Truck

              If you own or run a truck in Decatur, IL, it makes good sense to know how to jumpstart your vehicle if ever the need arises. At Bob & Ron's Repair Service, Inc, we give you the answers and advice you'll need as the owner of a semi-truck, and we're also here for those times when you need professional jumpstart services. In this article, we'll talk about jumpstarting, when you might need to use this procedure and what to do if you can't manage to jumpstart your truck yourself. Why Learn How [...]

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