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Fairbanks Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: August 2020

New paint, New Name, Same Great Staff!

New paint, New Name, Same Great Staff!

This summer we have been busy at Frontline Automotive (formerly known as the The Front End Shop). We have a new name, we are expanding our building to accommodate more services and repairs, we are adding a fresh coat of paint to the building but we are the same trusted staff you have always known us to be!  Stop in today to get caught up on all that is going on! We would love to see you!  

ABS - Anti-Lock Brakes

ABS - Anti-Lock Brakes

ABS - Anti-Lock Brakes Aug 6th, 2020 Anti-lock brakes (ABS) help you stop faster. That is not always the case on loose gravel or snowy surfaces. Anti-lock brakes, in fact, are designed to help you maintain control of your vehicle in an emergency braking situation. Imagine you are driving on a snowy Fairbanks road. You slam on your brakes and your rear wheels lock up. Chances are good that the rear end of your vehicle will try to pass the front end and you can easily lose control. What would happen in the same circumstance if your front wheels locked up? Well you certainly would not be able to steer properly and your front end would go to wherever momentum leads it. The anti-lock brake system modulates your brakes on and off as many as 15 times a second. This keeps your wheels from locking up while providing the greatest amount of braking possible. You are better able to steer your vehicle and maintain control. Fairbanks Service advisors often talk about the 3 S ... read more

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