Daltons Midway Service Blog

Uh oh. Car won’t start.

It’s a few days before Christmas, and you need to finish your shopping. (Thank goodness for online shopping?) You head out to your car, mask in hand, and… oh no! Nothing happens when you turn the key except for a sputtering sound. Many of us have been working from home the past several months, and […]

Winter Is Coming… Is Your Coolant and Washer Fluid Ready?

Have you noticed the chill in the air? We may be able to safely bundle up with our parkas and our peppermint mochas, but are your Car Fluids prepared to keep you safe in winter? In case you weren’t aware, there are different blends of Wiper Fluid to use, depending on the season. In the […]

Christmas Gifts For Your Car

‘Tis the season! And while you’re buying gifts for those around you, why not include your car on your gift list, considering all that it does for you? If you don’t already own them, we recommend a good set of Jumper Cables for your Car. Make sure the cables are long enough that you can […]

We Are Grateful, Daltons Midway Family!

It may sound cliché, but this year, more than ever, we appreciate the support from you, our customer “family”! Every single one of you – from those who do Routine Vehicle Maintenance (you get gold stars!) to those of you who stop by when your Car is on its “last tires” – we love you, […]

What Are Important Parts of Preventive Maintenance?

Just like we try to do with our health, taking steps to Prevent Car Problems before they happen is an often-overlooked step! There may be some initial investment of time and money to Maintain Your Car, but the investment is usually worth it to Prevent Costly Repairs in the future. Here are a few routine […]

Cars Need Exercise, Too!

Have you been working from home for the past several months? Or just staying at home a lot? Maybe you’ve been getting some more exercise. In case you didn’t know, your Vehicle needs exercise, too! Just like we need to keep our joints and fluids moving, a Vehicle needs to keep its fluids moving, too. […]

Time To Check Your Air Filters!

Hey, Seattle! We just experienced an unprecedented bout of bad air blowing in from wildfires. Whether your Vehicle was driving or parked, some of the particles probably lodged in your Vehicle’s Air Filters. There are two important Air Filters: the Cabin Air Filter cleans the air that you breathe, and the Engine Air Filter cleans […]

The Importance Of Brake Pad Replacement

What are Brake Pads? Brake Pads are a key component of your Vehicle’s Braking system which creates friction when you press the Brake Pedal, bringing your Vehicle to a stop. Over time, this friction causes the material of your Brake Pads to wear down, so they will need Routine Maintenance. Your frequency of Brake Pad […]

Looking For Extended Warranty Work?

Do you have an Extended Warranty on your Vehicle? You may have purchased an Extended Warranty to continue coverage once your Manufacturer’s Warranty ran out, or to provide Auto Repair Coverage on your Used Car. Our customers have found that not all Auto Repair Shops can handle the paperwork for Extended Warranties, and will not […]

Repair Work? Now’s The Time!

Back in March, the Auto Repair industry had predicted that the Pandemic would cause an Auto Parts shortage, with many Auto Parts coming from other countries. The time has come, since we are starting to see empty shelves at our supply shops. Our supply shops are notifying us that it has been more challenging for […]