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Need new tires? Find out with this trick that only costs a penny!

Did you know that you officially need to replace your tires when the tread is below 2/32” thick? And did you know that the distance between the edge of a penny and the top of Lincoln’s head is exactly 2/32”? … Continue reading

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Cooling System Flush – is it Really Necessary?

Overheating is the most common cause of vehicle breakdowns and internal engine damage. As the heat rises in Dallas over the summer, our shop sees more and more people coming in after breakdowns due to cooling system failure. But there … Continue reading

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Do I Really Need a Transmission Flush?

We’ve had many conversations with our customers here in Dallas, TX – any time we recommend a transmission flush, our customers ask questions. So what is a transmission flush? Can’t you just top off the fluid? Is it really necessary? … Continue reading

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Surviving the Summer Heat: Knowing Your Car’s A/C System

Summer in Dallas is around the corner, and with it comes summer heat. The days are hot, and getting hotter – make sure you stay cool in the heat by checking the A/C in your car! Understanding the components in your … Continue reading

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Nighttime Visibility In Dallas

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater Dallas area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let’s focus … Continue reading

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Gas Savings In Dallas: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Dallas increase the cost of living for Texas car owners. You’ve probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Dallas vehicle owners … Continue reading

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All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Chris Murphy’s Automotive

When all of your vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Dallas can cause your car’s wheels … Continue reading

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A New Home for Chris Murphy’s Automotive- Auto Repair Dallas

We are thrilled to announce that Chris Murphy’s Automotive has moved to a new location. We have found a great facility that will provide more bays, better parking, and more ways to serve our community and neighbors like you. Don’t … Continue reading

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Suspension Service At Chris Murphy’s Automotive In Dallas

Suspension systems function effectively for many years and tens of thousands of miles. Eventually, however, car suspension components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive around Dallas and Rowlett. As you can … Continue reading

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Check Your Shocks and Struts at Chris Murphy’s Automotive

Today we’re talking about shocks and struts. They’re so easy to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they’re very … Continue reading

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