Introduction to Diesels for Abilene, TX

May 8th, 2018 by

Something you’re going to be hearing a lot about around Abilene, TX, is diesel engines. We’re not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we’re talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs. Most people in TX are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have diesel engines. Nearly all import…

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Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Abilene

May 8th, 2018 by

There’s not much Abilene drivers can do about the price of gas in 
TX, but we can control – up to a point – how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave…

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What Abilene Customers like About Us at Procter Automotive

May 8th, 2018 by

A big part of the service we provide at Procter Automotive for our Abilene customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we’re always open to questions from our valued Abilene area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Procter Automotive automotive education, we sometimes get…

Power Steering Service in Abilene

May 8th, 2018 by

Most Abilene drivers are too young to remember life before power steering – cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let’s look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides…

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The Procter Automotive Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

May 8th, 2018 by

The automotive professionals at Procter Automotive would like to give Abilene drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace. The Abilene do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty…

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Positive Crankcase Ventilation PCV Valve Service

May 8th, 2018 by

Hello Abilene! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960’s? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in TX vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulate harmful emissions as well as to improve performance in the…

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Automotive Tips from Procter

May 8th, 2018 by

Automotive: Air Conditioning Inspection Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components. Environmental laws in some around Abilene require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some parts manufacturers require other components to be…

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Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals

May 8th, 2018 by

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Abilene residents know about them. But do we know enough? Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil quality have led to longer oil…

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On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

May 8th, 2018 by

Today we’re going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Abilene, TX, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what’s involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic scans by a trained technician in Abilene. These…

Automotive Tips from Procter

May 8th, 2018 by

The technicians at Procter Automotive know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pulleys and the accessories. Some cars in Abilene have two…

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1325 Butternut St.
Abilene, TX, 79602 US
(325) 672-9894
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