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Avoid Driving Through Standing Water

With the recent rain and localized flooding, many people may have been tempted to drive through standing water with their vehicles. As a professional, Bellingham Automotive strongly advises against navigating into deep puddles and standing water while driving. There are many hidden dangers water can cause to your vehicle...

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Vehicle

2015 is only a couple days away! Do you have any resolutions for the New Year? Don’t forget your vehicle’s maintenance on the resolution list. Vehicles that have routine scheduled maintenance done last longer, are safer and have few incurred costs over time than vehicles that are not services...

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Seahawk’s Contest Winners Announced!

Drum roll please! Bellingham Automotive and Burlington Automotive are excited to announce the following winners of our Seahawk’s Contest: Grand Prize Winner: Jim Allaway Jim receives 2 tickets to the Seahawks vs Rams on December 28th Second Prize Winners: Lisa Oppewall and Deena Claborn Second price winners receive a...

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Voted Best Mechanic!

Bellingham Automotive wants to extend a huge thank you to our customers, readers of Bellingham Alive, North Sound Life and the listeners of Kafe 104.1 for voting us “Best Mechanic.” What a great honor!

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Fall Car Care

Fall is here why not take a little time to be car care aware and make sure your vehicle is ready for the more harsh weather ahead? Taking a few simple steps now can save you the headaches and cost of an emergency breakdown later. Whether you do it...

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Stay Safe While Driving This Fall

Fall is here around Bellingham and Whatcom County and the leaves are falling. When leaves accumulate on the roadway and become wet, they can get extremely slippery, making the driving conditions similar to driving on ice. Besides reducing the car’s traction, causing skidding and the possibility of losing control...

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Don’t Ignore Vehicle Noises

Nobody wants to have to spend money on care repairs, but if something on your vehicle is going wrong ignoring it will lead to spending more time and money on the fix. While you may not know how to repair your car when the times comes, Bellingham Automotive is...

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Get Your Student’s Vehicle Ready for Back to School

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s officially back to school time for many. This time of the year can be busy for both students and parents leaving it easy for tasks like vehicle maintenance to fall to the bottom of the list. Whether you child is heading...

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Keeping Your Towing Vehicle Cool

Have you traveled over a pass lately and seen a vehicle pulled over with steam rolling out of their engine compartment? You can’t help but feel badly for them, but is there something that could have been done to prevent that? Towing puts extra strain on your engine and...

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Summer Travel Tips

If you plan to hit the road soon during this great summer weather, check out these top five tips to get your car ready for travel. 1. Check your tires. A blown tire at a high rate of speed leads to hundreds of fatal accidents every year according to...

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