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Happy Independence Day to our wonderful customers! As the 4th of July is approaching we hope that you can enjoy the weather, celebrate with fireworks, or are able to fire up the grill for some great food. Here at Hale's Automotive we also want to be sure that your vehicle is ready for any road trips that you may be embarking on. If you’re in need of routine maintenance or just want to be sure that your vehicle is ready to take on the road, come by our shop in Marion today. Our technicians will get your vehicle inspected and ready for the road! 

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While fleet trucks and vehicles tend to persist as some of the more simplistic vehicles on the road, the modernization and computerization of the automotive world has not left them untouched. These days, everything is equipped with computer systems, sensors, modules, and more. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, our professional technicians have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to provide the accurate and vital diagnostics required to keep your fleet on the road.

When you see tires advertised, you’ll often see the word “radial” attached to it. What does this mean, and where did radial tires originate? Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL is here, with answers to questions you weren’t even asking.

Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly complex, and as a result, computer diagnostic systems are becoming a necessity rather than a convenience. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, our state of the art technology and trained technicians are ready to diagnose any transmission issue you may be experiencing with your car, truck, or SUV.

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Fleet vehicles see a lot of wear and tear and need to be well taken care of if you expect them to last. For the best care, you need to choose technicians that are quick, efficient, know how to read the diagnostics and treat the issues. Our team at Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL has the experience and training necessary to diagnose and repair any issues that your fleet might be facing. 

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If you want to avoid nasty and unexpected surprise maintenance costs, sticking to a regimented schedule of preventative maintenance is something you are going to want to get used to. The reason being is simple – frequent maintenance will keep your vehicle in good health, ensuring you get the most out of all those expensive-to-replace parts. While it might sound counterintuitive, the best way to reduce maintenance costs is to stick to a prescribed maintenance schedule.

What are radial tires, where do they come from, and why are they important? If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, radial tires are an advancement you’re thankful for, whether you realize it or not. Here’s why, from Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL.

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The type of tire you want on your fleet or commercial vehicle depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you use the vehicle. There are multiple tire styles for most applications, and one of them is right for you. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we’re ready to help you make your choice. If you’d like to narrow it down before you come see us, here’s a short rundown of common tires that will meet your specific need.

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