Frequently Asked Vehicle Maintenance Questions

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Routine vehicle maintenance is extremely important to the life of your vehicle. Simply put, having your vehicle serviced regularly helps keep your car running longer and newer. By performing routine maintenance, you’ll prevent bigger car trouble down the road. Each vehicle manufacturer has a maintenance schedule around the specific makeup of your particular vehicle. This maintenance schedule can be found in your owner’s manual. By following the schedule, chances are your vehicle will deliver optimal performance as you rack up the miles, help your parts last longer and save you money on more expensive repairs.

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Cannon Autos: Summer Car Care Tips


Summer is finally here, and you will want to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for all your summer travel plans. It takes very little time and money to make sure your car runs properly during the summer months, and although breakdowns happen, you can help minimize them by taking a few extra preventive maintenance steps.
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Tips to Help your Vehicle Survive Hot Summer Temperatures!

Summer Car Care

When we think about taking care of the internal components of our car, we typically associate car problems with winter. However, heat can also push a vehicle past its limits. Cannon Autos recommends drivers address five key areas of their vehicle to ensure it survives the high temperatures. Remember, a safe vehicle means a safer you!
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Seasonal Car Care: Six Fluids to Check

Did you know? Your car uses six primary fluids: coolant, motor oil, brakes fluid, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and windshield washer fluid. Seasonal changes affect the performance of these fluids, so regular fluids checks are essential. Take the time to check your fluids and avoid the hassle and unnecessary expenses that result from car failure. Here is a rundown of the six fluids that help your engine hum.

Six fluids

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Your Vehicle is in Great Hands at Cannon Autos!

At Cannon Autos we have a service department that is committed to providing our customers with prompt, professional and world class service for their vehicles.

Our Most Popular Services Include:

Oil Changes: Oil is the lifeblood of every vehicle’s engine and essential to ensuring your car has a long and healthy life! At Cannon Autos we offer both conventional and synthetic oil changes.

Batteries: Your battery is one of the most important parts of your vehicle. If it fails, so does everything else. We offer battery maintenance and replacement.

Tires: Properly maintaining your tires can improve driver safety, reduce tread wear and increase fuel efficiency. Tire rotation and alignments can help you maximize the life of your tires.

Scheduled Maintenance Services: Improve your fuel economy, keep your vehicle running longer and safer and prevent big repairs by having your vehicle serviced per the manufacturers recommended maintenance schedule.

Fluid Exchanges: A number of your vehicle’s key functions rely on various fluids to keep them operating smoothly. Maintaining proper levels and replacing depleted fluids is essential to performance and safety.

Schedule ServiceYour vehicle is in great hands with our service staff at Cannon Autos.  We will get you and your car back on the road as quickly as possible.  If you have any questions, please visit our dealership at 5210 S Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33813 or call 863-248-8650.

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Cannon Automotive: Prep Your Car for the Back-to-School Commute

It seems like only yesterday we were cheering for the last days of the school year and the lazy summer days to come. Unfortunately, time flies when you are having fun and the back-to-school season has somehow arrived! We know you are busy checking school supply lists and shopping all the back-to-school sales for great deals on the trendy must-haves for your little ones, but have you considered what you need to do to get your vehicle ready for the daily commute? At Cannon Automotive we want to help you mark that item off your list!

Our state-of-the-art service center is staffed with highly trained auto technicians and offers the latest tools and technologies to repair your vehicle. Whether you need a tune up, major repair, or parts for your vehicle you can trust the quality of service you’ll receive at Cannon Automotive.  Our service center is located at 5210 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL. For your convenience you can schedule your appointment on our website by clicking here or call our friendly team at 863-248-8661. Our experienced staff is waiting to help prepare your car for the busy days ahead. Also don’t forget to check our latest service specials to help save a little more money for all the back-to-school necessities!

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Cannon Automotive Wants to Help You Save Money at the Pump

Save Money On Gas

Cannon Automotive knows fuel costs are a hot topic of conversation these days. Would you like to save some money at the gas pump? While planning and combining trips, parking in the shade and observing the speed limit can help lower your overall fuel bill, did you know that regular maintenance offers a tremendous savings?

  • Keeping Engine Properly Tuned                                          up to 4% savings
  • Keeping Tires Properly Inflated                                            up to 3% savings
  • Using Recommended Grade of Oil                                      up to 2% savings

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