At Jim Van Dyke in Washington CH, we know that the difference between a car that runs for 80,000 miles and a car that makes it to 400,000 miles depends on one thing; maintenance. Here are a few tips to avoid some of the most notorious car killers out there.

Road trips are a lot of fun, and often unpredictable. With this checklist from Jim Van Dyke in Washington CH, you’ll be prepared for whatever comes your way.

Been using this place for a few years now, will not even consider going anywhere else. Honest, polite and extremely professional. - Tom S. (5 star review on Facebook)

At Jim Van Dyke in Washington CH, the history of cars is a huge topic of interest to us. Here’s an interesting piece of automotive trivia, from us to you.

While some keys or key fobs can only be obtained from dealerships, most cars can be programmed to accept a new key or key fob without expensive dealer intervention. At Jim Van Dyke in Washington CH, we often provide such services, at a fraction of the cost.

We had to be towed in off the freeway they were so good to make sure we were okay and said they would get to it right away. We were on our way to my and they let us know what was going on with the car. Would recommend them highly. - Sue M. (5 star review on Facebook)

We are proud to announce there are more options on the popular GM 6L80 transmission option that we offer here at Jim Van Dyke's Automotive Center in Washington Court House through our partner JASPER Engines & Transmissions.  Since its release in 2011, the JASPER re-manufactured GM 6L80 has been a popular transmission for replacement and performance enhancement purposes.  Now, the lineup of compatible engine replacement vehicles has been greatly expanded, to include a much larger list of applications. The GM 6L80 is currently available for these additional vehicles:

At Jim Van Dyke in Washington CH, we’ve witnessed our fair share of burnt out and broken clutches. While clutch failure is an inevitability, there are a variety of ways to make sure yours lasts as long as possible.

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