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  • Why auto repair shops are going digital, and what's in it for you

    Posted on 24, April, 2017

    Auto repair shops have recently been moving towards making their repair order and reporting process paperless. They aren’t the first industry to be doing so, and the financial, environmental, and organizational benefits have been made clear by the many industries that have come before them in the journey to a paperless workplace. Printing and paper costs are cut, paper waste is eliminated, and everything is stored in one place, with easy search functions and secure back-ups. This transiti... read more

  • Coolant leak creates tiny stalactites

    Posted on 18, April, 2017

    Coolant leaks don't normally do this, but we had an odd occurrence in the shop today when we found some coolant fluid that had leaked and formed icicle-shaped drips that ended up drying that way. This happened because this coolant fluid had sealant in it that dries when it hits air (not desirable for coolant fluid). Leaks like this can cause future problems - clogs in the heater core, etc - so we're glad we caught it when we did

  • Toys For Tots G&C TIre and Auto 2016 - Collecting Toys From Nov 23rd to Dec23rd

    Posted on 18, April, 2017

    G&C Tire and Auto Service has been a Toys For Tots collection site for over 15 years.  This is something that the owners, Gregg and Christina Caldwell are passionate about; helping local children in need.  Gregg was in the Marines from 1985 to 1989 and his oldest son is currently in the United States Marine Corps.  Every year they spend thousands of the their own money to buy new unwrapped toys for the Toys For Tots program.  This year is the first year that G&C has a... read more

  • Use Your Amazon Prime account to pick out a toy for Toys For Tots

    Posted on 18, April, 2017

    G&C Tire and Auto Service has been a Toys For Tots collection site for over 15 years.  This is something that the owners, Gregg and Christina Caldwell are passionate about; helping local children in need.  Gregg was in the Marines from 1985 to 1989 and his oldest son is currently in the United States Marine Corps.  Every year they spend thousands of the their own money to buy new unwrapped toys for the Toys For Tots program.  This year is the first year that G&C has a... read more

  • 5 Things you Can Check Before a Virginia State Inspection

    Posted on 21, November, 2016

    The following is some good information provided by Margo Schlossberg.  Anywhere you choose to get  your vehicle inspected, you should never hesitate to ask questions or feel pressured to have the repairs done.  G&C Tire and Auto Service has two locations, one in Chantilly and one in Manassas.  We will be happy to give you a second opinion and or quote.   While it is nice to pass, you do want a correct by the book inspection.  We do it by the book an... read more