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8 06, 2020

How Does Your Hybrid Vehicle Work?

By |2020-06-23T01:23:07-04:00June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gasoline-powered vehicles utilize an internal combustion engine.  Electric vehicles are powered using a battery that is charged by plugging it in.  Hybrid electric vehicles are a combination of both of these.  Hybrid electric vehicles have not only an internal combustion engine, as well as a battery-powered electric motor.  Unlike the fully electric vehicles, these batteries [...]

1 06, 2020

Can You Improve Your Fuel Economy?

By |2020-06-23T09:01:10-04:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fuel for your vehicle is not cheap, and most everyone is ok with saving a buck here and there. Something can be done to save yourself some money is by taking a look at the fuel economy for your vehicle. If you want to improve your fuel efficiency, there are things that you can do. [...]

15 05, 2020

Why Should You Get Routine Oil Changes?

By |2020-06-23T09:01:18-04:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Routine car maintenance makes all the difference when it comes to the health of your vehicle. The most vital of these maintenance tasks is the good old oil change. Most of us know that oil changes are important, but why? Here are the top reasons why you should get your routine oil changes. Engine Health [...]

1 05, 2020

Is Your Car’s AC Not Working?

By |2020-06-23T09:01:26-04:00May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There is nothing worse than climbing into your car on a hot summer day only to find your car's AC is not working. You keep waiting for the air to turn cold and relieve the sticky sweat building up, but the cold never comes. If you are having trouble with the AC in your car, [...]

19 03, 2020

Auto Alternative Service & Sales Ready for COVID-19

By |2020-04-17T17:07:23-04:00March 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Auto Alternative Service & Sales is open and working to serve our community. As long as it is safe for the Auto Alternative staff and our clients, we will remain open normal hours of 8:00am to 5:30pm as of now.Also, we will be following the steps outlined by our government leaders. We will update if [...]

3 05, 2019

Do you Really Need Your Hybrid Vehicle’s Battery Replaced?

By |2019-05-03T09:54:22-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have you had a qualified technician check the battery for your hybrid vehicle (High Voltage Battery or HV battery) to see why it is not performing?  Some technicians will just tell you a code saying battery deterioration (P0A7F for Honda or P0A80 for Toyota) and that it needs to be replaced. These codes are only [...]

16 03, 2018

Auto Transport from Kentucky

By |2018-10-05T13:29:52-04:00March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This beautiful state has long been known for horses, coal, moonshine, tobacco, bourbon, baseball and bluegrass song and dance. Nowhere else in the United States will you find a more vibrant group of people nor scenery as you will in this beautiful state. Kentucky is home to many of the nations largest businesses including UPS, [...]

23 07, 2014

How to Perform a Brake Inspection

By |2018-10-05T13:32:09-04:00July 23rd, 2014|Video FAQ's|3 Comments

Video Transcription Hello, my name is Thayre Hawkins; owner of Auto Alternative & Sales. We are located between Nicholasville, and Lexington, Kentucky; just 3 miles off of Man-of-War, just off Nicholasville Road. I wanted to take a little bit of time today and show you how to perform a brake inspection. There are some fine points [...]

12 06, 2014

Balancing Tires with the Road Force Balencer

By |2017-06-15T14:13:17-04:00June 12th, 2014|Video FAQ's|0 Comments

Video Transcription Hello, my name is Thayre Hawkins, owner of Auto Alternative. Want to take a moment, today, to show you how we balance tires here at Auto Alternative Service & Sales. We have a Hunter Engineering GSP 9700 Road Force Balancer which will give you a very balance on a tire. So, it takes, [...]