• Hey Fairbanks Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?
    Nowadays, Fairbanks drivers are paying more at AK gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the rea...
    Published on: Mar 06, 2013
  • Fairbanks Air Conditioning Service
    Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Fairbanks, but not in your vehicle. When Fairbanks residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. T...
    Published on: Mar 01, 2013
  • Hey Fairbanks Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?
    So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Fairbanks?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all b...
    Published on: Feb 20, 2013
  • Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Fairbanks Automobiles
    Fairbanks drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as...
    Published on: Feb 13, 2013
  • What Fairbanks Automotive Service Consumers Should Know
      There are some things drivers should know about Fairbanks car service and repair. First and foremost, Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair cares about you and your family's safety. And we really apprecia...
    Published on: Feb 06, 2013
  • All About Your TPMS in Fairbanks
    Fairbanks drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for AK auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and lon...
    Published on: Feb 01, 2013
  • Service Center Standard and Procedures
    All AK pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not for...
    Published on: Jan 23, 2013
  • Arrive Alive in Fairbanks
    We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Fairbanks. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an...
    Published on: Jan 17, 2013
  • Service to Improve Fuel Economy
    The price of gas in AK has got people in Fairbanks talking. It seems that Fairbanks folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. Th...
    Published on: Jan 09, 2013
  • Fuel Saving Tip: Fairbanks Tune Up
    Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orches...
    Published on: Jan 02, 2013
  • Wheel Balancing at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
    So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Fairbanks drivers can tell if their tires are out of balanc...
    Published on: Dec 26, 2012
  • To Save Gas Around Fairbanks: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service
      One topic that hits the news in AK on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some AK drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Fairbanks who do...
    Published on: Dec 19, 2012
  • Busting Automotive Myths in Fairbanks, AK
    Myths passed around our Fairbanks, AK community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for autom...
    Published on: Dec 13, 2012
  • Fairbanks Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?
    {{ image('http://autonettv.com/media/thumbs/PCV_0909_DanorKari_SR_s.jpg') }} The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The cranksh...
    Published on: Dec 04, 2012
  • Are There Blind Spots in Fairbanks?
      All Fairbanks drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving...
    Published on: Nov 30, 2012
  • Emergency Items for Your vehicle
    Local Fairbanks roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all...
    Published on: Nov 22, 2012
  • Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Fairbanks, AK
    Every car in Fairbanks, AK, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The Na...
    Published on: Nov 14, 2012
  • I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Fairbanks
    About 90% of our driving decisions in the Fairbanks area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Fairbanks drivers have experienced the ...
    Published on: Nov 08, 2012
  • Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair and the Maintenance Mindset
    When it comes to their vehicles, some Fairbanks residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to rem...
    Published on: Nov 01, 2012
  • Training Received by Technicians in Fairbanks, AK
    When your vehicle breaks down in the Fairbanks, AK, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need t...
    Published on: Oct 25, 2012
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