Blog in Washington, D.C.
You dropped in for an oil change for your car, and you’re informed that you will need a power steering flush soon. Well, you’re not sure what that means, how much it will cost, or if its urgent. Read on to see if we can give you a better understanding of...read more
What is a differential? First off, what is a differential? You may never have heard of or will ever hear about your differential in your lifespan of car ownership. What you may not realize is that it’s actually an incredibly important part of your car! It...read more
Brake Noises Everyone knows brakes are important to your health and safety while driving, but when they start making sounds, it can be either be inconvenient, or just downright dangerous. At Ben Nielsen’s 10th street automotive, our technicians use digital inspections...read more
Ask the Experts – Why do I need to change my oil? The most commonly performed routine maintenance on a car is the changing of the oil and the oil filter. We often find that there are many questions our customer's have that may be left unanswered, due to...read more
Your vehicle's brakes are an imperative part of driving safely. There are several components of a brake system, including, discs (rotors), brake pads, and brake calipers. Most vehicles are equipped with these 3 parts, so let's dive in and find out what...read more
Every summer we look forward to vacations and holidays, the pools are opening, the days are long and the nights are short. Nothing could put a damper on summer…right? Unless you are stuck in a vehicle with no A/C of course! Every now and then a driver will...read more
Any of us who have spent a winter or two in the Washington, D.C. or Washington D.C. area knows that weather conditions can be pretty unforgiving. Whether you are a daily commuter, or you’re planning for Holiday travel, one thing you...read more