Automotive Vocabulary: Module

The automotive aftermarket is an entirely different world from automotive repair and maintenance.  Because, with any specialized industry there is an entirely another language to be learned that is complete with jargon, acronyms, and slang terms.  We have noticed this from our trivia we put on Facebook at various times, that we can receive different […]

November 1st, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Are Automotive Fluid Flushes Worth the Cost?

This post is related to the vehicle preventative maintenance post.  The majority of the time, when people are at Matt’s Automotive Service Center for their auto and truck maintenance, we are consistently asked if “vehicle flushes are worth it” or if “vehicle flushes are even worth the cost”.  These can be challenging questions to answer, […]

October 16th, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Preventative Maintenance For Your Vehicle

Preventative maintenance is basically applicable everywhere in our lives.  But, preventative maintenance for vehicles doesn’t really exist.  Many vehicle owners don’t think about maintenance on their vehicle until it breaks down.

If you could avoid getting a root canal, would you? If you could avoid open-heart surgery, would you? How about this – if you could […]

October 1st, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

How to Tell When You Need New Tires?

At Matt’s Automotive Service Center we offer inexpensive tire repair and sell new tires.  But, we are frequently asked the same following questions in regards to tires at both our locations of Moorhead, MN & Fargo, ND.

How do you know when you need new tires?
Can’t I just buy tires at discount stores?
What […]

September 9th, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Auto Diagnostics, Inspections, Estimates, OH MY!


Every once in a great while, we run into an issue where one of our customers gets a little miffed if that have to pay a diagnosis fee when we figure out their vehicle’s problem. Something along the lines of “but your sign says free estimates,” is said. This conversation is never a fun one […]

August 19th, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Welcome to Matt’s Automotive Maintenance & Repair Blog!

Welcome to our blog and website! My name is Kelly and I’m so glad you decided to tune in. As someone very new to the automotive industry, I’ll be the first to tell you I don’t know everything there is to know about cars and trucks. But I’m learning. Every day I’m learning. The guys I […]

August 15th, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Tire Repair – What To Do?


Got a flat tire?

A flat tire is one of the worst sights a driver can have when they are getting ready to drive or go somewhere.  Many emotions are experienced by the driver on how to get the tire patched, repaired or replaced, depending upon the severity of the damage to the tire.  Worst yet, […]

February 21st, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Transmissions – Repairs & Rebuilds

Transmission Repair
When you need transmission repair service look no further than the team of professionals at Matt’s Automotive Service Center in Moorhead, MN & Fargo, ND.  The transmission is a very important part of your vehicle as it is crucial for full operation of your vehicle.  It is the mechanism that provides controlled application of the power […]

February 21st, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|

Reliable Auto Repair Shop in Moorhead, MN


Matt’s Automotive Service Center is a Moorhead, MN auto repair shop you can rely on for quality parts and services.  We are the only ASE-certified Blue Seal shop in the Moorhead, MN area, and our team of professionals are dedicated to using our recognized industry experience for your benefit. We are dedicated to your complete […]

February 21st, 2013|Matt's Automotive Blog|