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Don’t Cut Corners with Replacement Parts

 

August 10, 2016


Let me tell you about an experience that I’ve had recently at a well-established, long-time favorite restaurant of mine. This little Thai place is tucked back, off the beaten path, and a definite gem. I have been going there for years. I was devastated to hear that ownership was changing but breathed a sigh of Read more...

Polish Your Rims Like a Pro

 

August 4, 2016


Polish Your Rims Like a Pro There’s an entire auto subculture dedicated to custom rim design and care, so it’s no wonder folks want to show them off. Even if you’ve got factory standards on, knowing how to polish your rims can make a strong statement as you cruise along. And while it’s a nice Read more...

Replacing the Coolant Temperature Sensor

 

August 4, 2016


Running Smooth at the Right Temperature Ever notice how you start to slow down when summer temperatures start to peak? You probably start looking for a little shade and a glass of ice-cold lemonade to get back to normal. Well your car goes through a similar process. When the engine gets warmed up, the Coolant Read more...

Differential Service

 

July 20, 2016


When you take a corner in your car, the outside wheels have a slightly longer distance to go than the inside wheels. That means that the outside wheels have to turn a bit faster than the inside. The piece of mechanical wizardry that makes this possible is called the differential. The differential allows the drive Read more...

Emission Control: Your Car’s EVAP System

 

July 13, 2016


The job of the emission control system is to capture vapors and direct them into the engine to be burned – kind of an on-board recycling program. The oil and fuel in your vehicle give off vapors that are very harmful to the environment. Evaporative emission control systems – EVAP for short – are mandated in Read more...

2016 Anchor Down Winners & Thank You!

 

July 8, 2016


Sampson's Automotive would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all who participated and attended the 4th Annual Anchor Down Euro Car Show! We couldn't have done it without all the vendors, sponsors, exhibitors, car owners, and of course, attendees. Of course, we had some great vehicles competing for awards! Here are the winners Read more...

Independence Day AC Service Special at Sampson’s Auto

 

June 29, 2016


Call to book your FREE AC Check and 25% OFF AC Service at Sampson's Auto..we'll help you stay cool on the road this summer. Why is it important to get your AC checked and serviced regularly? Most of us don't give our air conditioning a second thought as long as it's making cold air. But it's Read more...

Fourth Annual Anchor Down Euro Car Show is Here!

 

June 16, 2016


Get ready for a great day filled featuring Antiques, American Muscle, and Motorcycles, too! The Sampson's Automotive Team is gearing up to host the Fourth Annual Anchor Down Euro Car Show.  The weather is going to be just perfect, and the lineup for this year at the show promises a fantastic time for all attendees. Read more...

Preventive Maintenance from Your North Kingstown Mechanic

 

June 9, 2016


Looking for a North Kingstown mechanic? Sampson's Automotive offers preventive maintenance to keep your car running smoothly. Prevention is always better than cure, and when it comes to your car, preventive maintenance is the single best thing you can do to keep your ride in good shape, be safe on the road and save money Read more...

What You Missed From Sampson’s Auto in May

 

June 2, 2016


Did these articles pass you by? Don’t get left stranded on the information superhighway…see what you missed in May from Sampson’s Auto. Did you miss any of these helpful articles in May? No worries, here’s a quick recap of all the great info we covered in May. What you missed last month at Sampson's Automotive THE Read more...

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