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Happy Thanksgiving from Lorentz Automotive!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Lorentz Automotive! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. With all the holidays comes lots of travel, so if you are planning a road trip in the near future, we recommend that you check off some important travel measures before you hit the road.  Be sure to have your vehicle inspected by the experts here at Lorentz Automotive before you hit the road. You never want to be caught in a situation where you are stuck without a working vehicle, so guaranteeing that your vehicle is ready for any road trip will keep your family safe and bring you peace of mind on the road.    Pack ample blankets and coats for the road to keep warm if you’re traveling in the cold this winter.    Have an emergency kit on hand in your trunk to help out in cases of emergencies. Some things to make sure you have with you include a spare tire, jack, wrench, flashlight, flares, cell phone charger, and first a ... read more

Why is My Steering Wheel Vibrating?

After years of driving your vehicle, you become accustomed to how it drives in certain conditions, whether driving down residential streets or traveling faster on highways. If you notice that your vehicle starts vibrating during certain times on the road, this may be your car's way of letting you know that something is wrong with your vehicle.  If you do notice that your steering wheel is shaky, don't hesitate to bring your vehicle into the experts here at Lorentz Automotive today. Our experts will perform a full vehicle inspection to determine the exact cause of the shaky steering wheel. Be sure to make a note of when exactly your steering wheel is vibrating, whether it happens when you are braking, driving at fast speeds, turning, and more.  Here are some possible reasons why your steering wheel is vibrating:  Warped brake rotors Worn down brake pads Unbalanced tires Suspension problems Loose wheel bearings Steering system problems Any of the issues lis ... read more

Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain

Summer is nearing its end, and the season will be changing soon. With fall and winter usually comes more rainfall and wetter weather conditions, which can make driving more tricky. When it comes to driving in the rain, the roads can be slippery and more dangerous. It can also be a lot more difficult to see the road clearly.  Here are some safety tips to remember when driving in heavy rain this upcoming season:  The more important safety measure that you can take when it comes to driving in the rain is making sure that your car is well maintained and up to date on all recommended services. This will help you avoid unwanted car breakdowns and also ensure that your vehicle is ready for the weather changes.  Change your windshield wipers before the rain begins. The heat of the summer can cause the wipers to crack and fray, which can make seeing in the rain difficult. Windshield wipers should be replaced at least once a year.  Inspect your tires for tread. Tires shou ... read more

Why a Professional Oil Change is So Important

We've all see commercials or ads that show the average car owner changing their own oil - you may think, can I do that too? While you may think that it would be cheaper and less of a hassle, the truth is that there is much more that goes into an oil change at an auto repair shop. Topping off your vehicle's oil just adds more motor oil, but overtime the oil chamber will become dirty and clogged if it isn't professionally clean, and this can greatly hurt your vehicle's engine.  When you receive an oil change at Lorentz Automotive, much more is done than just topping off motor oil. An oil change will consist of removing the old oil and then flushing out the entire system. This will clean out the oil chamber and remove any grime and dirt buildup that can cause problems if left unattended. After the system is cleaned, fresh motor oil is put back in. We will also change the filter, which will allow the oil to flow smoothly through the system. The filter is what ca ... read more

Symptoms That Indicate You're Due for a Wheel Alignment

Proper wheel alignment is important for many reasons - it makes sure that you have proper control of your vehicle, keeps the wheels and brakes working properly, and avoids excessive tire wear. A wheel alignment consists of adjusting the angles of your vehicle’s tires to manufacturer specifications.  Vehicle manufacturers have various recommendations for how often your car needs a wheel alignment. However, once a year to every two years, depending on the amount of driving you do, is usually recommended. A wheel alignment sets the caster, camber and toe for the front wheels on your car. Although the service is usually done on a recommended basis, sometimes an alignment is needed sooner if your car’s tires are forced out of alignment, which can happen from hitting potholes, speed bumps, debris, and more.  Signs your vehicle needs a wheel alignment include: Car veers to one side Uneven tire wear Vibrating while driving Steering wheel isn’t straight Diffic ... read more

Get Your Car Ready For The Summer

Driving our vehicles in the warmer weather can take a toll on their health, especially when going on long drives and road trips. In order to keep your vehicle reliable this summer, be sure to have your vehicle inspected and prepared for the heat.  Make sure your A/C is working properly. If it has been a while since your A/C has been checked, be sure to have it looked at by one of our expert mechanics. Getting stuck driving in the summer without a working air conditioning system can be unbearable.  Have the cooling system inspected by a trusted mechanic. The cooling system is what prevents your engine from overheating, and this system needs to be in top working condition with fluids in good shape to avoid unwanted breakdowns.  Be sure that your engine oil has been replaced on time and that you aren’t due for an oil change during your trip or long drive. If so, have it completed before you embark.  Double check that your windshield wipers are in working cond ... read more

Automotive Repair Lewisville

Lewisville has an abundance of automotive repair shops. Lorentz Automotive is one of the best automotive repair businesses in Lewisville and has been in business since 1982. When you are looking for an automotive repair shop with longevity, Lorentz Automotive is the one you are looking for. Cole Lorentz, Kelly Olsen, Joey Desurne, Shane Matthews and Renae Lorentz are part of the original crew and are here to make sure your automotive repair is done right the first time. Lorentz Automotive has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and has been voted and awarded the Winner of Best in Denton County for 2013, 2014 and 2015. Types of services offered Lorentz Automotive Repair specializes in: Automotive Tune Up Services, Automotive Parts and Supplies, Auto Repair and Service, Automobile Electric Service, Brake Repair, Auto Transmission, Auto Oil and Lube, Wheel Alignment – Frame and Axel Servicing, Mufflers and Exhaust Systems, Automotive Air Conditionin ... read more


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How to Spot a Shady Auto Repair Shop

If you are looking around for an auto repair shop to use, you need to make sure that you are not turning to the wrong place. Shady auto repair shops are, unfortunately, all over the place. So what is it you need to look for? There are quite a few signs that can point to a problem. Shady Auto Repair Shops Often Use Similar Tactics If you approach an auto repair shop and the first emotion you feel is fear, you need to turn around. They should not be trying to scare you into hiring them on the spot. If the mechanics are doing their best to frighten you from driving anywhere else before getting something checked, then you need to have red flags going up, and you need to find another auto repair shop. Another thing to look for in a good auto repair shop is to find certifications up on the wall. If you are looking at an auto shop that has nothing up on the walls aside from grease and tires, or other miscellaneous car parts, then you should turn around ... read more


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How to Find a Good Auto Repair Shop

Finding the right auto repair shop is not always easy. If you go to the wrong place, you can end up paying for repairs you did not need, paying for services that are not rendered, or leaving with a car that is not fully repaired. This is not only dangerous, but also against the morals and ethics that most people would have. So what are you supposed to do to find the right auto repair shop for you? Tips for Finding the Right Auto Repair Shop The first tip is to make sure that you look around for the right auto repair shop when you have time, long before there is a problem with your vehicle. If you are stuck needing a repair, needing to get back to life, and with nowhere else to turn, you may turn to the first auto repair shop you find, just to get back on the road. Another tip for finding a reliable auto repair shop is to ask people you trust. Those that fall into your social circle will likely be very open to sharing where they have had both goo ... read more


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Auto Repair – Transmissions

Auto repair for transmission problems can seem intimidating, especially if you are unfamiliar with the inner workings of your vehicle’s transmission. Sometimes the most difficult part of auto repair is determining what is causing the problem. One symptom could mean a variety of problems on its own, but if you are noticing multiple issues then they may all be related. Focusing on the problems and their relation can help you more easily determine what the root cause of the issue is and help you with your auto repair. Diagnosing Problems for Auto Repair Many vehicle problems will reveal themselves with distinct smells or sounds or vibrations that can help you recognize when something is not working as it should. The moment that you notice something with your vehicle seems to be “off” or different than it has been in the past you will want to find out what is causing the issue and do the proper auto repair before the situation becomes worse. With vehicle ... read more


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