Your engine is one of, if not the most important major component of your car. Without it working in good order, it's impossible for you to go anywhere. If it runs inefficiently, you may face a whole host of problems that can be avoided with relatively simple maintenance. At Harry's Auto Service Center we provide all of the expertise and parts needed to keep your engine running happily and at peak efficiency.






Oil Changes
One of the simplest ways to determine the condition of your engine is to examine the oil that drains out during an oil change. The oil circulates through much of your engine, so it's a great way to determine the overall health of your car's power plant. Ideally, we want your oil to be darker than when it went in with uniform viscosity and no solid particles. Solid particles are a major concern because they mean that something inside the engine, be it a seal or anything else, is breaking apart. Engines contain a lot of finely balanced mechanisms with only a few micrometers of space for moving parts to clear each other. Any solid particles moving through your engine can cause a massive amount of damage very quickly. At Harry's Auto Service Center we perform expert analysis on your oil to make sure that everything is working perfectly within your engine's internals, and we carry the best oils to replace that fluid in your vehicle.


Engine Coolant
Another simple item that can save your engine untold misery, is the coolant fluid, which keeps everything running at the correct temperature. The many moving parts inside your engine, as well as the explosions taking place within its combustion chambers, generate a significant amount of heat. As with any machine, your engine has temperature tolerances at which it happily operates. Once those tolerances are exceeded, things can start to go wrong. A common side effect of overheating can be radiator failure. The water that cools the engine becomes heated and pressurizes the radiator past a safe level causing the scalding water to spray out. This dangerous problem can be avoided with the engine coolants used by Harry's Auto Service Center.


Filters
To work efficiently, your car's engine needs the ingredients for combustion to be delivered in the purest form possible. To this end your engine contains a number of filters which keep everything nice and clean. Harry's Auto Service Center's engine thorough maintenance keeps checks on your air, oil, and fuel filters, replacing them as needed to keep your car running at its highest efficiency.


Fuel Injector Cleaning
Working alongside your spark plugs are the injectors that shoot a precise amount of fuel into the combustion chamber. Over time these injectors can become clogged with contaminants from fuel. Harry's Auto Service Center carries a line of specially developed injector cleaning solutions which open the injector tubing back up and get your car back to making the most power that it can.


Accessory Belts
Engine accessories such as the alternator and air conditioning compressor rely on belts that take power from the engine to run them. Over time, these belts can become frayed and damaged. If your alternator belt snaps, for example, your engine won't be able to generate the electricity it needs to charge the battery and keep itself running. Harry's Auto Service Center can keep a close eye on the health of your accessory belts and ensure that all your engine's pulleys are lined up perfectly to allow for the maximum amount of use from your belts.


Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At Harry's Auto Service Center, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at 517-789-5700 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

Diesel
Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Typical maintenance tasks include:

  • Changing the oil & filter
  • Changing the air filter
  • Changing the fuel filter
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Draining the water separators
  • Refilling the urea injection system

You can count on the experts at Harry's Auto Service Center to help your diesel engine last a long time.

Fuel Injection
Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an engine. Since 1990, fuel injectors have completely replaced carburetors as the primary means of getting gasoline into the engine. A fuel injector atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle (under high pressure). Failure of the fuel injection system means poor performance and ultimately destroys the engine. Make sure your vehicle's fuel injection system is maintained properly. For all your fuel injection maintenance and replacement needs, call 517-789-5700 or visit Harry's Auto Service Center today.

Ignition
An ignition system is a system for igniting (using an electric spark) a mixture of fuel and air in a gasoline engine. A properly working ignition system means a properly starting engine and high performance from your car. For all your ignition system maintenance and replacement needs, call or visit Harry's Auto Service Center today.

Ignition Wires & Cables
Ignition cables also known as spark plug wires are an important part of your car's ignition system. They transfer the spark from the ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the mixture of fuel and air. The mixture starts the engine. Over time, ignition wires and cables get weak and break down. This makes it impossible for the spark to reach the engine cylinders. This results in the engine misfiring. The car will eventually fail to start. If it does start, it will run poorly. Common symptoms of faulty ignition cables and wires are: poor gas mileage, engine misfires, engine light is on, and engine may vibrate. If your car needs new ignition cables and wires, call or visit Harry's Auto Service Center in Jackson, MI 49202. Here, you will have the wires and cables changed by a top-rated mechanic.

Oil, Lube, and Filter
To keep running smoothly, your car highly relies on oil, lube, and oil filters. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. Your car needs an oil, lube, and filter change every three months (or 3,000 miles). When it is time for a lube, oil, or filter change, take your vehicle to Harry's Auto Service Center in Jackson, MI 49202.

Spark Plugs
A spark plug delivers electric current to the combustion chamber from the ignition system. Spark plugs that haven't been changed for a long time can cause ignition problems. At Harry's Auto Service Center, we have automotive experts who will check and replace your spark plugs. For all your spark plug repair or replacement needs, call 517-789-5700 or visit Harry's Auto Service Center today.

Whether you're in need of simple oil service, or more significant engine maintenance, call Harry's Auto Service Center at 517-789-5700 to learn how we can help you get back on the road quickly!



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TESTIMONIALS

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Absolutely the most phenomenal service. I had an estimate of $1600 to fix the power steering & because of a lot of rust underneath, a few other things that went with it. When I picked up the car, my bill was only $1400, they didnt have to change the serpentine belt. So that saved me about $200. Its not the first time my final bill was less than the estimate. And they fixed a ($400 job) problem with my exhaust,no charge to me. I have been taking my car there for a long time & I will never take it anywhere else.
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They are honest and in the price range or less than other places.
, 01/25/2017

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Great group of guys, walk you thru the process, some of the best help around!
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Paul installed my new exhaust himself, and did an excellent job! Welds look great. Sounds even better too! For the first time, I am happy with it! Paul is a good guy, and I plan on going back for more service.
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The staff at Harry's Auto Service Center are great. They are professional, friendly, and honest. They don't try to sell you on products or repairs that you don't need or aren't necessary. The work they do is done very quickly and done very well. I would highly recommend taking your vehicle to them for any repairs.
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I had an emergency, needed my brakes done in a matter of hours as I was leaving on a trip. Called them, went right in and they finished in record time. It was a very safe trip, thanks Kate and all for helping me and oh I was given a loaner car!
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I see a few comments about female treatment in the thread here, so I'll chime in. I certainly will never let my wife bring in her car without me and here is why. First, they have way more tools than me, what are they trying to do, make me look like an inferior male?! As a matter of a fact, one day I brought my turd of an import in because of some coolant system issues and had them take a peek at it. They didn't have the necessary tools for the job, so do you know what they did? They bought the expensive tool to ensure the job was done correctly!! Ok, great, cater to my family's every need, again making me look like a bum! Secondly, they treat her with dignity and respect, again, what are they trying to do, make me look like a pig?? Then, they are always in communication with us and are spot on when it comes to the dollar amount. Now they are pulling honesty card making my wife question how truthful I am with her. And lastly, a majority of these fellas are dashingly handsome, especially that Paul guy. Like, I think one day in an internal debate to choose between a modeling career or to become a mechanic, it came down to a coin toss, heads he's a mechanic, tails he's a model...luckily for me...it was heads. All this being said, I fear if my wife goes in without me, she won't come back home. So, just to be safe, I will take my car in to get all of this amazing treatment, because us guys deserve to be pampered every now and then too. I seriously can't trust a mechanic any further than I could throw him, but these fellas here are the only one that I would ever take my vehicle to. It isn't just me, my whole family feels the same way too! Don't get me started on how well they treat my mother...because I am getting sick of hearing "Dustin I wish Dylan was my son instead of you, he knows how to treat a mother!"


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Recently got a much needed tune up service was great loaned me a car to go to work came back paid a fair price and the van runs great thank you Dylan and the rest of the staff
, 01/28/2017

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I had my muffler fixed and welded in December. They told me when I left that the weld may break because it was so cold outside and new welds sometimes do that. They also said that if that happened to bring it back and they would fix it for free. Well it did break and when I called they told me bring it in. It was fixed in less than an hour and did not cost a thing. They were awesome and I will be recommending Harry's to all my friends and family!
, 03/18/2017

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Won't take my Subie anywhere else! The most reputable place in town.
, 04/06/2017

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Harry's auto service is the best in the biz!!! Friendly and professional service at a really good rate!!! That's why I trust Harry's with all my automotive repairs!!!
, 05/04/2017

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Honest hard working crew here at Harry's. I'd recommend them anytime.
, 05/05/2017

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Friendly service. Trustworthy and affordable. I was charged what I was quoted.
, 06/21/2017

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Won't go anywhere else! Dylan & the crew are the greatest!
, 11/14/2017

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Cleanest shop in town! Amazing technicians that know what there doing. Super fast service! Will be back!!
, 01/17/2018

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Awesome service, and extremely kind guys. They put a great sounding exhaust on my Ram in only 30 mins, and for a great price. Couldn't be happier.
, 03/06/2018

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They put a performance exhaust on my car they were fast and professional did awesome Job I'll be back if ever need anything done to my exhaust again think the guys name was Dylan thanks again! ??
, 03/10/2018

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Did a great job and communicated with me every step of the way. I'll definitely be coming back when I need more work. Thanks.
, 04/25/2018

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These guys went above and beyond to get my car in working order. Excellent communication, super friendly, incredibly knowledgeable, quick turnaround, and all at a very fair price.
, 05/25/2018

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Always great service
, 07/06/2018

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Best shop in town! I wouldn?t trust my vehicle with anyone other than Dylan and the guys at Harry?s!
, 07/07/2018

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Cleanest shop in town! Amazing technicians that know what there doing. Super fast service! Will be back!!


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Best shop in town! I wouldn't trust my vehicle with anyone other than the guys at Harry's!


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I recommend Harry's to anybody, they are very honest very professional and fast work.


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Great professional service! Fast and accurate diagnosis, fair prices,keep up the great work!


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Very Friendly- Fast service!


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Did a great job and communicated with me every step of the way. I'll definitely be coming back when I need more work. Thanks.


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These guys went above and beyond to get my car in working order. Excellent communication, super friendly, incredibly knowledgeable, quick turnaround, and all at a very fair price.


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They were awesome and I will be recommending Harry's to all my friends and family!


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The staff at Harry's Auto Service Center are great. They are professional, friendly, and honest.


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We have been taking our vehicles here for years. They have always done good by us and even worked with us to get repairs done.