DIY vs. Pro: When to Roll Up Your Sleeves and When to Roll to a Mechanic

With the rise of sites like Pinterest and YouTube, DIY projects have never seemed so possible. Step-by-step instructions, great photography, and simple video tutorials provide readers and viewers with the confidence they need to take on projects, save money, and learn new skills. Car maintenance is no exception. As we navigate the vast landscape of…

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Be Prepared: Tips for driving in the snow

Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Applying the gas slowly to accelerate is the best method for regaining traction and avoiding skids. Don’t try to get moving in a hurry. And take time to slow down for a stoplight. Remember: It takes longer to slow down on icy roads. Drive slowly. Everything takes longer on snow-covered roads.…

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Does Your AC Blow?

Tacoma drivers: Does Your AC Blow? Did you know that over time the Freon gas in you’re A/C System can Leak? Seal shrinkage and compressor inactivity during the colder winter months can cause your air conditioning system in your vehicle to leak Freon. Overtime, you will need to replace this Freon to maintain a cold…

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Let Us Take Care of Your 2nd and 3rd Vehicles!

At Rolf’s Import Auto Service, we would like to thank you for allowing us to service your vehicle. If you own another European, Import or a U.S. Vehicle that could use the same quality Rolf’s Service we would like to service it as well!  While we specialize in all European and Import Vehicles, we are…

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Girl Scout Cookies

Rolf’s Import Auto has it’s very own girl scout, Emily Simons.  Emily has a personal goal of selling at least 215 boxes of cookies.  Let’s all help out Emily reach her goal!  If you are interested in ordering cookies please stop by the shop, call us or even email us your order.  Make sure you…

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Planning 2012 Vehicle Care

If you don’t control your money, your money will control you. Today let’s focus on getting control over the cost of auto repair and maintenance. The Cost of Owning a Car Here’s a look at all the budget categories you may want consider when attempting to nail down your auto expenses: Purchase price – payment…

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Why you trust Rolf's Import Auto:

Checkbook, a local consumer magazine has performed a survey on 67 different independent shops in the Pierce County area.  This survey consisted of 6 catagories that were asked to the local consumers. And everyone here at Rolf’s Import Auto is proud to say Thank you for trusting us and continuing to come to Rolf’s!  Here…

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Are you ready for the winter?

Winter, what does that mean to most people?  That means…holiday shopping (not to mention wrapping and hiding all those gifts), fun festivities with friends and family, and of course staying warm! But, don’t forget the winter weather either, so why not get your car ready for it so you can enjoy what winter time is…

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