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209 W. Airport Fwy , Euless, TX 76040
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7700 A Davis Blvd , North Richland Hills, TX 76182
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219 W. Euless Blvd , Euless, TX 76040

Euless and North Richland Hills Auto Repair

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Is Your Car Computer Up To Date?

Is Your Car Computer Up To Date?

Customers of Parra Auto Care in Euless and North Richland Hills, as well as Mid-Cities Service Center in Euless may not realize this, but your shop is standing guard for you and your vehicle. Specifically, keeping your car’s computers up–to-date is critical, and we want to explain why. Software Updates Ramp-up In recent months, you may have noticed increasingly more frequent notifications that your home computer or mobile phone needs a software update. The reasons for the updates include functionality, security, and others. As the Internet of Things and smart device connectivity become more pervasive, expect more updates going forward. Modern automobiles generally have 25 to 50 computer modules onboard, fueled by 100 million lines of software code, that communicate vehicle data across approximately 2.5 miles of wired vehicle networks. Software can have many bugs, most of them not identified until after new vehicles are purchased. Updates provide the reme ... read more