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209 W. Airport Fwy , Euless, TX 76040
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7700 A Davis Blvd , North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Mon - Fri: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
219 W. Euless Blvd , Euless, TX 76040

Euless and North Richland Hills Auto Repair

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Beat the Summer Heat!

Have you prepared to weather the summer heat wave predicted for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this year? Remember how hot and humid it was heading into early June here in Euless, Bedford, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Colleyville and other Mid-Cities communities? Parra Car Care, your trusted auto repair, and maintenance shop does. We’re geared up and ready to help your vehicle keep its cool all summer long. Often when we hear a heat wave is coming, let alone living in the midst of one, we hear lots of sound advice about looking after ourselves, by being prepared, staying hydrated and protecting ourselves from the effects of the sun. But one thing we often overlook is where we spend much of our time during summer months — our family vehicle. Like our bodies, automobiles have a number of different fluid systems. Like our bodies, proper fluid chemistry in those vehicle systems matters at all times, and especially so during extremes of heat or cold here in North Texas. Now ... read more

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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

How To Prepare For Your Summertime Road Trips

When the kids get out of school and the weather turns warm, many of us in the Fort Worth region get an itch to hit the road. Road trips are an essential part of American culture, and we can talk for days about where to go and what to do. But to help your road trip go along smoothly, we want to focus on some safety tips in our May blog. A lot of people are on the move during the months of May - September. Grade school kids accompany their parents on family vacations in the car. Many college kids drive long distances to begin their internships. We want to make sure they stay safe, so here are some safety tips to keep in mind: Know what to do when the torrential rains begin flooding the roads you’re driving. Torrential downpours are common in May and you want to be sure you remain safe. Here are seven helpful tips to keep you safe while driving in the rain: Tip #1 -- Give yourself more time to travel when it’s raining. Tip #2 -- Keep a safe following distance between yo ... read more

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