Questions About Auto Service & Repair in the Alvin, TX Area?

Keeping your Buick Encore, Chevrolet Equinox, or Ford F-150 in good condition is important for many reasons. The service teams across our Ron Carter locations recommend scheduling car maintenance regularly. Before you schedule auto service or repairs, take a look at some of our frequently asked questions. Afterward, if you still have questions about auto service and repair, you can reach out to our team of professionals.

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  1. Ron Carter

    3205 Fm 528 Rd
    Alvin, TX 77511

    • Sales: 281-331-3111
  2. Ron Carter Ford

    3005 FM 528 Rd
    Alvin, TX 77511

    • Sales: (281) 331-8111
  3. Ron Carter Chevrolet Buick GMC

    3205 FM 528
    ALVIN, TX 77511

    • Sales: (281) 299-0573
  4. Ron Carter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

    3005 Fm 528 Rd
    Alvin, TX 77511

    • Sales: 281-245-0780
  5. Ron Carter Ford in Alvin

    3005 Fm 528 Rd
    Alvin, TX 77511

    • Sales: (281) 331-8111
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What Are The Benefits of Frequent Service?

Many of our customers ask us, "What are the benefits of frequent service?" Most importantly, a huge benefit is the safety and protection of you and your passengers. Our service teams will work hard to keep your car, truck, or SUV performing at its best. Receiving frequent service appointments near League City will can help improve the performance of your vehicle, along with its gas mileage. Get the peace of mind you deserve by bringing your vehicle in for routine maintenance or repairs.

How Do I Know When It's Time to Service My Vehicle?

Wondering if it's time for vehicle service? Can't remember the last time you received an oil change? There are warning signs to look out for if you need vehicle service. For starters, you may hear a grinding noise coming from your brakes or an unfamiliar noise coming from under the hood. You may even see a light pop up on your dash indicating that you need car maintenance. At Ron Carter, we recommend getting a full-service appointment at least once a year.

How Often Should I Get an Oil Change?


3205 Fm 528 Rd
Directions Alvin, TX 77511

  • CHEVROLET - GMC - BUICK: 281-331-3111
  • FORD - CHRYSLER: 281-331-3111

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Ron Carter knows oil changes. That's why we recommend that our customers receive an oil change once every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. Although, some of our newer models can drive up to about 7,000 miles on one oil change. You can always check your vehicle owner's manual to find the mileage for your vehicle.

How Often Should I Check My Fluid Levels?

Your vehicle runs with many fluids: engine coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, motor oil, transmission fluid, and windshield washer fluid. You or our service technicians can check your vehicle's fluid levels once every 5,000 miles.

How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

We suggest changing your air filter at least once every 20,000 miles or once a year, whichever comes first. If your vehicle is equipped with a turbocharged engine, you may have to have it replaced sooner than the 20,000 miles, depending on how much you drive.

How Often Do I Need to Get My Brakes Checked?

It is a good idea to get your brakes checked at least once every 10,000 miles. If you hear any grinding or squeaking noises coming from your brakes or it's hard to stop your vehicle, be sure to bring your vehicle down to one of our service facilities as soon as possible.

When Should I Replace My Brake Pads?

Your brakes and brake pads work together to help stop your vehicle safely. You can replace your brake pads anywhere between 25,000 and 50,000 miles. Of course, this depends on your driving habits and the model of your vehicle.

When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

Considering the various weather conditions and driving habits, your car battery should be able to last up to 3 to 4 years. If you feel like your vehicle is having difficulty starting, any of our service technicians can inspect your car battery.

When Do I Need to Get a Tire Rotation?

Wondering when you need to get a tire rotation? You should get a tire rotation once every 7,500 miles or once every six months, whichever comes first. When you bring your vehicle in for routine car maintenance, we'll rotate your tires for you.

How Much Air Pressure Should I Put into My Tires?

Pounds per square inch (PSI) can vary depending on what vehicle you drive. The PSI can range between 30 and 35 but you can always look at your vehicle owner's manual or the inside of your Chevy, Ford, or GMC model.

How Often Do Tires Need To Be Replaced?

Tires are a huge investment and should be properly cared for. Tires can usually last anywhere between 35,000-60,000 miles before they need to get replaced. If you have questions about tire rotations or changes, be sure to reach out to our service specialists.

Where Can I Find Auto Service & Repair Near Me?

You will find auto service and repair at any of our Ron Carter locations. Ron Carter Autoland, Ron Carter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and Ron Carter Ford are all conveniently located for our clients throughout Houston and Pearland.

Do I Have to Schedule An Appointment To Get My Vehicle Serviced?

We recommend that you schedule a service appointment by giving us a call or by booking online. If you have a specific day and time that works out for you and your busy schedule, it is a good idea to schedule your appointment ahead of time.