At Loren's Auto Repair, our goal for over 28 years has been the same: to provide the best quality auto repair with a highest level of service available in Northwest Montana. We like to call it "Service with Integrity". With 10 full service bays and a team of certified professionals ready to serve you, we can help keep your vehicle running safe and worry free.

All About Your TPMS In Kalispell

Kalispell car owners know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for MT auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires. It’s hard for many Kalispell motorists to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your automobile manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your tire is considered significantly under-inflated... 

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Getting the Right Tires And Wheels In Kalispell

Your browser does not support video A lot of people get custom wheels in Kalispell. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you’re not careful. Sometimes, once they’re mounted, they just don’t fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don’t want that. Consulting your Loren’s Auto Repair tire professional can ensure you get the right fit. First he’ll ask you a series of questions... 

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Kalispell Alignment Service

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn’t feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into potholes, smacking a curb or other object are great ways to knock your car out of alignment. Then one or more of your wheels starts pulling in a slightly... 

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Kalispell Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Your browser does not support video Let’s talk about air quality in Kalispell. It’s a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Kalispell car owners began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle? Cabin air filters are now coming on most new Subarus in Kalispell. These filters clean the air in the passenger compartment. They can filter particles down to three... 

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What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Loren’s Auto Repair

Your browser does not support video Okay. You went to your local Kalispell car wash and while your Subaru was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the Subaru! You head for the nearest Kalispell service station, but on the way, the check engine light stops flashing, and just glows red. Hmm. Maybe things aren’t as bad as they seem. You decide to wait until payday to... 

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Upsizing Wheels and Tires

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Loren’s Auto Repair

At AutoNetTV we love doughnuts. So let’s pretend you have three doughnuts right in front of you for today’s discussion about upsizing wheels and tires. Hey, don’t eat them now – your going to need them later. Many Kalispell auto owners want to accessorize their car – you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Kalispell area... 

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Preventative Maintenance

Why People In Kalispell Hesitate to Get their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Kalispell MT roads have one or more service or repair that’s needed, but hasn’t been taken care of. Now that’s a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. Some of the neglected items are minor. Others are serious safety concerns. There are several reasons why we hesitate to take care of recommended services;... 

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Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Whitefish

Your browser does not support video There’s a segment of the Whitefish population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the MT area over time. Many Whitefish motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so reliable. Reliability has improved dramatically in recent years. Quality surveys report fewer problems with new cars than ever before. Back when cars spent more... 

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Shake It Up in Kalispell!: Why Wheel Balancing

Your browser does not support video Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, us Kalispell motorists generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle’s wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance. This means that as the wheel spins, there is a slight wobble to the path of the tire. For best... 

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Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Loren’s Auto Repair

Your browser does not support video When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match your moods and outfits, then cheap shoes can be what you want. But if you spend a lot of time on your feet, you probably... 

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