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ENGINE MAINTENANCE

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Sun Closed

ENGINE MAINTENANCE

Your engine is one of, if not the most important major component of your car. Without it working in good order, it's impossible for you to go anywhere. If it runs inefficiently, you may face a whole host of problems that can be avoided with relatively simple maintenance. At EG Automotive Center we provide all of the expertise and parts needed to keep your engine running happily and at peak efficiency.




Oil Changes
One of the simplest ways to determine the condition of your engine is to examine the oil that drains out during an oil change. The oil circulates through much of your engine, so it's a great way to determine the overall health of your car's power plant. Ideally, we want your oil to be darker than when it went in with uniform viscosity and no solid particles. Solid particles are a major concern because they mean that something inside the engine, be it a seal or anything else, is breaking apart. Engines contain a lot of finely balanced mechanisms with only a few micrometers of space for moving parts to clear each other. Any solid particles moving through your engine can cause a massive amount of damage very quickly. At EG Automotive Center we perform expert analysis on your oil to make sure that everything is working perfectly within your engine's internals, and we carry the best oils to replace that fluid in your vehicle.


Engine Coolant
Another simple item that can save your engine untold misery, is the coolant fluid, which keeps everything running at the correct temperature. The many moving parts inside your engine, as well as the explosions taking place within its combustion chambers, generate a significant amount of heat. As with any machine, your engine has temperature tolerances at which it happily operates. Once those tolerances are exceeded, things can start to go wrong. A common side effect of overheating can be radiator failure. The water that cools the engine becomes heated and pressurizes the radiator past a safe level causing the scalding water to spray out. This dangerous problem can be avoided with the engine coolants used by EG Automotive Center.


Filters
To work efficiently, your car's engine needs the ingredients for combustion to be delivered in the purest form possible. To this end your engine contains a number of filters which keep everything nice and clean. EG Automotive Center's engine thorough maintenance keeps checks on your air, oil, and fuel filters, replacing them as needed to keep your car running at its highest efficiency.


Fuel Injector Cleaning
Working alongside your spark plugs are the injectors that shoot a precise amount of fuel into the combustion chamber. Over time these injectors can become clogged with contaminants from fuel. EG Automotive Center carries a line of specially developed injector cleaning solutions which open the injector tubing back up and get your car back to making the most power that it can.


Accessory Belts
Engine accessories such as the alternator and air conditioning compressor rely on belts that take power from the engine to run them. Over time, these belts can become frayed and damaged. If your alternator belt snaps, for example, your engine won't be able to generate the electricity it needs to charge the battery and keep itself running. EG Automotive Center can keep a close eye on the health of your accessory belts and ensure that all your engine's pulleys are lined up perfectly to allow for the maximum amount of use from your belts.


Diesel
Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Typical maintenance tasks include:

  • Changing the oil & filter
  • Changing the air filter
  • Changing the fuel filter
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Draining the water separators
  • Refilling the urea injection system

You can count on the experts at EG Automotive Center to help your diesel engine last a long time.

Fuel Injection
Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an engine. Since 1990, fuel injectors have completely replaced carburetors as the primary means of getting gasoline into the engine. A fuel injector atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle (under high pressure). Failure of the fuel injection system means poor performance and ultimately destroys the engine. Make sure your vehicle's fuel injection system is maintained properly. For all your fuel injection maintenance and replacement needs, call 732-329-6300 or visit EG Automotive Center today.

Ignition
An ignition system is a system for igniting (using an electric spark) a mixture of fuel and air in a gasoline engine. A properly working ignition system means a properly starting engine and high performance from your car. For all your ignition system maintenance and replacement needs, call or visit EG Automotive Center today.

Ignition Wires & Cables
Ignition cables also known as spark plug wires are an important part of your car's ignition system. They transfer the spark from the ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the mixture of fuel and air. The mixture starts the engine. Over time, ignition wires and cables get weak and break down. This makes it impossible for the spark to reach the engine cylinders. This results in the engine misfiring. The car will eventually fail to start. If it does start, it will run poorly. Common symptoms of faulty ignition cables and wires are: poor gas mileage, engine misfires, engine light is on, and engine may vibrate. If your car needs new ignition cables and wires, call or visit EG Automotive Center in Dayton, NJ 08810. Here, you will have the wires and cables changed by a top-rated mechanic.

Spark Plugs
A spark plug delivers electric current to the combustion chamber from the ignition system. Spark plugs that haven't been changed for a long time can cause ignition problems. At EG Automotive Center, we have automotive experts who will check and replace your spark plugs. For all your spark plug repair or replacement needs, call 732-329-6300 or visit EG Automotive Center today.

Oil, Lube, and Filter
To keep running smoothly, your car highly relies on oil, lube, and oil filters. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. Your car needs an oil, lube, and filter change every three months (or 3,000 miles). When it is time for a lube, oil, or filter change, take your vehicle to EG Automotive Center in Dayton, NJ 08810.

Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At EG Automotive Center, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at 732-329-6300 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

Whether you're in need of simple oil service, or more significant engine maintenance, call EG Automotive Center at 732-329-6300 to learn how we can help you get back on the road quickly!

What People Say About Us


  • -Kate B.

    Great customer service.. honest, fair and quick service!


  • -Jezebel F.

    Goodbye Tire Barn! Hello EG!


  • -Daniel O.

    Great job, reasonable priced, friendly.


  • -Jerry W.

    Good owners and techs. Oil change once, then issue with AC, and they diagnosed a major repair, but didn't charge as they knew the car wasn't worth the money.


  • -Brandon F.

    Quality service! A friendly family environment and a clean waiting area! Great people there. Stop by and ask for Pete or Joe!


  • -Erica R.

    The experience I had here was amazing! I am not from the area and while driving to a conference my tire pressure light came on. I still had about 50 more miles and was concerned I was getting a flat or had a leak and didn't have a tire pressure gauge with me. I just so happened to be passing EG Automotive so I pulled in hoping they could help. They were friendly and extremely helpful. They immediately took my car back and tried to troubleshoot the issue. I waited at most, 10 minutes, if that. They checked my tires for a leak and filled them with air. I wish I lived closer so I could continue to give them my business!


  • -Dom G.

    Excellent service. Staff is very friendly and accommodating, will be back!


  • -Mike F.

    Peter and his son are great. Very accommodating and know the value of customer service. The only place I'll go for automotive needs.


  • -Nicholaos G.

    Great services and a very knowledgeable staff! The staff as well as the owner are very knowledgeable in their work. Service is fast and efficient, never tried to guide you in wrong direction, fully trustworthy and always give you proper guidance and valid reason for the service required immediately on your car or wait till next appointment. All in all the one and only stop for your car services. I will recommend them highly!


  • -Scali Entertainment

    Took my Range Rover for a service and was blown away by the customer service.


  • -Andrew Z.

    Great customer service, quick repair, and comfortable environment. Highly recommend going to them for any car troubles.


  • -Jessica N.

    Had EG automotive get my car all prepped to be resold and they did an incredible job. From getting me unbeaten tire prices to my brakes being done, everything was top notch and the service was amazing! Could not reccomend them enough!


  • -Danny B.

    Went into the shop for service on my vehicle and the owners bent over backwards for me. Very kind and caring owners and overall a fantastic business; will be back for sure.


  • -Philip E.

    Great family business, as well as a very warm and friendly staff. I have come to this shop many times and walked out a very satisfied customer. Highly recommend EG Automotive.


  • -Bill E.

    Great Shop, knowledgeable mechanics. Using the latest diagnostic tools. Very reasonable prices.


  • -Jimmy R.

    The service there is outstanding, you're not just another number. The prices are fair, and they are honest which is refreshing. Have been coming here since my first car, won't go anywhere else, not even for a simple tire or oil change.


  • -James J.

    Had a flat tire. They fixed it really quickly. Great staff and very friedly service.


  • -Chris E.

    Great work and very quick!! Great prices and always willing to help out. Great team of guys. Definitely recommend this place.


  • -Michael C.

    The service at EG Automotive Center in Dayton, NJ was absolutely amazing. My car was serviced upon my arrival and was done extremely efficiently. The customer service was great and the employees were very kind. I have multiple automotive centers within my area that are closer then EG, but I will happily go out of my way any day to go here. I recommend that everyone goes here.


  • -Fred F.

    New management are very responsive and take an interest in your concerns.


  • -Jordan F.

    The most reliable auto shop around. I never feel like I'm getting cheated or a run for my money. Joe and the crew are excellent workers, are up front and straight with what is needed. Only place I go I know can trust!


  • -Alisa F.

    Quick and reliable service. Easy to make an appointment. Great prices. Convenient location.


  • -Dylan T.

    If you have any problems with your vehicle, go see my boy Joe P, him and the crew will get you all squared away!


  • -Jery I.

    Good customer service. I went in to inquire about my blown head gasket, and I got 100% attention. Nice people.


  • -Ashraf M. M.

    Trustworthy and friendly.


  • -Claude T.

    Best choice for fair and professional auto service in central NJ.


  • -Sr R.

    Family owned. Friendly and trustworthy people. Efficient service and frank advice.


  • -Shweta M.

    Absolutely fantastic service. Honest, wonderful people.


  • -Jose R.

    Good people to do business with.


  • -Mohan K.

    Nice and clean. Great quality and fast service. Reasonable price.


  • -Geoffrey C.

    It's hard to find a mechanic shop you can trust, and when you do you stick with them forever. I will now be a lifetime customer of EG Automotive! Went in thinking I had a major engine problem that would cost me major $$. Turns out it was a minor fix that cost under $100. These guys could've beat me over the head because I told them I was expecting the worst, but they were honest and fixed my vehicle fast. I will never go anywhere else for my car's repairs or maintenance.


  • -Sonia A.

    I will definitely be going back here again. They were very efficient and pleasant. Extremely satisfied!


  • -Kristen V.

    Nice people always trying to help you out! They do good work and they're always pleasant.


  • -Jennifer F.

    Good service. Friendly people. I have been going here for 25 yrs. New ownership, but they seem to be keeping their honesty going.


  • -Krystal M.

    Joe is great. Such a professional. Staff very helpful and friendly. They get you in and out. Highly recommend this place.


  • -Kristen B.

    EG Auto is the best auto shop I have found in Middlesex County. They are awesome, work hard and let you know everything that is going on. No matter what, you are always on the same page as them!!! Thank u EG.


  • -Ankush D.

    I stopped here just when the store was about to close, but a staff member stayed a few minutes after to check out the damage to my tires. Very friendly and accommodating. 5/5 Definitely would recommend!


  • -Sunil J.

    Good service.


  • -Pablo J.

    I was visiting NJ and my tire went flat. EG helped me out no questions asked. They ordered a tire while I finished up work and they fit me in before they closed so that I can go home 180 miles away. THANKS JOE AND TEAM!


  • -Brittany R.

    Owner is very respectful and helpful of situations. Went out of their way to make sure my car would be ready for me in a short time. Prices are very fair and they do a great job. Will continue to come here; love the service !


  • -Robert G.

    Friendly, professional, and courteous. The price of my repairs was very fair. I couldn't be happier with the service. Joey & Pete know how to treat a customer; with respect!


  • -John R.

    Today I went to EG Automotive, my car was making a noise and turns out that my brakes were metal to metal. Joe and Steve took excellent care of me. I felt very comfortable and absolutely loved the service.


  • -Sara G.

    We stopped here after my car broke down on NYE on a long trip. The owner spent 20 minutes looking at my car and gave me great advice, filled my transmission with a lot of fluid and didn't charge us anything! Very knowledgeable and great customer service.


  • -Stacey B.

    Quality service. Great prices!


  • -Brock Z.

    When driving from Philly back home to CT, alternator went. They were able to fit me in and fix it and get me back on the road in a timely fashion. Friendly, fast service. Free TV to watch while you wait.


  • -Anthony L.

    I showed up this past Saturday (Memorial Day Weekend) with a nail in one of my rear tires. Steve repaired the tire quickly and I was on my way. I've never been to EG but have lived in the area for a long time. I would definitely recommend this shop to friends and family.


  • -Jorge Z.

    Very happy with Steve and his tech crew, honest hard working guys, came in with engine light on, and he took care of it right the way.


  • -Thomas T.

    Nice friendly and very effiently taken care of. Really busy business in the area.


  • -Yosi N.

    Been using this place for a few months now. So far it's been a pleasure, great work and great prices, no games. They've done brakes, alignments, tires, and oil change for me on 2 cars. I recommend this place to everyone who is looking for an honest repair shop.


  • -Eileen T.

    Finally found a local automotive center that is professional, responsive and skilled. We've been blessed to find a family business who is fair priced and always accommodating. We have 2 older cars and, as seniors, truly appreciate their level of competence and customer service.


  • -Lawrence B.

    Wonderful local business, knowledgeable, courteous and HONEST, really honest and their prices are fair, never inflated. I trust them completely, a very rare commodity in this day and age, especially in this type of business.


  • -Erin M.

    Great guys. Our car over heated as we were traveling with two toddlers - it was Good Friday and EG was open. They checked out the car, determined we could make it to our destination, gave us a couple gallons of water (just in case it over heated again) and didn't charge us. Thank you!!


  • -Jill H.

    I've taken my car here for years, and the guys at EG never let me down, repairs and routine maintenance are always done promptly and well. Unlike other car repair places, they never overcharge or make up fake things that need to be done RIGHT AWAY for the tune of several thousand dollars or else my car is liable to spontaneously combust. The EG guys are courteous and helpful. I hope EG never goes out of business!


  • -Chris H.

    Simply excellent.


  • -Stephen M.

    Great people.


  • -Kevin B.

    Great service! I would highly recommend! Better than those chain places.


  • -Tom P.

    Very professional shop, work was done on time, at a fair price and to my absolute satisfaction. Recommend them.


  • -Kristen G.

    EG Auto is an AWESOME shop!! Friendly staff and very helpful..I love that they fully explain everything out to you and there are no surprises!!! Thanks EG Auto for all your help, my honda can count on you!


  • -Martin R.

    Won't go anywhere else, this is the best service I've gotten from all the auto shops I've been to!


  • -Jessica P.

    I've been coming to EG Automotive Center since 2014. Besides being friendly and professional, I feel like I can trust them. I've been told by them before "You could get that done, but you don't need to. Don't waste your money". That made me trust them. I appreciate their honesty, even if it prevents them from adding to their cost.


  • -Robert J.

    Friendly, professional, and courteous. The price of my repairs was very fair. I couldn't be happier with the service. Joey & Pete know how to treat a customer; with respect!


  • -Debbie C.

    I've been coming to EG since the 1990s. They are the best. I recommend them to all my friends. Steve and Pete are so friendly and are always there when I need help with my car. Love those guys.


  • -Thomas E.

    Thanks for checking out my tires when I got my oil change. I didn't know how bad the tires were. You gave me a great price for tires and now my wife and kids can drive safely.


  • -John G.

    Went there for an oil change and wheel alignment, they were absolutely honest and friendly and reasonably priced! I would send my friends and family to this place!

Call us for service: 732-329-6300

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