Monday, January 17, 2022

Oh, Those Potholes!

Late winter driving adds yet another dimension to our driving challenges in the Kansas City area…those dreaded potholes that we try to maneuver around at every turn. A sudden impact with a pothole can give your vehicle’s suspension quite a knock, causing a variety of problems. Kansas City area auto suspension specialist Able Auto Service wants to help.

Keeping your car properly aligned is a key component in maintaining complete control of your vehicle. When your car is out of alignment, this can cause extreme wear on your front tires…and other big-time problems! Driving in KC winters is tough enough without the extra challenges that potholes bring.

The A-Team at Able Auto Service in Kansas City will help you navigate through winter driving in the Kansas City area. They have over 4 decades of experience dealing with such problems. When you have a close encounter with a KC pothole, hobble into 837 Osage Ave. in Kansas City, KS or call (913) 321-1030. The full A-Team story is found at

Monday, January 3, 2022

Start the New Year Right…Change Your Oil.

We tend to drive longer than we should on old, dirty oil. Nothing is worse for the general maintenance of your vehicle than being lazy about changing its oil on a regular schedule. There is nothing better than a new year to remind us of that. In the Kansas City area, the right place to have your car’s oil changed is Able Auto Service.

Here are some obvious reasons right off the top that you should have your oil changed –

1.  It helps your engine perform better.

2.  It reduces the bad emissions your vehicle puts into the environment.

3.  It helps your wallet by increasing your MPG.

4.  You can ask the A-Team to look for any problems while you are in the shop.

That shop, by the way is, Able Auto Service located at 837 Osage Ave in Kansas City, KS. Kansas City has long, hard winters and you need to keep your car running under various conditions. Don’t forget to drive into Able Auto Service for an oil change. Or…you could call ahead at (913) 321-1030. See what the A-Team can do for you at

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Christmas is Still Christmas.

Sometimes we need to be reminded of the old line from Miracle on 34th Street. Christmas events are flourishing in the Kansas City area. In this nearly post-pandemic era Able Auto Service of Kansas City and the A-Team of automotive repair professionals hope that you will enjoy the holiday season to the fullest in 2021.

One such event would be The Christmas Festival at Helzberg Hall in the Kaufmann Center for the Performing Arts. This annual event, which takes place during the evenings of Dec. 16th through the 19th is very much on as scheduled in 2021. For more information we invite you to visit

There are many, many other holiday events that are taking place in December. As things start to return to normal in the Kansas City area, we urge you to “check your local listings” as they say. If you have any vehicle mechanical problems just remember Able Auto Service at 837 Osage Ave. in Kansas City KS.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Forty Years is a Long Time.

It depends on what we are referring to, but well over 40 years is a long time to be a reliable and consistent choice for auto repair. You see, that is how long that family-owned Able Auto Service has been maintaining vehicles in the Kansas City area. That is why their mechanics have earned the right to be called The A-Team!

Now that vehicles are so much more sophisticated than they were in the late 1970’s, Able Auto Service has to send it’s A-Team back to school now and then to keep them “up to the minute” with any changes. That is why you can be completely confident in their work just as your grandfather was with his car.

When your foreign or domestic vehicle has a mechanical problem of any kind this winter, you may rest assured that The A-Team has worked on that make and model before. For more than 40 years Kansas City area drivers have trusted Able Auto Service located at 837 Osage Ave. in Kansas City, KS. Call (913) 321-1030. See the full story at

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Should You Fully Flush Your Car’s Radiator?

Simply draining the radiator in your Kansas City area vehicle may get rid of most of the old antifreeze, however it could leave some of the old coolant and contaminants behind, which would then mix with your new antifreeze and cause overheating. You probably want a full flush, a forced removal of anything old so you can pave the way for new fluid.

Other benefits to flushing your radiator may also include removing the rust that has built up on the radiator as a result of the old coolant It also lubricates and lengthens the life of your water pump. Additionally, if you use the proper additives during your coolant flush, it can help prevent future leaks. The A-Team at Able Auto Service of Kansas City wants you to be informed.

Able Auto Service is always the answer for auto maintenance in Kansas City! The A-Team consisting of some of the area’s top mechanics will flush your car’s radiator or any other vehicle maintenance jobs. Just call (913) 321-1030 or drive in to 837 Osage Ave. in Kansas City KS. You can see their many talents on the web at

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Engine Problems Come in a Variety of Possibilities.

When the check engine light goes on in the cabin of your car your first reaction may be to panic. We hope you will think carefully and call Able Auto Service for a complete diagnostic check. You can’t know exactly what needs to be repaired until a certified mechanic from the A-Team has given your vehicle a thorough diagnosis.

Here are some of the things that Able Auto Service of Kansas City offers –

1.  Reprogram your car’s computer.

2.  Diagnose the ABS light.

3.  Check the air suspension.

4.  Give it a thorough smoke test.

The important thing to remember is that when and if your check engine light goes on you can count on Kansas City’s own Able Auto Service to check out any engine troubles. The A-Team is ready to help. If your vehicle’s check engine light goes on, call Able Auto Service (913) 321-1030. For a comprehensive look, visit

Monday, October 18, 2021

We Serve all Sizes and Types.

When we started Able Auto Service more than 40 years ago in Kansas City, we had a long-term vision. We wanted drivers in the KC area to know that whether they drove a family car, or they were a part of an entire fleet…the A-Team would be able to handle their automotive repair needs anywhere around Kansas City.

Today, Able Auto Service handles them all. We also wanted to hire a group of mechanics that service foreign and domestic vehicles. We don’t turn people away if you have a repair problem. That is four decades + assembling an A-Team that handles auto and truck mechanical needs. It rings true in 2021, be it a minor tune up or a major overhaul we have the right mechanics for the job.

Able Auto Service is your full-service auto mechanical repair shop located on the Kansas side of the border at 837 Osage Ave. Give us a call ahead and make an appointment at (913) 321-1030 or come on in and see if we are busy. You may visit our website at