At Mark Heflin's Collision Center, you will find auto body technicians that you can trust, for all your auto body repair needs. Based in Cincinnati, OH we specialize in collision repairs for Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Acura, GM, Ford and Chryslers. When it comes to repairing your vehicle, Mark Heflin's Auto Body understands the importance of using state-of-the-art equipment, technology and having a team of friendly and professional, knowledgeable staff at your service.
If you're in an accident, the last thing you want to worry about is who to trust with repairing your car. That's why we will ensure to repair your car with an effortless and smooth process. We recognize that your vehicle is one of the largest investments you will ever make. We protect this investment by performing repairs that return your vehicle to its pre-accident condition. When the time comes for you to sell or trade your vehicle, you will not lose a dime because of a poor quality repair. We will repair your vehicle to the manufacturer's and I-Car standards to make sure that your safety is not compromised in any way.
Many of our clients are either repeat customers or have been referred to us by previous customers - the greatest compliment any business can receive.
If you are looking for an auto collision repair shop in Cincinnati, that does not compromise the safety of your vehicle after an auto accident, we are the body repair shop that you can trust.
Prep for Winter Storms
Make sure you're properly prepared ahead of time by checking different parts of your car and stocking for an emergency.
- Tire tread — Air pressure in tires decreases in cold weather so get them checked out. Tires should not be worn down to less than 1/16 of an inch. Check tires once a week and make sure your tires are properly rotated and aligned. You might want to check into snow tires.
- Warm it up — Let your car warm up 1 to 2 minutes so the oil can circulate throughout the vehicle.
- Frozen out — If your lock freezes up, use a light or match to heat the key. You can also use a lock de-icer. To keep your doors from freezing shut, your best bet is to keep your car in a garage. But if you don’t have a garage you can apply a coat of petroleum jelly to the door's hinges and latches. You can also place a plastic trash bag between the door or window glass and the frame. Do not throw hot water on the car: It will freeze.
- Emergency kit — Stock your trunk with a snow shovel, an ice scraper, jumper cables, a flashlight, a blanket, bag of sand/kitty litter, clothing, water, nonperishable food and a can of tire inflator.
- Check your fluids — Replace your antifreeze every two years. Check your oil. Make sure your water pumps and thermostats work. Check radiators and hoses for cracks and leaks and test heaters and defrosters for proper operation. Always keep the gas as full as possible.
- Battery — Make sure terminals are clean and tightened. If you suspect your battery won't survive the season, have a mechanic check it out.