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What is the Difference Between Light and Heavy Vehicle Techs?


We all know that our mechanic works on our car. But is there a different between a car mechanic and a truck mechanic? What about a different between light and heavy vehicle technicians? The answer is that it all goes back to specialization. Think of it this way. When you are passionate about something, you […]

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Which Tire Brands are Made in the USA?


When the rubber meets the road, you want to know that you are driving on the highest quality tire available. And we all love the quality that you get from tires that are made in the USA. After all, it’s not only common sense to buy American, it’s patriotic. And when you are driving the […]

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The Best Accessories For Your Vehicle this Spring!


Are you looking to add a little customization to your ride this spring? Vehicle accessories are one of the easiest ways to make that happen. You can add a little extra to improve your daily driver. Here’s some of the top picks: Add in-dash navigation. Sure, you have nav on your phone, but that is […]

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5 Problems Everyone Has with Vehicle Maintenance – How To Solve Them!


Everyone has some kind of problem when it comes to vehicle maintenance. In fact, it’s more common than you think! We all use the same problems and excuses about not getting things done. Here’s the biggest problems and how to bust them! #1 Finding the time. No one has enough time for anything these days. […]

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Common Vehicle Transmission Problems


Your vehicle’s transmission is a complicated system in charge of controlling the power from the engine to the driveshaft. It’s important that you take care of this complex system in a timely manner. transmission repairs can be both stressful and costly. We’ve compiled a list of the most common transmission problems so you know what […]

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5 Most Common Auto Repair Questions


At General Muffler & Auto Supply, we’ve fielded hundreds of questions about auto repairs. Here is a list of five common auto repair questions and their answers to help you take care of your vehicle! Where should I buy gas? We consistently have customers ask us if it matters where you buy your gas. The […]

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How to Change a Headlight or Tail Light in Your Car


Driving with a burned-out headlight or tail light on your vehicle is not only dangerous, but it can also result in a traffic cop and a ticket. However, changing the bulbs yourself can be tricky if you’ve never done it before. Follow these helpful steps to perform a quick and easy fix on your car’s […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Car Cool This Summer


Summertime is here, and with it comes the high temperatures and long, sunny days. All this sunshine spells fun for everyone- until you get back into your car and burn your hands on the steering wheel! Here are a few of the best tips for keeping your car cool this summer. A blanket statement– Draping […]

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How to Jump Start Your Battery


It has probably happened to you at one time or another. And if it hasn’t, it probably will. We are talking about a dead car battery. You get in your car to head to work, turn the key and nothing happens. You may hear a couple of clicks but there is no doubt that your […]

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Top 5 Parts on Your Vehicle to Maintain


While it is true that vehicles that were made 10 or more years ago need more maintenance than the cars of today, that doesn’t mean you can just let your car go without any kind of upkeep. Vehicle maintenance is important to ensure it keeps running well. Here are the top five parts on your […]

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What to Do if Your Car’s Brakes Go Out


One of the most harrowing experiences you can have while driving is having your brakes go out. Not only is it an extremely dangerous situation to be in, but fear might make you have a hard time thinking clearly about how to cope with the brake failure and get your car- and yourself- to safety. […]

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Why Are Oil Changes So Important?


It is common knowledge that you are supposed to change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles on average. But what makes an oil change such a vital part of your car’s health? Here are a few things you need to know about the relatively inexpensive and simple act of getting an oil change every few […]

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How to Tell if you Need New Tires


Time for new tires? If it is, you don’t want to put it off: tire failure due to old or worn-out tires can cause your car to go out of control, or lead to blow-outs that can be dangerous, not to mention inconvenient. To make sure your tires are in tip-top shape (or to determine […]

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    General Muffler & Auto Supply
    670 Main St
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203) 735-6406

    Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday: Closed
    Garage Hours:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday 8:00am-1:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm