218.284.3200

2620 2nd Ave. N. • Moorhead, MN 56560

We Are A COVID-19 Essential Business

Matthew Carlson, March 26 2020

We'll REMAIN OPEN during the Shelter In Place state order. We are here to help you. See how: -FREE PICKUP and DROP OFF of your vehicle for repairs. -Key drop and phone payment so you don't need to come inside. -Extra sanitizing inside your vehicle. Let us help you with your auto repairs during this difficult time.

Read More

Maintenance = Safety

Justin Jondahl, March 26 2020

A PROPERLY MAINTAINED VEHICLE IS A SAFER VEHICLE! Imagine being on your family vacation or on road trip and you have a tire blow out on the highway, in the middle of nowhere, with no repair facility in sight. Now imagine not having to worry about that scenario because you had your vehicle inspected by our professional technicians at Fix It Forward...

Read More

Rear End Service & Repair

Justin Jondahl, March 10 2020

Have you checked your rear end lately? On your vehicle of course! ;) We can help keep your axles in tip top condition. From fluid changes to seal replacement even limited slip clutches get worn and cause chatter or binding. Your rear end is one of the last moving parts to put your vehicles power to the ground to keep you moving. It's important to c...

Read More

High Mileage Cars

Justin Jondahl, March 2 2020

We at Fix It Forward Auto Care can keep your high mileage vehicle reliable and on the road. Maintenance is the key, from fluid changes, flushes, spark plugs, timing belts and brakes. Check out this 436,000 mile 2009 Ford Fusion! It might have gained some dents, scratches and rust spots over the last 11 years but it has been reliable transportation....

Read More

GM Fuel Management

Justin Jondahl, February 21 2020

GM has offered active fuel management in several of it's cars and light trucks for the last 13 years or so. This helps your vehicle use less fuel by deactivating cylinders under certain driving conditions when less power is needed. While this is a good method to save fuel, it can become problematic at times. From lifters to oil pressure issues or s...

Read More
auto repair

Ford Explorer

Matthew Carlson, February 17 2020

Some jobs are bigger than others due to the design of the vehicle. To replace something as simple as the rear AC lines on the Ford Explorer, one needs to drop the entire rear suspension because the AC lines go between the suspension subframe and the chassis. Book your appointment today! 218-284-3200.

Read More
auto repair

Avoiding "Sludge"

Justin Jondahl, February 17 2020

Infrequent or long overdue oil changes cause engine oil to degrade and lose its viscosity. This oil "sludge" is the result of oxidation and/or contamination of engine oil. It becomes a thick gel that sticks to engine parts, which blocks or hampers oil flow through the engine. It is important to keep that full flow of oil going to prevent placing ad...

Read More
auto repair

Suspension Health

Justin Jondahl, February 17 2020

While people take steps to winterize their households and wardrobes, they often lose sight of the fact that they also need to prepare their vehicles for the cold weather. Winters in Minnesota and North Dakota can quickly wear on your vehicles steering and suspension components. From moisture and salt on the roads corroding and wearing away bushings...

Read More
auto repair

Engine Replacement

Matthew Carlson, February 17 2020

Vehicle maintenance and timely repairs are key to your vehicles reliability and longevity. Check engine light repairs, regular oil changes and cooling system services will help prevent expensive repairs like this. We replaced the entire engine due to timing chain component failure and damage to the block. Had the check engine light or rattle noise...

Read More
auto repair

Brake Maintenance

Matthew Carlson, February 17 2020

Your vehicles brake system is your number one safety feature. It consists of many parts and components that work together, to slow down and safely stop your vehicle. If any one piece or component of the brake system isn't performing properly, it can affect the braking performance and sacrifice your safety and the safety of others.

Read More
Next