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If your vehicle is due for an examination by a mechanic, Kruse's Auto Repair Center in Saint Joseph. MO 64501 is here to help! Whether you have one vehicle or a fleet, we're happy to inspect your vehicles, diagnose any problems they may have, and provide you with expert advice.

Call us at 816-364-5939 for more information about how we can help you keep your vehicles in great operating condition!





Our expert auto repair services include:

Domestic General Repair
No matter how carefully you drive, your domestic car will need occasional general repairs. These general repairs may include engine diagnostics and repairs, alignments, brakes, front end and rear end diagnostic services and electronics service and repair. To have your domestic vehicle repaired and maintained, contact Kruse's Auto Repair Center today. At Kruse's Auto Repair Center, we have experts who can handle even the most challenging domestic vehicles.

Fleet Maintenance and Repair
As a fleet owner, you have to do all it takes to keep the fleet on the road. When any vehicle is out of service, both revenue and your reputation as a reliable business are at risk. To make sure your fleet of trucks/vehicles is always on the road, partner with a professional auto shop. At Kruse's Auto Repair Center, we can manage your fleet repairs and maintenance. We make sure servicing is up to date and up to standards. We handle all aspects of fleet repairs and maintenance.

Import General Repair
Import vehicles can be an economical or stylish alternative to domestic cars. Obviously, they will require general repairs at some point. Additionally, maintenance and repair of these vehicles requires knowledge and tools not possessed by many auto shops. If you have issues with your import vehicle, contact or visit Kruse's Auto Repair Center today for professional import general repairs. We have the expertise required to get your vehicle running like new again.



Warning Lights Questions and Answers

Q: Why Is My Car's ABS Light On?
A: An Anti-Lock Braking System or ABS warning light on your dash indicates something in your car's ABS needs to be checked out by a qualified mechanic. Your ABS is one of your most important safety systems. Do not ignore this warning light. Common issues are:
  1. Malfunctioning ABS module
  2. Low levels in the brake fluid reservoir
  3. Broken speed sensor
  4. The ABS system is not receiving power
Q: Why does my car keep saying the coolant level is low?
A: If a low coolant warning light is on do not continue to drive and go directly to the auto repair shop. It is simple and often inexpensive to fix at Kruse's Auto Repair Center. Waiting to get the problem resolved can result in high-cost engine repairs. If the low coolant warning light continues to flash on, then there is a leak in the car's cooling system. Coolant fluid can leak in several ways. First, external leaks from radiator hoses, second, connections between hoses, or lastly, from the radiator itself. Your car's radiator cap may leak due to a faulty seal on the cap which can be easily resolved by a specialist at our shop in Saint Joseph.

Q: How do I fix a persistent traction control warning light?

A: Normally, when the traction control light comes on while driving it indicates the car's traction control lost grip or traction going around a sharp curve or while driving on wet pavement. However, sometimes the traction control warning light will come on and stay on.

The best way to determine whether it was just a fluke or a real issue is to shut your vehicle off and turn it back on. If the light is off, then it was likely a temporary malfunction. If the light does not reset, come by Kruse's Auto Repair Center in Saint Joseph and let us fix it.

Q: What are the main problems that cause a throttle control warning light to come on?
A: The five main issues are:
  • Irregular or dangerous unintended acceleration
  • Intermittent loss of throttle control
  • Sudden drop in fuel economy
  • Hesitation or stumbling when accelerating.
  • Engine stuck unable to accelerate beyond a fast idle.
Q: Why is my throttle control warning light on?
A: The connection between the gas pedal and acceleration is controlled by your car's throttle. The amount of acceleration or throttle control is governed by a sophisticated computer system. Any disruption of the electrical signals will affect your vehicle's acceleration and cause the throttle control warning light to come on. If your throttle control light comes on go directly to Kruse's Auto Repair Center in Saint Joseph.

Q: Can I drive with the throttle control light on?
A: No, unwanted acceleration may occur and cause an accident. Go straight to the repair shop. There can be many different causes for the throttle control warning light, many are simple fixes.

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reviewiconQuick Lube Services, near Saint Joseph, Missouri

Jeff & Craig are two top notch stand up guys. They work together to make sure that every customer that walks through their door is taken care of the right way. Very clean well organized place that always has a friendly atmosphere. Keep up the GREAT WORK!!

, 03/07/2023

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