When the check engine light appears on your dash, lots of anxiety can build as you wonder “what is happening with my car?”  The prospect of an arduous trip to the dealership, or a visit to the local parts store for check engine light service will only add to your frustration.  Mattei’s Garage can handle these issues for you.  Additionally, we will make it seamless so you will understand what, if any problems you might face.  Most problems that illuminate the check engine light could be minor.  The following link provides some detailed information about what could be wrong with the car: Check Engine Light Causes.

When you visit us for check engine light service, we will answer several questions that others may not, and, the check engine service is always performed at no charge.  Once we retreive the codes from your car’s computer, we can provide some insight as to what, if anything may be wrong with your vehicle.  If necessary, we will be happy to diagnose your problem, and provide any necessary repair your vehicle might require.  Parts retailers cannot do that.  Don’t forget that they sell parts, we provide services to repair your car.

So, the next time you notice our check engine light come on, just call or drop by for our check engine light service and we will be happy to help you.  In addition to this service, we provide all type of basic automotive repair in Memphis, and we have been doing so since 1972.

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If you haven’t visited lately, give us a try.  We have lots of cool pictures and a few stories regarding good maintenance habits, a key for vehicle longevity.  We believe that our basic maintenance is a cut above our competitors.  We perform numerous routine checks as part of our service that hopefully, helps us identify small problems before they become big problems.  Our competitors typically will just check mileage and make recommendations accordingly.  We know our system is best for you. Mattei’s Garage Website


When Ford revealed a new Bullitt Mustang in the beginning of 2018, Ford Motor Company used one of the originals cars from the movie to spice up interest. Two Mustangs were used in the filming of BullittNow, that car is headed to auction.

The iconic pony car could become the most expensive Mustang ever.  Estimates suggest it could fetch in excess of $2.2 million, which would break the record for Mustang sales.

Ford’s sports car is an American Classic.  Only the Chevrolet Corvette has been around longer.  However, Chevy is trying to boost sales for its lagging Camaro by offering big discounts to Mustang owners if the swap them for Camaros.  The interest in the Bullitt Mustang suggest otherwise.  Check out the link below from Car and Driver.  The article has lots of good stuff on the Bullitt and the auctions.

Remembering a simpler time.  Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal.

For further reading and more pictures, click the link:  A Road Trip with Retro Charm


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