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Rum River Automotive

101 4th Ave N
Princeton, MN 55371

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What is your warranty?
2 year/24,000 parts and labor nationwide.  Many of our repairs and parts come with a lifetime warranty. Read more for details. *We also offer lifetime battery warranties on Interstate batteries.
What is the 'Peace of Mind' protection plan you have for tires?
Here is our 'Peace of mind' tire protection plan:   Offered on all tires we sell:
1. Any repairable puncture will be properly repaired free of charge. (If repairs occur outside our area, bring in your receipt and we will reimburse the charges.)
2. Eligible passenger tires which become unserviceable due to non-repairable road hazard damage (e.g. punctures, snags, cuts, carcass breaks and impact breaks) will be replaced with a new comparable tire based on the percentage of original, useable tread that has been worn. These services are provided throughout the usable tread-life of the tire for the original purchaser only.
3. Lifetime rotation & balance.
4. 50% off 3 alignments. 
Do you offer towing service?
Yes, we have a contract with an affordable,  professional & dependable 24 hr towing service.  Contact us and we will get you to tow your vehicle instantly.
What brands of tires do you sell?
We sell all major brands of tires. Kumho, Dunlop, BFG, Uniroyal, Kelly, and Michelin are our main brands along with other numerous leading brands. Click here to see if we have the new tires available for you!
Are you a participating ASE Certified service center?
Yes, our technicians are also ASE certified technicians. 
How Much Do Alternators Cost?
The Cost will depend on where the car is manufactured. A new alternator in a foreign vehicle will likely cost you about twice as much as a unit in a domestic vehicle, factoring in parts and labor. Repairing an alternator will usually be about half the cost of a brand-new one, either foreign or domestic. 
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How Long Does A Wheel Alignment Take?
A typical car alignment (whether a two wheel or a four wheel), will take on average about one hour, not including waiting time. If there is any damage or too much play on any ball joint, track rod, suspension or steering bushing, then it could take longer as various components may need to be replaced.
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How Much Do Car Axles Cost?
Having any car trouble? If you are probably wondering how much do car axles & struts cost. Well, the answer is simple, the average cost of axle/struts replacements ranges from $200 to $1600. But most of the auto shop offers low axle/struts cost from $140 to $974. You should ask your mechanic about axle/struts replacement cost when you visit your car repair shop. Read More
How Long Does A Car Suspension Last?
When it comes to discussion about car axles and vehicle suspension, most people ask their mechanic about How long does a car suspension last. The answer is as simple that the average car suspension lasts between 60000 miles and 100000 miles, mainly depending on some important factor in how vehicle steers & how the usage of car undergoes. 
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How Much Does It Cost To Replace An Alternator?
Most people ask the question: “how much does it cost to replace an alternator or starter”. Most of the Expert mechanic’s give a recommendation that it largely depends on the type of car, the cost, and the current labor rate. Most of the Auto shop is charging the cost of replacing starter and alternators which vary from $300 - $500 including parts and labor. The price of new must be from $500 - $1000.
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How Often Do Radiators Need To Be Replaced?
If you might be thinking of asking this question to your mechanic, “how often do radiators need to be replaced?” The Answer is yet simple by an expert mechanic that it largely depends on the make and model of your car and radiator, your car radiator can last up to 10 years or even the life of the vehicle. Certainly, all of this is only possible with a regular good preventative maintenance such as always use the correct mixture of antifreeze, keeping radiator full, have the radiator flush periodically. With proper maintenance performed on your vehicle, your radiator could last throughout the life of your vehicle.
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How Do Exhaust Systems Increase Horsepower?
If you are thinking that a big exhaust system always increases more power, then it’s not true. Some drivers need an exhaust that will get better the sound and look of your vehicle. Most drivers ask to their mechanic about How Do Upgraded Exhaust Systems Increase Power. As per expert mechanic’s recommendation, you must upgrade your exhaust system on a regular basis to get better performance of your vehicle & also it helps to increase the power. 
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How To Tell If Your Car Starter Is Bad?
Most people are facing a starting problems in their vehicle and they don’t know how to tell if car starter is bad. Well, if you are trying to start your car and you got singular loud click when you turned the ignition on, then it is one of the tell-tale sign of having your starter to be replaced. The best way to know how to tell if car starter is dreadful is to visit your preferred car shop as early as possible before it’s too late and ask your mechanic to know about the signs of failing car starters and alternators.
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