Frequently Asked Questions

What’s wrong with my tires?

Tire problems are not always obvious and are sometimes difficult to diagnose. The first step is prevention of future tire problems by taking proper maintenance steps when they are new, the most important being tire pressure. Tire pressure should be checked a minimum...

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Why are my brakes making noise?

If your brakes make noise, squealing or squeaking when you first drive in the the morning, it could be moisture, dirt, or rust that has collected on the rotors. The important thing is if it goes away quickly, your brakes are probably okay. If the sound persists or get...

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Why won’t my car start?

Car won't start? Could be your battery, here are a few things you should try... Do your lights work? If your lights don't work, you probably have a dead battery which is the most common reason why cars won't start. Please use proper safety procedures when jumping a...

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When should I get an oil change?

A customer asked us about one of the new synthetic oils that advertises that you can go a year between oil changes. "Can I really do that?" he asked. That's a great question, because the number one cause for major engine problems that we see daily comes from a failure...

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Brands we service: Acura •  Buick • Cadillac • Chevrolet • Chrysler • Dodge • Ford • GMC • Honda • Hyundai • Infiniti •  Jeep • Kia • Lexus • Lincoln • Mazda • Mitsubishi • Nissan • Oldsmobile • Pontiac • Subaru • Suzuki • Toyota

Our Services:

  • Maintenance Service
  • Engine Services
  • Transmission Service
  • Suspension Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Brake Systems
  • A/C & Heating Systems
  • Tire Services

Hours of Operation
Knoxville and Oak Ridge
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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RT Clapp Car Care Center
1025 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone 865-482-2428

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