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The dog days of summer are fast approaching and on a hot day, there’s nothing like that refreshing blast of chilled air. But to keep you cool, all the right car parts need to be in good working order. Over time, seals, o-rings, and hoses can wear out and fittings can become loose.

The result?

Refrigerant leaks, which take a toll on your comfort — and the environment. Worse yet, leaks can damage other components, like the compressor and evaporator. Early detection will save you time and money.

At all three of our Bussani Mobility locations you can schedule an appointment to have your vehicle’s AC system checked and serviced (and while you’re [...]


The lead story in our January/February issue of the “Behind the Wheel at Bussani” customer enewsletter was all about starting the year off right with a safe exercise program. HOPEFitness (a fitness center on Long Island that’s dedicated to individuals with all types of disabilities) gave us some very practical tips.

The newsletter also talks about:

–How to Save Money on Auto Care
–How John DeVeglio Got His Independence Back
–New York Mobility Club
–Who is Andrew Parente?
–and…A Little History About Bussani

Click on the image above to see the newsletter!

So you’ve got a wheelchair van – and you’re traveling safely in style! Now, how do you make the most of your investment? What’s the best way to manage your wheelchair accessible van maintenance?

We asked Bussani Mobility Team’s Service and Production Manager, Dan Walsh, to share some of his best tips for making sure your wheelchair accessible vehicle goes the distance.

1. Use It – Letting a vehicle sit around can be just as harmful as excessive use. Did you know that a three-year-old wheelchair van with under 10,000 miles will often need new tires or hoses or gaskets, all due to dry rot? Keeping your vehicle on the move helps slow down corrosion.

2. Regular Maintenance – Keeping up with your scheduled maintenance is as important to your conversion as oil is to your engine. That includes proper lubricants, alignment, and most important, upgrades.

3. Find a Service Facility You Trust – Don’t [...]

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