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Summer Maintenance Tips!

Summertime means warmer weather and it is a great time to get your car checked out so make sure it is ready for the warm summer months ahead! Check/test the Air Conditioning. You do not want to find out on a sweltering hot day that your vehicle's AC has quit working! Check to make sure it is functioning as it should and if needed have a mechanic give your system a boost! If you find any leaks or issues, now would be the best time to get them fixed so you are ready for the heat! Tire Pressures. Be sure [...]

Car Washing Tips!

Nice weather means long lines at the car wash! How about washing your ride yourself? Here are some tips from NAPA on the Dos and Don'ts of self-washing! Choosing the right soap. Many times you may have heard that using dish soap is the best and cheapest way, however, it is not! Maybe for your dishes, but not your car! Those powerful chemicals that cut grease and more can hurt your vehicle's paint, wax, and clear coat. There is no perfect soap for your car. You can choose which one you prefer, just make sure it is formulated for cars, [...]

2021-04-30T16:21:12+00:00April 30th, 2021|automotive knowledge, california, safety|

Is Your Ride Ready for the Heat of Summer?

Summer can take a toll on vehicles, be sure to know what to look for and be prepared for the hot days ahead! Check out this list of items to inspect before the temperatures rise! Be sure to check all your tire pressures, if you have a spare, check that too! Do a visual inspection of each tire as well as checking the tire tread. You can use a penny for this! When you are checking your tire pressure make sure the vehicle has been sitting for a while, not just in from a drive, as that can heat up [...]