6 Ways to Get Your Car in Shape for the Spring

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Spring has finally arrived here in the Bay Area, and you know what that means. It’s time for trips to the beach, vacations and some spirited recreational driving. Winter’s icy grip has finally been broken, and now you can have some fun, but is your car ready? If you want to enjoy your spring driving… Read More

Why Do I Need to Rotate and Balance My Tires?

Auto Tech Working On Tires and Wheels

You’ve just purchased new tires and likely spent a hefty chunk of change to do so. After all, tires are an important part of keeping your vehicle safe on the road. Tires help you maintain traction in rain, snow and other road conditions. This makes tires a critical part of you vehicle’s performance. But do… Read More

How Can I Tell if My Car Repair Shop Is Trustworthy?

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Everyone has heard stories about auto shops upselling parts or recommending unnecessary services. Unfortunately, some shops do use this shady practice, banking on people’s unfamiliarity with car maintenance. Granted, if you’re not already an expert, the world of auto repair can sound like a foreign language. But what can laymen do when they need auto… Read More

How Can I Tell if I Need New Brakes?

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Your brakes are one of the most important components of your vehicle. If they’re faulty or worn, you should replace them quickly. Driving around on bad brakes can have disastrous consequences and could cost you thousands. All drivers in the Bay Area should know how to recognize the signs you need new brakes. You can… Read More

Car Repairs You Should Not Try to Do-It-Yourself

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Many car owners pride themselves on fixing and repairing their cars. With the right tools and a little elbow grease, there are many DIY automotive repairs that can get fixed at home. However, there are repairs that car owners should not attempt themselves. For these repairs, it is best to contact an experienced auto repair… Read More