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Pacific Automotive Blog

HELPFUL TIPS FOR SAN DIEGO DRIVERS
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Vehicle Fluids and Filters

There are quite a few fluids you should check to keep your car safe and performing at its best.  They should be kept at the proper...
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Automotive Ignition System

Your vehicle’s automotive ignition system is electrical, so why would it need maintenance? Your car or truck’s electrical...
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Why Choose A Local...

With such busy lives many of us often make choices on autopilot without really thinking about it.  Such as taking our cars back to the...
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Summerize Your Car

When I was a kid I thought summer began on the first day that hit 100 degrees.  More than a little bit older (and hopefully wiser) I now...
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Automotive Suspension Service

More than smoothing out bumps and the many potholes in San Diego,  your car, SUV, or truck‘s suspension system is an important...
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Steering Repair and...

Most people don’t think about maintenance for power steering, but it’s an important part of any vehicle’s factory...
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Radiator and Cooling System...

It’s fall and you’re in Southern California, so you might think you can put off any auto radiator and cooling system service...
Chassis Lub Job San Diego

The Scoop on Chassis Lube Jobs

Chassis lubrication isn’t just about squeaks on bumps, pot holes, and turns.  Although those are important symptoms, a lube...
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Regular Oil Changes for Your...

You know you need an oil change, typically every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.  But did you know that even with fewer miles it needs changing...
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Check Engine Light Scan San...

Did that mysterious “check engine” light just come on?  On some vehicles it might be labeled “service needed,”...
Transmission Repair

Transmission Repair

Almost everyone knows that their car needs an oil change every 3,000 miles.  Transmissions also need fluid changes and service, but...
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Brake Repair Mission Bay

Summer is around the corner in Mission Bay, San Diego and its time to make sure your brake repair and service is handled so you and your...
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Auto Air Conditioning Service

It’s almost summer, so it’s time for an automotive air conditioning check-up.  Even in mild weather you can end up...
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Scheduled Maintenance

Every make and model of motor vehicle has a regular maintenance schedule prescribed by the factory. Why?  They want your new car,...
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Automotive Electrical Repairs

Does your car, truck, or van have an electrical problem?  The last thing you want is someone who wiggles wires and replaces things,...