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HELPFUL TIPS FOR SAN DIEGO DRIVERS
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Our 3 Year / 36,000 Mile...

Interested in a 3 year warranty? California laws mean that in most situations you have the right to choose any licensed repair shop for...
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Commercial Bus Maintenance

Our staff, technicians, and ASE Certified master mechanics work together save you administrative time and reduce commercial bus...
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What are Diesel Particulate...

Diesel cars, trucks and buses are often associated with dark smoky exhausts.  That’s a result of incompletely burned fuel.  But...
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What’s the Deal With...

We’re often asked if it’s worth switching to synthetic oil.  Sometimes the answer is simple.  If the vehicle’s...
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2018 Models with the Best...

All new vehicles take a big hit in value the moment you drive them off the lot.  That’s why it’s smart to buy a late-model...
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Fuel Efficiency: 2018 Top...

With fall approaching it’s a good time to start thinking about taking advantage of model-year close out sales.  There’s a...
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2018 Honda Models

Why talk about 2018 Honda models now? Considering the big drop in resale value all new cars have “the minute you drive them off the...
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Top 10 Most Reliable Makes of...

We’re often asked which makes of cars are the most reliable. There’s a dozen or more things to consider when choosing a new...
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The Latest in Honda...

Vehicles rolling off today’s assembly lines incorporate an advanced network of dozens of microcomputers.  So we keep up-to-date...
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Transmission Symptoms

Beware of transmission symptoms indicating a problem can prevent larger problems down the road. With regular maintenance according to the...
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What is ASE?

You’ve probably heard about “ASE certified mechanics” and seen the blue logo fairly often, but maybe haven’t...
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Clutch Maintenance and Repair

If you’re like most people and drive a vehicle with an automatic transmission you don’t ever think about a clutch.  Which...
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Maintaining Your Car’s...

It’s easy to take the “path of least resistance” such as having all your vehicle maintenance done at the dealership...
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Should You Rotate Your Tires?

With the winter rainy season upon us, good tire treads are especially important for maintaining good traction and control.  Whether or...
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Engine Repairs & Engine...

With today’s vehicles you’re more likely to see a check engine light before noticing yourself that your car or truck needs an...
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