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The Parking Brake – Who Knew?

Parking brake. Handbrake. Emergency brake or e-brake. In today’s world of mostly automatic cars, not many people think of or use their parking brake. But it’s there for a reason. To take the best care of your vehicle, you should engage the parking brake every time you park your car, even if your vehicle is [...]

By | 2017-09-22T15:15:30+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Parking Brake – Who Knew?

EVAP Control Valve Repair

Classic cars are a huge part of California's world-class car culture. But if you go to a classic car show, you may notice a strong odor of gasoline, even though there are no leaks or malfunctions. Some people love the smell and some people hate it, but it is scientifically proven that gasoline vapors are [...]

By | 2017-09-15T12:49:43+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EVAP Control Valve Repair

Standard Brake Pads Vs. Lifetime Brake Pads

In your travels around Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, you may have seen or heard of some shops or stores that offer lifetime guarantees on some car parts. One part that is commonly available with a lifetime guarantee is your vehicle's brake pads. It may seem too good to be true, but there really [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:36:23+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Standard Brake Pads Vs. Lifetime Brake Pads

Find out how regular auto maintenance can improve gas mileage

Regular Auto Maintenance - With summer already upon us, many groups of families and friends might have some free time and want to leave Pasadena for a while on a quick vacation.  Fixing a car that is significantly out of tune, or fails to pass an emissions test, has been shown to improve gas mileage [...]

By | 2017-07-03T16:56:33+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Find out how regular auto maintenance can improve gas mileage

Auto AC Repair and Maintenance

Our SoCal summer heat wave is already in full force here in Pasadena - and it’s only getting hotter. Temperatures way past 90 degrees make it important not only for your comfort but your health that your vehicle’s air conditioning system is in good condition. Today, we’ll explore what constitutes a good air conditioning service, [...]

By | 2017-06-28T16:51:45+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Auto AC Repair and Maintenance

Extend Your Cars Life With Regular Automotive Maintenance

Automotive Maintenance - For most people, a car is the second most expensive purchase they will make in their lifetime. Here in California, cars are also an important part of life. You need a car to drive around Pasadena to get to your job or the grocery store, run errands, and get around. If you [...]

By | 2017-06-01T16:26:21+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Extend Your Cars Life With Regular Automotive Maintenance

Dashboard Warning Lights

Cars today are filled with electronics and sensors to keep track of how your vehicle is functioning and make driving easier. Every warning light on your dashboard should light up for a few seconds when you first start your engine. It is important to know what your vehicle’s warning lights mean because they can give [...]

By | 2017-05-15T18:52:03+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dashboard Warning Lights

Spark Plugs And What They Do

Spark plug - the name itself is pretty self explanatory. To put it simply, your vehicle’s spark plugs are parts that plug into the top of your engine’s cylinders and create a spark which ignites the air and fuel mixture inside to start the engine and keep it generating power. The number of spark plugs [...]

By | 2017-04-12T18:38:10+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spark Plugs And What They Do

Today’s High Tech Vehicles

Cars today are packed with the latest technology and newest developments to make your driving experience easier, safer, and more comfortable. But more technology comes at a cost - there is more to malfunction, and in some cars just a small malfunction can cause big problems. This is why some people prefer older cars, or [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:18:21+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Today’s High Tech Vehicles

Checking Your CARS Fluids

Checking Your CARS Fluids - One of the easiest things you can do at home to keep your car in good running shape when you’re driving around Pasadena is to check and maintain your fluid levels. Keeping your fluids at their proper levels can save you unnecessary engine wear or damage and save you from [...]

By | 2017-02-07T18:49:36+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Checking Your CARS Fluids