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When was the last time you had your car serviced? Keeping up with regular vehicle maintenance is an expense, but the potential costs of damage that can happen in an engine, transmission, and suspension due to lack of maintenance is much greater. This alone is reason enough to service your car on a regular basis. You really don’t save money by extending the time intervals between the recommended vehicle maintenance services.

Preventative vehicle maintenance makes sure your car stays in good health! A multi-point inspection is a good way to find out if there are any issues with your car that need to be taken care of.

Here are four important reasons to service your car:

If you’re a driver and don’t know the reasons to service your car, you may find yourself looking for an urgent auto repair. Be sure to follow the car maintenance schedule listed in your owner’s manual
06
Apr
2018

When was the last time you had your car serviced? Keeping up with regular vehicle maintenance is an expense, but the potential costs of damage that can happen in an engine, transmission, and suspension due to lack of maintenance is much greater. This alone is reason enough to service your car on a regular basis. You really don’t save money by extending the time intervals between the recommended vehicle maintenance services.

Preventative vehicle maintenance makes sure your car stays in good health! A multi-point inspection is a good way to find out if there are any issues with your car that need to be taken care of.

Here are four important reasons to service your car:

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Your vehicle’s battery is like the heart of your car. The typical battery is a “wet-cell” battery, meaning a plastic cube containing sulfuric acid and lead, with two terminals on the top side of the battery. Without it, your vehicle will not start, let alone keep running or considered as reliable transportation.

By knowing what causes a dead car battery, you can take some battery maintenance safeguards to prevent it.

  • First of all, be sure to check the fluid level in your battery as well as the battery cables. If the fluid is low and has been for a while, this will prevent your car battery from generating power or holding power. 
  • More critical are the battery’s cable connections to the vehicle. If the connections are loose or corroded, they prevent the electrical current in the battery from going to the vehicle’s components, thus causing your car not start.
Wondering what causes a dead car battery? Don’t put off scheduling a car battery replacement if it is going bad. Call your Ventura car shop to know more about car battery maintenance
21
Mar
2018

Your vehicle’s battery is like the heart of your car. The typical battery is a “wet-cell” battery, meaning a plastic cube containing sulfuric acid and lead, with two terminals on the top side of the battery. Without it, your vehicle will not start, let alone keep running or considered as reliable transportation.

By knowing what causes a dead car battery, you can take some battery maintenance safeguards to prevent it.

  • First of all, be sure to check the fluid level in your battery as well as the battery cables. If the fluid is low and has been for a while, this will prevent your car battery from generating power or holding power. 
  • More critical are the battery’s cable connections to the vehicle. If the connections are loose or corroded, they prevent the electrical current in the battery from going to the vehicle’s components, thus causing your car not start.
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Do you know what part of your vehicle is the only part that comes in contact with the road? That’s right—tires! Many vehicle owners often don’t think about their tires until they experience problems, which later may become an expensive cost. This is why auto shops promote a tire service schedule as part of their preventative vehicle maintenance checklist. Periodic tire repair, which includes tire rotation, is highly recommended by auto repair professionals and automobile manufacturers.

Here is why Tire Rotation is important:

  1. Tread wears evenly – Generally, front tires wear out faster than the rear because they perform differently than rear tires. Rotating your tires periodically helps the tread to wear evenly as a tire goes from a high-wearing position to a low-wearing position.
  2. Keeps tire warranties valid -- Most tire manufacturers offer warranties which may include free rotation services at specified periods of time or mileage. 
  3. Helps maintain handling –  Rotating tires spread out the wear on the tread more evenly, helping maintain traction on slick road surfaces, crucial for braking.
  4. Save money -- Periodic tire rotation helps save drivers money by extending the lifespan of their tires.
There are several good reasons your auto shop promotes a tire service schedule. One good reason is how important is tire rotation for driving safety.
05
Mar
2018

Do you know what part of your vehicle is the only part that comes in contact with the road? That’s right—tires! Many vehicle owners often don’t think about their tires until they experience problems, which later may become an expensive cost. This is why auto shops promote a tire service schedule as part of their preventative vehicle maintenance checklist. Periodic tire repair, which includes tire rotation, is highly recommended by auto repair professionals and automobile manufacturers.

Here is why Tire Rotation is important:

  1. Tread wears evenly – Generally, front tires wear out faster than the rear because they perform differently than rear tires. Rotating your tires periodically helps the tread to wear evenly as a tire goes from a high-wearing position to a low-wearing position.
  2. Keeps tire warranties valid -- Most tire manufacturers offer warranties which may include free rotation services at specified periods of time or mileage. 
  3. Helps maintain handling –  Rotating tires spread out the wear on the tread more evenly, helping maintain traction on slick road surfaces, crucial for braking.
  4. Save money -- Periodic tire rotation helps save drivers money by extending the lifespan of their tires.
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