1. Air Conditioning Maintenance

    Living in sunny southern California has may benefits, including the constant sunny and warm weather, the beautiful landscape, as well as the close proximity to the Pacific Ocean. As much as you may enjoy this incredible weather, your car is working hard to provide you with the cool air necessary to stay comfortable while traveling in warm weather. Your air conditioner plays an integral part in keeping you cool while in the car, so having it regularly checked out can help ensure that it is performing at its highest capacity. When your car is getting maintenance for your A/C unit, a measurement …Read More

  2. Items to Always Have Stashed in Your Car – Part 2

    In our last blog post, we covered a few of the items that you should make sure you always have in your car, and while they were all important items, they aren’t the only items that you should do your best to keep around. We have dug up a few other items that will always prove to be helpful when you’ve got them handy in your vehicle. Reflective Triangles In the chance that you are in an accident or your car breaks down, it’s always great to have reflective triangles that can make it known that your car is there so that any other passing cars see it before it gets hit. This is also a great…Read More

  3. Items to Always Have Stashed in Your Car

    We’ve all been there, on the side of the road with a flat tire or in a parking garage with no starter cables. These situations are some of the most helpless ones that you can find yourself in. You sit and wait for someone to ask if you need help, maybe call AAA or, maybe, if you’re feeling desperate enough you ask someone if they’ve got a set of jumper cables they can help you get up and running with. These situations, while entirely unexpected, are the ones that teach us the lessons on what to have in order to always be prepared. At Kearny Mesa Auto, we have worked on quite a few cars t…Read More

  4. How Often Should Your Tires Be Rotated

    If you’re not extremely knowledgeable with cars, chances are that you sort out the importance of auto maintenance. Not sure what we mean? Oil changes are a must, we all know that they need to happen roughly once a month or every 3000 miles; easy to remember. Same goes for the times that that daunting check engine light comes on, that calls for an immediate visit to the repair shop. But what is the case for tire rotation? Most maintenance visits will include this service in their checklist, but if that weren’t the case, do you know how often you should be getting your tires rotated? What is…Read More

  5. Most Common Car Repairs

    Car repair happens more often than you may think. Just because your car isn’t in your local auto repair shop in Kearny Mesa on a regular basis, doesn’t mean that your friends and others in the area aren’t. Car repair is something that must happen if you don’t take care of your car often enough. So, today we will be giving you the most common repairs done at most auto repair shops in the area. Brakes- When was the last time your brakes were checked? One of the most common repairs done has to do with your brakes, whether that be some minor repair work or replacing the brake pads, brake w…Read More

  6. Engine Oil Facts Debunked

    In our previous post, we gave you three awesome ways that oil changes can help your car stay healthy! Today we will be giving you engine oil myths that you may have fallen for in the past. We’re going to set things straight once and for all, so the next time you need an oil change, you can trust your gut and know what’s going on in the repair shop here in Kearny Mesa. Engine Oil Facts Contrary to popular belief, the “W”  in the oil you’re looking at purchasing doesn’t actually mean weight, it means winter. For example, a 10W-30 means the viscosity of the oil is 30 and the 10W is t…Read More

  7. 3 Ways Oil Changes Keep Your Vehicle Healthy

    Taking care of your car can be a drag, especially if you aren’t that into cars. But, you don’t need to be into cars to make sure your car gets the care that it needs to last for years to come. If you’re looking to keep your transmission running smoothly and keep your car from the local auto repair shop in Kearny Mesa, then you need to make sure you give your car the oil changes that it is in need of. Many people don’t realize how much an oil change can help your vehicle to main a healthy status, so today we’ll be giving you some information that you may not know about how oil changes…Read More

  8. Decrease Chances of a Breakdown

    Have you become intrigued by our previous two blogs that were focusing on how you can decrease the chances of scheduling a repair appointment at your local car repair shop in Kearny Mesa? If so, then this blog is for you! We are going to be giving you two more tips on how you can improve driving out on the road and decrease your need to come into Kearny Mesa Automotive. When it starts to rain, can you see clearly through your windshield? Having good windshield wiper blades is a must, especially if you are looking to drive safely and with caution throughout the San Diego area. Windshield wiper…Read More