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. Keep your Car Safe With a Sun Shade

    For many, having a perfect car is crucial. A car that needs zero attention from an auto repair facility is a goal for all car owners. Every part under the hood to the interior of the car should be working flawlessly. If you’ve been doing your part to keep your car safe, secure and in working order, it’s time to learn why the local auto repair experts here in Kearny Mesa believe that using a sun shade in your vehicle can benefit you over time, even if you think the sun does no harm. Benefits of Using a Sun Shade The most obvious benefit is reducing the amount of sunlight entering the interi…Read More

  6. Tips To Keep Your Car Running This Summer

    It’s important to keep your car running as smoothly as possible, from the inside-out. Whether you’re taking a road trip across the country or commuting to and from work each day, your car should be prepared well for spring and summer months here in Kearny Mesa. In our previous blog, we started giving readers some of the easiest tasks to complete to make sure their cars are running flawlessly. These tasks included removing leftover salt from the cooler months and having the suspension and alignment checked for problems. Here are more tips to keep your car in absolute pristine condition: Get…Read More

  7. Spring Maintenance Tips

    It’s important that you take care of your car; after all, it is the one thing that you should be able to rely on day in and day out. If you’re someone who relies on your car to get to and from work, as well as to all of your fun and favorite activities in Kearny Mesa, you need to know how to prepare your car for the hot weather summer will bring. Five Tips To Keep Your Car In Pristine Condition Before we know it the roads will be rising in temperature and our cars will be feeling the heat! If you aren’t someone who tends to pay much attention to this type of maintenance, it’s time that…Read More

  8. Take Care of Your Brake System

    Your car is an important part of your life, whether you want to admit it or not. Without your car, we doubt you would be able to get anywhere in a timely fashion. Because of this, we wanted to make sure that you understand how to take care of your car properly. After all, doing so can result in your old (or new) car lasting for years and years to come. In our previous posts we focused on making sure you get your car’s oil changed every 3,000 to 7,500 miles and the brakes pads checked or changed every 30,000 to 40,000 miles. So what should you look out for next? Rotors or Drums You car’s ro…Read More

  9. When Was The Last Time Your Car’s Brakes Were Replaced?

    There is nothing wrong with a car that is five, 10 or even 15-years-old. There are many great features in older cars that many individuals love, but there are some things that you need to do as a responsible car owner to make sure your vehicle stays in tip-top shape. In our previous post, we mentioned that folks are starting to hold onto their older cars to save some money. Kearny Mesa’s most trusted repair shop brought you the first thing you could do to prolong the life of your car, and that is changing the oil every 5,000 to 7,000 miles. But what about the brakes? Brakes Without brakes, y…Read More

  10. When Does Your Car Need An Oil Change?

    Cars are becoming part of families. If you haven’t noticed, many families are holding onto cars these days, which is pretty impressive when compared to previous decades. Preceding 2016, car owners would trade in their vehicle after only two years of ownership; however, the residents of Kearny Mesa are starting to change. In today’s economy, many car owners have begun to hold onto their older vehicles, not because they don’t want a new car, but because they simply can’t afford to buy a new one. It’s with the utmost importance our local auto repair shop advises that you keep your older…Read More