1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Bad Unknown Tire Details

    If there’s one detail that people ignore most about their car, it’s the age of their tires. Age of tires is an important aspect of every car if you’re expecting to stay safe. Because of this, the car repair experts at Kearny Mesa Automotive have some ways that you can check tire age to reveal whether or not you need to replace your car’s wheels. Did you know that once tires reach a certain milestone (literally), it’s time for a change? Driving can become more of a hazard each time you set foot on the gas pedal if your tires are outdated. But why? The rubber compounds that make up a …Read More

  8. Why Choose Wheel Alignment?

    It can be incredibly difficult to understand why your car burns rubber like crazy. No matter if you drive one mile a day or 70 miles a day, your car’s wheels better be straight. You may think that your car will only burn rubber if you drag race, but the reality of it is that if your wheels are misaligned, your tires will wear out much faster than you anticipated. Importance of Wheel Alignment When the wheels on your vehicle are out of alignment, a multitude of problems may arise. And these problems can affect nearly any system in your car, such as the miles per gallon your car provides. When…Read More

  9. Can Your Vehicle Avoid Winter Blues?

    If you’ve been planning a trip to a winter wonderland, you must first know all about winter breakdowns that may occur if you bring your Kearny Mesa vehicle along with you. In our previous post, the #1 repair shop, Kearny Mesa Automotive, started giving drivers some of the most common car problems that cause breakdowns by extreme cold, here are a few more. Stripped Teeth Did you know that your car’s water pump can freeze in extreme weather? If your vehicle's’ water pump becomes frozen, your engine may strip the teeth off of the timing belt, which could lead to expensive internal engine da…Read More

  10. Common Winter Car Troubles

    Are you planning on taking a road trip anytime soon? Understandably, the weather here in Kearny Mesa doesn’t get too crazy, but if you are driving to a climate where you aren’t very experienced, you could end up with some car troubles that you’ve never run into before! According to TheAA.com, here are the most common car problems that folks experience in the cold winter climates that you’re traveling to. Frozen Screen Washers Although this doesn’t classify as a breakdown, your screenwash additive may cause you some problems wherever you’re traveling this winter. To avoid this, fill…Read More