1. 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

  2. Stay Charged & Reflective

    Staying prepared for anything is something that people can’t take for granted. You never know when an emergency might pop up out of nowhere. Because of this, your local auto repair specialists in Kearny Mesa have been giving you ideas of what to include in your emergency kit in your vehicle. Previously, we mentioned a first-aid kit and a fire extinguisher. Here are more items that you shouldn’t ever drive without! Reflective Warning Triangles Chances are, you won’t have to use those three reflective triangles that you keep in your car, but if you get a flat tire or your car overheats, yo…Read More

  3. Stay Prepared With Our Emergency Checklist

    There’s no doubt about it, nearly everyone drives at some point throughout their day. Every time you set foot in your car, you plan on getting from point A to point B without any problems, and the likelihood of an emergency happening while you’re driving is slim, but it is still  there. No matter if you’ve had local auto repair recently on your car in Kearny Mesa or not, you should always be prepared for a breakdown, a storm or an accident of some sort. Because of this, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to create a checklist of emergency items you should have in your car at all time. Firs…Read More

  4. Don’t Let the Heat Get to your Car!

    It can be difficult to keep your car in pristine condition all day, every day. But when you put your trust in the auto repair mechanics at Kearny Mesa Automotive, you’ll be able to stay calm, and drive on. Because the heat of San Diego takes a toll on us all, we wanted to give you ways you can protect your car in extreme heat that we can’t get away from. Take advantage of our tips below and turn to your local auto repair shop if you need help! Pay attention to your car’s battery. Although cars batteries are tough, heat has been known to drain the life out of a car battery. To avoid heat …Read More

  5. Benefits Of ASE Certified Technicians

    If you have been following our blog series, then you are already aware that our car repair shop has the best mechanics around. We hire only the most experienced, ASE certified technicians, so that you don’t have to worry about any of the repairs that your car needs. But how does an ASE certified technician benefit you as the motorist? ASE certified technicians can bring a lot of value to you. Not only are they competent to all repairs, minor or major, but they are required to take classes on a regular basis to keep up with the ever changing market that cars bring. Choosing an ASE certified t…Read More

  6. Choose An ASE Certified Technician

    Finding a great auto technicians can be a difficult thing. You need to make sure that they have all their ducks in a row and that they can solve all of the problems that your car has handed you. Repair shops in Kearny Mesa can be an intimidating thing, but if you have an ASE certified technician available, you won’t have to worry about finding a good technician. Finding a good technician is one of the many reasons why people wait so long to have their car diagnosed and repaired. You don’t want to hand your car off to just anyone. Deciding to make an appointment for a repair on your car at …Read More

  7. Most Common Car Repairs Part 2

    Car repairs happen all too often, and if you are worried that you car is on the verge of going on the fritz, then you should know what some of the most common local auto repairs are here in Kearny Mesa. We’ve already mentioned to you that brakes, oil changes, coolant system, tires and ignition system repairs are all very common. Here are more that you should be keeping an eye out for. Electrical System- An electrical system repair could mean everything from a lamp bulb in the cabin to issues, like a blown fuse. Although those seem simple, there are also serious issues that could happen. Visi…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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. 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 the rating for col…Read More

  10. 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