Wednesday, November 12, 2014
At some point in time, you will likely find the need to sell your car and get a new one. When this happens, you would want to make sure that you get the best possible value out of it; and as any driver knows, this would depend in large part on the car’s condition. Driving.ca contributor Brian Turner lists six factors that could bring the value of your car down, and one of these is the absence, or lack of, maintenance records.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Regardless of price, brand, or features, however, every car will eventually suffer performance issues due to regular wear and tear and even the occasional abuse. Whether for unforeseen or scheduled auto repair in San Juan Capistrano, it would be wise to take any vehicle to a one-stop repair shop such as Laguna Niguel Auto Center. Some of the most common auto repair issues have to do with the brake system, electrical system, tires, cooling system, air conditioning, transmission, and suspension. Aside from these occasional automotive problems, though, vehicle owners also have to take their cars to a competent technician for scheduled maintenance and oil changes as recommended by manufacturers.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Driving around with under-inflated tires increases the risk of irreversibly damaging tires with a blowout. Incorrect tire pressure will wreak havoc on the tires’ sidewalls. Soft tires will also make an engine work harder, thus increasing your vehicle’s fuel consumption. Check your car’s tire pressure every time you gas up. Instruments help you see the light Your car’s dashboard is full of instrument gauges for a reason: to warn you of engine malfunctions. Ignoring the blinking lights won’t make them go away. Note that the “check engine” indicator doesn’t identify the nature of the problem, so you will have to rely on shops specializing in auto repair from Mission Viejo like Laguna Niguel Auto Center for an accurate diagnosis and an effective intervention.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
People hang on to their old cars for a variety of reasons. While vehicles may hold many a fond memory for some, others just can’t afford to score a new ride and would rather give the shops who do auto repair in San Juan Capistrano some added business. For the practical few who prefer to get their beaters on the road again, Steven Lang of Yahoo! Autos shared ways to make those wrecks roadworthy once more. Fix the suspension The under chassis is all that lies between you and the asphalt. For safety’s sake, this has to be prioritized to avoid the unthinkable when the rubber hits the road. Experienced auto repair businesses like the Laguna Niguel Auto Center will get the job done for less than a dealership would.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Touchscreen technology can be found virtually everywhere nowadays, from airports to convenience stores, and they’re often part of more advanced technologies that could change our daily lives. That in mind, auto repair in Mission Viejo, CA and many other locations around the state will never be the same when a new touch-screen tablet application goes online, possibly in the near future. Lauren Hertzler, columnist for the Philadelphia Business Journal, writes about the possible impact this device could have on the car repair industry.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Customarily a male-dominated trade, auto repair in San Juan Capistrano and other areas is facing a sexual revolution now that more women are training to become car mechanics. In a report filed by Danner Evans of WSET-TV, surveys show that female customers tend to be charged more than male customers, especially when they show no knowledge of auto repair. Given the number of female drivers, that’s a lot of money made off a customer’s unfamiliarity.