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How Often Do I Need an Oil Change?

Posted June 12, 2020

There is a lot of conflicting information out there on the number of miles your car can run before you need an oil change. It used to be recommended to change your oil every 3,000 miles. In Los Angeles, the average driver can add a little over 1,000 miles per…

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3 Signs You Need to Schedule a Tune-Up Right Away!

Posted April 27, 2020

Whether you have a classic car that you only take out for Sunday drives or you drive a modern, well-equipped vehicle, there’s no doubt you want to keep it in the best shape possible. To prolong the life of your car, regular tune-ups are an absolute must. But how do…

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Check the Check Engine Light: Here’s Why

Posted March 13, 2020

The Check Engine light in your vehicle is one of the most common confusions for new car owners (and even for many people who have been in the driver’s seat of their car for more than ten or twenty years). Some people drive their cars with the check engine light…

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Check Engine Light Got You Worried?

Posted August 7, 2019

The check engine light is one of the most important yet often ignored elements of your car. That yellow light isn’t there just to annoy you, it’s actually trying to transmit an important message — if you actually bother to pay attention that is. A wide variety of things can…

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