Category: Auto Maintenance

Why You Need Oil Changes

September 20th, 2019 by

Explaining Fluid Service Do you know why you visit the auto shop regularly for oil changes? West Automotive Group in Miramar, California can explain every reason why routine fluid service is so important. Clean Oil, Clean Engine Why can’t you put in motor oil and leave it for a long time? Oil accumulates dirt, grime,

Oil Change FAQ

September 18th, 2019 by

Expert Answers West Automotive Group in Kearny Mesa, California understands that our customers have questions about their car’s services. They want to know that their money is working towards their vehicle’s health and they need to understand our work better to know that. Our team answers your common oil change questions to help you understand

What Throws Off Wheel Alignment

September 17th, 2019 by

How To Protect Alignment Wheel alignment is part of the routine maintenance your car needs to stay healthy and perform its best. It can be damaging and dangerous to drive a car with bad alignment! So what can you do to avoid bad wheel alignment? West Automotive Group in Escondido, California has a few ideas.

Should You Change Oil When It’s Dirty?

September 12th, 2019 by

How Dirty Is Too Dirty? Do you know when to change your car’s motor oil? Some people say to change the oil whenever it gets dirty, but how dirty is too dirty? West Automotive Group in El Cajon, California has the answers to all of your motor oil-related questions. Why Does Motor Oil Get Dirty?

3 Most Common Hybrid Issues and Repairs

January 23rd, 2019 by

Even if you are not a serious environmentalist, you may consider a hybrid vehicle for its significant gas savings and other conveniences. But many skeptical drivers in Kearny Mesa want to know if those savings are really worth it considering common hybrid issues and repairs. We have great news for you! Today’s hybrids are more

Are Automatic Transmissions More Expensive to Repair? 

November 23rd, 2018 by

Since their introduction, automatic transmissions have contested standard ones in almost every way. Are they better to drive? Are they easier to maintain? Do they cost more to repair? Drivers in El Cajon want to know that they are making the right choice and investment in their car, but sometimes the answer is not black

A Guide to Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance: When & Where to Go

September 23rd, 2018 by

Hybrid vehicle maintenance has become much simpler with improved technology. Today, hybrid owners can follow maintenance plans and schedules similar to standard vehicles. However, not every auto shop is equally as advanced with the proper equipment and technology to service hybrid vehicles. When you have questions about your hybrid’s specific maintenance plan, consult your manufacturer’s

How to Prepare Your Headlights for Your Next Road Trip

December 15th, 2017 by

Doing some traveling during the holiday season and thinking about that long drive ahead? Preparing your vehicle for travel can be stressful, but ensuring your car is equipped for the mystery travel holds is important! Often overlooked, headlights can make or break your road trip. Especially since the winter months bring shorter days and more

Heat and how it Can affect Your Car

July 19th, 2017 by

Summer is in full swing! Many things that the high heat and sun can do affect your car are not good. Not only does summer mean heat but also road trips. Having your car inspected during these high temps is crucial to help you avoid some common car problems due to heat. You also need