Category: Car Care Tips

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?

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

5 Most Common Vehicle Failures

December 23rd, 2016 by

While you never want to be stranded on the side of the road, winter is probably the least desirable time to have this happen. And although there will always be unavoidable, unfortunate events, we’ve compiled a list of the five most common vehicle failures and how you can prevent them! 1. Check Engine Light An

Gearing Up for Spring

March 30th, 2016 by

It’s time to say goodbye to Winter and hello to Spring! We know you and your family and friends are planning tons of awesome adventures to go on this year. Get ahead of the game and begin preparing your car for a safe and successful season of exploring the open roads. Here are five helpful

Leather Care For Your Car

March 11th, 2016 by

Whether you’re restoring a vintage model or keeping your daily driving vehicle in tip-top-shape, maintaining your car’s interior is must. Leather seats are not only a clean, classic look, they’re durable and maintainable if you’re willing to put in just a little bit of time. Here are some tips to keep your leather seats looking

4 Tips to Keep Animals Out of Your Car

December 2nd, 2015 by

As the temperatures start to drop, wild animals are busy searching for any type of shelter they can find that is safe and warm. To them, your car seems like the perfect home for the winter. There are many different hiding places that animals can crawl in to. Many animals find solace in the warm