Monthly Archives: June 2021

Why Are My Brake Lights Not Working – Downey Auto Mechanics

What’s the most important part of your vehicle? That’s a trick question, because they’re all important and they all work together to keep your car running smoothy and keep you safe. One of the most important safety features on your vehicle is your lights. When it gets dark, you can’t see without them. You also depend on your lights to be seen by other vehicles on the road. Headlights and taillights are both important for obvious reasons, but don’t overlook your brake lights. You use them no matter what time of day you drive to let others know you’re stopping or slowing down. Obviously, driving without functioning brake lights is very dangerous. Not to mention, it’s against the law and you will likely get a ticket if a law enforcement officer notices your brake lights are out.   Common Causes of Bad Brake Lights These days, most cars taillights and brake light share the same bulb. So, it would make sense if one light do ... read more

What’s Wrong with My Car’s Air Conditioning – Downey Auto Repair

It’s that time of year again, when the sun is out, and the temperature goes up. Thankfully, your vehicle has air conditioning. At least, we hope that’s the case and your AC is still blowing nice, cold air. There’s not much worse than driving around in the summer heat without air conditioning, especially if you have to drive in slow traffic. The good news is you don’t have to live with a broken or poor-working AC. Just come see us at Glenn’s Auto Service in Downey and we’ll take care of you and that faulty AC. Summer officially starts this weekend, which means July and August are just around the corner. That’s when the heat really picks up. So, if your car, truck, crossover, van or SUV is having AC problems, then don’t wait till the heat gets here to take care of it. Come into Glenn’s and let us get it fixed now.   Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? If your AC is having issues, there are a few different reasons i ... read more

Mazda Auto Repair in Downey You Can Trust

Are you fortunate enough to own a Mazda vehicle? Whether it’s a Mazda 6, Mazda 3, CX5, or any other model, Mazda is one of the most popular brands on the market, and one of the most fun brands to drive. And the best way to keep your Mazda vehicle running smoothly is to invest in the time and effort to take care of it. All vehicles wear down, but they last a lot longer and drive much better when you give them the proper care. The hot weather conditions in Downey make it especially hard to keep your Mazda running smoothly. So, it’s important to be proactive and have your vehicle serviced regularly. A little preventative maintenance along with regular tune-ups makes a big difference in keeping your Mazda performing the way you want.   Taking Care of Your Mazda in Downey CA So, what do you need to do to keep your Mazda at the top of its game? There are several things you can do to ta ... read more

Is Your Car Ready for the Summer Driving Season? – Downey Auto Repair

The hot summer driving season is here. No summer is complete without a good road trip, and this is typically the busiest driving season of the year. With COVID restrictions beginning to ease, people are ready to get out and see the world again. But before you go anywhere, make sure your car, truck, crossover, or SUV is ready for the trip. After all, it’s not going to take care of itself. Of course, you can also rely on Glenn’s Auto Service to help you get your vehicle ready for summer, as well.   Summer Car Care Tips in Downey CA It’s always important to take good care of your vehicle, no matter what time of year it is. However, every season is a little different so there are some specific things to watch for when getting your car ready for summer, the most obvious one being the heat. Just follow these tips to help your car survive the rising temperatures this summer. Air Conditioning – no one likes driving without air ... read more

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