Monthly Archives: October 2022

Does Your Car Have Brake Problems – Downey Auto Repair

Does Your Car Have Brake Problems – Downey Auto Repair Every part of your vehicle plays a key role in its performance and safety. But your brakes are high on the list when it comes to safe driving. Obviously, it would not be smart to take your vehicle on the road with brakes that don’t work properly. When your brakes work you don’t give them much thought. But when they start to act up and make loud noises or feel soft or vibrate when you press the pedal, you notice the difference. Screeching brakes are definitely annoying, but a little screeching sound doesn’t mean brake failure is imminent. But there are some brake problems that are lot more serious, and you shouldn’t wait to address them.   Don’t Ignore These Serious Brake ProblemsBrakes can go bad for several reasons. Here are five things you should never ignore. Spongy brake pedals ... read more


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Top Auto Services to Take Care of This Fall – Downey Auto Repair

Top Auto Services to Take Care of This Fall – Downey Auto Repair Although the fall weather here in Downey is not like many other parts of the country, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get your car ready for the changing driving seasons. We can still get some unsightly weather in our area, and if you plan on traveling anywhere in the coming months, it’s best to make sure your car is ready. No matter where you live, it’s always a good idea to be ready for anything on the roads during the fall and winter driving seasons. These days, you never know what the conditions are going to be like. So, getting your vehicle prepared ahead of time, keeps you safe and gives you peace of mind. Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall and Winter There are several things to do for your vehicle in the fall to get it ready for winter. And really, there’s never a bad time to for any of these services. Oil Change – getting ... read more

Why Does My Car Vibrate?

Why Does My Car Vibrate – Downey Auto Repair   If you’ve ever had the chance to sit in a good massage chair, you know how relaxing that can be. If you have to spend a lot of time in your vehicle, then having a massage feature in your seta might sound like a good idea. But that might not be the safest way to drive, despite the soothing vibrations. Massage chair vibrations are great, but if you feel your entire car vibrating, that’s not a good sign. In most cases, if your car vibrates, it needs some attention. Cars vibrate for several reasons, but the good news is most of them are typically not serious and they are generally simple to correct.   Top Causes of Vehicle Vibration These are the most common causes of car vibrations. Worn Tires – in many cases, the vibrations you feel can be found where the rubber meets the road, literally. Worn tires are the biggest culprit for vibrating cars. Worn out ... read more


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Pre-Owned Car Inspection in Downey CA

Pre-Owned Car Inspection in Downey CA Are you in the market for a used car? Fortunately, things have improved a little from where they were about six months ago, when some people were paying more for certain pre-owned vehicles then they were for a new one of the same model. In any case, when you’re in the market for a used vehicle, you have to be sure the car you choose is going to be reliable, which means it needs to be in condition. And with the cost of pre-owned vehicles still higher than normal, you want to make sure you get what you pay for. There are plenty of gently used pre-owned vehicles on the market, but they are still used. That means you can never be 100 percent sure about their condition. That’s where pre-purchase inspections come into play.   Get the Complete Picture Thankfully, there are several websites that offer more insight into a vehicl ... read more

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