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Follow These Tips to Make Your Vehicle Last

Follow These Tips to Make Your Vehicle Last    If you’re lucky enough to own a new car, then count your blessings. While everyone would love to have a new car, not everyone can afford the cost of a new vehicle. However, you can keep your car looking and feeling new by taking care of it. If your car does need major repairs, you can either purchase a new vehicle, or pay to repair it. Most people just pay to get their cars repaired. The good news is, if take care of your vehicle, then you won’t have to spend a lot on car repairs.   Is Your Auto Maintenance All Caught Up?   If you follow these tips, it will help keep your car, tuck, crossover, or SUV looking and running its best for a long time.   Stick to a Schedule – did you know that every new car comes with a scheduled maintenance calendar. The best way to keep ... read more

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Preparing Your Vehicle for Back to School

Downey Auto Repair – Preparing Your Vehicle for Back to School   It’s time to go back to school again in Downey and kids are returning to the classroom for more in-person instruction. Getting your kids ready to go back to school is a process and it has a lot of different parts. For most families that includes having at least one reliable vehicle.   For parents with older kids, especially those headed off to college, that can also mean buying an additional vehicle. Regardless of what stage your kids are in, now is a definitely a good time to pay attention to proper vehicle maintenance.   Service and Maintenance Checklist   If it’s been a while since your vehicle had a good tune-up, there’s no better time than the present to get it done. Our ASE certified technicians are ready to serve you. However, if you don’t have time right now, there are some things you can do for your car, truck, crossover ... read more

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Are You Following the 30-60-90 Maintenance Plan – Downey Auto Repair

Do you stick to your vehicle’s “factory schedule maintenance plan?” If you answered yes, then nice job! Even though these service schedules are designed to help keep your vehicle in top condition, many people ignore them. However, by sticking to your regularly scheduled maintenance plan, or the “30-60-90 maintenance schedule” you can save yourself a lot of headaches.   The reason it’s called the 30-60-90-maintenance plan is that most manufacturers recommend this maintenance service every 30,000 miles. So why is it so important?   Stick to the 30-60-90 Maintenance Plan   Many drivers simply ignore this maintenance plan, but the truth is factory scheduled maintenance is very valuable. And in fact, vehicle manufacturers will often hold you to it. Dealerships have a rep ... read more

Most Important Things to Do Before Your Next Road Trip

We hope you are enjoying your summer so far. After all, summer is one of the best times of the year. If you’re like most people, then your summer plans probably include at least one long road trip. Road trips can be a lot of fun, but before you go, you hit the road, there are some important things to remember.   Planning and packing for your trip come first, but one of the most important things to do before a road trip is make sure your car is ready for the drive. Unfortunately, people don’t always remember this important step. But if your vehicle isn’t ready to go, then your summer plans could end up getting derailed. So, here’s what you need to do to avoid that fate.   Give Your Car a Detailed Checkup   Safety is always the top priority when you take a road trip. If your car isn’t running at peak performance, you might not make it to your destination. But even worse, your safety could be at risk. So, here are some of ... read more

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Is it Safe to Drive with a Cracked Windshield? – Downey Mechanic

Can you think of anything more annoying when you’re driving? You’re cruising down the road when out of nowhere a rock comes flying at your vehicle, and crack! You’re left with a busted windshield and there is nothing you could’ve done to prevent it. It’s bad luck that’s completely out of your control.   It just doesn’t get much more frustrating than that. Some people are luckier than others, and they escape with just a small chip. But others aren’t so lucky, and they end up with a crack across their entire windshield. That’s how life goes sometimes.   Get Your Windshield Fixed   So, now what? Do you need to get your windshield repaired or replaced? While some windshields completely crack, in other cases, the chip or crack might not impair your vision. You might think it’s not a big deal to drive with a cracked windshield. If the chip is small, you’re probably right.   But that ... read more

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