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Are All-Season Tires Good in the Winter – Downey Auto Repair

Are All-Season Tires Good in the Winter – Downey Auto Repair Most drivers in the Downey area probably don’t give their tires too much thought when the seasons change. After all, things stay pretty calm here in our part of the country. However, there are certain advantages to using seasonal tires. If nothing else, it helps preserve each set of tires longer. Most people in the Downey area don’t use winter tires. In fact, most drivers just stick with their all-season tires year-round. Winter tires are a good investment if you do plan to drive in wintery conditions. However, not every driver in the Downey area can afford to buy an extra set of tires just for the winter. The good news is all-season tires are made to work in all road conditions and in all kinds of temperatures. But as versatile as they are, many all-season tires don’t have the same traction as snow tires.   Lack of Traction During Winter Yes, all-seaso ... read more

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Winterizing Your Vehicle in Downey CA

Winterizing Your Vehicle in Downey CA If you live in the Downey area, you might not think that winterizing your vehicle is necessary. After all, it’s not like we get a bunch of rain and snow like other areas of the country. However, just because we enjoy a mild winter climate, that doesn’t mean your car, truck, crossover, or SUV couldn’t use a little extra attention as we head into the winter months. And if you need to drive somewhere that does have a harsher climate, you want your car to be ready. These days, crazy weather can occur just about anywhere, from extreme heat to bitter cold. That whenever you venture out, you want to be ready for whatever road conditions you might run into. And even if you stay close to home and never have to drive in harsh winter weather, it’s still a good idea to stay on top of your vehicle maintenance, including getting it ready for winter.   How to Winterize Your Vehicle There are nume ... 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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Trusted Nissan Repair in Downey CA

  Trusted Nissan Repair in Downey CA If you drive a Nissan, then you already know Nissan is one of the most reliable Japanese-built vehicles you can buy. With many quality models to choose from, the Nissan brand is known for dependability and reliability. That’s what makes Nissan so popular with California drivers and what’s makes them so nice to own. However, like all vehicles, your Nissan will need some service and repair to keep it in the best shape possible. Taking Proper Care of Your Nissan If you’re fortunate enough to drive a newer Nissan model, then don’t forget to take care of your investment. You want it to look and drive like new for as long as possible. On the other hand, if your Nissan is a little older, then you have to be sure to stay up the maintenance, so it continues to be reliable. So, how do you keep your Nissan vehicle running an ... read more

How Often Should I Change My Fuel Filter?

Downey Auto Repair - How Often Should I Change My Fuel Filter?   Unless you drive an all-electric car, you need gasoline to operate your vehicle. To get clean gas to your engine it has to travel there via the fuel filter. That’s why your fuel filter is so important. If dirty fuel is being sent to your engine, you will notice a decline in performance. The fuel filter also helps protect your vehicle’s fuel injectors. Like any other part of your car, the fuel filter gets old, and you must replace it.   As they get older, fuel filters get full of engine debris and eventually they can clog. That prevents fuel from passing through the filter to the engine. This will disrupt your engine. Obviously, without gas your car won’t even start. So, it goes without saying that your entire fuel system needs to work correctly, including the fuel filter. That brings us to the next question: how often do you typically need change the fuel filter?   ... read more

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