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January 2016

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Lakeside: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at 5 Star Automotive Center

Taking care of our tires is a vital part of car care for Lakeside drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some important preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve fuel economy and extend the life of the tires, so it’s well wor... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Lakeside SUV

Imagine you've left Lakeside and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. That would ... Read More

Battery Basics For Lakeside

It's important for Lakeside car owners to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold California weather. Most Lakeside motorists think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine. Ho... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at 5 Star Automotive Center

All of us Lakeside drivers know we have to get the oil changed in our SUVs periodically. That’s just part of good car care. But when Lakeside service specialists change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That’s why they sometimes let you know that your air filter... Read More

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