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January 2019

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Lakeside drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Lakeside drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing bo... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Lakeside drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing bo... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Lakeside drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing bo... Read More

Drive Train Service in Lakeside at 5 Star Automotive Center

Your browser does not support the video tag. The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel dr... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Lakeside: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Lakeside drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. California drivers ran ou... Read More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Lakeside

Night driving in Lakeside is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can'... Read More

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