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February 2019

Picking the Right Tires in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. Shopping for tires in Lakeside can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires ... Read More

5 Star Automotive Center Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Lakeside residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular ... Read More

Automotive Tips from 5 Star Automotive Center: Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Lakeside drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. W... Read More

Lakeside Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at 5 Star Automotive Center in Lakeside is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in California are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. ... Read More

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