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March 2014

Exhaust Service At 5 Star Automotive Center In Lakeside

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Lakeside auto owners think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at 5 Star Automotive Center is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board em... Read More

Cabin Air Filter From 5 Star Automotive Center

Here is a questions for smart Lakeside car owners What is a cabin air filter? Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3. A cabin air filter cleans the outside air befo... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Lakeside motorists's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago in Lakeside, winter tires differed from highwa... Read More

Differential Service At 5 Star Automotive Center

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Lakeside, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your 5 Star Automotive Center technician that your dif... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Lakeside driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection at 5 Star Automotive Center will check ... Read More

Power Steering Service In Lakeside

Most Lakeside car owners are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes... Read More

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