The primary job of the serpentine belt for Lakeside drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not comp...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on March 28, 2017
Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Lakeside drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Lakeside drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of you...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 22, 2017
Most Lakeside drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehi...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 13, 2017
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Hey Lakeside area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our California streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Lakeside area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meetin...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 06, 2017