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June 2015

Protecting Your SUV From Theft In Lakeside, California

Every car in Lakeside, California is at risk for theft. So it's up to us Lakeside motorists to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere. The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to p... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Lakeside run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Lakeside drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever ... Read More

How Much is Enough for Lakeside Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Lakeside auto owners know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the... Read More

Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

At 5 Star Automotive Center we get a lot of Lakeside car owners asking about car trip preparation. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Lakeside so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and won’t ... Read More

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