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June 2018

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. One Lakeside automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Lakeside, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step ba... Read More

5 Star Automotive Center On Your Serpentine Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Lakeside, California, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electri... Read More

Lakeside Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Your browser does not support the video tag. Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Lakeside on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds... Read More

Automotive Tips from 5 Star Automotive Center: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Lakeside drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace th... Read More

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