Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern Lakeside world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There’s a filter that cleans the air going into our SUV’s engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment? Fore...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on July 31, 2015
Knowing how their engine works can help Lakeside motorists make informed decisions about car care and prevent costly repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston tha...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 29, 2015
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad. Diesel-fueled vehicles haven’t been as popular in the Nort...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on July 16, 2015
Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Lakeside? Is it:
Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Lakeside – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen acr...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 15, 2015
A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Lakeside motorists with good handling and control. But like any system on your SUV, important parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it’s a good...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on July 04, 2015
Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Lakeside auto owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our critical timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engi...
Posted in Parts
on July 01, 2015