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August 2016

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Lakeside drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front w... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at 5 Star Automotive Center in Lakeside

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and als... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at 5 Star Automotive Center

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Lakeside . Have you ever had your check engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean f... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Lakeside resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good . The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out... Read More

The 5 Star Automotive Center Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Your browser does not support the video tag. The team at 5 Star Automotive Center in Lakeside, and California car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Lakeside drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that pr... Read More

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