• I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Pleasanton

    Wednesday 13 September 2017

    About 90% of our driving decisions in the Pleasanton area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Pleasanton drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield is just dirty. In fact, it's estimated that 46,000,000 drivers across the nation are driving with wipers that can't adequately clear their windshield in a storm.It seems like our... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Precision Auto Repair, Inc.: Air Conditioning Inspection

    Wednesday 06 September 2017

    Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Pleasanton require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some parts manufacturers require other components to be replaced along with certain failed parts in order to maintain the new part warranty. This is because a given failure may be the result of another... read more

  • The Economy of Maintenance for Pleasanton Drivers

    Sunday 27 August 2017

    Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Pleasanton drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like the inconvenience and uncertainty of vehicle repairs. But that payment has a detrimental effect on our budget and bank account.Edmunds.com ... read more

  • Talk to Precision Auto Repair, Inc. About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

    Monday 21 August 2017

    Custom wheels are one way that Pleasanton folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be made to the vehicle, how the new wheels and tires will affect the operation of the vehicle, your driving habits and, of course, the style of the wheels. Most Pleasanton... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Precision Auto Repair, Inc.: Rotor Problems

    Thursday 17 August 2017

    The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Pleasanton.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for the brake pads, leaving you with reduced braking power.Over time and miles, rotors can also wear down below safe specifications. It is important for Pleasanton drivers to kno... read more

  • Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Pleasanton Drivers

    Monday 31 July 2017

    Hello, Pleasanton residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Pleasanton auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they need to filter it because it has some grit it in. Any dirt is bad for your engine. The cleaner the fuel, the better your ve... read more

  • How Does Precision Auto Repair, Inc. Know What to Recommend?

    Monday 24 July 2017

    When you drop your vehicle off at Precision Auto Repair, Inc. in Pleasanton, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Precision Auto Repair, Inc. professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Pleasanton service center will note the mileage on your vehicle. They'll then check to see what inspections and services the vehicle manufacturer recommends for a vehicle of your make, model and mileag... read more

  • The Precision Auto Repair, Inc. Guide to Servicing Your Differential

    Sunday 16 July 2017

    Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Pleasanton drivers. A lot of us in Pleasanton don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every vehicle has a differential, and, yes, it does need to be serviced. In fact, it's more important to the operation of your vehicle than the air conditioner or windshield wipers... read more

  • Used Cars: Precision Auto Repair, Inc. Advice on What to Do After You Buy

    Sunday 09 July 2017

    Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Pleasanton drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Pleasanton area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families downsize or even when someone just wants a new ride. So the used vehicle may be just fine. But some Pleasanton used vehicle owners sell them because they don't... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Precision Auto Repair, Inc.: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

    Tuesday 04 July 2017

    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 Pleasanton drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they find themselves in a driving situation around California when they really need forward visibility only to discover that their wipers are worn or maybe even torn and can&rs... read more

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