• Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

    Tuesday 16 October 2012

    Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Pleasanton area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem, and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that something's wrong with the brakes is an unusual sound. It could be a squeal, chatter or grinding sound. Some brake pads have a li... read more

  • Wiper Blades In California

    Thursday 11 October 2012

    If you're gonna drive around the Pleasanton area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our windshield is just dirty. It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they require regular attention... read more

  • Give Your Engine Clean Fuel With A New Fuel Filter From Precision Auto Repair

    Tuesday 02 October 2012

    Your Honda, Acura, Toyota or Lexus requires plenty of clean fuel to run. When your fuel isn’t clean, your fuel injectors can start to become clogged up. When this happens, your Honda, Acura, Toyota or Lexus engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run efficiently. This hurts fuel economy and performance as you drive around Pleasanton. It can also lead to the buildup of harmful deposits on valves and in the combustion chamber. Th... read more

  • Maintenance Free Myth

    Wednesday 26 September 2012

    Sometimes we hear people say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexity demands higher tolerances for everything. For example, most folks don't realize how high tech automotive fluids have become. Fluids lik... read more

  • How Your Check Engine Light Works

    Thursday 20 September 2012

    Have you ever had an experience like this in Pleasanton California? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing! You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stopped flashing, but stayed on. By the next day, the light was off. You wonder; "What was going on?" Well, it's actually a good lesson in how the Check... read more