• Oh, Stop! (Disc Brake Service)
    Every time you drive your vehicle, you wear down your brakes just a little bit.  And after a while, that adds up.  Gradually, your stopping power isn't like it used to be.  Since brakes...
    Published on: Jun 16, 2024
  • What's up with Diesels in SAN DIEGO?
    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-fue...
    Published on: Jun 09, 2024
  • TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your SAN DIEGO Vehicle
    SAN DIEGO drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in CA come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the SAN DIEGO ar...
    Published on: Jun 02, 2024
  • Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on CA Roads?
    Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in CA spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 a...
    Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Reaching the Braking Point (Brake hose replacement)
    If you notice your brakes aren’t working like they used to, that’s the kind of thing that’s important to have checked out soon.  That’s because your brakes are extraordina...
    Published on: May 19, 2024
  • Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)
    You expect your heater/air conditioner to work like it should.  You have a control for temperature and one for fan speed.  You even have a control for what vents the air comes out of.  ...
    Published on: May 12, 2024
  • Coolant Service at Wentworth Automotive
    SAN DIEGO residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of CA temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the envi...
    Published on: May 05, 2024
  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in SAN DIEGO)
    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it se...
    Published on: Apr 28, 2024
  • Oil's Well That Ends Well (Oil Change Grades and Weight)
    Changing your oil regularly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your vehicle running well.  And knowing the right type of oil to use is also very important.  Engine oil i...
    Published on: Apr 21, 2024
  • What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in SAN DIEGO
    So you've bought a used vehicle in the SAN DIEGO area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the SAN DIEGO area sell vehicles for differ...
    Published on: Apr 14, 2024
  • Serpentine Belt Service at Wentworth Automotive in SAN DIEGO
    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 u...
    Published on: Apr 07, 2024
  • What is a TSB?  (Technical Service Bulletins)
    If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something t...
    Published on: Mar 31, 2024
  • Keep Your SAN DIEGO Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter
    Hey SAN DIEGO - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's ...
    Published on: Mar 24, 2024
  • In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)
    It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility.  Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind.  So here are a few tips on how to keep...
    Published on: Mar 17, 2024
  • No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)
    Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine?  It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer fil...
    Published on: Mar 10, 2024
  • How Do You Save Gas in SAN DIEGO, CA?
    No one in SAN DIEGO, CA, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising CA fuel prices, however, have spurred SAN DIEGO drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans...
    Published on: Mar 03, 2024
  • Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)
    Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt.  When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own ...
    Published on: Feb 25, 2024
  • Passing the Test (How to Prevent Emissions Test Failure)
    Vehicle emission testing has become ubiquitous in North America and for a good reason.  Clean air quality is important for the environment and all of us.  Since vehicle emissions are among t...
    Published on: Feb 18, 2024
  • Fuel Injectors
    The last new American vehicles sold in SAN DIEGO with a carburetor rolled out of the CA dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in SAN DIEGO, and nationally, have had fuel injector...
    Published on: Feb 11, 2024
  • Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in SAN DIEGO?
      Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in SAN DIEGO?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpasse...
    Published on: Feb 04, 2024
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