• Don't Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)
    We've all heard that expression, "That's a non starter." When it comes to your vehicle, that's not music to a driver's ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the...
    Published on: Oct 04, 2020
  • The Wentworth Automotive Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil
    Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let...
    Published on: Sep 27, 2020
  • Water Everywhere (Clogged Drains)
    It's bad enough when you mistakenly leave a window open in your vehicle on a rainy day and you find your carpet soaked.  But what in the world is going on when your windows are closed tight, not ...
    Published on: Sep 20, 2020
  • Getting New Tires in SAN DIEGO?
    There are so many tire choices in the SAN DIEGO area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a s...
    Published on: Sep 13, 2020
  • "Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)
    You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working.  There are no numbers on the display.  Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing ...
    Published on: Sep 06, 2020
  • Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)
    Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself.  There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a ...
    Published on: Aug 30, 2020
  • Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)
    In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally.  Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates. That kind of re...
    Published on: Aug 23, 2020
  • A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)
    There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere.  Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally impo...
    Published on: Aug 16, 2020
  • Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)
    When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues.  But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a ...
    Published on: Aug 09, 2020
  • Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)
    If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to mo...
    Published on: Aug 02, 2020
  • How Does Wentworth Automotive Know What to Recommend?
    When you drop your vehicle off at Wentworth Automotive in SAN DIEGO, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Wentworth Automotive professionals have lists and procedu...
    Published on: Jul 26, 2020
  • The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)
    Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation.  But ...
    Published on: Jul 19, 2020
  • Relax When the Wind Blows in CA: Winter Car Prep for SAN DIEGO Drivers
    When autumn comes around in SAN DIEGO, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also t...
    Published on: Jul 12, 2020
  • Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for SAN DIEGO Drivers
    Hello, SAN DIEGO 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 i...
    Published on: Jul 05, 2020
  • Blind Spot Safety for SAN DIEGO Driving
    Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in SAN DIEGO, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advi...
    Published on: Jun 28, 2020
  • Wentworth Automotive Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles
    Hello CA! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not?...
    Published on: Jun 21, 2020
  • Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in SAN DIEGO
    Many SAN DIEGO drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your ve...
    Published on: Jun 14, 2020
  • Why Is My Check Engine Light On?
    The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some SAN DIEGO drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues o...
    Published on: Jun 07, 2020
  • Wentworth Automotive Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln
      Welcome to the Wentworth Automotive automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet SAN DIEGO conditions. In order for a tire to have good con...
    Published on: May 31, 2020
  • Looking Down the Road - Headlamps
    If you've ever been driving around SAN DIEGO and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put ...
    Published on: May 24, 2020
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