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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Automotive Tips from Standard Auto Care: Tire Replacement Overview

Automotive Tips from Standard Auto Care: Tire Replacement Overview

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Tires and Wheels

Warning Signs Your Timing Belt Needs Replacement

Your timing belt in your car is an imperative component that will cause automobile issues if it is not working correctly. A timing belt will slip if the teeth on the belt wear down. Since the belt is made of rubber, like tires it can wear. For this reason, manufacturers specify a time and mileage limit on when you should have the timing belt replaced. Take a good look at your car owner’s manual to see the time and mileage limit placed on your vehicle. It is a good idea to stick to this time limit, but even then you may need a replacement beforehand. Here are some warning signs your car will give you if you need to have your timing belt replaced: Does your engine start to act oddly when you get between 2000 and 6400 RPM? If so, this could be a timing belt issue that calls for you to make a replacement. This happens with the belt becomes loose or there are some teeth missing, cause the timing belt to malfunction.  While a timing belt may not look like much all by itself, it ... read more

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Timing Belt

Standard Auto Care Car Care Advice for Sacramento Motorists: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

Standard Auto Care Car Care Advice for Sacramento Motorists: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

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Timing Belt

How To Tell Your Auto Maintenance Work Was Done Correctly

When you bring your car into the auto mechanic shop in Sacramento, CA, you know we know auto maintenance. Normally, you really have to have a lot of trust that the work will be done correctly – unless you are a car expert yourself. All too often, auto jobs are done in a manner that ends up breaking again or is overly expensive. Nevertheless, it is amazing when you do find a trusted auto mechanic shop, it is a godsend. Knowing that your car is fixed and fixed right whenever you bring it in is amazing. You can get that here in our shop. Here are some tips on how you will know that your car is fixed right: Don’t be afraid to talk to your auto mechanic. We understand what our customers want, right from the minute you drop the car off. Excellent service with a friendly smile. You will know exactly what we will be doing to your car. Communication between the auto shop mechanic and the customer is key to getting the job d ... read more

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Maintenance
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