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Interstate Batteries Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe

Interstate Batteries Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe

Interstate Batteries Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe A trusted brand for over 65 years, Interstate Batteries Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe are backed by a worry-free, nationwide warranty and they are the official battery of Joe Gibbs Racing.  Fact:  Interstate Batteries is the #1 recycler of batteries, they recycle more than they sell.  Interstate's long-lasting batteries promise to provide equal or improved power for your vehicle. Whether you’re looking for superior performance in hot or cold weather or dependable power for long hauls, Interstate has the perfect battery for your veh ... read more

Del Mar Automotive Repair and Car Care Service

Del Mar Automotive Repair and Car Care Service

Del Mar Automotive Repair and Car Care Service Del Mar Automotive Repair and Car Care Service means coming to Solana Beach for 5 Star Automotive Repair and Maintenance Services.  While DRIVE AutoCare has free coffee and free wireless, Solana Beach offers our customers some fun things to do while they are waiting for their Del Mar Automotive Repair and Car Care Service vehicles to be repaired.  Here are some of our favorites: COFFEE :  Java Depot, Peet's Coffee, Lofty Coffee BREAKFAST/LUNCH:  Lockwood Table, Wild Note Cafe, Pillbox Tavern, Local Greens, T's Cafe, Java Depot, California Pizza Kitchen, Claire's, Roberto's, Station Sushi, Alfonso's of La Jolla, Beach Grass Cafe, Crush, Yummy Yogurt, Juicers, Pizza Port, Chiefs, Solana Beach Fish House, Similan Thai EXERCISE:  Fletcher Cove and Pillbox Beach, Coastal Rail Trail (between Lomas Santa Fe and Villa de la Valle), Pedigo Electric Bike ... read more

Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, VW Repair in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe

Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, VW Repair in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe

Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, VW Repair in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe DRIVE AutoCare's German auto repair mechanics (Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, VW Repair in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe) are highly trained to diagnose, service, and maintain the superior braking, engine and suspension systems that are characteristic of German engineered automobiles. These sophisticated vehicles call for a high level of care and maintenance to retain maximum performance. Germany is listed as one of four of the top auto manufacturing countries along with China, Japan, and the United States.  Germany is considered the birthplace of high performance automobiles and the history of automobiles there is as diverse as the makes and models that were developed there. It all began in 1886 when the first gasoline-powered car was designed by C ... read more

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Oil Change in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe

Oil Change in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe

Oil Change in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe Here's 3 technical reasons why you should regularly perform an Oil Change in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Cardiff, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe: Oil is subject to high temperatures and, as anti-oxidizing and anti-wear additives break down, sludge can form, making it difficult for oil to flow and squeeze itself between moving metal parts. Viscosity modifiers break down after exposure to high temperatures, making the oil thinner at high temps and less effective at separating metal parts sliding past one another. Metal, dirt, soot and other particulate buildup in oil —much of which is too small to get caught by the filter— which causes the fluid to become abrasive, significantly accelerating engine wear. Over time, detergents and dispersants that are meant to combat those small insolubles break down, and ar ... read more

Brake Repair Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe

Brake Repair Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe

  Brake Repair Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe Your brakes may be trying to tell you something about Brake Repair Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, Cardiff, Rancho Santa Fe.  According to the Car Care Council, a properly operating brake system helps ensure safe vehicle control and operation and it should be checked immediately if you suspect any problems. DRIVE AutoCare offers free brake inspections at all three locations. “While an annual brake inspection is a good way to ensure brake safety, motorists should not ignore signs that their brakes need attention,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Knowing the key warning signs that your brakes may need maintenance will go a long way toward keeping you and others safe on the road.”  Look and listen to the f ... read more

Tune Up Your Foreign Domestic or Exotic Automobile in Solana Beach

Tune Up Your Foreign Domestic or Exotic Automobile in Solana Beach

Tune Up Your Foreign Domestic or Exotic Automobile in Solana Beach Let DRIVE AutoCare Tune Up Your Foreign Domestic or Exotic Automobile in Solana Beach and perform a tune-up and get better gas mileage in return. According to the Car Care Council, even today’s modern vehicles need a periodic tune-up and that can save big at the pump. “Regular tune-ups are an investment that really pays off. A well-maintained vehicle is not only more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly, but performs better and is safer and more reliable,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. The Car Care Council recommends a 21st Century tune-up during which the fuel, emissions and ignition systems are checked, as well as the battery, charging and starting system, and the engine mechanical and powertrain control systems. Keeping a car properly tuned can improve gas mileage by an average of 4 p ... read more

ASE Certified Automotive Technicians in Encinitas, Cardiff, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Del Mar

ASE Certified Automotive Technicians in Encinitas, Cardiff, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Del Mar

ASE Certified Technicians in Encinitas, Cardiff, Del Mar, Solana Beach It seem that every automotive repair shop has a sign stating they employ ASE Certified Technicians in Encinitas, Cardiff, Del Mar, Solana Beach.  This sign states that the technicians are certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.  Have you ever noticed that sign and wondered what it means? ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Since 1972 the independent, non-profit organization has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals.  ASE promotes excellence in vehicle repair, service and parts distribution and over 300,000 automotive technicians hold an ASE certification. The ASE certification exists to protect the automotive service consumer and shop owners. They test and certify automotive pro ... read more

Rancho Santa Fe Auto Repair Factory Scheduled Maintenance

Rancho Santa Fe Auto Repair Factory Scheduled Maintenance

Rancho Santa Fe Auto Repair Factory Scheduled Maintenance Rancho Santa Fe Auto Repair Factory Scheduled Maintenance, provided by DRIVE AutoCare in Solana Beach, is much more convenient and much lower priced than the dealer. We also offer complimentary concierge door-to-door service for clients in Rancho Santa Fe and Fairbanks Ranch. According to the Car Care Council, keeping a vehicle running well, today and down the road, is routine maintenance. Yet many drivers tend to put off even basic maintenance. In a recent study, the council found that 89% of vehicles were in need of at least one service or repair. : 25% of cars had low or dirty engine oil. 13% had low or contaminated brake fluid. 18% had dirty air filters. ... read more

Rancho Santa Fe Car Repair with Concierge Door-to-Door Service

Rancho Santa Fe Car Repair with Concierge Door-to-Door Service

Rancho Santa Fe Car Repair with Concierge Door-to-Door Service We are excited to announce that DRIVE AutoCare is now offering Rancho Santa Fe Car Repair with Concierge Door-to-Door Service. As a complimentary service at no extra charge, we will pickup you car at your home, perform any necessary repairs & maintenance, and return the vehicle to your home, typically all in the same day. We realize that driving to the dealer in Carlsbad, Kearny Mesa or Miramar Road can be a real chore, taking as much as 2 hours out of your day between driving back and forth to the dealer, waiting for a service adviser and checking out a loaner vehicle. With this in mind, we have developed our Rancho Santa Fe Door-to-Door Concierge Service to save our clients a lot of time and frustration. And since we typically have your ... read more

Back-To-School Vehicle Preparation

Back-To-School Vehicle Preparation

The Car Care Council reminds us to make sure your child's back-to-school vehicle preparation is complete with this 4-point checklist: Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, we recommend you check the exterior and interior lights and replace any that are dimming, rapidly blinking or not functioning. Also check your wiper blades for signs of wear or and replace if necessary. Both of these items are quick and inexpensive to remedy. Get a brake inspection. Schedule a brake inspection and look for warning signs, such as an illuminated brake light, screeching, grinding or clicking noises when applying the brakes. Brake repairs caught early can be inexpensive; wait too long and the brake repairs can add up! Check tires for improper i ... read more

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