Monthly Archives: August 2017

Summer's End Is The Perfect Time For Car Care

Summer's End Is The Perfect Time For Car Care

Summer's End Is The Perfect Time For Car Care Summer's end is a perfect time for car care to assure you and your family of worry-free driving this fall and winter. The vacations are over and the kids are going back to school. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) suggests you take advantage of this lull to prepare your vehicle for the seasons ahead.  Breakdowns are never convenient and the following tips from ASE should give parents and students a preventative maintenance road map: Recommended Service Schedules We suggest you follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedules which can be found in your owner's manual.  Or contact one of DRIVE AutoCare's Service Managers who have complete access to this information. Engine Performance Have engine problems (hard starts, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected soon as colder weather w ... read more

Check Engine Light Rancho Santa Fe Solana Beach Del Mar Encinitas

Check Engine Light Rancho Santa Fe Solana Beach Del Mar Encinitas

Check Engine Light Rancho Santa Fe Solana Beach Del Mar Encinitas The Check Engine Light Rancho Santa Fe Solana Beach Del Mar Encinitas, according to Consumer Reports, is the most misunderstood indicator on your dashboard. This warning light means many different things, from a loose gas cap to a seriously misfiring engine. While you don't have to pull the car over immediately, you should get the car checked out as soon as possible. By ignoring the warning you might seriously damage expensive components. Additionally, this light is a sign that your car is getting poor mileage and emitting higher pollutant levels. The check engine light is part of your car's on-board diagnostics (OBD) system. When there's a problem that the system can't correct, the computer illuminates a yellow warning indicator and simultaneously stores a "trouble ... read more

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