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Coronavirus (Covid–19) Update- We have taken several steps to ensure the health and safety of our customers. 1) We are taking extra precautions to clean and sanitize our shop on a more frequent basis. 2) We have instructed all Yorba Linda Auto Service employees to take precautionary health measures, including frequent hand washing, and staying home when sick. 3) We have sanitizing agents available for you to use when you visit, and hand washing facilities available. 4) We also offer a touchless drop off and pick up service for our customers peace of mind. We will continue to do our best to follow precautionary steps to help keep everyone healthy. We are ready to serve you during this trying time.

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Ten Things You May Not Know About Yorba Linda Auto Service

Yorba Linda Auto Service is a friendly, family-owned auto repair shop that proudly serves the communities around Placentia, California. We strive to make quality our primary goal and that we are a trustworthy team made up of ASE-Certified Automotive Technicians and Service Advisors. We are the only ASE Blue Seal of Excellence shop in Placentia and Yorba Linda that service Domestic and Asian cars. That means we have met the criteria to be recognized for Automotive Service Excellence and we meet the high-standards set by this organization. We are a multi-generation, family-owned business and we have proudly serviced and repaired the vehicles of multi-generations of local families. From great-grandfathers to freshly minted teen drivers, our family loves serving all the families that come to us for auto repair. We have a mission to make a positive impact both within our local community and also how the ge ... read more

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Keeping Your Teen Safe on the Road: Things They Should Look Out For

Ah, Freedom! That’s the feeling a teenage driver gets while driving a car. Actually, it’s a feeling all drivers get when they hit the open road, but teens have a tendency to go a little crazy with their newfound freedoms behind the wheel. That’s why it’s important to steer your teenage driver toward safe driving practices and basic automotive maintenance. To keep your teen safe on the road, there are 5 things they should look out for. These five things will help maintain their vehicles. Not only will your teen’s car, truck, or SUV be more reliable, but the risk of a car breaking down on the side of the road in an unknown location will be reduced. Here are the five things every teenage driver should look out for: Oil changes As a general rule, most foreign and domestic vehicles should have their oil changed every 3,000 – 5,000 miles. If your car is has high mileage, you may consider changing the oil every three months. Oil and filter change frequency depend ... read more

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How Is Your Car Similar To The Human Body?

Are you someone with an older car that you love? If you are, then you’ll want to read this. An older car of say, older than 10 years is like a senior citizen in the automotive world. When your car is new and fresh, it rarely has automotive issues. But as you age, your body, like your car, requires more care and certainly more preventive maintenance. Preventive Maintenance While we always believe in preventive maintenance, it’s even more critical as a car ages. Like your body, things in a car tend to break down as they get older. For example, hoses may become more inflexible and break. Gaskets get worn down and may leak. An older car is more likely to creak, and the brakes may get worn out. The suspension may be “squishy,” too. And the electronics often go haywire in older cars as well. What to Do? As we age, we need to go to the doctor more often for checkups. We can’t skip three or four years of doc ... read more

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Best Day Trips Near Yorba Linda & Placentia

We know that you’re probably all familiar with Disneyland, and while we love Disneyland, there are lots of other local attractions near Yorba Linda and Placentia, too. Many places are family-friendly and offer all the amenities that you need when traveling with your family. Here are some of our best day trips. K1 Speed is a wonderful little indoor go-kart racing place in Anaheim. The go-karts can reach speeds of up to 45 mph, which seems pretty fast when you’re indoors on a small track. It’s really fun to race with your friends and your family! There’s a small snack bar, and they have specials on some days, but you might want to call ahead to see. Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City are both a short car ride away. Both are family-friendly amusement parks with lots of rides and things to do for the whole family. There are live shows as well as rides and quieter places for smaller, shyer kids, too. Knott’s Soak City is not as well known, but your kids will love the focus on ... read more

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Top 5 Reasons To Prepare Your Vehicle For Summer Weather

You’ve probably read that you should prepare your vehicle for the summer weather, but did anyone ever tell you why? There are several reasons, and probably more than five, but these are the top five. The temperatures have been warming up every year, and this summer will probably be no exception. Before you’re stuck on some lonely desert highway with no cell phone coverage, get your vehicle ready for the heat. Your cooling system needs some extra attention before you head out for vacation. Let us check your radiator and tighten all those loose hoses, so you feel extra safe and secure heading into the heat. Dust can be a big issue when there hasn’t been any rain. Although people think of California as green, everyone who lives here knows how dry and dusty everything is in the summer. That dust can get into your vents, your door jambs, and even inside the car. It can be pretty annoying. Dust can also get into the engine and cause all kinds of problems. Let us take a look before yo ... read more

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Fun Facts About America’s Mom & Pop Shops

(Yorba Linda Auto Service is a family-owned and operated business and they rock.) There’s something about Mom & Pop Shops that make us travel back to our childhoods and to a simpler time. Whether it’s a favorite diner or a store, Mom & Pop shops give us a comforting feeling. Before there were giant franchises, with locations in a hundred places as well as merchandising and TV ads, there were mom & pop shops. Yorba Linda Auto Service is one such mom & pop shop. Do you remember as a kid going to the local ice cream place, where you’d always see the same people behind the counter? Those people were your neighbors, and few of those places exist any more. We’d like you to know that the mom & pop place is still alive and well–and thriving, too! When you come in, we remember your vehicle here at Yorba Linda Auto Service. Mom & pop shops are the basis of America’s strength over the past decades, and they offer something that big box auto centers do not. Our ... read more

Replace Those Filters And Breathe Easy This Spring

Ah, Spring! It is our favorite time of year in Yorba Linda. The flowers are beautiful and the rains make everything green again. But spring pollen comes along with nature’s beauty, and that means springtime allergies. If you want to try and reduce springtime sniffling, sneezing, and hay fever, consider bringing your vehicle in to Yorba Linda Auto Service in Placentia. We will be happy to inspect your vehicle and advise if your engine air filter and cabin air filter need to be replaced. While we’re at it, we can also inspect your fuel filter and oil filter to see if they need to be replaced as well. Cabin air filters help you breathe easier inside your car, but the engine air filter is what allows your engine to have better air flow. If your engine air filter is too dirty, your vehicle’s performance and fuel efficiency could become compromised. That dirt, pollen, and debris building up can pollute your engine oil, literally choking your engine with junk. That’s not something you ... read more

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Monthly Items to Check

We care about our customers and their vehicles; this is why we created our Car Care Tips page. We know how important someone’s vehicle is to them and how important it is to keep it running smoothly. In between regular service and maintenance of your vehicle there are things you can do to ensure your vehicle is running at its best. Please read through our Car Care Tips and make sure these are things you pay attention to. Check all your fluids. Make sure your fluids are not below normal levels (you can reference your owner’s manual for proper levels). Check your tires. Especially during the winter, you want to make sure your tires have enough tread on them. When the ground is wet, proper tire tread is essential to safe driving. Make sure you have proper tire pressure, this will help avoid any uneven wear on your tires. (Call us at 714-970-8774 of you have questions or conc ... read more

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Yorba Linda, California

Wheel/Tire services Wheel Alignment Yorba Linda Yorba Linda Auto Service, located in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Yorba Linda, is your destination for your vehicle’s wheel alignment services. Not only do we call Yorba Linda our home, but you can trust that we’ll properly service your alignment, because Yorba Linda Auto Service holds the only ASE Blue Seal of Excellence in Yorba Linda! How do you know when your car needs alignment services? There are several easy ways to test the wheel alignment on your vehicle and see if it requires alignment services. Go to a flat, straight stretch of road and, driving at a very low speed, release your steering wheel. If your car was traveling straight but veers to the right or the left when you take your hand off the wheel, your alignment is off and needs to be serviced. A similar test is to check your steering wheel while you’re driving normally. If you not ... read more

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Placentia, California

Wheel/Tire services Wheel Alignment Placentia If you live, work, or play in Placentiaand need wheel alignment services for your vehicle, look to Yorba Linda Auto Service. Our shop is located about 10 minutes away from Placentia, California, and we can help you determine if your car truly requiresalignment services. Once we detect the problem, our certified mechanics will make the necessary recommendations and repairs. You can trust that we’ll properly service your alignment, because Yorba Linda Auto Service holds the only ASE Blue Seal of Excellence in Placentia! How do you know when your car needs alignment services There are several easy ways to test your wheel alignment. Go to a flat, straight stretch of road and, driving at a very low speed, release your steering wheel. If your car was traveling straight but veers to the right or the left when you take your hand off the wheel, your alignment is off and n ... read more

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