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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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How To Know If You Need New Brakes

Photo by Benjamin Brunner on Unsplash Brake maintenance is an integral part of regular vehicle maintenance. If you notice any signs of wear or tear on your brakes, it's best to have them checked out by one of our expert mechanics as soon as possible. The last thing you want is to drive down the highway and suddenly find yourself unable to stop in time due to faulty brake components! If you suspect your brakes, it’s time to bring your car into Yorba Linda Auto Service. To be sure, we’ll list some of the top signs your car needs new brakes below.  Listen for grinding sounds. When you use your brakes, it's normal to hear some noise. But grinding is a sign of a more serious issue and should be taken seriously. Grinding can lead to brake failure, which could be dangerous for you and other drivers on the road. If you're hearing grinding noises, you must get yo ... read more

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How To Prepare A First-Aid Kit To Keep In Your Car

Photo by Possessed Photography on Unsplash   How To Prepare A First-Aid Kit To Keep In Your Car It's a great idea for everyone to have a first-aid kit in their car. A first-aid kit can be a life-saver when traveling, and may even come in handy for when you’re out and about. In addition to being readily available when an emergency strikes, having a first aid kit on hand helps prevent small injuries from becoming major ones. Below, we go over a list of some basics for your vehicle's first aid kit.  Gauze Gauze is a thin, soft fabric that covers wounds and provides support. Gauze comes in various sizes and can be found in packages of varying quantities (usually 10 yards or 50 yards). This can come in handy for scraped knees at the park or for head injuries.    Bandages Bandages have several uses, including holding gauze, splints, and even ... read more

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How You Should Be Celebrating National Tire Safety Week

Photo by Robert Laursoo on Unsplash   National Tire Safety Week is approaching, and to celebrate, we would like to go over some of the most critical components of tires and why it's so vital to have the correct tires for your vehicle.   Tires have come a long way in terms of innovation and development to improve efficiency and effectiveness on the road. There are various factors that go into determining what makes a good tire and ensuring that the tires are properly maintained.   Tire Dimensions: It is critical to select the correct tire size for your vehicle. The correct size is usually stamped on the tire's sidewall and is expressed in a series of numbers and characters, such as 245/60R16. The first digits represen ... read more

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Your Car And Its Brakes: When Should You Have Them Replaced?

Photo by pixel2013 on Pixabay When should you have your brakes replaced? Quick reflexes are essential when you're driving. Things pop up out of nowhere, people make their stops short, and sometimes our ability to think quickly is the only thing that will keep us safe. Unfortunately, quick reflexes won't be as helpful if your brakes need a replacement. We don’t need to tell you how important your brakes are. They keep you, your family, and your vehicle safe.  You should have your brake pads replaced every 10,000 to 20,000 miles or sooner if you notice any trouble. Additionally, you need your brake fluid exchanged every four years at a minimum, and your rotors should be looked at every 50,000 miles.  However, you should always go with your gut. If you’ve only had a few thousand miles added since your last b ... read more

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How To Save Money At The Gas Pump!

Image by andreas160578 from Pixabay    You may have noticed the changing gas prices in this changing economy that only seem to keep increasing. While it is hard to change the price of gas as you wish, there are some ways in which you can improve your miles per gallon or mpg. By enhancing your mpg, you can lower the frequency in which you visit the gas station to fill up, and in the process, you save money! We welcome you to learn more about ways to improve your mpg to make each gallon last longer!   In this month’s blog, we will be addressing your fuel economy and how you can save at the pump! The professional staff at Yorba Linda Auto Service want you to know that you a ... read more

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Why You Shouldn't Forget Your Car During Spring Cleaning

Image by Borko Manigoda from Pixabay    Your car is an important part of your life. It takes you from point A to point B and gives you the freedom to go at your own pace and convenience. While we hope you take care of your car's engine and other mechanical aspects, we want to remind you to also take care of the exterior and interior of your car! We want to remind you to include your vehicle in your spring cleaning plan in this month's blog.   Spring cleaning for many means cleaning your home or wherever you reside. But your car shouldn't be left out of the equation. Having a clean vehicle allows you to invite others on your travels without worrying about cleaning up las ... read more

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Your 2022 Car Checklist for the New Year

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay    A new year is upon us! For many, it's time to start on your New Year's resolution, but don't forget about your car! Make your car its own New Year's resolution by making a checklist of things you need to do. Don't worry if you have trouble coming up with something to add to your list; we have some great selections.   In this month's blog, we want to give you a starting point for your car's checklist. Ranging from maintenance tips to tips that will make your on-the-road experience better, we want to provide you with a hand; so you can keep your car in mind through the new year.    Preventative Maintenance: One of t ... read more

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10 Holiday Gifts for the Car Lover in Your Life

Photo by freestocks on Unsplash   Are you having trouble deciding what presents to get a car lover? Well, you have come to the right place! In this month’s blog, we want to give you 10-holiday gift ideas that any car lover would be delighted to have. These gifts range in price, which provides room for any budget!   We know the holidays can be stressful when choosing the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Your friends at Yorba Linda Auto Service want to ease your mind by offering some carefully selected picks of fantastic holiday gifts that any car owner can use on a daily commute. Please continue reading to see our 10 choices for fantastic holiday gifts for car lovers!   Cordless Vacuum - If there is one th ... read more

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10 Signs Your Vehicle Needs TLC ASAP

Photo by Bruce Hong on Unsplash   Just like it is important to look after yourself and your health, you should be looking out for your vehicle’s health as well. By offering your car some tender loving care, or TLC, you will be able to save money in the long run by preventing damage to your engine or vehicle. In this issue of our monthly blog, we would like to discuss 10 signs your vehicle needs some TLC and why you should listen.   Issues with Your Brakes: If you are experiencing unresponsive brakes or noticed an increase in the sensitivity in your brakes, bring your vehicle to our shop asap. This can be a sign that your brakes need professional attention, and we will gladly inspect your vehicle for any sign of faulty brakes ... read more

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The Most Important Services For Your Vehicle

Photo by Paul Moody on Unsplash    Welcome to our blog for July! We will share some of the essential services that you should consider for your car for this month and why these services are essential.    If you don't give your car the maintenance it needs, you might have to deal with more significant issues later on. At Yorba Linda Auto Service, we provide all the important services to keep your car running, and because of this, here are some of the services that we can help you with!    Oil Change: This is one of the essential services for your vehicle. Doing an oil change at least every month helps to remove the old dirty oil. It also allows your car's engine to work correctly and prevents your car's vehicle from heating up. Fortunately, our exper ... read more

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