Why Is A 3-Year/36,000-Mile Warranty Such A Big Deal?

Some auto repair shops offer warranties for certain parts. Often, when you look closely those warranties aren’t worth very much. There may be a ton of hoops you have to jump through. Or, they might just want you to get on their mailing lists. We’re thinking of those “warranties” that come with appliances like a crockpot that aren’t really warranties at all.   Bad Warranties Are Everywhere Sometimes an extended warranty doesn’t make sense to buy. It’s a numbers game when a company selling an appliance offers you an extended warranty: the company knows how often people forget they have the warranty, don’t use it, or forget they have it in the first place. So they usually make money when...

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SMOG Test & Repair

We are an Authorized SMOG Test & Repair facility Is your vehicle in need of a SMOG check? Most vehicles need to go through a biennial smog inspection to renew the registration certificate. We have been certified by the California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) to be a SMOG Test & Repair facility. The requirements to achieve this certification are having certified technicians and the proper equipment to complete the testing. Should a vehicle not pass, we are also authorized to explain, recommend, and perform the necessary repairs to complete the necessary SMOG Certification of your vehicle. Is your vehicle in need of a SMOG Inspection? There are some different situations that may require a SMOG inspection. If your vehicle...

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Tune-Up

Quite often, a customer will call and ask for a "Tune-Up" believing that this is the "fix" for a poor running engine, a check engine light, etc. Although in some cases, replacing the spark plugs may repair a poor running engine, it quite often makes no difference simply because it is not the cause of the problem at hand. If you have an engine running problem, we would be happy to help, but we recommend beginning with some basic engine diagnosis. Although, the term "Tune-Up" no longer means what it used to; it is still a term that we use to refer to ignition maintenance related services (replacement of spark plugs, etc.). Most vehicle owner's manuals specify the appropriate interval...

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Transmission Service

Have an automatic transmission? No problem. Have a manual (stick) transmission? No problem. The transmissions of today are much more sophisticated than in years past and require an intimate knowledge of both the mechanical as well as the electronic (computer controlled) systems for proper diagnosis & repair. Yorba Linda Auto Service has both the latest training and information systems as well as State-of-the-Art diagnostic equipment to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair your vehicle. Also note that many of the transmissions we supply also come with extended warranties of up to 3 years or 100,000 miles!

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Tire Sales / Repair and Alignment Service

[caption id="attachment_4548" align="alignright" width="300"] Tires Services At Yorba Linda[/caption] Tire Sales / Repair and Alignment Service At Yorba Linda Auto Service in Placentia we provide our customers with complete car care. If you are looking for car tires or light truck tires we have a selection for you. We have competitive pricing for our customers and will provide the service you would get at any tire shop in Placentia. We want our customers to know that if they have any issues with their vehicle, we are the auto service shop for you. Whether you’re looking for popular brand tires such as BF Goodrich, Michelin, Yokohama, Fuzion, Bridgestone, Good Year or just a great deal on a quality tire, we have...

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Maintenance Services

Most of us are aware that the manufacturers of our new or used cars have specified "recommended" and in some cases "required" maintenance services for our vehicles. The purposes of these services are to help ensure prolonged vehicle reliability. The little secret that many people are not aware of is that you are not required to return to the dealer. Any qualified automotive repair specialist can perform these services. Yorba Linda Auto Service has been providing our customers with quality "Factory Recommended" or "Scheduled Maintenance" for many years, usually at a significant savings from what the dealer would charge for these same services. CONTACT US TODAY FOR GREAT SERVICE! PHONE: (714) 970-8774 MAKE AN APPOINTMENT [coupon couponid='4276' name='Oil and Filter...

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Fuel & Intake System Service

Utilizing BG® 3-part specialized cleaning system process, we will clean not only the injectors but the entire fuel intake system helping to provide better fuel economy & power. A good idea with today's fuel costs. Recommended every 30,000 miles. [coupon couponid='4275' name='BG Fuel Induction Service']

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Electrical/Battery Service & Repair

Yorba Linda Auto Service can provide full electrical system diagnosis and repair for both the starting and starting systems as well as the other fused electrical circuitry on your vehicle. These are the type of repairs that call upon the expertise and knowledge of a skilled and trained technician. Yorba Linda Auto Service’s electrical specialists are ASE Certified and ASE Master Certified Technicians.

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