Power Steering Service

Most Tustin drivers are too young to remember life before power steering – cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let’s look at how it works. The heart of any power...

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Cruise Control

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time. Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers...

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Making Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It’s amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, CA folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got...

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Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let’s take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt. First, let’s review what a timing belt does. The top...

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Where Should New Tires Be Placed?

When TUSTIN drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction...

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Battery Corrosion is Bad!

Battery corrosion is not good. It’s usually a result of the battery under or over-charging depending on which terminal has the corrosion. Either way it’s a sign of a problem and if left unchecked can turn a minor repair into a very...

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Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that TUSTIN auto owners don’t give much thought to until it fails and then they’re stranded by the side of a road in CA. Cooling...

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