• The Camarillo Car Care Center Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

    Tuesday 18 July 2017

    The automotive professionals at Camarillo Car Care Center would like to give Camarillo drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day.  Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace.The Camarillo do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty careful so that they do not actually harm their vehicle with the wrong... read more

  • Relax When the Wind Blows in California: Winter Car Prep for Camarillo Drivers

    Monday 10 July 2017

    When autumn comes around in Camarillo, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Camarillo drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Camarillo drivers on what vehicles need to keep everyone safe and rolling throughout the California winter months.1. Check your antifreeze. Top it off or change it if necessary. You don't want... read more

  • Lease or Buy?

    Tuesday 04 July 2017

    Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Camarillo drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge.Camarillo drivers who lease finance the portion of the cost of the vehicle that's used up during the term of the lea... read more

  • Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Camarillo Car Care Center in Camarillo

    Wednesday 28 June 2017

    Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinders. Valves at the tops of the cylinders open to let air and fuel in or exhaust out. These valves have to open and close at precisely the right time or the engine will run poorly if at all. The movement o... read more

  • Battery Maintenance Tips From Camarillo Car Care Center

    Tuesday 20 June 2017

    When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alternator has to work overtime to make up for it, and other electrical components can suffer as well.A number of years ago sealed batteries were introduced to the local Camarillo, California, market. They were... read more

  • By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Camarillo Car Care Center in Camarillo

    Tuesday 13 June 2017

    Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Camarillo drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it could help you make a better tire purchase at your local Camarillo tire store.Prominently featured on your tire is a set of numbers and letters that looks something like this: 225 50 R 16 92 H. The f... read more

  • Camarillo Car Care Center Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

    Tuesday 06 June 2017

    Organization is the key to managing a busy life in California. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Camarillo residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the safe operation of a vehicle, and they all need to be inspected. Camarillo residents can't afford to overlook any of them.The following is a list of preventive maintenance ser... read more

  • What You Need to Know from Your Camarillo Car Care Center Service Advisor

    Thursday 01 June 2017

    Camarillo drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your service advisor at Camarillo Car Care Center uses a term you don't understand, just ask him to explain. Remember, they are the auto service experts. If they came to your place of work, they probably wouldn't u... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Camarillo

    Monday 22 May 2017

    There’s not much Camarillo drivers can do about the price of gas in California, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights and plan lane changes so you don’t need to floor it. That can save you hundreds of dollars a year in improved gas mileage. Go a little slower on California expressways. Camarillo d... read more

  • Differential Service in Camarillo, California - What You Need to Know

    Monday 15 May 2017

    Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Camarillo, California, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. Some Camarillo vehicles might even have two or three.Not surprisingly, a differential's job is to compensate for differences; specifically, they're the differences in wheel speed when tu... read more

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