• Good Service at Camarillo Car Care Center Equals Good Fuel Economy in Camarillo

    Sunday 10 September 2017

    Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Camarillo drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in California, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preventive maintenance and more courteous driving?The US government has a website that actually answers that question. Let's look at some of the data and find out if any of these f... read more

  • Selecting New Tires and Wheels

    Monday 04 September 2017

    Some of us Camarillo drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around California, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The hardest part is choosing from the thousands of wheels available at California tire shops.The team at Camarillo Car Care Center can help you get some things in mind before you make a purchase. Le... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Camarillo Car Care Center: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

    Sunday 27 August 2017

    Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Camarillo. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Camarillo drivers that visit Camarillo Car Care Center is contaminated refrigerant (the gas that cools the air). The inside of the A/C hoses deteriorates over time and tiny fragments of rubber clog passages. This makes the system less efficient and overworks... read more

  • Ask Camarillo Car Care Center: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

    Monday 21 August 2017

    The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which cools the engine; the air conditioning, which cools the driver and passengers; and the power steering pump, which allows for easier steering. When the belt breaks, all of these systems shut down.Okay, so m... read more

  • Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Camarillo Car Care Center

    Thursday 17 August 2017

    Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Camarillo drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenance.Fuel injectors have replaced carburetors in most of today's vehicles. These injectors deliver better fuel economy than a carburetor, but they can be compromised by rust, dirt and... read more

  • Can Your Car Last Another Year?

    Monday 31 July 2017

    Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Camarillo car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Camarillo, California, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacturing, there's no reason a modern vehicle can't be made to last for a 150,000 miles (250,000 kilometers) or more for smart Camarillo drivers.The old adage: 'a stitch in time saves nine' is r... read more

  • Used Cars: Camarillo Car Care Center Advice on What to Do After You Buy

    Tuesday 25 July 2017

    Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Camarillo drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Camarillo area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families downsize or even when someone just wants a new ride. So the used vehicle may be just fine. But some Camarillo used vehicle owners sell them because they don't wan... read more

  • 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

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