Monday, March 31, 2014

Vehicle Tips: Tire Caps

Here at Bay Area Jiffy Lube, we not only want to provide your vehicle with the proper preventative maintenance it deserves, we want to provide you with vehicle maintenance tips you can utilize during your day-to-day life. First up, we have a cool tip for you about tire valve caps and why they are important.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Vehicle Tips: Tire Moisture

Here at Bay Area Jiffy Lube, we not only want to provide your vehicle with the proper preventative maintenance it deserves, we want to provide you with vehicle maintenance tips you can utilize during your day-to-day life. First up, we have a cool tip for you about filling your tires up with air.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Quality Fuel at the Gas Station

Your vehicle thrives on clean, quality fuel. If you are unfortunate enough to fill up your vehicle with dirty fuel or fuel that has not been mixed properly, your fuel filter can clog and your vehicle’s mpg and performance can take a nose dive. Here are some tips to help you always get the best out of your fuel.

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Keys to Filter Maintenance

Filters are vital to the overall performance of your vehicle. Regular maintenance of your vehicle’s filters is also the key to keeping your vehicle on the road and not broken down on the side of the road. The following is a breakdown of essential filters and their corresponding maintenance tips.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Oil Check at Every Other Fill-up

One point we want to drive home to our readers is that motor oil truly is the lifeblood of your vehicle. Too many vehicle problems and breakdowns are caused by poor oil habits. One habit that we should all pick up is to check our oil every other time we get gas. Even in newer vehicles, your oil level is going to get low, it is just a matter of time. So, every other time you find yourself at the pump, just follow the following procedure for an accurate reading of your oil level.

Friday, January 17, 2014

A Clean Engine is an Efficient Engine

Most of us are more efficient throughout our day if we are showered, clean and ready to go. You vehicle is just like us. A clean car is a happy car: specifically the engine.

A dirty engine can significantly decrease the efficiency of your vehicle. A dirty engine runs hotter than a clean one, which puts a bigger strain on your vehicle. Also, if you periodically clean your engine, it will be easier to spot leaks and diagnose problems.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Simple Tips to Help Stave Off Repairs

Unforeseen car repairs can put a serious dent in your wallet. Here are a few simple driving tips to help
extend the life of your vehicle and extend the time your vehicle can drive between repairs.