Friday, July 25, 2014

Summer Car Care: Summer Items

Summer is here, which means temperatures will continue to rise and so will the stress on your vehicle. Bay Area Jiffy Lube has your back this summer and is here to help get you and your car through the upcoming hot summer days. Over the next few weeks, this blog will be highlighting summer car care tips to help get you through summer. First up on our list: vital items to keep in your vehicle this summer.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Check Engine Light: Part II

CarMD recently listed the most common “check engine light” repairs for 2013. According to the list, here’s one repair that Bay Area Jiffy Lube can help you with:

Friday, July 11, 2014

Check Engine Light

Car repairs are getting more and more expensive. That is why regular preventative maintenance is more vital than ever in the quest to keep your dollars in your wallet and out of the mechanics pocket. A helpful tool in a vehicle owner’s bag of tricks is the check engine light. Equally annoying and helpful, the check engine light serves as a warning that something in your vehicle needs help. Even though tracking down the root cause of a check engine light can easily turn into a grand adventure, ignoring the check engine light can be costly.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Keep Your Vehicle Running Strong: Cooling System

There are plenty of moving parts in your vehicle. They all work together in order to get you where you need to go. It just so happens that the most vital moving parts in your vehicle also need help cooling off. That is right, your engine needs a little help from its friend the cooling system. This is why proper maintenance to your vehicle’s cooling system is a vital step in keeping your vehicle running strong.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Keep Your Vehicle Running Strong: Transmission & Differential

Some aspects to vehicle maintenance are harder to remember than others. They can go longer between maintenance and can easily be forgotten. However, if they go neglected for too long, they will significantly damage your vehicle and make you spend a lot more money on repairs than simple maintenance would have cost. Here’s a couple vital components in your vehicle that need maintenance that people often forget about.

Friday, June 6, 2014

How to Keep Your Vehicle Running Strong for Years to Come

We all know that person that has had the same car for 20 years and it just keeps chugging along. Well, what’s the secret? Why do some cars seemingly last forever while others can barely make it a few years? The answer is simple: regular, preventative maintenance. There are no miracle cures, just dedication to keeping your vehicle clean and lubricated. There is no time off from maintenance.

Here’s a few tips to keep your vehicle running strong for years to come:

Friday, May 23, 2014

How to Keep Your Vehicle Looking Great for Years to Come

New cars look great when they first come off the lot. But, time, sun, weather, and wear can really start to take a toll on the look of your vehicle. Here are a few simple tips to keep your vehicle looking great for years to come.