Category posts for "Car Maintenance"

Why Does My Car Rattle?

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Why does my car rattle! If you said that out loud, then you are in the right place. When you drive you typically don’t hear much aside from the typical hum of your engine – and your tunes. And perhaps the chatter of passengers. However, if you hear a noise, especially a rattling noise, when – Read More ...Read More

My Car Makes Noises When I Turn. Now What?

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As your car gets older, you will notice more and more issues, especially that you car makes noises. This includes having your car make noises as you turn your wheel. But what causes these problems? This article will take a closer look at some of the most common reasons why your car makes noises as – Read More ...Read More

Bad Roads and Auto Damage

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Bad road conditions make for bad rides and they are  also hard on cars. Here in Southern California, our roads take a beating. Heavy traffic and hot weather makes it impossible for repair crews to keep up with the work load. So bad roads are just a part of driving here. Not only can this – Read More ...Read More

The Difference Between AWD and 4WD and Differential Repairs

The differential is responsible for allowing your tires to move at different speeds when necessary, such as every time you make a turn. But what’s the difference between AWD and 4WD differentials and differential repair? 4WD differentials transfer the same amount of torque to all four wheels to make them move at the same time. – Read More ...Read More

Common Causes for Check Engine Light Warnings

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You get in your car, ready for the day. Only you look at the dashboard and notice your check engine light is on. This can lead to a lot of anxiety. What’s causing this to happen? Is it going to be expensive to fix? Reading on, you can learn about some of the most common – Read More ...Read More

The Difference Between Electric Vehicles and Internal Combustion Vehicles

There are numerous pros and cons for both electric vehicles (EV) and internal combustion engines (ICE). EVs provide instant torque allowing you to zip off the starting line. They are a thrill to drive. But internal combustion has reliable power that can get you from point A to point B almost anywhere in the world – Read More ...Read More

How Potholes Can Damage Your Tires and Suspension

Southern California is known for a lot of things, and one of those things is potholes. With constant traffic it is difficult for crews to make repairs, and as vehicles continue driving over the potholes, the pavement cracks and chips away further. Potholes are something that is not going away any time soon. In fact, – Read More ...Read More

How to Stop Losing Your Car Keys

The phone just rang and a close friend needs you to help them out of a jam. There was a water leak at their house and they desperately need your help to clean up the disaster. You are going to be the hero. You promise to be right over to help save the day! With – Read More ...Read More

The Summertime Mechanical Repair & Maintenance Checklist

Summer is here and that can mean stress for your car. Hot weather, long road trips and sitting in traffic on hot days can be hard on your car. This summertime mechanical repair services checklist is a great way to make sure your vehicle is ready this summer. At Quality Assured Collision Center, we are – Read More ...Read More