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Summer Is Here!

Summer Is Here!

Photo by Olav Tvedt on Unsplash   Get your vehicle's air conditioning system serviced before the family road trips!  It is time for a vacation with your family, and you're planning on taking them on a road trip! But remember that summer can be one of the hottest seasons of the year, and it is always a good idea to be prepared. For this reason, you must have your vehicle's air conditioning system in good condition before going on the adventure.    This month's blog will share why it is essential to have your air conditioning ready. If, for some reason, your A/C is not working, remember that our expert auto mechanics can help you with air conditioning system repair.    Why is it ... read more

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How to Know When Your Car Needs New Tires

How to Know When Your Car Needs New Tires

Photo by Robert Laursoo on Unsplash In this month's blog, we share some tips on knowing if your car needs new tires! Changing your vehicle tires is more than just adding a new item to your vehicle. It ensures your safety while driving on the road, and you can have a smoother drive. When your tire treads are worn, your vehicle might not handle weather conditions to stop correctly. Keep in mind that having insufficient tread is considered illegal in many states, and if you are wondering how to know when it is time for new tires, below are some tips on how to figure it out.  Penny trick: With president Lincoln's head pointing down, insert a penny into the grooves on your tire tread. If the tire tread hides any part of Lincoln's ... read more

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How often should you change your oil fluids?

How often should you change your oil fluids?

Photo by Robert Laursoo on Unsplash   Have you checked your oil fluids today? Do you know how often you should change them? If you don't, on this month's blog, we will explain how often you should change them so you can prevent more significant issues with your vehicle.    If you ask different people for advice on when to change your vehicle oil, you will get a thousand different responses and might be confusing about who has the correct answer. The number of times you need to change your vehicle oil depends on your car's engine.    Motor oil: It is essential to check your motor oil regularly, as having it with a low oil level can cause your vehicle many issues.    Transmission oil: Chang ... read more

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Here is how often you should change your oil fluids

Here is how often you should change your oil fluids

Photo by Robert Laursoo on Unsplash   Have you checked your oil fluids today? Do you know how often you should change them? If you don't, on this month's blog, we will explain how often you should change them so you can prevent more significant issues with your vehicle.    If you ask different people for advice on when to change your vehicle oil, you will get a thousand different responses and might be confusing about who has the correct answer. The number of times you need to change your vehicle oil depends on your car's engine.    Motor oil: It is essential to check your motor oil regularly, as having it with a low oil level can cause your vehicle many issues.    Transmission oil: Chang ... read more

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10 Holiday Gifts for the Car Lover in Your Life

10 Holiday Gifts for the Car Lover in Your Life

Photo by Mink Mingle on Unsplash   Do you know someone who is a car lover and wants to give them something special as a gift during the holidays? In this blog, we will share with you some great gift ideas that car lovers will love!    Finding gifts for a car lover can be a challenge! For this reason, we will give you some ideas, so you don't have to worry at the last minute trying to find a perfect gift for your particular car lover.    Portable Car Charger: It can be not only a perfect gift but also a great emergency tool in case your vehicle runs out of battery in the middle of the road.    Clothing with car logos: Clothes are always an ideal gift for everyone; in this case, you can never go ... read more

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Why Wheel Alignment Matters

Why Wheel Alignment Matters

Photo by Mason Jones on Unsplash   Wheel alignment is one of the essential vehicle maintenance as it allows you to have complete control of your vehicle on the road while driving. For this month's blog, we will explain why wheel alignment matters and how you can find out if your car has issues with wheel alignment.    It is crucial to fix any issues that your vehicle has to keep you safe on the road, and having your car aligned is one of them. Wheel alignment is all about the suspension system, and it is in charge of making sure that your tires are connected on the road.    Some of the ways that you can find out if your vehicle is having issues with wheel alignment are:  Your car pulling to one sid ... read more

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What to Expect When Bringing Your Vehicle To Convoy Auto Repair

What to Expect When Bringing Your Vehicle To Convoy Auto Repair

Photo by christian buehner on Unsplash Finding the perfect Auto Repair Service for your vehicle can be a stressful mission! Luckily, our expert auto mechanics team at Convoy Auto Repair Services in San Diego, CA, can listen to your concerns and put their part in to help get your vehicle done as quickly as possible!  For over 40 years, Convoy Auto Repair has been providing its service to the San Diego community and continues satisfying its customers with every auto repair service! At Convoy Auto Repair in San Diego, CA, you can expect the best auto repair service in the region, as they genuinely care about their customers and the service they provide. Some of the auto repair services that you can expect are:  Fleet Repa ... read more

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10 Car Repairs You Shouldn’t Put Off Before School Starts

10 Car Repairs You Shouldn’t Put Off Before School Starts

Photo by Aaron Huber on Unsplash    Having your car ready before school starts is an important thing you should have on your to-do list, as not having it ready can be a struggle. You want to ensure it is working correctly to prevent any accidents, and it can be easy to move from class to class.    In this blog, we will show you ten car repairs that you shouldn't put off before school starts!   Oil Change: Make sure to get your oil changed often. If you need help, remember that we are here to assist you!    Changing a flat tire: Your car's tires are like your feet! They need to be in excellent condition to make sure you are safe on the road and move from place to place without any issues.    Changing car battery: We all know that it is a ... read more

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5 Tips for Traveling with your Trusty Sidekick, AKA Your Pup

5 Tips for Traveling with your Trusty Sidekick, AKA Your Pup

The temperatures are rising, flowers are beginning to bloom, and the sun is starting to shine. We all know what this means: spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. If you are like us at Convoy Auto Repair, we love road trips, and we enjoy them even more, we have our trusty sidekick with us, our beloved pup. It is the best of both worlds: out on the open road with two of our favorites, our vehicle, and our dog.  Before we embark on any road trip with our pup in the warmer months, it is essential to make sure we are prepared. Driving with our furry friends may present some challenges if we don’t take the time to go over and review safety tips. Fortunately, the team at Convoy Auto Repair has put together five of the essential tips for traveling with your trusty sidekick, your dog:  Be mindful of any pet food you are bringing with you on your trip. Pet food is at risk of both spilling and spoiling, neither of which we want to deal with!  Water, water ... read more

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Romantic Drives in San Diego

Romantic Drives in San Diego

Before you know it, Valentine’s Day will be here, and you might find yourself in desperate need of a few ideas on how you can spend and celebrate the day with your loved one. The team at Convoy Auto Repair is here to help, as we think a romantic drive along the beautiful California coast is the perfect way to spend your day. Here are some of the most lovely and romantic drives in San Diego and Southern California:   Sunrise Scenic Byway: The name of this 24-mile road trip through East San Diego County says it all. Bask in the glow of the sun, while you travel through Laguna Mountain Recreation Area and along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail in the Cleveland National Forest. Ortega Highway Mountain Escape: During the winter months, you will find yourself transported to a winter wonderland, as you drive past canyons, forests, hillsides, and even boulders dusted with a light blanket of snow. Rim of the World Scenic Byway: If the name alone isn’t enough to p ... read more

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