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Updated Business Hours at Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance

Updated Business Hours at Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance

 Check out our updated Business Hours!  We are open 6 days a week Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Closed Sundays. Call 310-373-7676 to schedule an appointment or go online:   Ask us about our Early Bird/Late Owl Drop-off/Pick-up. 

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Is Your Prius' Performance Slipping Away?

Is Your Prius' Performance Slipping Away?

It might be time for a Toyota Prius battery replacement. Have you noticed reduced performance and a dashboard warning light indicating there could be battery problems? Don't give up on your Prius just yet! The Prius GEN II batteries only last so long Most hybrid batteries will take you where you want to go for about 100,000 miles or more.  If you're driving a 2005 - 2009 Prius, you probably have GEN II batteries and their life span may be slipping away. With over  the 1 milli ... read more

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Hybrid Brakes Save Energy

Hybrid Brakes Save Energy

Hybrid brakes save energy to charge your batteries Hybrids brakes use regenerative braking, which is controlled by regenerative braking circuits.  This technology is used on vehicles with both gas and electricity as power sources.  This kind of braking system captures the car's kinetic energy and converts it into electricity. It's then used to recharge the car's batteries. What's really going on? The circuits control the regenerative braking system. The circuits reve ... read more

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Warning Lights on Your Prius

Warning Lights on Your Prius

  A warning light could mean a Prius battery replacement is in your future. So this light appears and you go to the dealer. You're told that your Prius Hybrid battery is dying. But wait there's more. They also say, it's going to be very costly to replace it. OUCH! DON'T WORRY! There are options... When purchasing a Prius battery replacement, the trick is to decide which solution is best for you and your budget. Budget might be the big factor, but there other things t ... read more

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Need Tires for your Prius?

Need Tires for your Prius?

Our Rancho Palos Verdes Prius Tire experts can help! Have you had your Prius tires checked out lately? If you take your Prius to Hillside Auto Repair, the Rancho Palos Verdes Prius tire experts, tire inspection is included in our Hybrid schedule services. Preventative care is always the best medicine to keep your Prius tires lasting longer. Think about it, your tires deal with ... read more

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No Reason to Contact the Dealer to Replace your Prius Battery

No Reason to Contact the Dealer to Replace your Prius Battery

Is it time for your Prius battery replacement? When it comes time for your Prius battery repair or replacement, one of your biggest concerns is probably the mechanic. Do they have the ability to diagnose, repair and maintain my Prius hybrid vehicle? At Hillside Auto Repair, we share your concern. That's why we have our auto mechanics trained to service hybrid vehicles.  About Our Mechanics Javier and Sergio have certified completion in hybrid technology. Continue to ... read more

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Don't Get Stranded on your Road Trip - Get Your Battery Tested

Don't Get Stranded on your Road Trip - Get Your Battery Tested

Don’t get stranded this holiday season. Get your battery tested at Hillside Auto Repair. Request a price for your car’s battery replacement. Before going over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house this holiday season, make sure your car’s battery is in good condition. You don't want to get stuck pushing your sleigh, or late for dinner waiting for a tow tru ... read more

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Schedule Maintenance Services for a Happy, Healthy Vehicle

Schedule Maintenance Services for a Happy, Healthy Vehicle

Had your oil changed lately? Most of us drive about 15,000 miles each year. Sometimes is easy to forget when it's time for that next oil change. And many of us forget how important regular schedule maintenance services can be to our vehicles. It not only prolongs the life of our vehicle, it may prevent the dreaded car breakdown! At Hillside Auto Repairwe do everything we can to help make your scheduled maintenance services an enjoyable experience, and not a pai ... read more

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Knowing your Rancho Palos Verdes mechanic is a good thing, for you and your vehicle.

Knowing your Rancho Palos Verdes mechanic is a good thing, for you and your vehicle.

If you own a vehicle, chances are you've been to an auto repair shop. How well do you know your Rancho Palos Verdes mechanic?  The price of repair cost can be expensive, that's why it's important to have a mechanic you know and trust. And if you take your vehicle to the same repair shop over the years, they know you and they know your vehicle.   Reasons it's important to know your mechanic... They know you and your vehicle. They keep records of all your vehicle maint ... read more

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Torrance Steering and Suspension Service

Torrance Steering and Suspension Service

There are many systems that are combined to enhance the performance of any vehicle. The steering and suspension system enhances control on the road at all times. It is also responsible for assistance in the maintenance of comfortable conditions as you drive and hence enhancing your overall performance.   Continued use causes wear and tear which weakens a number of parts within the systems. They may loosen or wear which may reduce their integrity meaning that your control over the vehicle c ... read more

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