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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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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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Is Your Vehicle Steering You in the Right Direction?

Is Your Vehicle Steering You in the Right Direction?

Does it feel like your vehicle pulls to the left when you want to go right?   If so, there might be a problem with your steering or suspension, which means a trip to your mechanic for an evaluation or repair. Well it's no wonder since our roads are far from being perfectly flat. While you sit in your comfy driver's seat, do you ever wonder what's going on beneath your vehicle. There's a lot of interaction between the wheels of your vehicle and the road. Your vehicle's s ... read more

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Prius Specialists at Your Service

Prius Specialists at Your Service

Prius Specialists at Hillside Auto for all your Prius Needs What does all this mean to you and your Prius? It means you're in safe, capable, certified trained hands at Hillside Auto Repair! We have the expertise and equipment necessary for the proper service of these hybrid electric cars (HEVs).  The Prius Maintenance Difference Prius' are the same, but different from regular vehicles when it comes to maintenance.  Most hybrids have both electric and gasoline combustion ... read more

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LABOR DAY AND IT'S HISTORY

LABOR DAY AND IT'S HISTORY

At the end of the 19th century, America evolved from an agrarian society into an industrial powerhouse. The economy grew rapidly; so did inequality. Workers had few rights. In New York, the Central Labor Union advocated for workers. To celebrate laborers’ honest toil, they planned a parade and picnic for Tuesday, September 5, 1882. Turnout was uncertain; most workers would have to sacrifice a day’s pay.  Just a few dozen men were gathered at the start. Then 200 jewelers arrive ... read more

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Thank you for voting us South Bay's Favorite Again

Thank you for voting us South Bay's Favorite Again

  VOTED SOUTH BAY'S FAVORITE INDEPENDENT AUTO REPAIR SHOP BY THE DAILY BREEZE'S READER POLL AGAIN!  EVERY YEAR SINCE 2002. Recognized as one of Top 25 Independent Repair Shops in U.S. by ATI Angie's List Super Saver Award  5 Star Yelp Rated  ASE-Certified Technicians AAA Approved Repair Center General Maintenance, including on Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) All Makes and Model Open Monday - Saturday Ask us about Early Bird and Late Owl Drop-Off and Pick ... read more

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