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Yearly Archives: 2019

Even Your Shocks Get Old

Even Your Shocks Get Old

Over time, even your vehicle's shocks get old and worn out. Shocks along with brakes and tires are often called the "Safety Triangle". They all kind of work together, so when one wears out, the others may feel it. The "Safety Triangle" may be compromised which can cause stopping and loss of steering performance or overall vehicle stability. We never really think about our shocks getting old and worn out, probably because we don't see them. Out of sight - out of mind ... read more

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Summer Travel Kick Off

Summer Travel Kick Off

Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial summer kick off. Are you heading out of town this Memorial Day weekend? Or hanging out with family and friends enjoying those hamburgers and hot dogs? Well you won't be alone out there. This weekend is one of the busiest traffic weekends. More vehicles equal more accidents. With more people on the roads, it’s important to drive safely.   Before you head out, check out the travel safety tips. Whether you’re traveling out of Los Angeles or ... read more

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Summertime and Teen Drivers

Summertime and Teen Drivers

Keep your teen driver safe this summer. Kids will soon be finishing the spring semester. No more studying, no more tests, at least for the summer. So that means your teen driver will be out on the road more than usual. They'll be driving to jobs, the beach and social events. The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are usually a fun and busy time for our teens. But summer can also be the most dangerous time of year for teen drivers. The streets are crowded with new drivers. College stude ... read more

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Prevent Those "Funny Noises"

Prevent Those "Funny Noises"

Is that your car making that "funny noise" or is it the car next to you? Hopefully you answered, the car next to you. You have nothing to worry about if you've been proactive with your vehicle maintenance. You have been taking your vehicle in for those scheduled vehicle maintenance visits, right? We know, we all get busy and life happens. There are usually warning signs, but if you missed them and you do hear a "funny n ... read more

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What's in Your Roadside Emergency Kit?

What's in Your Roadside Emergency Kit?

Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? You never know when or where it might happen. So it's always good to be prepared and have a well stocked roadside emergency kit in your vehicle. It can turn an inconvenient or scary situation into one that's manageable. You could be out driving late one evening and all of a sudden you start having car problems. You pull to the side of the road and stop. If you’re close to home you can call a family member or friend. Or if you have roadside ... read more

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2019 READERS CHOICE VOTING OPEN

2019 READERS CHOICE VOTING OPEN

Vote Now! Thank you for your support and patronage of Hillside Auto Repair over the past thirty years. It's time again to vote for your BEST in the Daily Breeze's Reader's Choice! Would you be kind enough to click on the link below and vote for your favorite loca ... read more

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Help Save Your Tires, Check Your Wheel Alignment!

Help Save Your Tires, Check Your Wheel Alignment!

You can help save your tires, by checking the wheel alignment.   Bad roads can be your tires’ worst enemy. That can be anything from poorly maintained roads, driving over pot holes, or even hitting a curb. Any one of these can have affect on your wheel alignment, which can affect your tires. A wheel alignment inspection should be a part of your ... read more

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Surviving Emergencies on the Road

Surviving Emergencies on the Road

First Step is Don't Panic! If you're driving along the freeway and you have a tire blowout, first step is don't overreact! That's probably easier said than done, but it you'll have a better chance of handling those driving emergencies if you don't overreact. Hopefully you won't have to experience these driving emergencies. However, sometimes circumstances are beyond our control and they can't be avoided. That's why it's a good idea to be prepared. Driving ... read more

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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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