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Yearly Archives: 2019

How To Save Your Gas Dollars This Summer

How To Save Your Gas Dollars This Summer

 Saving on gas mileage will help save money on gas. Whether you are driving across town or across the country, everybody wants to save gas dollars. The estimated gas mileage for your vehicle is just that, an estimate. There are many things that contribute to that estimate, like how you drive, maintain your vehicle and when, how and where you full up. Here are some tips to help you get the most mileage out of your gas and save gas dollars this summer. Fill up your tank early or la ... read more

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Thank You for Voting Us as Favorite in 2019 Reader's Poll!

Thank You for Voting Us as Favorite in 2019 Reader's Poll!

Hillside Auto Repair Voted Daily Breeze's Reader's Poll Favorite since 2002! ASE Certified Technicians Hybrid Vehicle Specialists 5 Star Reviews  All Makes and Models Open Monday to Saturday Ask about our Early Bird/Late Owl Drop-Off & Pick-UP To make an appointment for your car, please call 310-373-7676 or schedule online: Thank You!    

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Hot Car Safety for Kids and Pets

Hot Car Safety for Kids and Pets

Kids or pets in hot cars can be a dangerous combination. Protect your kids and pets this summer. Every summer we hear about kids and pets being left alone in hot cars. In the case of the kids, sometimes it's due to distractions or miscommunication between caregivers. Or sometimes kids get into unlocked cars to 'play' without anyone knowing, until it's too late. This isn't a subject that we like to discuss, but talking about hot car safety, might just save a life. The Facts ... read more

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What to do if You're in a Car Accident

What to do if You're in a Car Accident

You have just had a car crash, and in these moments you may feel disoriented and not know what to do. You are not alone and share this feeling with many others. On average, over six million automobile accidents occur in the US every year. To help you in the unfortunate event, we have compiled a quick guide on what you should do in the moments after an automobile collision. Check for Injuries First Tempers can flair in accidents that involve more than one vehicle, but in the moments after an ac ... read more

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Staged Car Crashes

Staged Car Crashes

If you have ever been involved in a car accident you know how traumatic this experience can be. However, an accident isn't always what it seems. Believe it or not, there are those who will put themselves and others in mortal danger purely for financial gain. Staged vehicle collisions happen more frequently than you would think, and these criminal conspiracies are one of the most dangerous forms of fraud you can encounter. What Is A Staged Vehicle Collision? The purpose of a staged vehicle ... read more

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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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