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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Factors That Can Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy

Factors That Can Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy

A low fuel economy means that your vehicle does not run as efficiently as it could. It also means that you lose money at the fuel pumps since you fill up more often. Below are some factors that can affect your fuel economy. How You Drive Perhaps the most significant factor that affects your vehicle’s MPG (miles per gallon) is how you drive. Aggressive driving such as speeding or rapid braking and acceleration can reduce your gas mileage by up to 15 to 30 percent at highw ... read more

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Don't Get Stuck on the Side of the Road with a Dead Car Battery

Don't Get Stuck on the Side of the Road with a Dead Car Battery

Here are signs your car battery may fail – you should test your car battery if you notice: 1) Engine is slow to turn over or start 2) Swelling/bloating of the exterior of your battery 3) External battery leakage 4) Age of battery or severe change in weather conditions.   If you see these signs, call Hillside Auto Repair to schedule an appointment at 310-373-7676 or schedule an appointment here: Even if you have not noticed any signs but your battery is at lea ... read more

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