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Torrance Auto Computer Diagnostics

Torrance Auto Computer Diagnostics

  Q: What would you do if your car’s “Check Englne” light came on all of a sudden? A. Tap the dashboard to make the light go out B. Blame it on your spouse C. Grumble and moan D. Go to Hillside Auto Repair E. Treat yourself to an ice cream cone We hope you picked D. Although E is appealing, too. It’s best to respond to the “Check Engine” warning as soon ... 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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Fall Back and Your Headlights

Fall Back and Your Headlights

Well, time changed. We all set our clocks back an hour last weekend. Did you enjoy that extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning? "Fall back" means it's darker when you leave the office and head home. The end of daylight savings time means reduced visibility on the roads which can create unfamiliar driving conditions. Even on familiar roads, it's important to use additional caution. It can be more difficult to see the kids, dog walkers and joggers, especially during the first ... 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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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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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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San Pedro Auto Air Conditioning Service Keeps You Cool

San Pedro Auto Air Conditioning Service Keeps You Cool

In the heat of Palos Verdes, Torrance and San Pedro, auto air conditioning helps you chill out! It’s summertime and the temperature is rising! Have you had your annual auto air conditioning service check-up? If not, what are you waiting for? You don’t want to get stuck in hot weather without a dependable air conditioner to keep you and your family cool. Hillside Auto Repair is your one-stop-shop for Torrance auto air conditioning service and repair. Our ASE certified technicians hav ... read more

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PV, Torrance and San Pedro Auto Air Conditioning Repair: Get Ready for Summer!

PV, Torrance and San Pedro Auto Air Conditioning Repair: Get Ready for Summer!

With summer right around the corner for PV, Torrance, and San Pedro, auto air conditioning repair is a must! You don’t want to wait too long to fix any problems with your car’s air conditioning system. The next time you drive may be the time you'll need your air conditioner in tip-top shape. Bring your car in to our Torrance ... read more

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Take the Worry Out of Car Maintenance

Take the Worry Out of Car Maintenance

You shouldn't have to worry about your car maintenance. You have enough on your mind and your to-do list is probably too long and growing all the time. When it comes to your car maintenance you shouldn't have to worry about things like, when should it be done, when can I drop off my car, how will I get to work. We know it can be a big inconvenience when your car needs to be serviced or repaired. Hillside Auto Repair can take care of it for you, and on your schedule! Hillside Auto Repai ... read more

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