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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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Get Your Car Ready for Winter in Southern California

Get Your Car Ready for Winter in Southern California

Winterizing your car is a must in colder parts of the country.  But just because the winters in Southern California are more temperate doesn't mean your car doesn't need winter car maintenance.  Every car, from a Prius to a Mustang, needs regularly scheduled service no matter what type of winter weather you expect. Tips for Winter Car Maintenance These are tips meant for So Cal motorists.  Most of these are things you can check for yourself, but for real peace ... read more

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The Hillside Auto Repair "Secret Decoder Ring" to Dashboard Warning Lights

The Hillside Auto Repair "Secret Decoder Ring" to Dashboard Warning Lights

If you drive a car, you know all about those warning lights on the dashboard.  The dreaded Check Engine light is probably the most well known, but modern vehicles also feature warning lights for low tire pressure, trouble in the cooling system, engine oil issues, and more.  So, if you see one of these lights, what should you do?  Panic?  Keep driving?  Is it safe for you to make it home, or should you stop where you are?   First, the color of the dashboard light so ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Selected 1 of the Best 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance

Hillside Auto Repair Selected 1 of the Best 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance

Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance has been selected by ThreeBest Rated as one of the three best car repair shops in Torrance! "Three Best Rated® was created with a simple goal to find you the top three local businesses per category per city. Our employees Handpick Top 3 local businesses per category.  We display only businesses that are verified by our employees since customers deserve only the best in life. We "handpicked Top 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance, CA. We checked cu ... read more

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How Much Does an Oil Change Cost in Torrance?

How Much Does an Oil Change Cost in Torrance?

Regular oil changes are critical for proper vehicle maintenance. To the untrained eye, changing the oil may seem like a ho-hum, no-brainer task but in reality, performing this service correctly can extend the life of your car and improve fuel efficiency.  All about car motor oil Modern oil products are engineered to optimize the functioning of your car by: — Facilitating engine starts — Reducing friction, wear, rust and corrosion  — Lubricating, cl ... read more

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Used Car Pre Purchase Inspection

Used Car Pre Purchase Inspection

We love hearing from our customers.  Many of the messages are real gems. Here's one we'd like to share with you about the importance of being sure a used vehicle you're considering buying has had consistent preventive maintenance. Note:  Names and other details have been changed at the customer’s request.   Thinking about buying a used car? Don’t be caught by surprise. Get all of the facts first. Call Hillside to schedule a pre-purchase inspection ... read more

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Torrance Oil Change

Torrance Oil Change

Pssst… Wanna know a secret? What’s the most important thing you can do to extend the life of your car’s engine? Lower the cost of car ownership?  Minimize the possibility of breakdowns? And improve your car’s fuel economy and resale value?  The answer is:  Change the oil and oil filter every 3,000 miles. THE PURPOSE OF MOTOR OIL Oil prevents metal parts from rubbing against each other and decreases engine wear, rust and corrosion. Oil also helps the engi ... read more

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