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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Oil Changes: You May Not Need to Do Them As Often As You Used to But Here Are The Top 5 Reasons Why They Are Important

Whenever someone thinks of auto repair, they can’t help but think of oil changes; they are the quintessential service of the automotive industry. The auto mechanics at Autotrend Diagnostics are experts at oil changes, along with virtually any other service your vehicle needs to continue performing in optimal condition.  Oil changes may seem like a minor service, but they are incredibly crucial to preserving your vehicle’s longevity and driveability. Here are the top 5 reasons why oil changes are vital for your car:  Think of all mechanical components in your car moving at high speeds in your engine. All of these parts generate excessive amounts of heat and friction. It is your oil’s job to ensure these components are correctly lubricated. If you don’t have enough oil, these parts can wear down quickly.  Friction equals heat, and your oil cools down that heat. The oil in your engine needs to be clean and in the right amount, or things in your en ... read more

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Why It’s Cheaper to Keep Her: Why It’s Smarter to Maintain Your Vehicle As Opposed to Buying a New One

Right now, it seems as soon as the latest gadget or appliance comes out on the market, we are racing to upgrade our current one with one of the newer models. However, most of the time, especially when it comes to vehicles, upgrading your older model comes with an added expense. At Autotrend Diagnostics, it is cheaper to keep her. Here is why it is smarter to maintain your vehicle as opposed to buying a new one:  Imagine life without a car payment. If you keep up with regular maintenance, you can prolong the life of your vehicle, pay off your vehicle, and then live in bliss without the added expense of a car payment!  While our technicians are maintaining the life of your current vehicle, you can start saving up for your next car or anything else you would like to save for.  The moment you drive your new car off the lot, it starts to depreciate. During the first five years of driving with your new vehicle, the value depreciates by 50%. Compare that cost to what it take ... read more

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Preparing Your New Driver for Their First Car

Preparing Your New Driver for Their First Car

When it’s time to prepare your new driver for their first car, keep Autotrend Diagnostics in Campbell in mind because it’s always a great idea to have a pre-purchase inspection performed. That’s when you want one of the best auto repair shops with talented and experienced auto mechanics on your side! Preparing your new driver for their first car is a lot to take in, and there is much to consider. Autotrend Diagnostics in Campbell is an excellent place to start. When you bring in your new driver’s first car for a pre-purchase inspection, Autotrend Diagnostics will arm you with tons of information to help you decide if this is the right vehicle for your new driver. Part of that decision is about the value of the car. If there’s too much wrong with it or the repairs that are needed are too costly, you’ll want to know that up front. At the same time, if it’s all reasonable work that can be easily handled by the well-trained auto mechanics at Autot ... read more

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