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  • Running Low On Oil...Or None At All

    Tuesday 23 May 2017

    If you have a newer car you may be surprised to hear that oil consumption in these cars is a known concern. Cars sometimes come in to us for service with symptoms such as a burning oil smell, white smoke coming from the tailpipe, or a knock sound from the engine. These cars sometimes have oil levels so low, the oil does not even register on the dipstick. In fact, two of the m... read more

  • child passenger safety technicians on staff!

    Wednesday 16 December 2015

    rear-facing CRS for infant Need your infant or child safety seat checked? We have a certified technician on staff! Our team member Victor Gonzales is a Certified Child Safety Passenger Technician certified by Safe Kids Worldwide. If you need assistance on properly installing your child’s seat, please give us a call at 206-938-8685 and we will set up a time to help. Our goal is to have your child leave safer than... read more

  • register now for the 8th annual west seattle car show

    Thursday 09 July 2015

    Have you heard? The West Seattle Car Show is happening in 2015! We are excited to work with West Seattle Autoworks and South Seattle College in keeping this annual West Seattle tradition alive. Please come and check out cars from all eras, family activities, food trucks, beer and wine garden and more! The show is set for Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Cars will be able to load in beginning at 8:00 am and trophies will be given at... read more

  • check brake fluid annually

    Thursday 03 April 2014

    The braking system is one of your vehicle’s most basic safety features. Under optimal circumstances, applying a few pounds of pressure to the brake pedal translates to hundreds of pounds of pressure applied at the brake caliper, which effectively slows or stops thousands of pounds traveling at potentially high speed. The effectiveness of your brakes depends upon on the quality of the brake fluid. When the brakes are applied, the friction of the brake pads on the... read more

  • tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) prevents unsafe driving conditions

    Wednesday 05 June 2013

    TPMS Warning Light The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is an electronic system that alerts the driver when the car’s tire pressure has fallen below an acceptable level of inflation by means of a dashboard warning light. The purpose of the TPMS is to improve vehicle handling, increase road safety and fuel economy, and decrease stopping distance and tire tread wear. Since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ena... read more

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