• Explaining the Importance of Vehicle Diagnostics

    Tuesday 25 April 2017

    Typically, whenever a customer brings their car into San Francisco Automotive Solutions (formerly All American Automotive), multiple steps are taken to diagnose the problem(s) and determine what repairs need to be recommended.  There are physical inspections that will happen. Depending on the problem at hand, our technicians will thoroughly inspect the area of concern. We'll find out if parts are damaged, if fluid leaks are occurr... read more

  • Is it Time to Replace Your Brake Pads?

    Tuesday 18 April 2017

    When it comes to driver safety, few things are more important on your car than the brakes. Whether you need to come to a quick stop while driving fast on the freeway, or you are just dealing with normal stop-and-go traffic throughout the city, you always want to make sure your brakes are in good shape.  All brake pads and brake rotors will eventually wear out with enough use. They need to be replaced periodically. Likewise, i... read more

  • San Francisco Automotive Solutions Helps Customer with Truck Battery Issues

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    David had over 120,000 miles on his Ford Explorer and was experiencing battery problems. He knew there was a corrosion issue on the terminals. When he asked a friend for advice, the friend suggested that he take his truck to Patrick Banta and San Francisco Automotive Solutions (formerly All American Automotive). "I got the truck towed in early one weekday... read more

  • Taking Care of Your Car Battery During the Rainy Season

    Tuesday 04 April 2017

    There's no doubt we've had a very wet winter in San Francisco. All of the Bay Area and Northern California have been hit pretty hard with heavy rains the past several months. One of the most common effects of rain and increased humidity on your vehicle is putting extra drain on your car battery. The health and performance of your car battery is always important to monitor because you certainly never want to get stranded or have to call for a jump. Let's look at some reasons why rain... read more

  • Are Your Wheels Aligned Properly?

    Tuesday 28 March 2017

      It is quite important to have your vehicle's wheels aligned. It's a service that should be performed somewhat regularly and it can greatly improve the handling performance of your car. It also extends the lifespan of your brakes, wheels, suspension and tires. If you haven't gone through a proper wheel alignment in awhile, it's worth getting checked out. How to Know When Wheels Aren't Aligned If your c... read more