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Have Radiator Problems? Look for These Signs.

If your radiator is failing or has a problem, it can lead to serious engine damage. The radiator is a crucial part of the vehicle's overall cooling system that keeps the engine fr ... read more

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Rotate Your Tires

In addition to having the oil changed regularly, a tire rotation is the other most common maintenance service recommended for all vehicles. In most cases, a tire rotation is recommended ... read more

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4 Reasons Why Your Airbag Warning Light is On

Airbag repair is not the most common automotive repair service, but it is necessary from time to time. Obviously, if you get in an accident and any of your airbags are deployed, they will need to be replaced and the sensors will need to be reset. However ... read more

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What is a Transmission Service?

We do a lot of work on transmissions at San Francisco Automotive Solutions. Next to the engine, the transmission is the other most component of any vehicle. It transfers power from the engi ... read more

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The Differences Between Automatic and Manual Transmissions

Most average vehicles these days will have an automatic transmission. However, some trucks, large vehicles and sports cars will still have manual transmissions for more specific performance traits. We’re not here to argue which is better. It rea ... read more

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The Differences Between a Fluid Change and a Fluid Flush

Your car has many different fluids running through it. They keep vital parts lubricated and running smoothly. If the fluid is old, corroded ... read more

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Bad Car Battery? Should it Be Recharged or Replaced?

It should go without saying that your car battery is important. If it is weak or failing, you will not be able to turn on the vehicle or drive anywhere. The good news is that it's a relatively simple component to work with on standard gas- and diesel-p ... read more

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The Importance of Visibility During Winter Months

We had a very wet winter last year. It's hard to say what this year will look like, but we're no strangers to fog, mist and rain in the Bay Area. In the upcoming months, your visibility as a driver becomes increasingly important. Not only do you ne ... read more

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Why Regular Oil Changes Are So Important

People often underestimate the importance of oil changes. Most of us are pretty good about getting the routine maintenance done as scheduled, but it helps to understand why oil changes are so vital to the health of your car. It may also make you think twic ... read more

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Signs of a Failing Water Pump

Unless you have an air-cooled system, your engine's cooling system will rely upon a water pump. This is a vital component that keeps coolant pumping through the engine in order to ... read more

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