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Return Customers Still Impressed with Professional Auto Service in Murrieta

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At Inland Auto, we appreciate all of our great customers, but we are especially thankful for our return customers. Recently, Gary S., a regular customer at Inland Auto, left us a review on Yelp (his second) praising our friendly and professional auto mechanic crew.

He said, “Another great experience! They were able to squeeze me in for an oil change on a very busy day…I appreciate the friendly and professional service! I will bring all of my vehicles to IVA in the future.” Continue reading “Return Customers Still Impressed with Professional Auto Service in Murrieta” »

Keeping Your Brakes in Top Condition with Regular Brake Inspections

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A regular brake inspection is one of the things on every vehicle’s maintenance schedule. It should go without saying that properly functioning brakes are a necessity when it comes to driving safety, but many Murrieta drivers put off brake inspections and brake repairs far longer than they should.

Some of the warning signs that your brakes are in need of repair are:

  • A grinding or squealing noise when brakes are applied
  • A soft of spongy brake pedal (a pedal that needs to be pressed down farther than normal in order to stop the vehicle)
  • Vibrations in the brake pedal or steering wheel
  • A lit brake warning light on your vehicle’s dash

Continue reading “Keeping Your Brakes in Top Condition with Regular Brake Inspections” »

Vehicle Air Conditioner Repair is Not Always a DIY Project

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We’ve entered the hot part of summer in Murrieta, so you probably know by now if your car’s air conditioner is working or not. When a vehicle’s air conditioner stops blowing cold air, the first thing many people want to do is add refrigerant to the air conditioning system. While this seems logical, it can actually do more harm than good if low refrigerant isn’t the actual cause of the problem. It’s important to bring your vehicle in to your Murrieta auto mechanic sooner rather than later to diagnose the problem so it can be repaired properly.

Often, an air conditioning system that is blowing warm air is the result of a broken condenser fan. If repaired in a timely matter, this problem should not affect the rest of the system. However, if you add refrigerant to a system with a faulty condenser fan, it could cause an overcharge, which raises the pressure in the air conditioning system and can cause additional damage. Continue reading “Vehicle Air Conditioner Repair is Not Always a DIY Project” »