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Maintaining Your Murrieta Vehicle’s Shocks and Struts for Safety and Control

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Shocks and struts are often mentioned together, and the terms are sometimes even used interchangeably by non-car gurus, but they are considerably different from each other. They are both part of a car’s suspension system, which keeps your vehicle from bouncing down the road and your tires from lifting off the road on curves and turns, but they do this in very different ways.

Shock absorbers, often called “shocks” for short, are pump devices that, when working properly, keep your tires in contact with the road at all times. Struts differ from shocks in that they are structural components of the suspension system of a vehicle, attached to the chassis, and use a spring mechanism to absorb any bumps in the road. Continue reading “Maintaining Your Murrieta Vehicle’s Shocks and Struts for Safety and Control” »

Certified Smog Checks at Your Trusted Murrieta Auto Mechanic Shop

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You just got the paperwork in the mail from the DMV. Your vehicle is up for renewal, and you need to get a smog check, something most vehicles need to have done every two years. Where should you go? There are many places in town that advertise they give smog tests, and there are even some in Murrieta and Temecula that say they “specialize” in smog check or smog testing. So, how do you choose the right place to take your vehicle to be smogged?

Now, you don’t have to look any further than your trusted Murrieta auto mechanic, Inland Auto. We are certified to perform smog checks for any vehicle that is a model year 2000 or newer. Our technicians have been properly trained, and our auto mechanic shop in Murrieta has been equipped with everything necessary to perform a smog test for your vehicle. Continue reading “Certified Smog Checks at Your Trusted Murrieta Auto Mechanic Shop” »

Car Air Conditioning Not Working Properly? It May Be Time for a Recharge

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The hot months in Murrieta aren’t behind us yet! We’ve been known to have 90-degree weather well into November, so don’t think that you can put off having your car’s air conditioner repaired until next year. If your vehicle’s air conditioner is not working properly, bring it in to Inland Auto today, so you won’t have to spend the next several months in an uncomfortably hot car.

For the majority of cars that come to us for air conditioning problems, we can do an air conditioner recharge, and your car’s air conditioner can be blowing ice cold air in your face on the drive home from our Murrieta shop the same day! Continue reading “Car Air Conditioning Not Working Properly? It May Be Time for a Recharge” »