Inspect, Check and Repair Your Smog

In California, it is mandatory for all vehicles to go through a biennial smog inspection before renewing your registration. Spiteri’s Auto Service will walk you through the expectations for smog checks ranging from eligible vehicles to the inspection process and everything in-between! Expectations Ineligible Vehicles All vehicles are expected to get a smog check with

Oil Change Myths You Shouldn’t Listen To

When it comes to changing your oil, you’ll probably hear tons of advice on how to approach it. Some of that advice comes from sound logic while other advice seem a little…off. Unsure what’s fact and fiction? Spiteri’s Auto Service has you covered. Check out our list of the top five myths when it comes

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8 Tips for Smog Test Success

Smog levels in California used to be incredibly dangerous in the 60’s because there were increasing numbers of vehicles driving on the roads, and no laws in place to control the amount of emissions being let out of them. Since the Clean Air act of 1970 and the development of the California Smog Check Program,

The Dangers of Drugged Driving

Driving is a privilege, not a right, yet so many who drive dangerously seem to become increasingly unaware of how being an unsafe driver can affect others and themselves. Though driving gets us from point A to B much more quickly than walking does, it’s important to take safety precautions when you’re on the road.

Brake Pads – What’s the Difference?

We’ve dedicated today’s blog entry to discussing the three most common brake pad types and what makes them unique. Knowing the difference between each will help you make an informed decision the next time your car is in the shop for brake repair. Let’s go over the three types and determine what works best for

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What Happens When You Miss An Oil Change?

We know it can be inconvenient to get your oil changed every 3-5K miles on the dot. You have a busy life that requires a vehicle to get around, otherwise why would you even have a vehicle? But have you thought about what happens when you prolong that oil change? If not, we’ve decided to

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5 Warning Signs Your Brakes Are Trying to Fail You

It’s important to listen to your brakes. They are an important safety feature in every vehicle that can help keep you and other drivers on the road safe. But how can you listen, if you don’t know your brakes language and what they are trying to tell you. We’ve decided to help you with that.

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Common Warning Signs of a Failing Transmission

The transmission in your car is one of the most important and complicated components in the entire vehicle. The sophisticated hydraulics and computer controlled electronic portions work together to change gears within the engine. The engine transfers power to the wheels in order to move your car. While this kind of repair can be costly,

Tire Maintenance Tips

Tires are what keep you rolling… literally. According to a recent AAA study 60% of Americans don’t check their tires regularly, which can lead to disastrous results. A flat tire or a blowout can make for a very dangerous situation on the road. Here are 4 tips to help keep you on the road. Check

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How To Avoid Common Road Hazards

Most drivers don’t know how to avoid common road hazards, and what to do when encountering dangerous situations on the road. We’ve included a list below of some common road hazards, preventative measures to avoid them entirely, and what to do if you find yourself in a potentially dangerous situation on the road. Tire blowouts.