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Monthly Archives: March 2021

What Speeding Over a Speed Bump Can Do to Your Vehicle

What Speeding Over a Speed Bump Can Do to Your Vehicle

For a kid in need of a roller coaster ride, a speed bump can be a thrill! For the rest of us, unfortunately, it can mean a lot of trouble. When you're driving down a long residential street, keep an eye out for those bumps in the road and if you see one, be sure to slow down or you might find that one little speed bump can do a lot more damage to your car than you expect! Shock and Oww First to get damaged: shock absorbers. They're meant to absorb some of the little bumps you're bound to come across on the road. They're the reason why a car ride feels so smooth that it could lull a baby to sleep. But they can only take so much. They aren't built to absorb that much energy that quickly. If it's forced on them, they can get bent out of shape or leak hydraulic fluid. Eventually, they'll stop working, which could leave you without any control over your car. Steer Clear of That Speed Bump! With the shock absorbers unable to do their job, your steering is ne ... read more

Tips to Keep Your Lexus Running at Its Best

Tips to Keep Your Lexus Running at Its Best

Lexus ranks among the top luxury cars on the planet. If you own one, you must understand by now how reputed the vehicle is for delivering high performance on the track for years. However, your car's longevity and performance depend on how well you take care of your beloved Lexus. If you wish to enjoy the vehicle's extended functional lifespan, here are practical tips to help you. Adhere to Factory Scheduled Maintenance Your manufacturer manual details the vehicle's 30/60/90K maintenance schedule. It is critical to take your Lexus whenever you attain each milestone. Trying to stretch the interval further only leads to more car problems, which comes back to haunt you financially in the future. These are preventative maintenance service that ensures the car is running smoothly. Usually, 30/60/90K maintenance entails inspections of the car's emission system, brakes, filters, and visual inspection of several systems and components. Check Car Fluids and Tire Pressure Insp ... read more

A Checklist For Spring: Things to do this year

 A Checklist For Spring: Things to do this year

Welcome to March, and the first moments of Spring!  If you’re itching to get outside, there are so many adventures that you and your family can enjoy. That is why this month, we are highlighting some of the best outdoor events in the San Diego area. Four things to do around San Diego during March: Do you love surrounding yourself with flowers? If flowers make your heart melt, consider visiting the Flower Fields of Carlsbad. This garden is impressive and beautiful in its size and colors. But, be sure to bring your allergy medications for when you start sneezing or experience itchy eyes.  Speaking of gardens, the San Diego Botanic Garden is an excellent destination for people of all ages. With four miles of garden trails and vistas, you, the kids, the grandparents, and extended family can spend some quality time together among flowering trees and plants. Again, make sure you wear a mask and pack extra allergy meds, just in case.  During non-pandemic circumstance ... read more

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