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When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2010 5:24pm

Hey Los Angeles, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our CA streets? How can you tell on your car? While there may be legal requirements for the Los Angeles area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates. 2/32 is the depth of the tire tread wear indicator bars that US law has required to be molded across all tires since August 1, 1968. When tires are worn so that this bar ...


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Hey Thousand Oaks Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 21st, 2010 5:13pm

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Thousand Oaks? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you chose 'coffee', then give yourself an extra two points; coffee is the number one food distraction for drivers in Thousand Oaks ...


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Budgeting for Maintenance In Thousand Oaks CA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 13th, 2010 5:29pm

Life's full of surprises in Thousand Oaks CA, some of which cost money. A leaky roof, a broken tooth, or an unexpected car repair. AskPatty.com, Inc of Thousand Oaks CA and AutoNetTV have done some research on how we can budget for proper vehicle care. Everyone in Thousand Oaks CA does our best to budget for scheduled vehicle maintenance. What's hard is unexpected repairs. The truth is that our vehicles can stay on the ...


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9 Pre-Road Trip Car Maintenance Checks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 28th, 2010 5:16pm

Drivers who neglect to do a quick mechanical once-over (even on newer cars) before taking to the highway are just begging to be stranded—most likely in the middle of nowhere, just out of range of the nearest cell tower, with hungry, tired kids in the back saying over and over, “Are we there yet?” ... Read More!


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Tire Rotation and Balancing

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 24th, 2010 7:19pm

Tires do a lot of work. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With such critical work to do, you want your tires to do their job well. And since replacing tires is fairly expensive, you want them to last as long as possible. There are three ...


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Jiffy Lube Franchisee Chats with Ask Pattyâ„¢ - Tips for Families

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 21st, 2010 7:38pm

  Jiffy Lube® franchisee owner/operator Barb Petrey chatted with the popular women's car-care site, Ask Patty™, about the importance of preventive vehicle maintenance. She offered tips, discussed "terms of the trade" and talked about ways that drivers can improve fuel efficiency this summer. ... Read More!


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Questions To Ask Your Thousand Oaks Service Advisor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2010 6:15pm

We find that a lot of Thousand Oaks service and repair at AskPatty.com, Inc are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions, but don't want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe it's because cars have become so much more reliable that the average person just doesn't need ...


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CEO Jody Devere is donating $500 towards the Jon Lancaster Toyota MS Ride

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2010 5:24pm

Jon Lancaster Toyota is hosting a fundraiser for The Best Dam Bike Ride through the Wisconsin MS Chapter. Our Event is July 21, 2010 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.This fundraiser is open to anyone who likes to ride cycles. Please tell your friends! ... Read More!


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Talent and Experts Network of Demand Media

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2010 5:18pm

Jody DeVere Featured at Talent and Experts Network of Demand Media ... Read More!


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Summer is now upon us and I don't want my readers to end up stuck on the side of the road...

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 9th, 2010 3:52pm

When it comes to caring for my car, it isn't high on my priority list...thankfully we have AAA to get us out of the temporary problems such as a flat tire. ... Read More!


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