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How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 13th, 2018 8:00am

How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank Drivers expect to experience a few bumps in the road as their vehicles age. While certain issues, such as worn shocks or engine troubles, are best left to the professionals, drivers can address many other issues that commonly affect aging vehicles on their own. Fluid leaks are one of the more routine problems that plague older vehicles. While leaks are not necessarily a sign of doom and gloom, they tend to distress vehicle owners and ...


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Super Slick at AskPatty.com, Inc in Thousand Oaks: Synthetic Oil

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 26th, 2014 10:10am

Your browser does not support video When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the automobile manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive oil might be the better bargain for Thousand Oaks car owners. ...


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The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2014 1:11pm

Your browser does not support videoThousand Oaks auto owners' current vehicles have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids. It’s key for Thousand Oaks auto owners to always use the right type of fluid for their car. Your service advisor and your ...


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The Right Automotive Fluids For Los Angeles Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 16th, 2013 7:38am

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Los Angeles drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won’t work as well for Thousand Oaks drivers and could even cause damage. In addition to new grades of engine oil, many cars now leave the factory with synthetic oil. ...


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AskPatty.com, Inc Guide To Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 20th, 2013 10:32am

Today's AskPatty.com, Inc post focuses on using the proper fluids for your vehicle. Significant advancements in automotive technology have lead to the development of high-tech fluids to keep modern cars operating at peak performance. This is due to both engineering advances and new high-tech materials used to build car automotive systems. A simple example of this is the cooling system. For decades it was primarily made ...


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How to Know When to Change Your Oil At AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 3rd, 2013 1:53pm

Today in the AskPatty.com, Inc auto care blog, we’re going to talk about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, recommended oil change intervals have gotten longer for AskPatty.com, Inc customers. High quality oil in a well-engineered car engine has lead to extended intervals. But it’s also lead to some confusion among Thousand Oaks drivers. The old mantra “change your oil ...


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Automobile Fluids For Your car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 5th, 2013 2:35pm

If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in Los Angeles, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle? As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive around the Los Angeles area. Your vehicle manufacturer has specified a particular type of fluid for every system from the motor, to ...


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Using Proper Fluids In Your car Or Other Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2012 1:35pm

Today AskPatty.com, Inc is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in CA are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questions about the fluids in your vehicle, please don't hesitate to stop by AskPatty.com, Inc. You can find us on P.O. Box 6601 in ...


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Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2010 8:40pm

We would like to give you an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace. The do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty careful so that they do not actually harm their vehicle with the wrong type of fluid. That is why so many CA car owners rely on ...


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Ask Patty Podcast Featured on Baltimore's WBALTV

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 14th, 2007 11:48pm

Under the Hood: Lori Johnson Teaches the Importance of Oil and Coolant   POSTED: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 March Podcast Womanar is Now Live! Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor of Ladies, Start Your Engines!, automotive classes for women, will offer advice and step-by-step guidelines for proper engine fluid maintenance. She will go over oil and coolant and what they do and how to maintain ...


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