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Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything With a Trip Inspection at AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 18th, 2015 7:52am

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation for us Thousand Oaks motorists then ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by getting a diagnostic examination at AskPatty.com, Inc in Thousand Oaks. After all, you wouldn’t ...


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Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 3rd, 2014 7:46am

Your browser does not support video There are a lot of things in life that Thousand Oaks residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Thousand Oaks dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don’t stay on schedule with these routines, it can lead to embarrassing, ...


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Avoid Road Trip Mishaps with this Quick Checkup

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 24th, 2013 7:22am

A simple vehicle inspection before a family vacation can help avoid the short fuses, inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down many miles away from home, says the Car Care Council. “It’s easy to keep the sparks from flying from car trouble on a road trip,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A quick vehicle check can give motorists peace of mind and save them from ...


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Thousand Oaks Road Trip Preparation

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 27th, 2013 12:18pm

People from Thousand Oaks CA love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a CA road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now you can't always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. Heading out on a CA road trip? Stop by ...


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Why People In Thousand Oaks Hesitate to Get their Vehicle Serviced

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 11th, 2013 10:59am

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Thousand Oaks CA roads have one or more service or repair that's needed, but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. Some of the neglected items are minor. Others are serious safety concerns. There are several reasons why we hesitate to take care of ...


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Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 27th, 2010 11:18am

Hi, I've password protected, but you knew my password.  ;) Alan


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Child Seat Safety Education Begins and Ends With Safe Kids

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2008 3:00pm

Did you know that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under? Did you also know that from 1998 to 2007, approximately 365 children--most of them aged three and younger--died from heat stroke after being trapped in a car? Both of these statistics are especially heartbreaking because, in most cases, a small amount of parental awareness and education ...


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The 3 Steps You MUST Take to Ensure you Purchase A Great Used Car and NOT a Lemon!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 23rd, 2007 2:01pm

      Step 1: Do Your Homework. Know what you’re looking for before you even pick up a paper, turn on the computer or step foot onto a car lot. Know what your budget is, how you’re going to pay for the vehicle and research the safety and reliability of various makes and models to figure out what you want. Step 2: The Preliminary Inspection. It’s imperative that ...


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Hey, It's Brake Safety Awareness Week!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 27th, 2007 11:31pm

In case you didn't already know, the Motorist Assurance Program has declared this (MAP) Brake Safety Awareness Week. "Taking care of your brakes is a critical part of keeping your vehicle safe," remarked Joe Cirelli, senior vice president of service at Pep Boys. "As we head into the fall season, now is an ideal time to seek a thorough brake inspection." The Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack -- ...


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Baby Boy Trends Blogs About Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2006 9:12pm

Britax Marathon Car Seat- My 1st Choice! Britax Marathon Convertible Restraint - in Granite is perfect for your growing man. I can tell you that car seats ARE expensive- yes they. There are cheaper ones out there for sure, but do this before you buy anything: Check with consumer reports to see the rating. Britax is rated very high, has a 5 point safety harness, and easy adjustment. Check ...


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