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Keeping Your car Young

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 13th, 2012 9:45am

Sometimes it seems in Thousand Oaks we live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids in Thousand Oaks, our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff. You know, hang up your clothes, polish your shoes, put away your toys. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough, we had to ...


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The Importance Of Thousand Oaks Drivers Following Service Intervals

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2012 12:43pm

Your browser does not support video Today in our AskPatty.com, Inc blog, we’re going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your car isn’t the only aspect of your life in Thousand Oaks with recommended intervals: Let’s start with twice yearly dental cleaning. And physical exams. How about laundry, mowing the lawn and paying the bills? Now, what would happen if you didn’t follow ...


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AskPatty.com, Inc On Your Serpentine Belt

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 17th, 2012 2:24pm

Today we’re going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Thousand Oaks CA customers. Let’s start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That’s the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then there’s the air conditioning compressor that makes cool air for you while you're driving around Thousand ...


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Better Service - Better Economy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 14th, 2012 1:32pm

The hottest Thousand Oaks news story may be different everyday, but there’s one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Thousand Oaks. But we’ve found several basic things that any Thousand Oaks vehicle owner can do to greatly reduce their gas consumption, save money, and help the Los Angeles environment. You can really impact your fuel economy by how you drive – but ...


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Gas Savings In Thousand Oaks: Sharpen Your Pencil

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2012 12:53pm

    />   High gas prices in Thousand Oaks have hit most of our budgets. You’ve probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related stuff. Increased fuel costs are now consuming a bigger portion of that budget and you may be tempted to skimp in some other areas – like scheduled maintenance.According to news reports and industry studies, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten personal ...


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I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 5th, 2012 12:32pm

About 90% of our Thousand Oaks CA driving decisions are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. Everyone in Thousand Oaks CA has experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our windshield is just dirty. In fact, it’s estimated that 46,000,000 motorists from Los Angeles and across the nation are driving with ...


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AskPatty.com, Inc Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 19th, 2012 1:29pm

    />   Today's AskPatty.com, Inc auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your car air conditioning system. It spins the compressor that makes the cool air that takes the edge ...


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Serpentine Belt Service At AskPatty.com, Inc In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 13th, 2012 12:25pm

    />   If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your car. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your air conditioning system. It spins the compressor that makes the ...


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Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 5th, 2012 12:44pm

At AskPatty.com, Inc we’ve had a lot of people asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of all vehicles on the road have over 75,000 miles on them. It looks like it’s going to keep heading in that direction for a while. With ...


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Synthetic Oil For Thousand Oaks Autos

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 26th, 2012 1:19pm

If you aren’t currently using synthetic motor oil in your Thousand Oaks vehicle, maybe now’s the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn’t gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it doesn’t vaporize as easily. It protects better in severe driving conditions like stop and go driving around Thousand Oaks, as ...


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