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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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Import Auto Maintenance - Nashville Auto Shop Is Certified Female Friendly

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 25th, 2012 1:00am

They claim to be the only Certified Female Friendly auto shop in town. But what exactly does that mean? On Tuesday, Import Auto Maintenance in Nashville opened up it's doors to explain. ... Read More!


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Before You Leave Thousand Oaks, Get A Trip Inspection

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 20th, 2011 10:17am

You know, at AskPatty.com, Inc we get a lot of people asking about how to prepare their car for a trip. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Thousand Oaks so you may be anxious to know that the car is up to the task and won’t leave you stranded. You really do need to plan ahead for a major road trip – there are a lot of things to get ...


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Fall and Spring Checkup In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 10th, 2011 10:42am

When I was a kid in Thousand Oaks, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into AskPatty.com, Inc for my checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service. My friend is (technically) right about some things, but from a practical standpoint, a seasonal check up still makes sense. Back when my dad ...


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Finding Vehicle Recall Information From Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 27th, 2011 12:44pm

No matter how well they’re made, cars are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice to Thousand Oaks residents and to fix the car free of charge. The manufacturer then tries to contact everyone who owns that type of car in Thousand Oaks and elsewhere until the work is done. If you have ...


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