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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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10 Overlooked Services

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 25th, 2010 3:20pm

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Thousand Oaks. Some days it’s all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That’s why you’ve gotta be organized. Lists, PDA, calendar- we have to keep track of it all. So let’s talk about schedules. Specifically, automotive service schedules. And particularly, the scheduled services that are sometimes ...


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Training Received by Technicians In Thousand Oaks CA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 18th, 2010 3:33pm

When your car breaks down in the Thousand Oaks CA area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your car’s so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible. And, with the problem fixed right the first time. We’ve been checking into some of the training our Thousand Oaks CA technicians receive, and we’re very impressed. It’s amazing ...


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The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Thousand Oaks Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2010 10:41pm

People in Thousand Oaks have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Thousand Oaks are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles or more. This practice came under scrutiny when four of the largest new car manufacturers announced that owners like ...


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It's National Informed Women Month and National Car Care Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 15th, 2010 1:41am

"After a long hard winter like we've just had, several car care considerations can protect the performance and longevity of your vehicle, beginning with motor oil -  your vehicle's life blood, says Jody DeVere, automotive expert and CEO of www.AskPatty.com.High-quality motor oils are designed to fulfill higher-spec demands that apply to millions of cars. Pennzoil and Quaker State, for example, invest heavily in comprehensive ...


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Thousand Oaks Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 31st, 2010 7:10pm

Your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules. The regular schedule and the severe service schedule. It’d be wrong for us to tell you that everyone in Los Angeles always needs to follow the severe service schedule – but its wishful thinking to say that the regular schedule is always good enough for your car. Contact AskPatty.com, Inc to learn more about Severe Service Requirements for your ...


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Severe Service Requirements

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2010 8:29pm

A lot of our viewers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be confusing. Let's clear the air on this subject. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of automotive products and fluids. She's been in the automotive business for 20 years and is a speaker, a trainer, and a writer. Cricket says there's so much ...


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Recycling Your Used Motor Oil

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 6th, 2010 7:00pm

Are you a wannabe do-it-yourselfer who has been afraid to try to change your own oil? While this task can seem daunting, if done carefully, it doesn't have to be messy or complicated. This is the third of three simple and eco-friendly steps, so be sure to read the entire series: Changing Your Own Motor Oil  (Wednesday, December 30); Changing and Recycling Your Own Used Oil Filter  (Tuesday, January 5), and Recycling Your ...


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Is Your Car Ready for a Holiday Road Trip?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2009 5:30am

Deep down, you know your car should be checked out before hitting the road for the holidays, but with so many other things left to do, some folks put it off.


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Why Synthetic Motor Oils Are Recommended for Today's Advanced Automotive Engines

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 8th, 2009 5:22am

From changing consumer demands, to regulatory requirements calling for greater fuel efficiency and lower emissions, the global automotive market is constantly evolving.


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