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Easy Miles – Do Thousand Oaks Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 10th, 2015 8:47am

  Have you ever noticed that your vehicle manufacturer has a schedule in your owner’s manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let’s define what severe driving conditions aren’t: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for twenty miles or more at a constant rate of 65 miles per hour in 75°F weather with only passengers on board. ...


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Deciphering the AskPatty.com, Inc Menu Board

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 26th, 2012 2:41pm

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Thousand Oaks, CA service centers like AskPatty.com, Inc have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabetical order, starting with air conditioning service. Feel free at any time to give AskPatty.com, Inc a call at 888-745-1928 to learn of ...


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Recommended Service Intervals At AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2012 12:32pm

Most people in the Los Angeles area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some of these standards are self-imposed and others, like those for emissions components, are government mandated for the areas ...


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Is Your Thousand Oaks Driving Severe?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 30th, 2011 10:27am

People near Thousand Oaks CA often ask AskPatty.com, Inc how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual, or have your Thousand Oaks CA service advisor at AskPatty.com, Inc look up your vehicle in a service database. What you find is often a surprise to people – there are actually two service schedules. One is the regular schedule and the other is ...


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Service Intervals for High Mileage Vehicles in Thousand Oaks CA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 10th, 2011 11:37am

Nowadays, everyone in Thousand Oaks, CA is paying more at the gas pump. For some families in the greater Los Angeles area, it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That’s got to come out of the budget somewhere. Throughout North America, people are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old vehicle for a year or two longer than before. Even now, 2/3 of the personal vehicles on our local ...


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Recommended Service Intervals

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 3rd, 2010 5:40pm

Everyone in Thousand Oaks knows we're supposed to go to the dentist twice a year. We get our teeth cleaned and have a thorough dental inspection. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can’t be seen with the naked eye. When the dentist is done, he tells us what he’s found – “Everything’s fine, see you in six months.” Or “You’ve got a small cavity starting, ...


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