Yearly Archives: 2019

Which Gas or Fuel Is Best For My Car?

So, you are low on fuel and what do you do? You find a gas station that is either close by, has the lower price, or is adjacent to the shopping center. That’s normal. But which gas or fuel is best for your car? Most people do not understand the differences between fuel octane ratings. Is Regular or Premium fuel better for your engine? If you’re not sure, check your Owner's Manual or seek advice from the friendly auto mechanics at Complete Car Care in Encinitas. When most people choose Costco, they may do so because the gas is cheaper or it’s convenient. But they often don’t understand what type of gas they’re getting. They’re getting gas that is often 30% Ethanol, which causes more damage to your car. Ethanol wrecks the insides of your car, and most people don’t realize this. Ethanol is supposed to be environmentally friendly, but it's not. Chevron often has the best quality fuel, and their prices reflect that. Shell, Mobil, and Che ... read more

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How To Find Mindfulness While Driving In Heavy Traffic

Does driving in heavy traffic sometimes make you lose your cool? Okay, let’s be honest. Do you get easily ticked off while driving around Encinitas, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe, and the entire San Diego region? At Complete Car Care in Encinitas, we understand your frustration. That’s why instead of focusing on how our auto mechanics perform top auto repair services, we will discuss how to find mindfulness while driving in heavy traffic. Driving looks and feels easy, but constant distractions make commuting harder. There are a lot of gadgets inside the car, such as your GPS, playlists on your phone, the radio or CD player, your power cables, your dashboard lights, and text messages. There are distractions happening outside of the vehicle as well, like erratic drivers, brake lights, pedestrians crossing the street, motorcyclists, road signs, people waving signs, and you trying to read hard-to-find addresses. How can you ignore these ongoing distractions and find peace behind t ... read more

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Exciting Automotive Technology That’s In Development

At Complete Car Care in Encinitas, we work hard to stay up on the latest auto repair technology. Whether you’re driving the streets or flying the automotive airways of Encinitas, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe or beyond, our auto mechanics are and will be well-prepared to take care of all kinds of developing automotive technologies. And don’t blink or you’ll miss the latest developments in exciting automotive technology. If you’re into automobiles like we’re into automobiles, then you too are curious about the possibilities behind the wheel. From self-driving cars to alternative fuel vehicles to the no-longer-just-in-sci-fi-movies flying cars, hang with us here as we share just the tip of what’s in store for auto-lovers everywhere. Tesla’s self-driving cars are big-time in the news these days. Considering that Tesla is a technology company and not a car company, the automobiles they are crafting and creating are pretty incredible. One of the most ... read more

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