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How To Avoid Road Rage

  Have you ever been driving around Long Beach or Bellflower and suddenly almost gotten into an accident because of an inattentive or negligent driver? Some people might get angry and start yelling, honking, cursing, or try to cut the other driver off, but in a frustrating situation on the road it is important to [...]

2018 Safe Driving Tips

  As we once again ring in a new year, it is as important as ever to remind yourself to drive safely, and brush up on some safety tips that every driver should know. Drivers today are more distracted than ever with smartphones and so many gadgets and gimmicks built into our vehicles themselves, so [...]

Winter Driving Tips

  Winter Driving Tips There’s no winter in Southern California, right? Wrong! Although Long Beach usually doesn’t see snow or temperatures below freezing, it’s better to be prepared for the worst than neglect your vehicle and get caught in the cold. Or, maybe you’re planning a winter getaway to Big Bear or Lake Arrowhead – [...]

Does Brake fluid get old?

  A lot of attention is paid to your car’s engine and its vital fluids – and rightfully so. But arguably even more important is your car’s braking system. If your engine blows or stops working for any other reason, it’s usually just a major inconvenience for yourself at worst. But if your brakes fail [...]

Radiator/Cooling System Problems

  If you have your driver’s license, then, at the very least, you most likely know how to read your vehicle’s speedometer and fuel gauge. But what about all of those other gauges on your dashboard? It is important to know how to read your vehicle’s vital signs, and one especially critical gauge to keep [...]

Does your vehicle sometimes get stuck in park? Transmission Repair

  There are a few reasons why an automatic transmission may become harder to shift out of park. Whatever the reason is, you should get it checked at Orozco’s Auto Service of Long Beach as soon as possible to avoid complications. The most likely possibility is that your shift interlock feature, which prevents you from [...]

Timing Belt Repair & Replacement

  Long Beach Timing Belt Repair   Your vehicle’s engine is a highly complicated, intricately designed piece of machinery that needs to operate within strict specifications in order to run properly and last for hundreds of thousands of miles. But how do all of these separate moving parts stay in sync with each other while [...]

The Parking Brake – Not Just For Parking

  Parking brake Repair In today’s world of mostly automatic cars, not many people think of or use their parking brake. But it’s there for a reason. To take the best care of your vehicle, you should engage the parking brake every time you park your car, even if your vehicle is automatic. The parking [...]

EVAP Control Valve Repair

  Classic cars are a huge part of California’s world-class car culture. But if you go to a classic car show, you may notice a strong odor of gasoline, even though there are no leaks or malfunctions. Some people love the smell and some people hate it, but it is scientifically proven that gasoline vapors [...]

Lifetime Brake Pads Versus Standard Brake Pads

  Driving around Long Beach, you may have seen or heard of some shops or stores that offer lifetime guarantees on certain parts. One part that is commonly available with a lifetime guarantee is your vehicle’s brake pads. It may seem too good to be true, but there really are companies that will give you [...]

Does Regular Auto Maintenance Improve Gas Mileage? Yes!

  Auto maintenance – With summer already upon us, many groups of families and friends might have some free time and want to leave Long Beach for a while on a quick vacation. If you’re taking a road trip, this will mean driving your vehicle for long distances, likely several hundred miles, taking you far [...]

Air Conditioning Repair & Maintenance

  Air Conditioning Repair – Our SoCal summer heat wave is already in full force here in Long Beach – and it’s only getting hotter. Temperatures way past 80 degrees make it important not only for your comfort but your health that your vehicle’s air conditioning system is in good condition. Today, we’ll explore what [...]

How Automotive Maintenance Can Extend You Cars Life

  For most people, a car is the second most expensive purchase they will make in their lifetime. Here in California, cars are also an important part of life. You need a car to drive around Long Beach, to get to your job or the grocery store, and run errands or get around. If you [...]

Dashboard Warning Lights

  Dashboard Warning Lights – Cars today are filled with electronics and sensors to keep track of how your vehicle is functioning and make driving easier. Every warning light on your dashboard should light up for a few seconds when you first start your engine. When something is wrong with one of your vehicle’s many [...]

About Your Spark Plugs

  Long Beach Spark Plugs Repair The name itself is pretty self explanatory. To put it simply, your vehicle’s spark plugs are parts that plug into the top of your engine’s cylinders and create a spark which ignites the air and fuel mixture inside to start the engine and keep it generating power. The number [...]

Everything You Want To Know About Heater Core Repair

  Many people driving around Long Beach have never even heard the term “heater core repair”. You might wonder what a heater core is. To put it simply, it is part of your car’s cooling system. It looks like a miniature version of your radiator, and functions like a small radiator itself. It is responsible [...]

High Tech Cars Needs

  Today’s high tech cars are packed with the latest technology and newest developments to make your driving experience easier, safer, and more comfortable. Cars nowadays have advanced entertainment systems to sync to your cell phone, driving aids such as ABS, traction control, and stability control, systems to help you save gas such as cylinder [...]

Check Your Fluids!!!

  One of the easiest things you can do at home to keep your car in good running shape is to check and maintain your fluid levels. Keeping your fluids at their proper levels can save you unnecessary engine wear or damage and save you from needing expensive repairs! Here are seven fluids that you [...]

Maintain Your Headlights

  Long Beach Headlight maintenance Here in Long Beach, having working exterior lights on your vehicle is especially important. Not only does it get dark when the sun goes down, like everywhere else, but because we are right by the ocean, much of the city is often enveloped in a thick fog late at night. [...]

Windshield Wiper Blades

  Long Beach Windshield Wiper Blades It doesn’t rain in Southern California – except when it does. In fact, weather forecasts say that it may rain for 48 hours straight this week! Having good wiper blades will ensure a clean windshield, which means that you will be able to see clearly what’s in front of [...]

Tire Balance and Rotation

  Tires are one of the most expensive regular maintenance items on your car. Most tires last about 25,000 to 50,000 miles before they need to be replaced, but depending on the condition of your car and how you drive, you could need new tires sooner. According to a survey from Angie’s List, members paid [...]

Safe Driving Tips in the Rain

  Safe Driving Tips in the Rain – Long Beach   Whoever said it never rains in Southern California didn’t live here. It’s undeniable that anything more than a drizzle is an uncommon occurrence here in Long Beach. However, every once in a while, we get a heavy deluge that proves the saying wrong, causing [...]

Ignition Coil Repair / Spark Coil

  Long Beach Ignition Coil Repair / Spark Coil repair Does your vehicle ever have trouble starting? Does it stall, misfire, backfire, or get worse gas mileage than it used to? Does your engine die abruptly after running for a while? If you’ve noticed any or all of these symptoms, you may have a failing [...]

Engine Valve Job

  Long Beach Valve Job Your car’s engine has valves which open and close in order to let air and sometimes fuel in and exhaust out of its cylinders in order to produce power. Over time with normal wear and usage, the clearance between these parts and the valve stems deviate from their original measurement, [...]

Routine Auto Maintenance

  Long Beach Auto Maintenance   The most important thing you can do to keep your vehicle running well today and in the future is routine maintenance. However, many drivers neglect keeping up with everyday basic maintenance. A recent survey by the Car Care Council found that 25% of cars had low or dirty engine [...]

Grades of Gasoline – Saving Gas?

  Long Beach Saving Gas Saving Gas – You might notice that when you fill up your car, you have a choice between different grades of gasoline (usually three). Most gas stations carry “regular”, “mid-grade”, and “premium” octane gasolines. In the U.S., regular is typically 87 octane, mid grade is 89, and premium is 91 [...]

Wheel Bearings Repair

  Long Beach Wheel Bearings Repair Wheel bearing repair isn’t something the average car owner thinks much about when maintaining their vehicle. What many people don’t know is without regular inspections and lubes your bearings can seize up cause a multitude of additional problems to your vehicle. At Orozco’s Auto Service part of our FREE [...]

More About Muffler Repair

  Long Beach Muffler Repair A muffler is a device to decrease the amount of noise emitted by the exhaust of an internal-combustion engine. Mufflers are installed within the exhaust system of most vehicles’ engines, although they do not serve any primary exhaust function. They are engineered as an acoustic soundproofing devices designed to reduce [...]

Synthetic Oil Versus Regular Oil

  It’s a question you should hear every time you get an oil change – conventional or synthetic? Your mechanic might tell you that synthetic is better – and almost always more expensive – but you probably don’t know why. Is he just trying to squeeze more money out of you, or is there really [...]

Orozco’s Safe Driving Tips

  Long Beach Safe Driving Tips Regular repairs and maintenance are a normal part of any car’s life – but getting into an car crash will add an unnecessary burden to your normal budget and convenience. However, it is easy to greatly decrease your likelihood of being involved in a crash while driving around Long [...]

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