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Dan’s Mobil Launches NEW Website!

 

April 20, 2016


We got a new look! Dan’s Mobil of Rancho Cucamonga, California, has launched a new website. We understand that the web is taking over how our customers are looking for businesses and services. Our goal is to make sure that our quality auto repair services can be easily found on the web! Feel free to browse around Read more...

Guide To Battery Replacement

 

March 16, 2016


The Dan's Mobil Guide To Battery Replacement Rancho Cucamonga folks know that car batteries wear out just like any other battery and need to be replaced. There are a couple of things Rancho Cucamonga drivers should know when looking for a new battery: one is cold cranking amps and the other is reserve capacity. Let's Read more...

How to Save Gas in Rancho Cucamonga

 

January 4, 2016


High CA gas prices have hit most of our budgets here in Rancho Cucamonga. If increased fuel costs are consuming a bigger portion of your budget, you may be tempted to skimp in some other areas – like scheduled maintenance. According to CA news reports and industry studies, you're not alone. Nine out of ten Read more...

Power Brakes

 

December 22, 2015


Basically, the power brake system helps you provide braking power so that you don't have to do all the work with your brake pedal. The brakes themselves are applied at the wheel using hydraulic pressure. When we step on the brake pedal, we create pressure in the power booster that's multiplied by vacuum from the Read more...

Dan’s Mobil Guide To Wheel Alignment

 

December 15, 2015


It's no surprise that your vehicle will drive better if all the wheels are pointed in the same direction. That's called wheel alignment. If your wheels are out of alignment you may notice that your vehicle pulls to one side or the other. Something that Rancho Cucamonga drivers won't notice right away, but will if they Read more...

Transmission

 

November 23, 2015


Let's talk about your transmission. Transmissions are heavy duty pieces of equipment that are designed to last a long time for most Rancho Cucamonga drivers. But like any other machine, they'll eventually wear out and need repair. So let's focus on what CA drivers can do to push that day off as far as possible. Read more...

Disc Brakes

 

November 23, 2015


Your brakes are extremely important as you drive around Rancho Cucamonga CA. Having good brakes just keeps you out of trouble. You'll want to carefully maintain your brakes. With disc brakes, brake pads rub on a disc – or rotor – to slow the wheels. The brake pads are attached to a caliper that squeezes Read more...

Expert Auto Advice for Rancho Cucamonga: Timing Chain

 

March 5, 2015


Hello Rancho Cucamonga auto owners! Todays Dan's Mobil blog post focuses on the timing chain. As your engine runs, the intake valves need to open up to allow air into the engine. They remain closed while the air and fuel is compressed and ignited, powering the piston. Then the exhaust valves open to release the Read more...

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Dan’s Mobil Really Save Gas?

 

February 21, 2015


Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we’re also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Rancho Cucamonga car owners don’t always extend those Read more...

Dan’s Mobil News for Rancho Cucamonga: Serpentine Belt

 

February 7, 2015


Let's talk about your serpentine belt: that long belt that snakes around the front of your engine. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine as it turns. Your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering pump depend on your serpentine belt to run. On some vehicles it also runs the water pump, radiator fan, Read more...

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