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Important Facts Rancho Cucamonga Drivers May Not Know About Their Check Engine Light

 

March 10, 2019


Important Facts Rancho Cucamonga Drivers May Not Know About Their Check Engine Light The Check Engine light might come on in your vehicle. It's an amber colored light that shows on your dashboard. In newer vehicles it might just be a problem with your gas cap not being screwed on tight enough (or a worn Read more...

Water Pump

 

January 18, 2019


The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine. The water pump Read more...

Alternator

 

January 10, 2019


Question: My battery keeps going dead. I had it tested and it is fine - what could be the problem? Dan's Mobil Answer: Well, your problem could be caused by several things. Let's start with a likely suspect: your alternator. The alternator is like a little electrical generator. It is spun by the serpentine belt Read more...

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change

 

June 30, 2018


Some new are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 10,000 miles, or 10,000 to 15,000 kilometers, or more. Following these recommendations is very important to avoid engine damage. When Rancho Cucamonga drivers go too long between oil changes, oil starts to turn to Read more...

Simple Answers from Dan’s Mobil for Rancho Cucamonga: Timing Belt Replacement

 

December 9, 2017


Question: My friend had a broken timing belt and it was very expensive to repair his engine. What can I do to avoid a broken timing belt? Dan's Mobil Answer: Well, a broken timing belt can lead to one of the most expensive engine repairs Rancho Cucamonga drivers will ever face. The good news is Read more...

Winter Prep Service at Dan’s Mobil in Rancho Cucamonga

 

December 4, 2017


Every year, your vehicle needs to be ready for our CA winter. The last thing we Rancho Cucamonga drivers want is to get stranded out in the cold in CA. We need our vehicles to be safe and reliable. It's a good idea to get caught up on any neglected maintenance items anytime – but Read more...

Water Pump

 

November 20, 2017


Let's talk water pumps for autos in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. The engine is cooled by coolant/antifreeze mixed with water. This mixture circulates around the engine, absorbing some of the heat. The coolant then flows through the radiator where air cools it down for the return trip back through the engine. Your vehicle's water pump is Read more...

Change Your Oil, CA Drivers!

 

September 13, 2017


As engine technology advances, recommended oil change intervals have gotten longer. High quality oil in a well-engineered engine has led to extended intervals. Here's the problem: With longer oil change intervals, it's for Rancho Cucamonga to follow them closely. Back in the day of 3 months or 3,000 miles (4,500 kilometers), if you went an Read more...

Simple Answers from Dan’s Mobil for Rancho Cucamonga: Spark Plugs

 

June 12, 2017


Simple Answers Service Intervals Question: I'm confused about when I should get my spark plugs replaced. What's the deal? Answer from Dan's Mobil: Well it can be confusing for Rancho Cucamonga drivers because there are several types of spark plugs and some last longer than others. Your owner's manual will have a recommendation for when Read more...

Shocks and Struts

 

March 14, 2017


Let's talk shocks and struts. Shock absorbers and struts last a long time for Rancho Cucamonga drivers and wear out pretty slowly for most vehicles. They're easy to take for granted, but your shocks and struts do a very important job so you need to pay attention to them. They keep your tires on the Read more...

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