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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...

Radiator Fans

 

March 3, 2017


Rancho Cucamonga who are old enough have probably heard the term “fan belt”. Back in the day the radiator fan in your vehicle was turned by a belt driven by the engine. There are still belt driven fans – although most are now driven by the serpentine belt. But most Rancho Cucamonga vehicles now have Read more...

Fuel Pump

 

February 6, 2017


Your fuel pump sends fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. Fuel pumps just wear out over time: it might be the electric motor, a sensor, a valve, or a relay or some other electrical component. Whatever the exact cause for the fuel pump failure may be, the solution to getting you back on Read more...

Ball Joints

 

January 3, 2017


Most drivers in Rancho Cucamonga, CA know ball joints are an important part of the suspension system. Visualize a ball attached to a spindle, with the ball enclosed in a cup. This allows the joint to move in several directions, kind of like how your hip works. Most vehicles have two or four ball joints Read more...

Headlamp Safety For Rancho Cucamonga Drivers

 

December 6, 2016


Rancho Cucamonga may be surprised to learn that 40% of traffic fatalities take place at night even though there's 60% less traffic. It goes to show how important proper visibility is to nighttime driving. Obviously, a clean windshield is important – so are good wiper blades. Your headlights play a big role as well. There Read more...

Cabin Air Filter

 

May 12, 2016


Question: My car has a bad odor when I run the heater or air conditioner. My friend said I might need a new cabin air filter – what's that? Dan's Mobil Answer: A cabin air filter is a special filter that cleans the air that comes into the Rancho Cucamonga drivers' passenger compartments – or Read more...

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...

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