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Cash for Junk Cars Government Program

Did that old clunker fail yet another smog inspection? No problem, make a quick grand or more by selling it to the Cash for Clunkers program from the state of California! Oddly enough, they want and need your old jalopy. Cash for Junk Cars Government Program The cash...

Auto Repair Near Me in Sunnyvale CA

The auto repair near you is in Sunnyvale, CA. A1 Performance Auto Repair is a well-respected auto repair that people in Sunnyvale depend on to get their cars trucks fixed right the first time it is brought in and fixed at a fair price. Auto Repair Near Me Here is the...

Road Trip Planners That are Free!

Some travelers like to just wing it, but others like to plan out every little detail. Road trip planners are for those who like everything on a schedule. Like it was when they were in the Army. Or prison. Anyway, here are a couple road trips planners to try out....

Recall Notice for Toyota Prius and Prius 5

This safety recall involves the 2010-2014 Toyota Prius and 2012-2014 Prius V vehicles. This is a voluntary recall. Please see your dealer if you own one of these cars. They will fix it for you free of charge. The official notice is below: PLANO, Texas, October 5, 2018...

How Long Do Prius Batteries Last?

Given that a Prius runs on a battery it is no wonder why car shoppers are concerned and asking, “How long do Prius batteries last?” before they purchase one. But, there is good news if you’re looking to purchase a new Prius. How Long Do Prius Batteries Last? You’re...

How to Check Your Brakes for Safety

Driving around with worn out brakes is a dangerous practice. Make sure you can stop when you need to stop by checking your brakes yourself from time to time. Most drivers figure out their brakes need replacing far after they needed replacing. Not being able to stop is...

How to Wash a Car Legally in Sunnyvale CA

There is good news and bad news about how to wash a car in Sunnyvale. While the 2017 rainy season broke records and the draught is officially declared finished for now, conservation is still on the table. How to Wash a Car Of course, how to wash a car efficiently will...

Cost of Roadside Assistance and How to Get It Free

The cost of roadside assistance can be quite high, depending on what organization helps you. But there are ways to get roadside assistance for free, if you plan ahead. Cost of Roadside Assistance The cost of roadside assistance has dramatically risen in the past...

Honda Brake Pad Replacement

You’re smart to do a Honda brake pad replacement early rather than later. The longer you wait to get the brake maintenance done, the better the chance rotors and other parts will need to be replaced, too. It can get rather expensive. But, have no fear. A1 Performance...

Car Break-Ins Near All Time High in Bay Area

The car break-in epidemic continues in the Bay Area, particularly at tourist spots. People jump out of their car for just a minute to take a selfie and return to their vehicle to find its windows smashed and their valuables stolen. There were about 29,000 car...

Worst Cars to Buy

When you’re car shopping for a used car, you pray every time you fall in love with one that this one won’t be like that other one you suffered with that one time. There are so many stinkers these days, that it isn’t enough to name a brand like Yugo and be done with...

Signs Your Transmission is Going to Fail

Your transmission should last a good long time. However, it if is getting up there in years and miles then that funny sound might be a clue that the end is near. Here are some symptoms of a transmission gone wrong. Transmission Not every symptom means it is going to...

Things to Do in The Bay Area That Are Really Cool

Sure, you need some things to do in The Bay Area when the relatives come to visit you. The Fisherman’s Warf is something you can only do so many times before you just plain refuse to do it again. So, here is a spot you might not ever tire of seeing. Things to Do in...

When to Replace Brake Shoes on an Older Car or Truck

Most people don’t have to replace their brakes very often. But those who like to drive with a foot on the brake pedal will feel that “when to replace brake shoes” seems to be all the time! Good driving practices will get more life out of your brake shoes or brake...

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