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Honda Suspension Repair in Valley Springs, CA

Your Honda’s suspension keeps your ride controlled and comfortable. At Toole’s Garage in Valley Springs we offer full range of suspension services and repairs. Shocks, struts, ball joints, tie rods – whatever your Honda needs, our nationally ASE certified technicians can diagnose the problem and repair your vehicle, usually the same day. Suspension problems can develop for a variety of reason, most frequent being passage of time. As your Honda ages, things wear out and will need to be replaced. But since they usually wear out slowly, it’s easy to miss the signs. It’s only after the suspension has been repaired that we notice how much smoother the ride is, and the better vehicle control. Here are a few signs that indicate that it’s a good idea to have the suspension checked out by a professional mechanic: Unusual noises If you hear noises from the suspension when driving over a bump, or uneven road, it’s time to take your Ho ... read more

Honda Air Conditioning Repair in Valley Springs, CA

Despite the spring rains, we know that the warmer weather is coming, and you will rely on your Honda’s air conditioning to keep you cool while cruising the highways. At Toole’s Garage in Valley Springs we offer full range of Honda a/c services. Like other parts of your vehicle, the AC might develop faults that affect its performance and this can make spring and summer driving a challenge. That’s why we recommend that you get a jump start on the ac system repairs. Below is a list of items you may wish to consider before it gets hot outside. Signs that your Honda’s a/c needs repair: If you notice any of the symptoms below, call your local auto repair shop and bring your Honda in for an a/c checkup. No air Kind of obvious, but often we don’t really notice the “no air” condition until we need that cold air blast. So check that the system blows cold air on demand. Strange noises If you hear any ... read more

Honda Check Engine Light Diagnostics in San Carlos, CA

Honda Check Engine Light Diagnostics in San Carlos, CA

    You’re cruising along the highway in your Honda, not a care in the world and then you glance at the dashboard only to see that the check engine light has popped on. Now you’re confused because you don’t know whether your car will stop running on the highway or how much it would cost to fix the issue. If you find yourself in this situation, the best course of action is to drive to a trusted auto repair shop. If the check engine light if flashing, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and shut off the engine – running the engine at this point could cause significant damage   What does the check engine light mean? When the check engine light in your Honda illuminates, it could be due to a variety of things. Here are some common reasons to know: Loose gas cap This is a surprisingly frequent cause of the check engine light turning “on”, so it should be the first place you che ... read more

Honda Suspension Repair in San Carlos, CA

Rough surfaces, potholes and bumps could wreck havoc on your Honda but the suspension system is why that doesn’t happen. It is responsible for delivering a comfortable driving experience by smoothing out the effects of the bumps and potholes. It also helps to keep your tires in contact with the ground, giving you controlled ride and preventing rollover accidents. Since it’s hard at work every day, over time various suspension components may wear down or even break. Toole’s Garage in San Carlos offers full range of suspension testing and repairs. Signs your Honda needs suspension repair Suspension deterioration usually happens gradually, over extended period of time, and we do not notice these gradual changes. Only when it’s repaired do we realize how much better the car handles, and how much smoother it rides. Here are some signs to watch out for: Oily shocks If the shocks are leaking oil, shock replacement is a necessity ... read more

Honda Spark Plugs Replacement in Valley Springs, CA

Honda Spark Plugs Replacement in Valley Springs, CA

Honda Spark Plugs Replacement in Valley Springs, CA Spark plugs ignite the air-gasoline mixture which powers your Honda. Though they may seem insignificant, they are a key component in generating power for your vehicle. When spark plugs reach the end of their useful life, your vehicle’s performance will suffer. They only way to fix this problem is by replacing them with new spark plugs. Here are some symptoms that can alert you that your Honda needs spark plugs replacement: Check engine light gets turned “on” Bad spark plugs can lead to engine misfires. When that occurs, the onboard Honda computer will illuminate the check engine light. Rough idling Rough idling can occur for a number of reasons, bad spark plugs are one of them – when your car exhibits rough idling, it’s a good idea to have a professional mechanic investigate. Engine Misfires Failing sparkplugs can cause engine misfires – somet ... read more

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