Maximize The Longevity Of Your Tires With Regular Rotations

Your tires are critical to the overall safety and performance of your vehicle. And due to the heavy-duty nature of the function that they perform, you will surely notice them wearing out quickly over time. And since a new set of tires aren't exactly cheap to buy, anyone who puts a new set on will surely want to get as much use out of them as possible.

The good news is that there are things that you can do to help with this. In addition to keeping the air pressure in each tire up to the recommended level, performing…
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Powertrain And Bumper To Bumper Warranties Are The Most Common

If you are getting ready to purchase your next new vehicle then it is a good idea to have at least a basic understanding of the different warranties that are offered in the market today. This is an important thing to brush up on because it will factor into the price of the vehicle.

The most common warranties on the market that are usually offered are bumper to bumper warranties and powertrain warranties. A bumper to bumper warranty is an attractive offer because it covers just about everything on the vehicle during the warranty period.

A powertrain warranty covers the…
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If You Want Your Car To Last, Check This Out

When it comes to our friends and family members, we rarely compromise quality for saving money, given we can afford whatever task or product is at hand. As such, you should care about your vehicle’s welfare by purchasing top-tier parts wherever possible.

Let’s take a look at aftermarket and original equipment manufactured parts, long for OEM.
  • OEM parts need to be bought at dealerships, although – like our parts department at Bakersfield Acura – many places offer this service for free when you buy a part or multiple parts from them.
  • Sometimes, the OEM part might not be of superior…
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How to Tell When Your Exhaust is Leaking

Keeping an eye on your exhaust is important, especially if you want to get the most out of your vehicle before getting a new one. You can tell your exhaust system might need a bit of a boost if you notice some hissing or popping sounds while the engine is already running. Vibrations may also be present if the exhaust system is having trouble.

You can also tell that your exhaust may be leaking if you notice some telltale drops behind your vehicle. The leaking will almost always be noticeable, and you may also see a clear decrease in your…

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Headlight Maintenance Is Necessary For Dim Headlights

If you notice that your headlights are dim, the problem could be quite simple. If the lighting seems dim, check to see if the headlights are dirty. There will be a film that covers the headlight housing which will cause the lights to become dim over time if they are not cleaned regularly.

Headlight maintenance will require that your headlights are cared for properly. In order to clean the headlights, you will want to apply glass cleaner to the housing of the headlight. If you clean the headlight and you still have limited light, it could be time to change…
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Bring Your Car to Us for a Unique Experience

When you bring your car to us Bakersfield Acura, you will get an experience to cherish.

We specialize in seasonal service for your vehicle. Summer is turning into autumn, and soon winter will knock at our doors. The turning of seasons is one of the best times to get your car inspected and ready for the next round.

We will examine the vehicle in detail. We will check the wear and tear on your tires and advice you on the best approach. Check the battery - test it for peak performance. We will do a routine check-up of the engine to…
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From Steam Engines to Modern Cars: The History of Horsepower

The power of horses lives on in automobiles. Whether that can be taken literally or not is up for debate, but one thing is certain: Horsepower is a key aspect when determining the strength of a car.

Fun fact- horsepower is not exclusively used to describe automobiles! In fact, ships have some of the highest amounts of horsepower that we've ever seen, with the combined strength of more than 100,000 horses! Yes, horses. Let's take a look at where that word originated.

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Get Winterized by the Skilled Service Technicians here at Bakersfield Acura

There are more than enough very good reasons why it's a good idea to keep your gas tank full, and this holds especially true during the cold months of winter weather. If you have a habit of letting your gas level reach empty before refilling the tank, you should be aware that this bad habit has the potential to result in frozen fuel lines in the winter season! A frozen fuel line obviously means that your car, SUV or pickup truck will be unable to even start, let alone drive anywhere safely.

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