Palmdale Star Station

Buying a used car is always a tricky proposition. On one hand, you want the car to be reliable and to provide you with years of low-maintenance driving. On the other hand, you want to spend as little money as possible. One of the things few...

You don’t want to get casual about your car’s brakes. Not only do faulty and worn-out brakes change the way your car handles, but they are also a serious safety hazard. The better condition your brakes are in, the better the odds become that you’ll...

Brakes are one of those things you seldom give a second thought to. You step on the brake pedal and your car stops. The process is so simple, that we tend to fall into the habit of taking our brakes for granted. The problem with brakes...

We’ve all heard that we should get our car serviced but not all of us know when this should happen or what the servicing actually entails. The general rule of thumb for most cars is that they should be seen by a mechanic about once a...

You can’t drive if your car doesn’t have any gas, but that doesn’t mean that stopping to fill up doesn’t hurt. The fact that the cost of gas is in a constant state of flux makes it difficult to work the expense into your weekly...

Things like regular oil changes and rotating your tires are easy to remember. Making sure our vehicle’s get to the garage for routine car repair and tune-ups often slip our minds. There are a few reasons tune-ups are often forgotten. The first is because they don’t...

Many college students are prepping to go to college. Part of the preparation process is eyeballing their vehicle and trying to figure out just what it will take to make it ready for the upcoming college semester. Most students will change the oil, top up the...

There was a time when timing belts were found in all vehicles. The strong, ribbed belt was essential to making sure that both the cranks and the camshafts were properly timed. A damaged timing belt resulted in the upper and lower sections of your vehicle’s...

While cars can’t speak to us, they do their best to tell us when something is wrong through the lights on the dashboard. Some vehicle owners may choose to ignore those signals when they come on, but it’s important to always listen to what your...

When your car’s cabin starts to smell sweet or like something is burning when you run heating/cooling, that’s a sign that it’s time to get your coolant flushed. If you think you can just power through the smell to save money, you’re running the risk...