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Best Romantic Road Trips In Southern California

Best Romantic Road Trips In Southern California

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash   Welcome to the Super Service of Aliso Viejo blog! With spring in full bloom, we know that some couples will be looking for something romantic to do for a weekend or just a day.    California has all the romance you need, but we realize not everyone is familiar with all the joys of Southern California. Here are our top 4 Romantic Road Trips in Southern California: Mendocino County - rustic and peaceful, Mendocino County is a great coastal getaway for people needing fresh air and a sense of calm. Mendocino hosts some wonderful bed-and-breakfast inns. If you need things a little less sleepy, there’s always nearby Fort Bragg ... read more

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Symptoms That Indicate You May Need a Tune-Up

Symptoms That Indicate You May Need a Tune-Up

"Should I get a tune-up?" is a common question among car owners. Yes, there is a process for maintaining your car. Whether your car needs a tune-up depends on many factors. These factors include the age and condition of your car, how well you drive it, and what you do to maintain your car. There are many reasons why someone may want to have their car tune-up. Many times people find themselves having trouble driving their cars or they notice that things seem to be working slower than normal. This can happen if you take your car to a mechanic and they determine that the problem is with your brakes, your engine, or something else. When you have an expensive piece of machinery such as an engine or a transmission, you should always get it inspected by someone who is licensed and qualified to work on them. One final question that you should ask yourself when thinking about whether or not you need a tune-up is if you currently have a warranty on your car. Most car dealerships offe ... read more

Five Reasons Why Spring Is Ideal For Auto Maintenance

Five Reasons Why Spring Is Ideal For Auto Maintenance

Welcome back, spring-- a time for new beginnings and new adventures. Is your car in good enough condition to travel? The roads are clear, the weather is nice, and hopefully, your car is running smoothly.  Here are five reasons why springtime is the perfect time to get maintenance for your vehicle:  Spring is the time for renewal. The winter weather is very hard on a car, especially your starter and alternator. It takes your car’s battery extra effort to get your vehicle going. Now that its spring, and hearts are lighter, you should give your car some renewing energy. Test your battery, starter, and alternator. Get your fluids topped off (such as engine oil, brake fluid, power steering fluid, coolant, automatic transmission fluid, etc.). This kind of attention to your car’s needs will help identify any underlying issues.  Roads are clear from the snow and storms. With the worst weather gone after wintertime, you’re fre ... read more

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What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp?

What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp?

Brake rotors are an important part of your vehicle; they spin with and stop the wheels when the brake pads fasten down on them. There is a lot of heat that the brake rotors withstand in the process of braking; the need to dissolve the heat in a quick manner is there so the brake pads can be pressed down again. The surface of the brake rotors can become uneven over time all due to the mass amount of heat… this is also known as warping. When your brake rotors warp it can cause the brakes on your vehicle to become jittery and they will be less effective. When you think of brake warping you should know it means there is an uneven surface that is caused by heat. There are several ways in which your brake rotors can be warped; they include: Your brake rotors can become glazed with material that comes from your brake pads. This can happen when the brake pads get extremely hot which can cause the pad material to rub off onto the brake rotors. This will cause the surface of your brake ... read more

Five Ways To Get Your Family Vehicle Ready For Spring Break

Five Ways To Get Your Family Vehicle Ready For Spring Break

It’s March, which means it’s the first point in the new year that people start planning road trips. With COVID-19 vaccinations underway, we may see heavy road congestions this year during Spring Break. What about your family? Do you have plans for a week-long getaway? If you’re planning on taking a trip this Spring Break, it’s essential to know the five ways to get the family vehicle ready for a Spring Break excursion: Check your brakes. Brakes are number one for a reason. Spring weather can mean slick roads and ice. Check how often your car’s manufacturer says to replace the pads, and if there’s any indication that you need to replace them already (squealing, shaking, or the car pulling left or right), schedule maintenance with your mechanic. Check out the suspension. Your suspension is essential, not just to your family’s comfort, but to stay on the road. Heed the signs of a suspension breakdown. ... read more

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