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Fall Auto Checkup in Walnut Creek, CA

Fall Auto Checkup in Walnut Creek, CA The Fall is upon us, and soon the rains will start. While we don't anticipate the kind of rainy season we had last year, it is still important to get your car ready for the rains. Fall and winter driving places additional strain on your vehicle, and so at Diablo Auto Specialists we highly recommend a health checkup for your car. While the traditional tune up is no longer a necessity, since your vehicles computers tune the car in real time, there are still some major areas of impacted by the fall and winter driving that can only be addressed by a human.  Wet roads can cause issues with vehicle control and stopping distance. We recommended having a suspension check, since suspension impacts stability, vehicle control, and stopping distance. Naturally a brake check before the rains is a good idea as well.  Starting your vehicle requires a surge of power from the car's battery. Is the battery in your vehicle up to the task? C ... read more