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Two Forms of Maintenance That All Headlights Need

Problems with your vehicle's headlights are easy to overlook. In fact, when a headlight goes out, it's more likely to be noticed by other motorists than the individual driving the affected car. Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek is committed to helping Walnut Creek, CA drivers stay safe with smart automotive maintenance strategies. That's why we're sharing two forms of maintenance that all headlights need.

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Learn What a Differential Is

There are numerous parts on your car, and it can be overwhelming to try to learn every single one of them in one gulp. But learning a little bit about your car will make it easier to talk to the mechanic when you need work done. At Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek in Walnut Creek, CA, we're all about teaching our customers more about vehicles so that they feel comfortable every time that they talk to our mechanics. 

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Info about Tire Tread & Pressure

Tires have grooves in them for a reason. These "treads" help clear water out from under the tires on wet roads, which boosts traction. Treads wear down as the miles add up on the tires. Once the treads get too low, the tires require replacing. So, drivers need to stay informed about the treads' condition.

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An Overview of Charging a Car Battery

It's important to have a working battery in your vehicle. This is part of your automobile that will be used to start up your engine, run the radio, power the dome lights and so much more. Most people don't realize that your vehicle's alternator will power and recharge the battery as it's being used.

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Your Car's Gaskets

At Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek, we think you should know that gaskets play an important role in your vehicle. Without properly maintained gaskets, you might find yourself in a breakdown lane far from Walnut Creek, CA.

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Which Type of Spare Tire Do I Need?

Every good driver knows that having a spare tire is an important part of being a responsible car owner. However, many drivers in Walnut Creek, CA are often confused by the options that are available. Let's take a look at two of the main types of spare tires to see which one is the best choice for your vehicle.

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Headlights Are as Easy to Maintain as You'd Think

Your vehicle needs its headlights to work, for the safety of both you and other drivers. Being able to see at night and on dark days should be considered a given when you're driving your vehicle, and headlights can be a big part of that. So, when headlights start to go, what should your next steps be?

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Try Our Online Scheduling Tool

It can be overwhelming sometimes to think about all of the different things that you need to accomplish each day. Between going to and from work, running errands, making meals for your family, getting to and from activities and trying to find time to relax with those that you love, the last thing you want to consider is something like scheduling routine maintenance for your vehicle.

We here at Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek want to make this process as easy for you as we possibly can. 

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How Do You Know When to Change Your Oil?

For the longest time, people took their cars in for oil changes every 3,000 miles. However, nowadays, this generally is not necessary. Here at Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek, we know that some cars only need oil changes every 10,000 miles. Even the cars that need the most frequent oil changes typically only need an oil change every 5,000 miles or so.

You could be wondering how you can tell when your oil should be changed. There are actually a few ways to tell this. If you check your vehicle's manual, this information should be listed…

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