Monthly Archives: October 2023

Be Good to Your Fuel Pump

You are not likely to read this in an owner’s manual, but driving “on fumes” can result in a premature death of the fuel pump and need for fuel pump replacement. Women’s Car Care Seminar by AC Delco recommends that you stop for gas any time the tank is less than 1/3rd full. Personal safety experts advise keeping the tank at least 1/2 full at all times, so if there is an emergency, you can travel considerable distance without stopping for gas. If you’ve seen stop-and-go traffic and gas lines in hurricane zones, you know that this is good advice. The technical reason not to drive with a near empty tank is that the fuel pump is cooled by being immersed in the fuel tank – if the fuel is low, then the fuel pump is not cooled to the proper temperature, which accelerates its demise. If the fuel pump has to draw the last of the fuel, it will also ingest moisture and any deposits from the bottom of the tank (gasoline is lighter than water, so moisture and a ... read more

Auto Repair near Union City, CA

If you are looking for an excellent auto repair shop near Union City, CA, then take the short drive to Fremont Auto Center, at 320 Mowry Ave, only a block West of Mission Blvd. Our nationally ASE certified technicians use the latest digital diagnostic tools to diagnose and repair your vehicle. Our owner, Sal, is one of only a handful of technicians in the United States who are certified to work on Mercedes McLaren. While we specialize in Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Acura and Lexus vehicles, our technicians can also keep your Toyota Corolla in top shape, or get your Chevy Silverado pickup track back on the road. We have the depth and breadth of experience to keep your vehicles performing at their best. It takes only a short drive from Union City to visit our auto care facility. Whether your vehicle has an electrical issue, or has the check engine light on, our technicians will get to the root cause of the problem and get your car fixed right the first time. Our friendly customer service is c ... read more


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