Wake Up Sleepy Head

When your Car Sits Idle for too Long Have you ever laid around so long that every joint and muscle aches when you finally start to move about? If so, that’s because muscles weaken when they are not being used, blood flow problems arise, and the digestive system experiences discomfort. Just like the human body,

How Does My Suspension Work?

Essential Systems: Explained One of the most important systems that balances comfort, safety, and performance is your suspension system. This complex system keeps your vehicle gliding along the road and maximizes the friction between your tires and the road. Find out how this dynamic system works and learn the signs that you need suspension repair

How To Start a Career in Auto Repair

Automotive Technicians are Facing a Shortage Around the Country If you’re interested in a career in auto repair, or looking for a qualified mechanic near you, find out more about this exciting career track. Discover necessary training, duties, and see where you can find a quality auto repair shop near you in Long Beach. Required

What Could Your Check Engine Light Mean?

What to Check First When THAT Light Comes On Your car may have been making some odd noises lately, or you may have had difficulty shifting it from one gear to another. Then you see the dreaded signal – the check engine light – during your morning commute. Unfortunately, the indicator itself doesn’t tell you

Preventing Transmission Failure

What You Need to Know If you know a little bit about cars, you probably know that the transmission is one of the most complicated parts. That makes it one of the most expensive to repair! Sometimes problems happen without warning, but in most cases, costly transmission repair is avoidable with maintenance and early action.

When to Get Brake Service

Do You Need New Brakes? We bet you knew that your car wouldn’t last forever, but it can still be hard to prepare for ongoing maintenance and repairs. ACA Automotive in Long Beach, California makes planning a little easier by giving you all the information you need to recognize when it’s time for service. Among

Everything You Need to Know About Car Suspension

The Suspension System Suspension refers to a system of springs, shocks, tires and more that connect the wheels to the vehicle itself, allowing independent movement of the two parts, vehicle, and wheels. Car Suspension was created to improve road handling and ride quality, as well as safety on rough roads and comfort while traveling across

Your Check Engine Light Shouldn’t Ruin Your Day

There are a number of things that every driver dreads for their vehicle. Of course, accidents are very scary and a real risk of being on the road. Some people fear to have a flat tire at the wrong time that leaves them stranded. But perhaps no other kind of car trouble can create as

Life Hacks: Riding with Fido

A dog is man’s best friend, and better yet he’s the cutest passenger to have in your car. You know your pup wants to go with you on your road trip, and it’s fun having him come along but sometimes it can be a little rough on your car and maybe even a little distracting.

3 Ways Ocean Living can Harm Your Car

Life at the beach is relaxing and beautiful, but do you know what it could be doing to your car? It’s something you might not think about, but the salt water and climate at the beach can cause damage to your vehicle. Here are 3 things to watch out for: Salt and Dew No matter