Prestige Auto Works

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We have ASE technicians, Volvo and BMW factory certified. We work on all makes and models, but we specialize in foreign cars. Proficient in diagnostics, smog inspections and repair, regular maintenance and all major repairs and tune-ups. You can count on us for quality repairs in a timely manor.
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Question Answered: 2 messages on display SUSPENSION FAULT & SUSPENSION FAULT MAX SPEED 30MPH
August 30, 2016, 09:36 AM
We can complete the diagnostic test to confirm the required repair. Not only will we be able to complete the diagnostics on your Ranger Rover, but we also be able to complete the required repair(s). To contact us, please call 916-422-5522.
Question Answered: Why does my jeep hesitate and buckle when I accelerate
May 04, 2016, 09:37 AM
To determine why your Jeep does not perform as it should when accelerating, we would need to inspect and test components to make any recommendations. It could be an issue with fuel or spark and on some models it may be an electric or sensor issue. If the check engine light comes on, that may provide a clue as to which system to inspect.
Question Answered: have incorrect flo. whats wrong with my car?
January 21, 2016, 10:08 AM
To properly diagnose your car, a technician will smoke test the system to check the evap. system to see if any valves or solenoids are malfunctioning.
Question Answered: at what mileage should a timing chain get changed for a 2004 Toyota matrix
September 28, 2015, 10:38 AM
Timing CHAIN's should last the life of the vehicle. (timing belts - not on this vehicle - require replacement every 60-110,000 per manufactures specified recommendation)
Question Answered: When do I need service on my car I just bought it
September 28, 2015, 10:35 AM
You should service the engine oil about every 3500 miles. During regular maintenance the technician will inspect the vehicle and advise you of any additional concerns.
September 28, 2015, 10:32 AM
You may have an intermittent problem, so when the on board diagnostics system checks it - sometimes it checks ok within the parameters set, and sometimes it's not, which triggers the check engine light to come on. The codes will be stored in the history or pending, even if the light is not on. Have the codes checked to make sure something critical is not neglected, leading to a more expensive repair. Simply you can also check to make sure you are tightening your gas cap properly, because if it is loose the check engine light will come on.
Question Answered: transmission help
September 28, 2015, 10:28 AM
The sensors may be internal and could require tear down of the transmission. With this kind of high mileage, likely it's best to tear down and replace worn or broken parts as well during the circuit repair.
Question Answered: Driving on the freeway the other day and my van check engine came on then my van
September 28, 2015, 10:22 AM
The Check Engine light can come on for many reasons. Did you experience any performance issues? Is the light flashing? Once the codes are read then the technician will know which system to inspect and test to finally be able to make an accurate recommendation for a repair.
Question Answered: Confirmed battery is not dead, key will turn, not start, why.
September 28, 2015, 09:54 AM
We specialize in Mercedes diagnostics, we can advise you once the vehicle is inspected here. Sometimes if a battery has a bad cell, it may test "ok" some of the time. Batteries typically last on average 3-5 years.
Question Answered: #5 Cylindar not firing.
May 29, 2015, 01:29 PM
This vehicle has direct ignition coils and your coil may have failed. It's important to check the condition of the spark plugs, if they are worn out the misfire can wear out the coils as well. There are other less likely causes to your cylinder misfire that would be inspected if the spark plugs and coil are working optimally.
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Car Review: 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe
March 31, 2011, 12:57 PM
I have this 2000 Tahoe, mine's a Z71. It has about 190k miles and it's really an excellent vehicle for a family. Very roomy and comfortable. The leather is still in excellent condition. It has been regularly maintained. The dual air is nice to ensure comfort throughout this spacious SUV. We are just replace the a/c compressor and a fuel injector. The previous owner switched and put green coolant in, but we are converting it back to the original DEX-COOL (red) for Chevy's. These large SUV's corner a bit uncomfortably. Now I'm getting a little exhaust fumes when first starting.
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