Yearly Archives: 2021

What’s The Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters?

What’s The Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters?

Most modern vehicles have two different air filters -- your cabin air filter and your engine air filter. It is easy to get these two air filters confused. They sound the same. However, don’t let their name fool you. Your cabin air filter and engine air filter may be composed of the same materials, but their functions are entirely different.  Your engine air filter, as the name suggests, is located in your engine! Your engine also has an intake system that pulls in air. The air entering your vehicle needs to be clean and free of any debris, dirt, or other contaminants. Your engine air filter is responsible for filtering the air before it reaches your engine. When your engine air filter is not well-maintained, all that excess dirt, debris, or grime can enter your engine and cause damage to other components. Our team can examine your engine air filter, and if necessary, perform a replacement.  Looks can be deceiving -- your cabin air filter and engine air filter perform ... read more

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Spring is Here! Is Your Car Ready?

Spring is Here! Is Your Car Ready?

We are all so ready for spring -- the sun is peeking out from behind the clouds, the grass is starting to grow, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. Even though you might be ready for spring, your vehicle might not be. Winter takes a toll on your vehicle, and your vehicle has to work overtime during this season.  Before spring is officially here, we recommend bringing your vehicle to our shop, so we can get your vehicle ready for spring. Here are some must-do services our technicians will perform:  Take time for your tires. Even though winter may be coming to an end, we all have heard of the saying: “April showers mean May flowers.” While your vehicle is at Placentia Super Service, we will take a look at your tires and see if they need to be rotated or if the air pressure needs to be checked.  Don’t forget about your windshield wipers. The chilly temperatures in winter can wreak havoc on your windshield wiper blades. Even if your blades look like ... read more

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7 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The Car Lover in Your Life

 7 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The Car Lover in Your Life

Valentine’s Day is less than 14 days away, which means it is time to start thinking about getting the perfect gift for your loved one. If your special someone is a car lover, you might find yourself struggling to figure out what to get them. Fortunately, the team at Placentia Super Service is made up of car enthusiasts. As the saying goes, “it takes one to know one,” we can help you get the best gift for the car lover in your life.  Each of these gifts is destined to succeed, and we think this Valentine’s Day will be unforgettable. Here are seven Valentine’s Day gifts for the car lover in your life:  Driving Gloves: who doesn’t love a nice pair of old-fashioned driving gloves? Your sweetheart can drive through Placentia feeling like a racecar driver.  Car Wash Kit: This gift can be purchased at virtually any auto parts store, and your special someone can easily clean and keep their vehicle clean.  Car Cover: If your loved one ... read more

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New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

Happy New Year’s from the team at Placentia Super Service! We want to wish everyone a safe and healthy 2021. The New Year also means it is time for a fresh start, which means it is the perfect opportunity to start thinking of resolutions. Many of us might be thinking of resolutions to improve our health and lifestyle, but what about your vehicle?  Your vehicle is such an important part of your life -- think of how much you rely on your car each day. New Year’s resolutions geared toward your vehicle are an excellent way to show your car a little extra TLC this year. Not only will these resolutions preserve the longevity and driveability of your car, but they can also help you save money in the long-run. We have compiled a list of New Year’s Resolutions to help you become a better car owner:  Keep up with preventive maintenance. If you are looking to keep your vehicle through 2021 and beyond, preventative maintenance is key. The team at Placentia Super Servi ... read more

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