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Spring Motoring!

Spring Motoring!

Spring is here! Your M Service team wants to remind you of one of your customer benefits-Complimentary Travel Inspections! Schedule yours before your next trip and we will make sure the only unexpected surprises are good ones! What will be checked? Road test by a Technician Check all vital fluids and top up as needed Inspect for leaks Complete inspection of engine bay (belts, hoses, wipers) Perform complete under car inspection (fluid leaks, suspension, brakes, tires) NOTE: If your vehicle has Recommended Service Items, we will inspect and advise on the status. A last minute check up is better than none! Not only can a pre-trip inspection help reduce chances of costly and possibly dangerous road side trouble, it also provides you the opportunity to have your repairs made at M Service. Providing peace of mind of knowing who is working on your vehicle.   Want some day-trip ideas to get you started?  Here are some of our recommendations:  ... read more

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

First of all, we wanted to say thank you for all of your support during our 5th Holiday Food Drive!  Thanks to your generosity we collected 337 lbs of food which is equivalent to 260 meals. What a great way to start 2016.  M Service Inc is proud to support The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County which accepts donations all year round.  Learn how you can help out any time of the year by clicking the logo below.   Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so don't forget your special Valentine-your vehicle.  Your car takes care of you, so take care of it by scheduling a special Valentine's Day check up.   Want to upgrade your BMW audio system?  Just a friendly reminder we're a Bav Sound Dealer!   Click on the image above to learn more! Want to upgrade your BMW?  We are also an authorized DINAN dealer!   &nbs ... read more

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

As you may know, our 5th Annual Holiday Food Drive is underway for the month of December! Click the logo for a list of foods needed. Please don't forget to bring in a donation of 5+ items of food and we will take 10% off your service or repair up to $100.00*.  (More is always welcome) In addition, for every pound of food collected. M Service Inc. will donate $1.00 to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano counties. (*Cannot be combined with any other offer.)   As the Holidays approach, we want to keep you informed of when the shop will be closed so you can plan any repairs or services your vehicle requires accordingly.   Christmas: Closed December 25-26 New Year's: Closed January 1  

Winter Driving Tips

Drivers often underestimate the importance of preparing cars for the winter.  M Service Inc wants to make sure you're prepared with these winter maintenance driving tips! Have the battery and charging system checked for optimum performance. Cold weather is hard on batteries.   Clean, flush and put new antifreeze in the cooling system. As a general rule of thumb, this should be done every four years.    Make sure heatersdefrosters and wipers work properly. Use cold weather washer fluid. As a general rule, wiper blades should be replaced every year.   Check the tire tread depth and tire pressure. During winter, tire pressure should be checked monthly.   Have the brakes checked. The braking system is the vehicle’s most important safety ... read more

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Superior Walnut Creek Oil Service-M Service Inc and Total Engine Oil

Superior Walnut Creek Oil Service-M Service Inc and Total Engine Oil

M Service, Inc and Total engine oils protect your investment, lower maintenance cost, and improved fuel mileage.   With today’s fuel blends and stringent emissions requirements gas and diesel engines must meet. Total engine oils possesses outstanding technology leading to optimal engine protection and it is formulated to meet the most stringent requirements (for gasoline and diesel engines) and has garnered the approval of European manufacturers. M Service, Inc. recommends changing your engine oil and filter every 5K or six months. We have found this to lower overall vehicle maintenance cost: Reduction of intake manifold sludge build up. Reduction of sludge and clogging of engine oil vapor systems. Reduction of combustion chamber carbon buildup.- Improved engine efficiency and fuel mileage. Improved reliability and engine life.  ​M Service, Inc. has been providing “Total” engine oils for the past ten years. For more information about “Total&rdq ... read more

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Are You Ready For El Niño?

As winter approaches, so does the threat of record rain fall from El Niño.  Here at M Service, Inc., we want to make sure both you and your vehicle are prepared.  Make sure to call us or schedule an appointment if you would like us to inspect your vehicle.   Preparing for Rain Wiper blades!  Deteriorate in summer heat Double checks lengths as often both blades can be different lengths Check Tires Good tire tread important for slick roads Stick quarter in grooves upside down-If you see the top of his head, time for new tires Check headlights Proper lights are not only recommended but required by law when using wipers Consider restoring if the glass is foggy Run the defroster Better to find out if it needs repair before it rains and you can’t see out your windshield The defroster removes fog, but it also keeps moisture off the windows Check tire pressure Surface protection Apply sealants to windshield such as ... read more

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It's Back to School Season!

It’s Back to School Season, which means more traffic, more driving, and more wear-and-tear on your vehicle.  Here at M Service Inc, we take care of our customers and their vehicles.  Schedule an appointment today for your vehicle inspection for your peace of mind.    M Service Inc has been providing quality Walnut Creek European auto repair for over 30 years!  We look forward to seeing you soon

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Dashboard Warning Lights-When Should I Stop Driving?

Dashboard Warning Lights-When Should I Stop Driving?

We hope August is treating you well so far.  This month we have some great tips on decoding your dashboard indicator lights.   When should I stop driving and get my car checked out?   Check Engine Light/Service Engine Soon This light may be activated due to issues ranging from something minor like a loose gas cap to something serious such as a faulty catalytic convertor.  Make sure to bring in your vehicle for testing.   If the light flashes, it is warning you of a potentially dangerous problem.  Stop driving IMMEDIATELY and get it towed to M Service Inc right away!   Temperature Warning Light If you see this light, your vehicle is overheating!  Immediately pull over and turn off your vehicle to let it cool before looking under the hood to avoid injury.  (This light may come on due to low coolant level in addition to other causes.)   Oil Pressure Warning Can in ... read more

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Save Water!

Save Water!

Water is a previous resource, especially considering the drought we are currently in.  You may be shortening showers and limiting outdoor water use, but did you know there are ways to wash your car without using gallons of water? There are many types of "Waterless Car Wash" products out there on the market, some even have a built-in wax!  You simply spray on, wipe off, and then buff.   Here are a couple tips when using a waterless car wash product: Waterless Car Wash products work on cars that are lightly dirty. If your car is very dirty, it will need a pre-rinse. Make sure to use a clean microfiber polishing towel.  A thicker towel is preferably to a thinner towel.  (Thicker provides more areas to capture the dirt) Fold your microfiber polishing towel in half twice, creating 8 sides.  After using all 8 sides, use another clean towel to avoid transferring dirt. Avoid washing in direct sunlight Start at the top of the vehicle and wor ... read more

Are You Ready For Summer?

Are You Ready For Summer?

Summer is just around the corner.  Your M Service team wants to remind you of one of your customer benefits-Complimentary Travel Inspections! Schedule yours before your next trip and we will make sure the only unexpected surprises are good ones!  

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