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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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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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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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Stay Cool For Summer!

Stay Cool For Summer!

Spring is upon us, and summer is right around the corner.  Make sure your A/C is running in perfect condition to keep you cool on hot days.   How often should I have my car's air conditioning system serviced? Air conditioning systems may lose 0.3-0.6 ounces of refrigerant yearly, which is why it's a good idea to have your air conditioning system checked yearly. That being said, if at any time you start to notice your interior cooling ability has declined, you should have your air conditioning system tested. A properly working A/C keeps you and everyone else in the vehicle comfortable and cool all the way to your destination. M Service can assess interior climate control issues and are highly trained in A/C evacuation and recharge. Expansion Update! Our new space has an important visitor!  This beautiful 1980 BMW M1 has been entrusted to us by a generous customer.  Stop by and see it before it goes back home.  Learn m ... read more

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