Getting the Most Mileage Out of Your Car in San Francisco

In today's economic climate of lay-offs, foreclosures and credit freezes, everyone has to think about ways to save money and make what we have use last longer than usual. One of those things is your car. If you're like me, your car is a very essential extension of yourself; you can not envision your life without it.

In recent years it used to be the case that many people change their cars every three or four years; however nowdays we have to be more frugal and maintain our cars so that they last twice that time. To this end, I have listed below some places in San Francisco where you can go and get professional auto care from reputable businesses.

1) Tire Broker Auto Service
371 Tenth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) -552-0554
E-mail: tiretech@sbcglobal.net

Their services: Tire repairs, alignment, batteries, computer diagnostics, engine tune up, and general auto servicing

2) Willy's Auto Repair
1649 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -771-8805
E-mail: willysautorepair@yahoo.com

Their services: Computer diagnostics, frame straightening, painting, emissions testing, engine tune up, and general auto servicing

3) Absolute Auto Repair
1101 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -567-6500
E-mail: info@absolutecar.com

Their services: Auto repair, scheduled maintenance, check engine light diagnostic, brakes, a / c repair, suspension, transmission, and cooling systems

4) Best Auto Repair
730 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -931-5570

Their services: Tune-ups, oil changes, scheduled maintenance, windshield replacements, radiators and cooling systems, complete diagnostics, brakes, transmissions, engine displacements and overhauls, air conditioner, auto detailing and fluid replacements

5) J & S Auto Repair Incorporated
464 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -885-0888

Their services: Exhaust and emissions, fuel and engine management, heating and air conditioning, transmission, filters and belts.

6) Bob Reinheimer's Richmond Auto Repair
310 S. Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 84103
Phone: (415) -861-3202
E-mail: richmondauto@pacbell.net or vettebob@pacbell.net

Their services: Preventive maintenance, smog check testing and repairs, gross polluter vehicles repair and general auto services

7) Post Auto Repair Incorporated
955 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -771-4050

Their services: General auto services.

8) A & A Auto Repairs
611 S. Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415 )-626-4752

Their services: Tune-ups, complete auto services, brakes and clutch specialists and se habla espanol.

9) T & D Pitstop Auto Repair
81 Cedar Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) -440-4080

Their services: General auto services

10) Ditos Motors
1715 Mission Road, S.
San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: (650) -991-0400

Their services: General auto repairs, tuning, scheduled maintenance and tires.

May I suggest that you familiarize yourself with one of these, or any other, auto repair shops that may be close to you. Write down the name and number so you can contact them in case of an emergency.

As we learn to tighten our belts and revert to living within our means, we will find ourselves repairing, recycling, reusing things so that they last longer. This is not such as bad thing and can be an easy transition if we take the time to look at ways to spend less money on the same things.



Source by Zander Smith