Welcome to the Family Auto Service blog! Not only does the team at Family Auto Service want to provide you with next-level auto repair, but we want to be a source of information for your family’s auto needs in the San Diego County area. Let us teach you how to care for the machine you’ve invested your family’s time and money in! To do so, each month on our blog you’ll find helpful informational posts from our experienced auto mechanics as well as ideas for your next family road trip, and much more. Make sure to take a look at Family Auto Service’s monthly blog posts for auto repair information you can trust in the San Diego County area.

Monthly Archives: November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from Family Auto Service!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Family Auto Service! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. With all the holidays comes lots of travel, so if you are planning a road trip in the near future, we recommend that you check off some important travel measures before you hit the road.  Be sure to have your vehicle inspected by the experts here at Family Auto Service before you hit the road. You never want to be caught in a situation where you are stuck without a working vehicle, so guaranteeing that your vehicle is ready for any road trip will keep your family safe and bring you peace of mind on the road.    Pack ample blankets and coats for the road to keep warm if you’re traveling in the cold this winter.    Have an emergency kit on hand in your trunk to help out in cases of emergencies. Some things to make sure you have with you include a spare tire, jack, wrench, flashlight, flares, cell phone charger, and ... read more

Is Your Family Vehicle Ready For The Holidays?

Is Your Family Vehicle Ready For The Holidays?

This year has flown by, and before you know it, it’ll be time to start planning for holiday road trips and travel. But along with those travel plans can come some trying weather conditions. Here at Family Auto Service we want to help keep you and your family safe by making sure you have reliable auto mechanics at your service. Whether you reside or work in the La Jolla, La Mesa, Santee, or Alpine areas, Family Auto Service can take care of your auto repair and preventive maintenance needs. Keep reading to learn more about how you can keep your family’s vehicle prepped, primed, and ready to take on the holidays! Getting ready to set out on a road trip for the holidays can be a daunting task. Between getting you and your family ready for the trip, making sure you have everything packed, and beating the traffic, you’ve got your work cut out for you. With that in mind, being sure to thoroughly inspect your vehicle well ahead of time can keep you from being caught unaware ... read more


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