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Category Archives: Auto Maintenance in Albany, CA

Toyota Wheel Alignment in Albany, CA

Your Toyota will need wheel alignment about once a year – most vehicles do. The sorry state of the Bay Area roads may necessitate more frequent alignment, as even hitting a pothole can throw the wheels out of alignment. If the wheels are not properly aligned, you will find accelerated tire wear, and a bit less control over the vehicle, fuel efficiency may suffer a bit as well. Since the tires wear out gradually, the changes might not be noticeable at first, but if the tires are out of alignment, over time the signs of tire wear will be unmistakable. At Adams Autoworx Albany we offer full service tire alignment on a computerized tire alignment machine. We provide this service not only to individual car owners, but also to a number of local auto repair shops who trust us with properly aligning their clients’ vehicles. We recommend yearly wheel alignment check – the cost of this service pays for itself in extended tire life and better mileage. The procedure can be per ... read more

Oil Change in Albany, CA

Oil Change in Albany, CA   We normally don’t think much of oil change, yet it is one of the most beneficial maintenance tasks you can offer to your vehicle. Engine oil works under high pressures and high temperatures. Over time, it not only loses its original mechanical and chemical properties, but also picks up a lot of gunk and debris that naturally get created during engine operation.  When we perform an oil change at our Albany auto repair shop, we replace the oil filter, which removes the debris from the circulating oil, and provide your vehicle with fresh oil, which has chemical and physical parameters specified by your vehicle’s manufacturer.  Regular oil changes help to extend engine life, and they also give our nationally certified technicians an opportunity to check other sub-systems of your vehicle for any impending problems. We will also check your vehicle’s tires and adjust tire pressure if needed.  If your vehicle uses convention ... read more

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