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How to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

How to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle Sooner or later your vehicle will need to be replaced, but there are things you can do to make it “later” rather than “sooner”. At Alvin’s Auto Center in Willow Glen, San Jose, we recommend auto maintenance practices that will go a long way towards extending the life of your vehicle: Follow manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule – the Owner’s Manual for your vehicle specifies when to bring your car for various maintenance tasks – manufacturer has done extensive testing, and based on these tests, created the maintenance schedule that’s tailored to your vehicle.   Regular oil change (and oil filter change): if your vehicle uses conventional engine oil, the recommended interval is 3,000 miles. If your vehicle uses synthetic oil or synthetic blend, we recommend oil change every 5,000 miles. Oil change removes grime and debris that naturally occur as the engine perfo ... read more

Honda Repair in Willow Glen, San Jose

Alvin’s Auto Center offers full service Honda repairs in Willow Glen, San Jose. Our family owned San Jose auto repair facility specializes in maintenance and repair of Japanese vehicles. Honda vehicles are famous worldwide for their no-nonsense design, high quality and fuel economy. Providing your Honda with regular oil service will prolong the life of the engine, and will extend tire life as well – we highly recommend tire rotation along with the oil change. At Alvin’s Auto Center in Willow Glen  your Honda will receive comprehensive care – whether it needs brake pad replacement, a/c refill, transmission fluid replacement, major engine repairs, or needs check engine light diagnostics, our nationally ASE certified technicians will treat your vehicle as if it were our own. We provide both repairs and maintenance services – investing in Honda maintenance is a good idea – well maintained Honda vehicle can easily serve you for 200,000 miles or mo ... read more