Exhaust systems are one of the most neglected aspects of most vehicles. Exhaust pipes, catalytic converters, and mufflers are exposed to heat, emissions, and road damage. While your exhaust system is fairly simple and straightforward, these conditions mean it is inherently prone to rust and damage. As a result, this system is often one of […]
The best way to deal with a blown tire is to prevent it from happening in the first place. However, eventually, a flat tire is going to occur, and it’ll most likely be when you least need it. From Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, here’s what you need to do.
Sometimes, it’s obvious when you need new brakes and sometimes it isn’t. Knowing what to look for and what causes issues will help keep you safe and remind you of when you should get your brakes checked out. Here are some symptoms of bad brakes, and what causes the issue from Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA.
Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors which are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip.
The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.
Whether you drive a Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke diesel truck, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with turbochargers. Over the past couple of decades, turbos have nearly become stock equipment on diesel pickups, and are becoming increasingly common on gas vehicles as well. But what are they, how do they work, and why are they […]
When you get in your car, truck, SUV, or minivan to drive and the A/C does not work what could be wrong? Here at Camarillo Independent, we have some simple answers to help you understand how your vehicle A/C system works. The first question we are asked is "Why isn't my air conditioner blowing cold […]
Two things matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA has you covered.
Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.
At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, we understand that your exhaust system is an essential aspect of your vehicle’s ride quality and performance. Our technicians are professionals in exhaust system replacement and repair, ensuring your car, truck, or SUV sounds great and keeps running smoothly.