Yearly Archives: 2021

Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters

Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters

Modern vehicles are built with two air filters -- engine air filter and cabin air filter. Even though these filters have similar designs and construction, they each perform distinctly separate tasks. The team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair is here to help you understand how your cabin air filters and engine air filters function and why these components essential for both your health and your vehicle’s health.  Your vehicle has a complex intake system that pulls in the air for your engine’s internal combustion process. Your engine air filter is responsible for filtering out any dust and debris from your engine. This process ensures only clean air reaches your engine. When you bring your vehicle to our shop, we will look at your engine air filter for any signs of excessive dirt, grime, or debris. If needed, we will suggest a replacement. Without a pristine engine air filter, your vehicle’s overall performance might be diminished, as debris and dirt can obstruct combus ... read more

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Spring is Here! Is Your Car Ready?

Spring is Here! Is Your Car Ready?

Congratulations! You just got through another winter! Since Spring is almost here, it is the perfect time for some spring cleaning. The team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair is here to remind you not to forget about your vehicle. Your vehicle, most likely, needs a little extra TLC after going through the winter weather.  With Spring quickly approaching, here are 4 items to check to get your vehicle ready for Spring:  Let's start with your windshield wiper blades. During the winter, your windshield wipers are working overdrive. Cold temperatures take a toll on your vehicle's rubber components, including your windshield wipers. Early Spring is the perfect time to examine and replace your windshield wipers, especially since we have all heard of the saying: "April showers bring May flowers."  Take time to inspect your tires! Rain on the roads can lead to slipping and sliding.  Be sure that your tires have the proper ... read more

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11 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The Car Lover in Your Life

11 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The Car Lover in Your Life

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! This Day is the perfect time to show your appreciation and gratitude for that special someone in your life. If that special someone loves cars, the team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair is here to help. We can help you find the perfect gift for that car enthusiast in your life.  This task is relatively easy, seeing as the team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair are also car lovers. We would love any of these gifts if we received them from that special someone in our life. Here are 11 valentine’s day gifts for the car lover in your life:  Car Wash Kit: For many of us, our vehicles are a member of our family. With a car wash kit, your loved one can make their special vehicle spark and shine. You can purchase a complete car wash kit at an auto parts store.  Headlights Restoration Kit: Yellow, filmy headlights are the worst. With a headlight restoration kit, your special someone can get rid of those dull headlights.  Car Cove ... read more

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Car Maintenance

New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

First and foremost, the team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We can’t believe how fast the year went by. We are grateful that so many of our customers stuck by our side during these past months -- we couldn’t be more appreciative, and we look forward to seeing what 2021 holds for us.  If you are like the team at A+ Japanese Auto Repair, you will always improve as a car owner. We truly do love our vehicles -- imagine a day without them. Going into the New Year, we thought it would be helpful to come up with a few resolutions that will both help us be better car owners and save money in the long run:  Don’t forget about preventive maintenance! When it comes to your vehicle’s health, routine maintenance is critical. With regular appointments at A+ Japanese Auto Repair at the necessary intervals, you are not only an excellent car owner, but you are protecting one of the most important investments you will make in ... read more

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