Diesel Maintenance for TX

At Lucas Auto Care we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV’s. But our TX friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know

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Relax When the Wind Blows in TX: Winter Car Prep for Houston Drivers

When autumn comes around in Houston, leaves fall, nights get longer and there’s a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It’s also time for Houston drivers to winterize their vehicles. Here

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Straight and True in Houston: Wheel Alignment

Most Houston folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance

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Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Lucas Auto Care

Hello Houston! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960’s? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in TX vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulate

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Let Lucas Auto Care Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Houston area residents may remember when the U.S. government’s “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions. But a

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Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Houston

Many Houston drivers probably don’t think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that’s just what shocks and struts are. They’re all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion. Every time you

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Need Help Changing a Flat Tire in Reading PA?

Ugh. Have you got a “flat tire in reading pa” but you don’t have AAA? That’s ok. Your friends at Genesis Lee Myles are here to help! You can DO it!!   Step By Step Guide: “How To Change a Flat Tire”: 1. Find a

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Simple Answers from Lucas Auto Care for Houston, TX

High Mileage Vehicles – Question:  What do I need to do for my high mileage vehicle? Lucas Auto Care Answer: Ukiah drivers ask this question at West Coast Muffler & Auto Repair a lot more these days. The median age for vehicles on California  is

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What’s up with Diesels in Houston?

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad. Diesel-fueled vehicles haven’t been as popular in the North American

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When You Hear the Crash in Houston: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about three trillion miles every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we’re going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do in case of an

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