Stop Fighting Sand in Your Car This Summer

Keeping Summer Sand out of your Car

One of the greatest parts about summer is extra time spent at the beach or at your favorite lakes and rivers. All too often this means the seemingly-endless battle against sand continues to rage on at the expense of your car’s interior. If you think and plan ahead, you can keep sand out of your car this summer. Read our helpful tips here at Irvine Auto Center, near Fountain Valley, CA and Long Beach, CA!

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Heat Up your Summer with Fun Activities in Orange County this June

Fun Stuff to do in Orange County for Summer
Now that the weather has warmed up and school is out, there is plenty of fun and excitement to be had in and around Orange County this June. Let’s take a peek at the summer fun opportunities right here in Orange County, where your local Irvine Auto Center is located.

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School’s Out! Top Kid-Friendly Trips for Summer Vacation

Top Kid-Friendly Trips for Summer Vacation

Summertime is here, and it is time to relax and enjoy some quality time with your family. Choosing the right vacation location is key to getting the most out of your time and energy. The perfect family trip will include entertainment and activities for all ages and give everyone a chance to connect. The following list includes some of the best family-friendly day trips near Orange County and Irvine, some of which you may not have ever considered before.

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What Every Dad Should Teach His Kid about Cars on Father’s Day

Car Tips to Teach your child on Father's Day

This Father’s Day is the perfect time to pass on some of your best car advice to the younger generation. Every child should know the best car tips from dad, so don’t wait any longer. There’s never been a better time to impart your life lessons with dad on your little ones. We here at Irvine Auto Center compiled a list of key things to teach your children regarding cars.

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How to Help Teen Driver’s Build Road-Ready Confidence

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As a parent, one of the most stressful and rewarding things is training your teen driver. Stressful because you are teaching somebody who has no idea what they are doing how to drive but rewarding because it is just one step closer to your teenager become a successful and independent adult. Looking to build a teen driver’s confidence? Here are some great teen driver tips.

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How to Prevent Sun Damage on your New Car

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Have you ever seen cars with faded or peeling paint? This kind of damage happens over time as your car is exposed to the sun. Now that you have bought yourself a new car it is time to learn how to prevent sun damage on car paint. We here at Irvine Auto Center want to help keep your car in great shape, so we compiled information regarding this issue to keep your car looking the best it can in the Southern California heat!

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Do Your Brakes Need Work? Warning Signs to Look Out For

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One of the most important things that you need to pay attention to on your car is your brakes.  Servicing your car brakes needs to be done for everybody’s safety. Properly working brakes are vital for accident prevention. If your brakes aren’t working properly there is no way they are going to be able to stop your car when you need it to. We here at Irvine Auto Center want to help you stay safe, so how do you know when to perform auto service on your car brakes? Here are some signs to watch out for.

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Safe Driving in Cyclist Heavy Zones

Friends Riding Bikes in the City by Storyblocks

Learning how to drive safely in areas near Tustin, CA involves paying attention to cyclists as some areas are cyclist heavy. When it comes to an accident between a car and a cyclist, both parties are not going to fair well. Studies show that cyclists’ deaths in 2016 accounted for 2.2% of traffic deaths. In order to reduce the number of injuries and deaths on the road, both cyclists and driver’s need to make intentional safety choices. At Irvine Auto Center in Southern California, we value the safety of both drivers and members of our community, so we compiled a list of safe driving practices you can follow to ensure you are driving safely around cyclists.

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Celebrate National Car Care Month With These Easy Tips

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In case you didn’t know, April is National Car Care Month. And what better way to celebrate National Car Care Month than by giving your car a little extra care. Giving your car that extra attention now allows you to make sure it’s ready before your summer road trips begin.

Not sure what you can do? Take care of your car with these tips:

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Difference Between Washing, Waxing, and Polishing Your Car

Man Washing Car

As summer approaches more car owners will begin washing their cars at home as the weather permits. Saying good-bye to car washes means you have to learn how to do it correctly. Not sure if you are doing it right? Keep reading to discover our secrets to washing, waxing, and polishing your car.

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