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3 Signs That Your Engine Mounts Need Replacement

3 Signs That Your Engine Mounts Need Replacement

3 Signs That Your Engine Mounts Need Replacement   Motor Mounts! Heard of them? Think of it as suspension for your engine. Just like your wheel suspension, it keeps your engine in place where it needs to be and absorbs any shocks and vibrations. That results in smoother engine performance and ride comfort for the driver and passengers. Pretty much every car out on the road today is equipped with engine mounts, however, chances are many of them might be due for servicing. Based on our experience here at FAS in Burbank, motor mounts are an often overlooked maintenance item but they are essential to keep your car's engine running smoothly for many miles to come. Not sure what engine mounts are and if the ones in your car need replacement? Join us as we discuss everything motor mounts and common signs of wear and tear in today's blog! As mentioned earlier, engine mounts keep your car's engine in check. They act as a cushion between your car's frame and engine ... read more

Rev Your Engines: Top Local Car Shows and Meet-Ups This Summer

Rev Your Engines: Top Local Car Shows and Meet-Ups This Summer

As summer peaks, Burbank-based car enthusiasts can finally hit the road with their cherished rides! Whether you fancy vintage muscle cars, stylish imports, or customized models, this vibrant automotive hub has plenty to offer and caters to every preference. Get a taste of classic and modern meet-ups by joining us in spotlighting some of the hottest local auto shows happening throughout this season. Exploring the Car Culture of Burbank Burbank, known globally as the "Media Capital of the World," is not merely recognized for its thriving entertainment industry. It also prides itself on a flourishing automotive scene nestled in San Fernando Valley, where its rich history intertwined with cars dates back decades. Burbank's roads are frequently featured in classic car chases and are home to reputable auto clubs; thus, it is no surprise that vehicle enthusiasts can easily perceive the city’s passion pulsing through their veins. Where Timeless Elegance Meets Vintage: Cl ... read more

The Importance of Replacing Your Engine Air Filter: A Guide for Burbank's Car Owners

The Importance of Replacing Your Engine Air Filter: A Guide for Burbank's Car Owners

As we welcome the month of April, it's important to prepare for warmer weather and ensure that your engine is receiving proper air circulation. In Burbank, CA, maintaining the health and longevity of your vehicle should be a top priority as a car owner. One significant maintenance task often overlooked is regularly replacing the engine air filter. Despite its humble appearance, this vital component plays an essential role in boosting performance and efficiency while driving on Burbank roads. Knowing why regular replacements are necessary can help keep your car running smoothly all year long! The Function of the Engine Air Filter Your engine's intake system is shielded from outside air by the engine air filter. It executes its main function of filtering dust, dirt, pollen and other impurities to prevent their entry into your motor cylinders. This ensures that only untainted oxygen blends with fuel in the combustion chamber for propelling your vehicle forward.  The Conseq ... read more

Using Your 2024 Tax Refund For Car Service!

Using Your 2024 Tax Refund For Car Service!

  Car Service with Your 2024 Tax Refund!    It's that season of the year again. Everyone is getting ready to file their taxes and refunds are expected to hit bank accounts as early as mid-February! But before you get too excited thinking about all the fancy things that you could spend your tax refund on, take a look at the car that is sitting in your driveway. When was the last time it has been serviced? Using your tax refund to repair or maintain your car is a responsible way to allocate those funds and our team at Future Auto Service is here to help. Find some food for thought in today's blog post about the best practices for spending your tax refund on car maintenance.     Assess Your Car's Needs: Determine what kind of service or maintenance your car requires. That could include routine maintenance tasks like oil change, brake pad replacement, fluid checks, or more significant repairs. Have you b ... read more

How Rotor Resurfacing Can Save You Money

How Rotor Resurfacing Can Save You Money

One of the most common maintenance services that any car needs is without a doubt a brake job. Whether it’s changing worn down brake pads to upgrading to a performance brake system, here at Future Auto Service we have done it all on any make and model. In this Blog Post we are going to shed more light on the best way to save money on your next brake job. Franchise Service Centers might not tell you this valuable information, so stick around and find out how to get the most life out of your rotors to save yourself big money!      Service Intervals of Basic Brake System Components The most basic components that you should service on your brake system consist of the brake pads, brake fluid, and brake rotors. While service intervals are dependent on your driving behavior and vehicle spec, you can expect to change brake pads every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. Brake fluid on the other hand, tends to last longer and a change is required about every two years or 45,000 miles ... read more