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Things You Need to Know About BMW Auto Repair

Things You Need to Know About BMW Auto Repair

Some car brands appeal to the luxury crowd like Mercedes Benz, for example, while BMW has a sportier bunch as fanatics. BMW owners take pride in their vehicles, and just like any high-performance automobile, it is vital to have regular BMW auto repair to keep maintenance costs lower. In general, you need to maintain your BMW every 10,000 miles or at least once a year. Working on your BMW requires an expert in BMW Auto Repair because not all mechanics are knowledgeable about BMW technology. If you plan to buy a BMW, you should be prepared to spend on the cost of ownership, including BMW auto repair and maintenance. Keep in mind that owning European brands can be more expensive than an American or Asian car or truck. BMW offers a short term free maintenance program for the initial years of car ownership, usually three years or 36,000 miles. After the free program ends, you need to go to an independent BMW auto repair shop or dealership for repairs and maintenance. How Much Do You ... read more

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Reliable Dodge Repair in Santa Cruz, CA

Reliable Dodge Repair in Santa Cruz, CA

Owning a Dodge car or truck can be enjoyable, especially when they move you around without fail. The problem is you never know when a suspension or brake problem will hit you, and you don’t want break downs, especially in the middle of the road trip season.   To keep your Ram 1500 or Charger humming in tip-top condition, you need reliable Dodge Repair in Santa Cruz, CA.   Regular care and maintenance will ensure your Dodge’s reliability. We share some tips on how to perform a tire rotation at home. Dodge Repair: How To Do a Tire Rotation If you want the tires on your Dodge to last longer, you need to rotate your tires regularly. Having excellent tire traction is essential, especially on unexpected rainy days in Santa Cruz.   Some Dodge owners will choose to bring their vehicles to their trusted Dodge repair shop for service, but if you have the right tools at home, you can perform the tire rotation yourself.   Why You Need Tire Rotation Tire rota ... read more

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Automotive

Professional Auto Repair By Green Car Mechanics in Santa Cruz, CA

Professional Auto Repair By Green Car Mechanics in Santa Cruz, CA

If you care for the environment and you want to avoid getting ripped off by an auto shop, you should bring your vehicle to green car mechanics in Santa Cruz, CA.   As a car owner, you should start familiarizing yourself with how your vehicle works and how to diagnose common car problems.   The next step is to know how to choose car mechanics that can help you maintain your vehicle and keep it in excellent condition.   More and more car owners are now sensitive to green issues, and we can see auto repair shops advertising themselves as green.   While there is no specific definition of green, you need to know some basic information when choosing your car service provider.   Choosing Green Car Mechanics in Santa Cruz, CA Auto shops that sell themselves as green may only meet basic state requirements, while some auto shops who don’t carry the green label may exceed the guidelines when it comes to being environmentally friendly. The basic requirements u ... read more

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Automotive

The Benefits of Taking Your Car to a Reliable Mechanic Shop in Santa Cruz, CA

The Benefits of Taking Your Car to a Reliable Mechanic Shop in Santa Cruz, CA

Owning a car has its benefits, but one of the unavoidable aspects of vehicle ownership is auto repair.   Many car dealerships would encourage you to go to them for car repair and maintenance, but is this your only option?   You can ask Google or Siri about a reliable mechanic shop in Santa Cruz, CA, so that you can compare notes.   There are benefits to canceling your trip to the dealership and taking your car instead to an independent mechanic shop near you.   An independent mechanic shop can provide you with the same level of service and repairs, just like with dealerships.   We share why you should consider taking your vehicle to a trusted mechanic shop for repairs.     Why Visit a Mechanic Shop for Repairs? Our cars have changed the way we travel every day. Taking public transportation daily can be a stressful experience.   One thing that we need to keep an eye on is to keep our cars in tip-top shape all the time.   Mechanical ... read more

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Automotive

Helpful and Open in Trying Times

Helpful and Open in Trying Times

We know you still need to count on your vehicle to pick up groceries, medicines, getting medical attention, etc. Know you can count on us! We are an essential business and are staying open! We have some ideas on how to work on your car even though we are having social distancing ‘issues’. See this box ? It is is a night dropbox. We can, however, use it during the day if you are concerned about spreading germs or getting our ‘cooties’. We can talk to you across the six feet or via phone or text. Our office is already cleaned many times a day.  We can come and pick-up and drop-off your car, and we can take online payments. We want to help you make this as painless as possible. Every key will be cleaned and sanitized before they go to a technician and again before they go back to you.  Before getting into your car, we are going to clean your steering wheel, shifter and door handles - inner and outer.  Our technicians wear rubber gloves for th ... read more

Friendly to the Environment Auto Repair - Water Star Motors

Friendly to the Environment Auto Repair - Water Star Motors

Some people scoff at the environmentally friendly movement, thinking it's just a fad or something that is "hippie." However, that's quite the contrary. Globally there has been an insurgence of consumers who are seeking out sustainable companies and products. There's also a misconception about the automotive repair world that shops are dirty. However, we know that's not always the case. Embracing an environmentally-friendly movement may not only be good for the Earth but for your shop aesthetics, as well. We feel the green practices are the right thing to do for our business, our community, and the environment. Green from the Start From the very beginning, Water Star Motors, Serene Green Auto Repair Team has been focused on green initiatives. In 1993 Henry and Lisa Carter opened up water Star Motors. Being green, was always something that was at the forefront. It is just the way that we handle our personal lives, and by default, that's ... read more

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Green Business

Love is in the Air! Earth Pig is Near!

Love is in the Air! Earth Pig is Near!

Rock, Paper Car....         How your Auto worksBy Lisa and Henry Carter              Water Star Motors        Do you sometimes feel caught between a Rock and a hard place? Like You’re suffering from multiple Paper cuts? All because your Car is having “issues”? Let us help you understand how to get optimal power out of your car. Rock, Paper, Car – Love is in the Air! Earth Pig is Near!Love is in the air during these early days of February. We, at Water Star Motors, want to help you feel the love: because We LOVE working on your cars! And your Honey might have a vehicle repair or maintenance item on their Honey-Do List! Perhaps a new air filter. So here’s your plan…Drive on in to get that next-up item taken care of on your ... read more

Top Daytime Road Trips From Santa Cruz

Top Daytime Road Trips From Santa Cruz Think of Santa Cruz as the gateway to the charm, beauty and relaxed living of California’s central coast. The customers, staff and auto mechanics who provide “green” auto repair at Water Star Motors know the serenity this area offers and are willing to share their insights with you. To get to know the area, here are a few suggestions from Water Star Motors on how to spend your time with us: Check out Santa Cruz — Visiting Santa Cruz for the first time? Then begin by setting aside a day to spend at the Main Beach and the 150-year-old Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (open from Memorial Day to Labor Day), the biggest old-fashioned boardwalk and amusement park on the California coast. And take the time to check out the city itself. Watch this drone video tour to get a lay of the land and sights to see:   Scenic Highway 1 from San Francisco to Santa Cruz — If you drive north of S ... read more

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Green Business

Best Music Playlists For Road Trips

Best Music Playlists For Road Trips

Best Music Playlists For Road Trips   If you’re on a road trip, do you pack the music that moves you, like the customers at Water Star Motors in Santa Cruz CA do? When your car’s good to go, its maintenance and necessary auto repairs are taken care of by auto mechanics who provide the care motorists expect and deserve, how do you decide on the playlists for the road you’re traveling? Some songs move you, some songs don’t, but when you’re road-tripping, it’s the playlists you choose that matter most. Awesome music playlists help take the stress out of driving, but it’s the choosing that avoids the bruising. Fortunately, there’s plenty of options, especially as vehicles and music have become more connected. These include:   Packing Your Favorite CDs - It’s the traditional way. You know the music that moves you. After all, you even bought it. Google Your Travel Playlist - Albums and top songs by the performers you like are ... read more

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Green Business

How Meditation Can Help You While Driving

How Meditation Can Help You While Driving

  Meditation Can Improve Driving Focus “When there is harmony in your car, there is peace on your path. Creating world peace one car at a time.” Imagine, for a moment, the owners of a well-running auto repair shop starting their day with meditation. That is how Henry and Lisa of Water Star Motors start their days. “We have been meditating for over 30 years,” Lisa mentions in an interview. “It’s the best way I know to improve one’s focusing powers.”   Taking the stress out of driving, routine maintenance, and auto repair is what Water Star Motors customers seek from the shop’s staff and highly skilled auto mechanics. People are much like the vehicles they drive — It’s all about harmony and balance.   The experience of customers who trust their vehicle care and auto repair to Water Star Motors is one of happiness. They love how their vehicle sounds and runs so smoothly. In contrast, there are owners of ... read more

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