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Bill's Quality Auto Care Helps Customer with Flat-Tow Installation

Bill's Quality Auto Care Helps Customer with Flat-Tow Installation

Hao and his family were about to head out on a late summer vacation in their motorhome. However, they also wanted to bring their normal car. That meant they needed to have a flat-tow bar installed on their car, so it could be towed easily behind the RV. After doing some research and calling around, they decided to bring their vehicle into Bill's Quality Auto Care in Simi Valley. "I'm so glad we found this place," Hao says in his review posted on Google. "They kindly explained to us what need to to be done with what price. They had no intention to rip us off, even though they totally could have." Providing anything other than the recommended repairs or services would not be in character for the team at Bill's Quality Auto Care. "Quality" is in our name and ... read more

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Do You Need a Smog Check?

Do You Need a Smog Check?

In California—and in Ventura County especially—most vehicles are subject to smog inspection requirements. When your car, truck, SUV or van requires a smog inspection is entirely up to the DMV. It may be as often as every two years for vehicles of certain ages, makes and models. You will know if a smog check is required when you get your annual registration paperwork. If you have recently moved to California or are planning to move here, know that your vehicle will require a licensed smog check before it can be registered in this state. The good news is that if you need smog test or any smog-related repairs to make sure your vehicle’s emissions are up to California standards, you can count on the smog inspection and repair experts at Bill’s Quality Auto Care in Simi Valle ... read more

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Make Bill's Quality Auto Care Your Fleet Service Headquarters

Make Bill's Quality Auto Care Your Fleet Service Headquarters

When it comes to your company’s vehicle fleet, you need to have a local auto repair and maintenance shop that you can trust to keep your vehicles on the road. From service vans to delivery trucks to company cars for employees and everything in between, Bill’s Quality Auto Care in Simi Valley has all your fleet automotive services covered. Bill’s Quality Auto Care is already an authorized automotive service provider for the following fleet service/management companies. This means you can work directly with us if your vehicle is represented by one of these companies:      • ENTERPRISE Fleet Services     • ARI Fleet Services     • PHH Vehicle Management Services     • DONLEN Fleet Management     &bull ... read more

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Bill's Quality Auto Care Helps Local Customer Get His Truck Back on the Road

Bill's Quality Auto Care Helps Local Customer Get His Truck Back on the Road

Michael was in a bind. His truck had broken down and he knew he needed professional help to get it fixed. He began researching and asking around about local auto repair shops in Simi Valley. A close friend of his recommended Bill's Quality Auto Care and he decided to give us a chance. "I was referred to Bill's by a trusted friend who has multiple cars, and he has had his cars maintained and worked on at Bill's for a long time," Michael says in his online review. "My truck was towed to Bill's shop on a Saturday morning. Even though they were busy with appointments, Bill's people helped me out and got my truck running again." Once we had Michael's truck in the Bill's Quality Auto Care shop, we were able to perform a thorough inspection to uncover the root of the problem. We provided Michael with a repair estimate and explained what needed to be done to get the truck running again. A ... read more

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7 Minor Transmission Issues That Could Lead to Major Problems

7 Minor Transmission Issues That Could Lead to Major Problems

To put it bluntly, your transmission is extremely important. It is what makes your car move. It is also a very complex system with a lot of intricate components working in harmony. That means it's easy for minor transmission issues to occur. The important thing to remember is that you'll want to take care of any minor transmission issues before they develop into major problems. Major transmission repairs are expensive, and in many cases the transmission will have to be completely replaced or rebuilt. By having regular transmission inspections, standard transmission maintenance and minor repairs performed on your vehicle, you can prevent major damage and help avoid major repair costs. Here are 7 of the most common "minor" issues that could be affecting your transmission: 1. Transmission Fluid Leaks or Low Fluid Whether there is an actual leak that needs to be fixed or the ... read more

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Are Your Headlights Hazy? Get them Restored at Bill's Quality Auto Care!

Are Your Headlights Hazy? Get them Restored at Bill's Quality Auto Care!

People don't always think about the importance of their headlights. However, as the days become shorter heading into fall and winter, they become more and more useful. Headlights are there to help you see, as well as help other drivers and pedestrians see you on the road. If it's foggy, raining or just dark out, having your headlights on and bright can literally save your life when driving around Southern California's busy streets and freeways. The Causes of Hazy Headlights The clear plastic that covers most vehicle headlights can get clouded up and hazy over time. It not only looks a bit ugly, but it is very unsafe when the distance and clarity of your headlights are diminished. If your headlights seem a little more dim than normal, it could be a battery issue or it could just be hazy headlight coverings. Bring your vehicle into Bill's Quality Auto Care in Simi Valley. If it is a battery issue, we can c ... read more

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5 Stars Not Enough for One Happy Bill's Quality Auto Care Customer!

5 Stars Not Enough for One Happy Bill's Quality Auto Care Customer!

Recently, Rosaria from Simi Valley shared a review on Yelp about her customer service experience at Bill's Quality Auto Care. She was very pleased with the service she received on her work truck.  "5 star +. Excellent customer service," Rosaria said. "Chad did everything he said he would do, was prompt in follow up, explained the issue in terms I could understand and made recommendations that made complete sense." We appreciate that Rosaria wrote this because we take a lot of pride in educating our customers at Bill's Quality Auto Care. We realize that most people coming into the shop aren't fellow automotive repair experts, so we break things down in ways that our customers can understand. We never perform repair work without proper authorization, so we want to make sure you grasp wh ... read more

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How to Maintain Your Radiator and Cooling System

How to Maintain Your Radiator and Cooling System

There are many different components to any vehicle, and each plays an important role. The only time most car or truck owners give any thought to their radiators is when the vehicle starts to overheat. However, the radiator and the coolant inside perform vital functions for everyday performance and the cooling system requires proper maintenance. What the Radiator Does The radiator is the key part of the vehicle’s engine cooling system. This is the system that keeps your engine from overheating. When your car overheats, bad things happen and it can lead to very costly automotive repairs. Without a properly functioning cooling system, your engine will fail. It’s that simple. The radiator itself regulates the temperature of the engine, not matter what temperature it is outside and how you are driving the vehicle. When it’s hot outside, the cooli ... read more

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Thinking of Buying a Used Car? Get a Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspection at Bill's Quality Auto Care.

Thinking of Buying a Used Car? Get a Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspection at Bill's Quality Auto Care.

If you are considering buying a used car from a dealership or a private seller, you want to rest assured that the vehicle doesn't have any major problems. You have the right to get a pre-purchase inspection performed before you commit to such a significant investment. Bring the vehicle into Bill's Quality Auto Care in Simi Valley for a full inspection. Our skilled and knowledgeable automotive technicians at Bill's Quality Auto Care will look over your car, inside and out. We can perform thorough diagnostics tests and inspect vital components including the engine, transmission, radiator, brakes, wheels, suspension, tires, air conditioner, battery and exhaust system. If the car checks out, you'll have peace of mind knowing it's in good shape before you buy. If there are issues ... read more

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Customer Seeks Second Opinion from Bill's Quality Auto Care

Suzanne was getting frustrated with the local Lexus dealership. She needed automotive repairs, but couldn't believe what they wanted to charge her for the work that was recommended. That's what led her to seek the second opinion of an independent automotive shop. Suzanne brought her Lexus into Bill's Quality Auto Care in Simi Valley based on a friend's recommendation, and she couldn't have been happier with the experience. "So happy a friend told me about this shop," Suzanne writes in her Yelp review. "It's so hard to find a mechanic you can trust. The Lexus dealer wanted 4 times the cost of my visit." The knowledgeable automotive repair technicians at Bill's Quality Auto Care inspected Suzanne's Lexus and carefully reviewed the problems that the dealership had identified. In the end, we found that the car needed less repairs than they recommended. T ... read more

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