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Car Battery Basics

Car Battery Basics

When your engine isn’t running quite right or if you feel power leaving your car when turning it on, you may have a battery issue. Just like when a body is not being fed and it tires out, you need to ensure that your car battery is charged with the energy it needs to help run the vehicle. CarLife knows how important excellent service is for all your automotive repair needs. We are dedicated to helping the Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale, and Mesa areas get the best car service possible. Batteries play a critical role in keeping your car running in tip top shape and, unfortunately, Arizona’s heat can take a toll on them. Let’s look at some of the basics of batteries. A Few Basics It helps to start off with the basics of knowing your battery and how it functions. For over a 100 years, the lead acid battery has been consistently used to power ve ... read more

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Stay Cool in the Heat

Stay Cool in the Heat

The worst time for the air conditioning in your car to go out is when the temperature outside reaches into the hundreds. A malfunctioning AC creates an unpleasant driving experience in such hot weather. This can ben even bigger problem if you need to present yourself professionally or well dressed when you arrive at your destination. Carlife understands the need for quick, efficient, and quality repairs for your car, especially with the heat in Arizona (Mesa, Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Gilbert, Scottsdale). Diagnosing AC Issues Having the air conditioning go out in your car can definitely ruin your day. You may be hoping and pleading that this is not the case, that for some reason the fact that your car not getting cooler is just a minor fluke. There are a few things to pay attention to in order to see if it is indeed your AC that has given up. These include: Your Car is Cool Not Cold: If you have set the control to max AC, but the air is only slightly cold, this is ... read more

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Ways to Improve Your Gas Mileage

Ways to Improve Your Gas Mileage

Who doesn’t want to have better gas mileage? Everyone. We all want to save money and not be constantly affected by the rise and fall of gas prices. We shouldn’t have to live on the whims of the oil company. While cost effective automotive repairs can help keep your gas budget in check, there are other ways you can deliberately improve your gas mileage. For all you folks driving the freeways in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Gilbert, Carlife wants to provide some useful tips on how to improve your gas mileage and keep your gas budget in line. Know Gas Mileage The first thing to do in order to improve your gas mileage is to measure your current gas input and output. This will give you a baseline so that you can tangibly see the positive improvements in your gas mileage. While the newer cars have an automatic mpg counter on the display, these are usually not completely accurate and can give you a skewed view of the reality of your car. The best way to gain knowle ... read more

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Acura Car Repair Scottsdale

If you live in Maricopa County, and need dependable Acura auto repair, Scottsdale, AZ residents swear by CarLife Professional Auto Service for convenient, quality auto repair. With everything you have to do on a daily basis, like shuttle your kids to school, extracurricular activities, grocery shop, run countless errands, and get to work on time, the last thing you need is a car that decides it isn’t going to work properly. When your car, truck or SUV refuses to move, it can really throw a wrench into your plans. We depend on our vehicles to get us where we need to go, when we need to get there. When something you rely on day in and day out breaks down, you need a professional you can count on to take care of the problem, quickly and economically. At CarLife, we understand your need for a vehicle you can depend on, and we place great value on our relationships with our customers. We understand that they are the lifeblood of our business, and we want everyone who trusts us wit ... read more

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Car Repair Shop Glendale AZ

Car Repair Shop Glendale AZ

At CarLife Professional Auto Services we are dedicated to providing the best care and car repair Glendale residents can find. We understand the need and desire to have a skilled mechanic capable of delivering when called upon to get your car up and running without delay. We rely on our vehicles every day to get us to work, school, shopping, outings and activities, and just about everywhere else that’s not in walking distance. It is important to have our vehicles working and in top condition so we can tend to our daily obligations. When our car or truck is not working, our whole day is thrown off track and it causes huge inconveniences, not just for ourselves, but for those that depend on us. For top quality car repair Glendale, AZ residents count on CarLife Professional Auto Services when they encounter car problems. If you have a vehicle breakdown or are looking for an honest repair shop to perform regular service on your car, CarLife Professional Auto Services is the place ... read more

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A/C Repair

When the temperature starts to climb and your car, truck or SUV air conditioning decides it doesn’t want to work, it can be really bad news if you live in a hot climate. In places like Arizona, when people need auto air conditioning repair, Glendale AZ residents and businesses turn to CarLife Professional Auto Service to get cool. We know you depend on your vehicle to do more than just get you from point A to point B; you want to enjoy the ride as well, and you can’t do that if you are sticking to your car’s interior! When your A/C goes out and it is summertime, it can literally be life threatening not to have a car with a functional air conditioner in Arizona’s infamous triple digit heat. Imagine trying to commute to work and arrive looking fresh when your car feels like the inside of an oven set to 450 degrees. If you are responsible for toting toddlers or elderly folks, there is a real threat to their health and safety, as younger and older individuals tend to react to extreme ... read more

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Automobile Air Conditioning

Arizona summer temperatures reach into the triple digits on a regular basis, and that is not the time when you want your car air conditioner to go on the fritz! For auto A/C repair, Gilbert AZ depends on CarLife Professional Auto Services at 4461 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234. We have been serving area residents for years, and are very proud of the solid reputation we have earned for our exemplary customer service. Check out all our five star reviews! One customer recently said, ‘My A/C was not working, and caused battery or alternator problems. CarLife fixed the issue in a couple of hours, and I was back in business’. This is what we do; we help people who need it get back on the road and back in business as quickly as possible. Imagine the thermometer showing over 100 degrees one sunny day, and your vehicle’s air conditioner suddenly stops working. That is bad news for anyone, but even more so if you have small children or older people in the car with you. Younger and older p ... read more

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Ode to the Future

Ode to the Future

As far back as we can think, there has always been the fantasy of flying cars, or what we would think cars of the future would look like. The movie, Back to the Future, had a flying car that came out in 2016 with great doors that open up. It was a classic movie and a classic time. It is now 2017 so where are the flying cars? Well we may not quite have cars that fly like in the movies, but new technology is creating self driving cars. We here at Carlife. serving Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler, are fascinated by all the new technology that will come out, better ways to repair cars, and what we will see in the future. Self Driving Car There has been so much technology advancement since the car was invented, that I bet they couldn’t even fathom cars that drive themselves. This is certainly a newer concept, or one that is feasible and possible. The goal is that by 2035, there will be around 21 million autonomous vehicles for sale. This self driving technology i ... read more

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Glendale and Scottsdale BMW owners

If you are a Glendale BMW driver or a Scottsdale BMW owner, you might be aware of the Roadrunner Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America. At CarLife Professional Auto Services, we love all cars, and know how much BMW owners love their German engineered machines, so we thought we’d share a little information about a popular BMW car club in Arizona. The Roadrunner Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America was organized in 1987 and is a non-profit, volunteer organization that serves Arizona BMW enthusiasts. The club hosts a number of educational, social, driving skill, and charity events throughout the year. This active group provides a great setting for members to share information, stories, and memories related to BMW automobiles. The parent organization, BMW Car Club of America, began in 1969, of which the Roadrunner Chapter is one of 67 chapters nationwide. The Roadrunner Chapter adopts the mission of the BMW Car Club of America, which is to “…to enhance the BMW ownership exper ... read more

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Cutting Edge Car Technology

Cutting Edge Car Technology

With the first car being invented around 1885, we have come a long way. Technology for cars have become more efficient, effective and exciting. When driving the streets of Scottsdale or Phoenix we see this technology come to life in the Ferrari’s, Lamborghini's, and other luxury cars that pass you by. Carlife believes in continually moving forward, being able to create custom services for your automotive needs, and is excited for the advanced technology coming out. There is no way to stop the progress that the car industry has be capitalizing on, and it will continue to get better and better. We love that those with the smartest minds are set to build vehicles with new, unique, safe and fun enhancements. As the tech industry becomes more inventive on their tech, the automotive industry is close behind. Where It Happens A lot of the big innovations for the car industry come from specific power centers. The places that employ the smartest minds ... read more

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