Standard or Synthetic Oil Change or 4-Wheel Alignment at AutoCare (Up to 57% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Auto techs infuse engines with up to 5 quarts of oil to keep engines running smoothly, or align tires to keep them road-ready

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 180 days. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to availability. Appointment required. Valid for up to 5 quarts of standard or synthetic oil, extra fee for additional qts. Tax and waste disposal fee of $6.95 not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • One preferred standard oil change
  • One full synthetic oil change
  • One 4-wheel alignment

Antifreeze: Keeping Cars Cold-Blooded

Techs will top off of your car’s fluids, including antifreeze. Check out our guide to find out how this elixir keeps your car from sweating.

An engine’s rapidly moving parts generate a lot of heat, and while water is extremely effective at keeping things cool, two things make it a poor choice inside a radiator. For one, it can cause the metal to rust and corrode or leave dangerous mineral deposits inside the tank. More importantly, though, water freezes—fast. In older cars, drivers would often fill their radiators with regular tap water, rendering them useless in the winter months or on summer camping trips in Siberia.

To overcome these shortcomings, modern coolant contains a variety of ingredients to prevent corrosion and change the freezing point of water—lending it the more popular name of antifreeze. When mixed with a solution of about 30% ethylene-glycol antifreeze, water doesn’t freeze until it’s nearly 0 degrees Fahrenheit—and doesn’t boil until it reaches about 220, allowing the engine to safely get hotter than usual. The mixture must be just right, however, since once the coolant becomes too diluted (anything over about 70%), the freezing point starts to creep back up.

Finding the right chemical base for antifreeze is an ongoing struggle. Almost all formulas use some kind of alcohol, whose freezing point is around 206 degrees lower than water’s. Early antifreeze used methanol, but its low boiling point made it ultimately impractical, so most formulas today are based on propylene glycol or ethylene glycol. Though cheaper to produce, the latter comes with a greater cost: it’s extremely toxic, a danger exacerbated by its sweet, syrupy taste. Some manufacturers have helped protect children and pets by adding a bittering agent to the formula, giving it the same foul taste of broccoli found in other poisons.

Customer Reviews

Quick to the point, but still friendly. This place has the feel of a laid back mechanic and was still super quick. I would happily go there again.
Alexa O. · June 8, 2017
Fast service!
Juan U. · June 7, 2017
Great service! Defitnetly going back.
Ruth R. · April 24, 2017
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    Pasadena

    38 N Hill Ave.

    Pasadena, CA 91106

    +16267961214

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    Glendora

    525 E Route 66

    Glendora, CA 91740

    +16266919100

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