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CATALYTIC CONVERTER Shield Installation for Toyota Prius Vehicles at Modesti's Car Care Center

CATALYTIC CONVERTER Shield Installation for Toyota Prius Vehicles at Modesti's Car Care Center

If you are a Prius owner, or know someone who is a Prius owner, we have great news! Modesti's is now an installer of the Miller CatShield to help protect Prius catalytic converters from theft! These are high quality, custom-fit shields available for all Prius models that we are very proud to present to you as a valued client of Modesti's Car Care Center. Catalytic converters are being stolen in record numbers! Thieves increasingly target Prius because the prices for precious metals keep skyrocketing. A few minutes is all a thief needs to remove a catalytic converter (CAT) and sell it for hundreds of dollars.  However, those few minutes will cost a Prius owner at least $2,500 for a replacement converter, installation, O2 sensors, and this doesn't include the time to take off to get the work done! Miller has designed the most comprehensive and best fitting theft deterrence device on the market! With a Cat Shield, a would-be thief ... read more

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Recycling Your Car Parts is Easier Than You Think

Recycling Your Car Parts is Easier Than You Think

Recycling Your Car Parts is Easier Than You Think Close your eyes – well don’t really close your eyes, because then you won’t be able to keep reading this blog post. But picture in your head the first thing that comes to mind when I say JUNKYARD. Got it? Does the image in your head look something like this? No, we’re not mind readers…we just know that a majority of people associate rusty old broken down cars with a desolate junk heap. Want to know the problem with this picture? Automobiles are actually the #1 most recycled consumer product in the United States! We are able to recycle 75% of each vehicle, which is a good thing because 12 to 15 MILLION vehicles reach the end of their life each year. That’s good news to hear that as a country we are working hard to recycle the cars that we rely on so heavily, but what does that have to do with you? We’re glad you asked. How Can I Help Recycle Car Parts? There are many other opportunit ... read more

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Heat is Hard: Tips to Care for Your Car Battery This Summer

Heat is Hard: Tips to Care for Your Car Battery This Summer You’ve made the conscious decision to drive a hybrid vehicle or an electric car to help the environment and save on gas money, but now it’s time for you to decide who is going to keep your automobile running its best! Not every auto repair shop in Culver City, CA is equipped or prepared to handle hybrid repairs and hybrid services, but Modesti’s Car Care Center is. At Modesti’s Car Care Center, we recognize the value that electric cars and hybrid cars have when it comes to preserving our earth, and appreciate you for being a hybrid drivers and helping to reduce harmful vehicle emissions. That’s why we are a full-service hybrid repair and hybrid service center in Culver City, CA! We have been providing reliable auto repair in Culver City since 1972, and our talented auto mechanics are ASE Certified Technicians who are specially trained to work on all makes and models of electric ca ... read more

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