To all residents of Long Beach, CA. we’d like to give you a few tips, about what to do if you ever find yourself in need of a tow truck inLong Beach, CA

We all understand that vehicles, just like humans, need maintenance every certain time, humans visit their doctor, and vehicles, visit, their shop about any new tire, or oil change, even  Long Beach DMV requires that your vehicle stays in a good condition to be able to drive on the Long Beach streets.

How often should you get a full tune up?

Most older vehicles with non-electronic ignitions should be tuned every 10,000 to 12,000 miles or every year, whichever comes first. Newer cars with electronic ignition and fuel injection systems are scheduled to go from 25,000 miles to as many as 100,000 miles without needing a major tune-up.

Does tune ups lower the risk of vehicle issues?

Tune ups are made to give your vehicle a bigger potential for less vehicles issues, however, vehicles can break at any time and at any place, this does not guarantee, that your vehicle will always  stay out of mechanical issues.
(Even if you have new tires on your vehicle, anything can get on your vehicles tire and dame this tire). In other words, you do want to do your tune ups on time, to lower vehicle issues.

After all, you also want to stay prepared, if you are thinking of going on a trip, for example.

  • Check your vehicles oil level.
    ( To check your oil level, please open your hood, always making sure you don’t burn yourself.

    The lower line represents the minimum mark and usually indicates the engine oil is approximately one-quart low. The engine oil level should be in the cross hatch section and at or slightly below the full mark when the engine is cool

  • Check water level.
    (Just as with your vehicle oil check, to know if your vehicle needs more, coolant. You have to open your hood, ” just that with water, you need to be more careful since this one, if is to hot, can jump and burn your face”.)
    Your coolant reservoir tank should be at least 30% full. … A leak means that the stored coolant is dripping out, which will eventually cause a low coolant level. To prevent engine overheat, ensure you check your radiator and coolant level regularly.

  • Check tire’s air.
    ( most small vehicles will needs 32 psi to 35 psi) 

All the things above are to minimize the risk of a car break down, however, this does not guarantee anything as mentioned above. Here are some things to do if your car breaks down in Long Beach, ca.

what to do when your car breaks down in Long Beach, CA.

  • Turn on Your Hazard/Emergency Lights.
  • Slow Down and Pull off the Road.
  • Turn Your Wheels Away from the Road and Put on the Emergency Brake. 
  • Stay in Your Vehicle.
  • Be Visible.
  • Set up Flares or Triangles.
  • Call for Help.
  • Consider calling a tow truck about Roadside Assistance

As it mentions on bullet point number four, you should stay inside your vehicle to make sure you don’t get hit by another vehicle and always try your best to make yourself visible, just in case your car stops in the middle of the road, and you feel like you should go to a safer place to wait for help.

If a vehicle breaks down in Long Beach, CA. please, once you make sure you are safe, and after turning on your vehicle emergency lights on. Call for Roadside assistance Long Beach.

Emergency - Towing

At Strong Tow you can be sure that you will get, the faster roadside assistance in Long Beach and also roadside assistance Los Angeles.The benefit of hiring Strong Tow compared to other tow companies, is, that with Strong  Tow you can be sure that a powerful tow truck with up to 25-ton capacities will arrive and that this tow truck will be good enough, to assist you with any light way towing or heavy duty towing.