Auto Repair Blog in Lake Forest, CA

At Foothill Auto Service in Lake Forest, CA, you become like family to us. Our excellent auto mechanics are ASE-Certified and strive to offer service with integrity. We take pride in our use of the latest diagnostic tools and equipment in the auto repair industry. At Foothill Auto Service, we are proud to provide you the best in-house 3-year/36,000-mile guarantee in the Lake Forest area, and a TechNet 36-month/36,000-mile warranty in case you are traveling. Call our friendly service desk today or schedule an appointment online so we can take great care of you and your vehicle. Let us take the hassle out of finding a unique auto repair shop by showing you honesty and integrity, the Foothill Auto Service way. You'll be glad you did! We hope you enjoy our blogs!

Trabuco high school sports

Foothill Auto Service’s Dedication To Supporting Our Youth Athletics At Foothill Auto Service, we are committed to much more than giving you the best auto care around—we also care deeply about supporting our community. We have long been a proud supporter of Trabuco Hills High School Sports, and we believe that together we can continue […]

What to Pack in Your Cars Emergency Kit

Let’s talk about something everyone should have in their vehicle; an emergency kit! Whether you just bought a new car or have had one for a while, be sure to add an emergency kit because life is unpredictable, and you never know what could happen! Whether you run out of gas, puncture a tire, or […]

Glenn Larsen. The Man. The Myth. The Legend.

As a young kid, Glenn worked on cars with his dad in the garage. Auto repair is in his blood. His dad worked at a dealership, then opened a repair shop behind his childhood home. Glenn also worked with his uncle, a Bonneville Salt Flats World Record holder, and together they would wrench on his […]

Have a Flat? Here is How to Change Your Tire on the Side of the Road

A flat tire is usually unexpected and is a significant inconvenience to your day. Don’t get caught unprepared and lacking the tools and information needed to get the job done promptly. Let us help you with the basics of changing a tire for a car, truck, van, or SUV. Below are ten simple steps on […]

What Does a “Service Engine Soon” Light Mean?

Regular preventive maintenance helps to minimize the likelihood of the dreaded check engine light. That doesn’t mean you will never see it, but it not only lessens the chance of it happening, it also reduces the chances that it will be something significant. That light isn’t a warning you want to ignore even if it’s […]

What To Look For in a Good Mechanic Shop

If you are faced with finding a new auto mechanic for your family because of a recent move, or you are merely looking for a new shop that you can trust, there are specific indicators that can help point you in the right direction. Be sure to take a look at a variety of things […]