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When Should You Change Your Motor Oil?

Estimates for oil changes used to be simple. Most “experts” pegged the interval at every 3000 miles. But there have been improvements in fuel-delivery systems, engine materials, manufacturing methods, and oil technology. The latest models don’t need an oil change for 7,500 or sometimes even 10,000 miles. This makes things more complicated. How do you […]

How Do You Keep Your AC System Running Right?

We don’t need to tell you that it’s heating up out there. But we may need to give you some tips on making sure your car’s air conditioner keeps everyone inside the cabin safe and comfortable.  Your AC system doesn’t just blow cold air into your car. It is designed to remove hot air from […]

Some Summer Car Care Advice

Remember what Mom used to say on hot summer days? Use sunscreen and stay hydrated, right? Her advice is as good now as it was back then, but what about your car? How do you make sure it can handle the high temperatures of summer? We can help you out with the same kind of […]

Celebrating 44 years of Service!

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Bender’s Auto Repair of Covina – Celebrating 40 years of Service! Bender’s Auto has been serving the Covina and surrounding communities with distinction for 40 years. By providing superior customer service and quality work we have set ourselves apart from the competition. See what make’s Benders Auto Care stand out from the rest!  

Full Service Automotive – We Do It All!

We can do it all.  From routine scheduled maintenance to complex engine diagnostics and replacements — we’ve got you covered.  In fact, we even have a machine shop which allows us to perform some services in-house that would normally be subcontracted out to another company. Surprising to many, we also do car restorations and hot […]

Always Friendly, Personal & Helpful People

If you are used to grumpy, impatient auto repair people, you’ll find Benders Auto to be REFRESHING!  We take the time to get to know your needs and concerns.  We have a very friendly staff that always treats you like family. We don’t talk down to you or talk in confusing automotive jargon. We take […]

Complimentary Shuttle Service

We know that your car is important to you.  We also realize that without it, it’s a hassle.  So, don’t worry about arranging a ride.  Just bring your car to us for your appointment and we will give you a ride to your home or office and pick you up again when your car is […]

Very Qualified Auto Repair Technicians

We have three service technicians, all with extensive auto repair experience. We have ASE Certified and Master Technicians on staff. Our technical staff’s qualifications greatly exceed the skills of many other auto repair shops around. The quality of our workmanship is extremely important to our company.  When we have your automotive maintenance and auto repairs done […]

24 Month, 24,000 Mile Warranty

We believe so strongly in our work that we gladly give you a full 2 year or 24,000 mile (whichever comes first) warranty on repairs. We use the right parts, the right fluids, the right personnel, the right equipment.  When we assemble all of that together, you get a repair that you can feel strong […]

The importance of cooling system service

Your cooling system is an extremely important system in your vehicle.  It’s job is to keep the engine cooled so it doesn’t overheat. Here’s how it works.  Engine coolant, also known as antifreeze, runs through your engine’s cooling system.  It moves from the radiator to the engine and back again.  The water pump function is […]