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    Spotlight on the Heavy-Duty Towing Services That All Ways Towing and Transport Has To Offer

    Last updated 9 days ago

    All Ways Towing and Transport has offered 24/7/365 towing services for years in the Hayward, CA area. In addition to light-duty towing, recovery and road service, and private property towing, we offer a range of heavy-duty towing services. We have the equipment and expertise to tow, recover, and transport the heaviest vehicles and equipment in the Bay Area. We have handled large commercial fleets, independent trucking and construction operations, and local and long distance heavy-duty towing jobs. Our drivers are professional, courteous, and thoroughly trained and certified by associations known throughout California and nationwide. Some of these organizations include WreckMaster, the Towing and Recovery Association of America, and the California Tow Truck Association.

    Thanks to our vast network of support companies and highly organized 24/7 dispatch system, All Ways Towing and Transport is proud to offer prompt service that keeps your fleet downtime as low as possible. Call us at (877) 898-6993 or visit our website for more information about our heavy-duty towing services.

    Common Causes of an Overheating Car

    Last updated 16 days ago

    An overheating car can leave you stranded on the side of the road without a form of transportation. Fortunately, All Ways Towing and Transport offers 24/7 towing services, and can even tow your car to our AAA-certified automotive repair shop. To learn more about what causes an overheating car, read this article.

    Cooling System Troubles

    Low coolant is the most common cause of an overheating car, especially during the summer months when coolant is prone to evaporating through the overflow reservoir. Another cause can be trapped air in the cooling system, but this usually only occurs if the car overheats shortly after a cooling system repair. A broken radiator cooling fan can also cause a car to overheat. If you have a high-mileage car, it’s also possible that the radiator core has become clogged or the radiator cap is broken.

    A Fluid Leak Under the Hood

    As a radiator or heater core becomes old, it can develop pinholes that cause coolant leaks under pressure. The radiator and heater hoses can also become weak under pressure, which can result in a hose rupture and consequently a fluid leak. A failing water pump may also start to leak cooling fluid from the bottom. If you hear a high-pitched squeak coming from under the hood, the water pump is failing and needs to be fixed as soon as possible. The freeze plug in your car’s engine block may even fail, which allows coolant to escape.

    Bad Thermostat or Head Gasket

    If your thermostat fails, it will probably fail to open, which traps the antifreeze. This prevents it from circulating through the radiator and keeping the engine cool. Though it is unlikely, seeing plumes of white smoke coming from your exhaust tells you that your car is overheating because of a blown head gasket.

    A variety of car troubles can cause a car to overheat. If your car overheats, take it to All Ways Towing and Transport, where our technicians are ASE-certified. Call us at (877) 898-6993 if you need towing services in Hayward, CA or nearby areas. Visit our website for more information.

    An Overview of Some Important California Towing Laws That Every Driver Should Know

    Last updated 23 days ago

    California has numerous parking and towing laws that are unique from other state’s laws. At All Ways Towing and Transport, we recommend familiarizing yourself with some of the most important towing laws before you park your car or call to have a car towed from your property. For more information about other important California towing laws, read on.

    Private Property Towing Laws

    California towing law says that a property owner may legally tow a vehicle located on his property without first asking the permission of the police or state government. The exception to this law, however, is if the vehicle is not properly functioning. If a vehicle is on someone else’s private property and it has no engine, wheels, or other crucial parts that are required to drive it, the property owner must wait 24 hours before notifying the police of his intent to tow the vehicle.

    Fee Restrictions

    There are a number of untrustworthy towing companies out there that will try to charge you more than one day’s worth of storage fees if your car stays in the lot overnight. But according to California law, towing companies cannot charge more than one day’s worth of storage fees is the vehicle is picked up within a 24-hour time frame. If a towing company tries you charge you more, report them to the police.

    Posting Laws

    It is illegal for a towing company to tow a vehicle from a public area if there is not a visible sign in the area that measures at least 17 inches by 22 inches. If there is no sign or the sign is smaller than the legally required minimum, the company who towed your car could be engaging in what’s called “predatory towing,” which is illegal.

    If you need reputable, prompt public or private property towing in the Hayward, CA area, contact All Ways Towing and Transport. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offer recovery and road service as well. Call us at (877) 898-6993 or visit our website for more information.

    Tips for Dealing with a Car Breakdown

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Even a well-maintained vehicle can break down and become stuck on the road. So if you have never experienced a car breakdown before, it’s a good idea to know what you can do to stay safe and fix your vehicle. If your vehicle has a problem while you are driving, pull over to the right side of the road very carefully and turn on the hazard lights. Use your cell phone to call a towing or roadside assistance service. Remain in your vehicle until help arrives. For more tips on dealing with a car breakdown, watch this video clip.

    At All Ways Towing and Transport, we offer prompt, professional roadside assistance and towing services in Hayward, CA and surrounding areas. We also offer automotive maintenance and 24/7 towing. Call us at (877) 898-6993 or visit our website for more information.

    An Overview of the Light Duty Towing Services Offered By All Ways Towing and Transport

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Since 1979, All Ways Towing and Transport has offered fast and dependable towing services around the clock. In addition to private property towing and heavy-duty towing services, our towing company can offer you light-duty towing, recovery, and roadside service. This covers commercial fleets, passenger cars, and everything in between. Our cutting-edge fleet of tow trucks includes wheel-lift trucks, battery service trucks, and car carriers. If you call us for light-duty towing, we can also provide you with roadside assistance services such as tire changes, mobile battery testing, battery replacement, fuel delivery, and lockout services.

    To learn more about the light duty towing services, roadside assistance, and recovery services we offer at All Ways Towing and Transport of Hayward, CA, visit our website. Call us at (877) 898-6993 for 24-hour service, 7 days a week. We are known for our quick and efficient response times throughout the East Bay Area.

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