Why Your "Transmission Problem" May Not Be Originating From The Transmission

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When your car's transmission is acting up, it would be difficult to suspect that the problem is coming from another part of the car. However, this is what sometimes happens, making it difficult to diagnose a transmission problem, since you might be focusing solely on the transmission. Here are two examples of non-transmission issues that may cause transmission problems: Air Sensor Malfunction The mass airflow sensor (MAS) monitors the mass of air entering the engine.

13 July 2016

How To Tell If Your Vehicle May Need New Brakes

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Since brakes are an extremely important part of a vehicle, it is vital that you remain aware of the signs that may indicate that your brakes are in need of replacement. To help you with this, you are going to want to check out the following signs of brake trouble. You Smell Something Strange If you get out of your vehicle after driving around for a little bit and you notice that there is a strange smell coming from around your tires, there is a good chance that it is a problem with your brakes.

12 July 2016

Is Your Front-Wheel Drive Vehicle's Steering Making Groaning, Squealing, Or Grinding Sounds? What Next?

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Hearing a new noise coming from your car's steering or suspension system rarely inspires positive feelings. When this noise is accompanied by vibration or a strong pull to one side or another, you may worry that you're dealing with a serious mechanical problem that could manifest itself while you're in the middle of rush-hour traffic on the interstate or navigating a winding back road with no shoulder. What mechanical problems could be the root cause of your vehicle's new noises?

7 June 2016

4 Things To Check On Your Audi This Spring

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Keeping up your Audi can take a lot of work; however, if you divide the maintenance into seasonal chunks, it can be a lot more manageable. Here are four maintenance tasks you should complete this spring for your Audi. Check Your Oil Every three months or so, you should physically check your oil levels. Although you have a sticker that tells you should get your oil changed, remember that is just an approximation.

7 June 2016

3 Sneaky Signs Of Auto AC Problems Every Sed Car Shopper Must Know

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There is nothing quite like the convenience of slipping into your car on a hot day while you're out and flipping on the AC to enjoy a cool rush of cold air. While the auto AC in most new vehicles will last for a long time with a good auto AC maintenance routine, when you buy a used car, the AC is definitely one of those vehicle components that could have problems.

7 June 2016

Tips For Enhancing Your Truck Body's Appearance With Some Lift

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When you buy a new pickup truck, one of the things you might notice is an imbalance in the way the truck body sits. In many pickup truck models, the front end of the truck sits a little bit lower than the truck bed. This can make your truck look uneven. The best way to balance this out and leave your truck looking its best is to invest in a truck body leveling kit or other body lift.

7 June 2016

Reasons Why Windshield Replacement Is Easier In The Summer (And Why You Should Postpone It If You Can)

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It does not take just an automotive accident or a wayward baseball to damage your windshield glass, and when that happens, your auto service technician will have to take into consideration the time of year. The time of year, winter or summer, has a lot to do with how a new windshield will be installed. It is easier to install a windshield in the summer for a number of reasons.

6 June 2016