Why It's Essential For Your Commercial Trucks To Have Working Air Conditioning


If you are responsible for a commercial fleet of trucks, you might look for ways to cut costs on maintaining your trucks. For example, you might not think that air conditioning is really a necessity for your drivers, particularly when they have the option to roll the windows down. However, it really is important for commercial trucks to have working air conditioning systems. These are a few reasons why it is worth it to have your commercial trucks' air conditioning systems fixed if they are in ill repair.

11 November 2016

Winter Is Right Around The Corner: 4 Tips To Make Sure Your Truck Is Ready For The Cold Weather


Winter is just around the corner. If you're going to be taking your truck out for some cold weather activities, make sure it's thoroughly prepared for the adventure. Even the sturdiest truck needs to be properly winterized before you head out. Don't get stuck out in the cold. Use the four tips provided here to make sure your truck is ready for winter Check the Battery If you're going to be heading out into the cold, make sure that your battery is up to the task.

3 October 2016

Helpful Tips For Saving Money When Your Vehicle Needs Repaired


If you want to make sure that you are doing everything in your power to save as much money as you can when it comes to having your vehicle repaired, you will want to check out the following suggestions. Find Your Own Parts At A Salvage Yard Whether you already know what the parts are that your vehicle needs or you are waiting for a list from your trusted mechanic, you might want to consider contacting your local salvage yards.

5 August 2016

Is Dry Rot On Tires A Myth?


A routine visit to your local auto mechanic may take an unexpected turn when the mechanic informs you that dry rot was found on your tires. Further, the mechanic warns you that this is a serious situation and advises that your affected tires be replaced immediately. If you are like most people, you may feel a little wary about this advice, since you likely have never even heard of dry rot on tires.

25 July 2016

Questions To Ask Before Choosing An Auto Glass Shop


There are plenty of auto glass repair shops to choose from, but finding the right one can be a challenge. It can be helpful to narrow down your choice to a few companies and then ask these questions to ensure they are of a high quality.  What Types of Repair Do You Offer? Sometimes, all that's needed is a simple repair. For instance, you can sometimes get away with using an adhesive and then sanding the surface for a small crack.

20 July 2016

Answering A Couple Of Common Questions About Catalytic Converters


Your car requires a seemingly countless number of components to be able to function,and it can be common for many people to have a limited understanding about the various components of their car. This can make it difficult for them to be informed about how to handle some of the more common issues that can arise. In particular, the catalytic converter can be a part of the car that can be easy to overlook, but learning the answers to the following couple of questions will help you to be better informed about this part of your car.

19 July 2016

Car Shopping? Be Sure To Consider The Cost Of Maintaining The Car Before You Buy


If you are looking to buy a new car, you probably have a budget in mind for what you are willing to spend on it. When you have picked out a few that you are considering, it is time to look at the cost of owning and maintaining each one to help make your final decision. Do not be one of those people who can afford the car payment, but can't afford to drive it.

15 July 2016

Deciding Whether To Rebuild Or Replace Your Engine


The engine is one of the most expensive parts of the car. This is why you have to think real hard if your car's engine gets damaged; do you replace it or buy a new car? These three questions will help you as you try to make the right decision: How Old Is the Car? This is an essential question since it determines how long you still have to use the car.

13 July 2016

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


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


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