Getting Engine Problems Repaired


Dealing with a vehicle that has a lot of problems when you don't have a lot of savings for fixing it is frustrating. Due to the engine being such an important part of a vehicle, numerous problems can develop there, depending on what is causing it to not function properly. In the worst case scenario, an engine can become worn out to the extent of a simple repair not being sufficient enough to make it functional again.

10 December 2019

Automotive Problems You Should Avoid Delaying Repairs For


Addressing the mechanical problems that an automobile will experience can be one of the most costly and least enjoyable aspects of owning a car. Unfortunately, there are some problems that car owners will be especially prone to neglecting, and this can put their vehicles at a greater risk of suffering problems that could leave them stranded. Transmission Slipping A transmission slipping is a problem that may not have immediately serious consequences for the performance of the engine.

19 November 2019

Problems With Your Cooling System? 4 Signs It's Time For Radiator Repairs


Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean your radiator is in the clear. Your radiator doesn't need hot weather to run into problems. In fact, your radiator can fail at any time throughout the year. However, it is true that your radiator takes more abuse during the summer months. That's because it's harder for the radiator to work effectively during hot weather. If your radiator does begin to experience problems, it's crucial that you have the repairs taken care of as soon as possible.

18 August 2019

Supporting Modifications You Should Factor Into Your Budget Before Installing A Big Turbo Kit


Full turbo kits that utilize large-diameter turbochargers are the ultimate modification when it comes to making huge horsepower gains. However, turbochargers also put a lot of extra stress on your engine's internal components as they force pressurized air into the cylinders. Additionally, as with every horsepower modification, increased engine torque output means increased stress on your transmission and other drivetrain components. Before you jump the gun and buy a big turbo kit for your ride, you should factor in all of the supporting modifications that will be necessary to keep your car running smoothly and reliably.

18 July 2019

4 Modern Brake Problems That You Want To Know How To Solve To Avoid Failures


Having a modern car also means that there are different maintenance needs. The brakes of your car are probably antilock brakes, but they also have other features. Therefore, your car is also going to need modern maintenance to prevent problems like brake failure. The following brake maintenance tips will help you prevent problems with modern brake systems. 1. Problems with Air in Brake Lines Causing Them to Be Less Responsive

9 July 2019

Are You In Need Of New Tires? Let's Find Out


Too many people make the mistake of not paying attention to the condition of their tires. They might not know that they have a need for new wheels for their vehicle until they get a flat, or someone points the problem out to them To help you stay on top of the need for a tire shop, you will want to review the following signs of old or damaged tires:

30 April 2019

Signs Your Car Needs New Spark Plugs And How A Mechanic Replaces Them


The spark plugs in your car are small parts, but your car won't run without them. As they age, they show signs that it's time to get new spark plugs put in. Here are the signs you could have bad spark plugs and how the mechanic at the auto repair shop might replace them. How To Know When To Replace The Spark Plugs An easy way to stay on top of spark plug changes is to follow the instructions in your car's manual.

30 April 2019

Scheduled Prepaid Maintenance Packages: FAQs


There are few things more exciting than stepping onto the lot of a car dealership and picking out a brand-new vehicle. A brand-new vehicle is a major investment, and it is one that you should protect for the long term. Therefore, getting your new ride in for a maintenance checkup on schedule is highly important. Some new car purchases will come along with an option referred to as scheduled prepaid maintenance packages.

26 March 2019

4 Truck Maintenance Tips To Help Inspect Your Truck After The Extreme Cold Passes


Extreme cold can be hard on the mechanical components of your truck. There may be things that you do during the cold weather to ensure you have reliable transportation, but what happens when the cold subsides and the frost begins to thaw? Here are some auto maintenance tips to help truck for your truck after the extreme cold passes: 1. Clean Debris from Salt and Road Debris to Prevent Wear and Damage

10 February 2019

How To Get Sap Off Your Windshield


Tree sap is something that literally hits most cars at one time or another. The sap is a particular problem because in its fresh state, it smears instead of wiping up neatly, and in its dry state, it can be like cement. Getting it off your car is important for three reasons. One, your car will look better; two, your paint can suffer if the sap stays on for too long; and three, your view out your windshield can be obscured if there's a lot of sap.

7 January 2019