Auto Troubleshooting: Understanding The Common Problem Signs

How To Know When It's Time To Change The Oil In Your Car

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Modern car engines have become so complicated that it’s not always easy to do maintenance chores like changing the oil yourself. If you don’t work on your car frequently, you may feel at a loss as to what’s going on inside the engine, but fortunately, modern cars have computer systems that alert you when it’s time for maintenance and when something is wrong. While you may remember your father’s or grandfather’s old car having the oil changed on a strict schedule, times have changed. Read More»

Are You Clueless About Cars But Think Your Turbocharger Went Out? What To Know

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There are many signs that can indicate that the turbocharger on your automobile is failing. If you can see that the vehicle isn’t accelerating as it once did, that the check engine light has come on, or that you can’t accelerate quickly and the car has excess or unusual exhaust, you want to find a mechanic that specializes in turbocharger repair. While you might think replacing the turbocharger is the only option, there are actually several options. Read More»

Windshield Pitting: What It Is And What You Can Do About It

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If you notice that you are temporarily unable to see when sunlight hits your windshield at a certain angle, your car may be suffering from windshield pitting. Windshield pitting is a common type of glass damage that any vehicle is susceptible to. How does windshield pitting occur? Windshield pitting typically occurs when debris hits your windshield’s glass at an accelerated speed. The debris does not have to be large in size; sand or dirt are large enough to pit your windshield. Read More»

3 Signs Your Brakes Are Failing And What To Do When They Finally Give Out

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One of the scariest things in the world is driving down the road and your brakes going out on you. Hopefully, this is something that never happens to you. However, it is helpful to know if your brakes are on the verge of failure and how to safely navigate your vehicle if it happens. Signs of Brake Failure Your brakes give you plenty of warning signals before they just go out on you. Read More»

A Few Ways To Tell When Your Vehicle's Clutch Needs Repaired

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When you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, you need to be aware of the clutch and how it is working. It is possible that what you think is a transmission problem is really only something wrong with the clutch. Of course, if you don’t know what you are looking for, you may think you are dealing with a simple clutch issue that can be ignored for a bit when you really have a problem with the transmission. Read More»