Auto Troubleshooting: Understanding The Common Problem Signs

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Why And How Your Mechanics Should Keep Up With Changing Technology

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Cars are advancing faster and faster toward some unknown event horizon in car manufacturing. Self-driving cars are already here, although they may need another decade to tweak out the bugs. Computers do most of the work controlling many aspects of the cars. Cars that hover above ground exist, but are currently only in prototype form. Still, you run an auto repair shop that needs to keep up with the times. Are all of your mechanics able and ready? Read More»

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»

Do You Need Diesel Engine Repair Services? Factors To Look For When Selecting A Repair Shop

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Your diesel engine will give you many signs when it is need of repair or replacement. It may overheat, run poorly in cold weather, take a while to get started, or the check engine light may come on. If you are experiencing any signs that indicate your diesel engine may be in need of repair, it is important to select the right mechanic or repair shop. Here are a few things that you need to look for as you go about selecting a repair shop for your diesel truck. Read More»

5 Ways Parents Can Keep Their Car Safe For Their Children

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If you are the parent of small children, your vehicle is likely a critical part of your life. Your vehicle may be used for visits to the doctor, childcare, and daily chores, which means that you need it to be safe for your children and reliable for you. Below are a few ways you can make sure your vehicle is in top shape.  Always Read Your Manual  While it is a good idea for any owner of a vehicle to read the owner’s manual, this is especially important for parents. Read More»

Signs Your Battery Terminals Are Failing

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Your battery’s terminals are the points of connection between your car battery and your battery cables, and are the points through which electricity actually flows from your battery to the various electrical systems in your car. If your battery terminals begin to degrade, which can happen naturally due to age and wear, your battery will no longer be able to provide adequate power to your vehicle. If this occurs, it can leave your vehicle unable to operate, and you stranded on the side of the road. Read More»

3 Keys To Maintain Your Fleet

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When you own a business that needs the use of a lot of different vehicles, make sure that you touch base with a company that can help you, while also following some useful guidelines. You’ll want to take advantage of fleet maintenance services, buy vehicles that go well with your fleet and be mindful of the way that you use these automobiles. With this in mind, read on and use the tips below. Read More»