The Brake Repairs You May Need After Waiting Too Long To Change The Pads


When you wait too long to have a brake job done, there can be a lot of problems that need to be fixed. Sometimes, metal from pads can cause grooves to be worn into disks and drums. It can also cause issues with frozen parts and poor handling when you use your brakes. The following brake repairs are some of the things that you may need to have done when you wait too long to change your brake pads:

5 August 2020

The Check Engine Light Is On — Now What?


If this is your first time having to deal with potentially needing a vehicle worked on, it can be very intimidating to start out. You've heard all kinds of things about auto repair services. It's possible that the tone has been somewhat negative, from time to time, which is probably not helping you figure out the next steps you need to take. The first thing to do is to find a local auto parts store that loans tools.

28 July 2020

3 Important Questions To Ask At The Tire Shop


Buying new tires is quite the investment, and, no doubt, you want to make sure you get value for your money. To make sure that this is the case, you will want to get as much information as possible before committing to a purchase. Apart from internet searches, and your car owner's manual, you can get invaluable insights from a representative at the tire shop. Among the crucial questions to ask include the following.

16 July 2020

Why Use A Synthetic Motor Oil?


The motor oil you use in your vehicle serves various purposes. It lubricates, cools, and cleans a range of parts as they work together. While conventional motor oils were the norm for a long time, you can now use a synthetic product if you prefer. How is a synthetic motor oil different and what are the benefits of using it? What Are Synthetic Motor Oils? Standard motor oils are usually made from crude oil.

13 July 2020

3 Reasons Your Truck May Be Difficult To Start


Driving an older commercial truck comes with its fair share of problems, and one of the more common issues faced by many truckers is the hard-start situation. A rig that's difficult to start may run fine once the engine fires up, but that's cold comfort if you waste precious time every time you shut your engine down. It can also be stressful always to wonder if you'll be stuck for good this time.

18 June 2020

3 Reasons To Buy A Truck With A Diesel Engine


Diesel-powered vehicles are becoming more common on today's roadways. The rising popularity of the diesel engine is especially high among pickup truck enthusiasts. Not all diesel engines are capable of providing the same high level of performance that diesel vehicles are known for offering. If you are thinking of purchasing a new truck in the near future, you will want to ensure that there is a quality diesel engine under the hood.

11 June 2020

Troubleshooting Engine Power Loss Problems


There are many different problems that can cause your engine to lose power. Sometimes, these problems are minor issues, but they could be more serious problems that need to be repaired before the damage gets worse. The following power loss troubleshooting guide will help you determine the repairs your car needs when you get little response when you step on the gas pedal: Dirty Filters and Bad Fuel Pump Issues

1 June 2020

Why Your Car Is Overheating And What You Should Do About It


Almost every vehicle comes with a temperature gauge on the dash. This gauge helps you see the engine temperature while driving, and it alerts you if there is a problem with the temperature. If the temperature in the engine gets too high, it means that your car is overheating. If this happens to you, here are some of the reasons it might be happening and what you should do about it.

27 April 2020

Tips For Touching Up Stone Chips On Your Vehicle


Do you have stone chips on the hood of your car that look bad? If so, you're likely wondering about how you can repair these chips to make your vehicle look nice once again. Here are some tips for doing this repair on your own. Get The Right Color Paint It starts by making sure that you have the right color paint for your vehicle. You will need to do some research to figure out what kind of paint you have.

27 April 2020

Smoke Coming From Your Car's Engine? What The Color Tells You About The Problem's Source


After starting your car or even while driving down the road, you may have noticed that some smoke has started to roll out from under your vehicle's hood. While you most likely know that smoke is never a good thing, you may wonder what the problem could be with your engine that is causing it. If so, below are a couple of things that the color of the smoke can tell you about the source causing the problem.

7 January 2020