Why It's A Good Idea To Use An Auto Lockout Service When You Have Locked Your Keys In Your Car At A Store


If you accidentally locked your keys in your vehicle when you left it in a store parking lot, you might be unsure of what to do next. The best thing that you can do in this situation is to call an auto lockout service. These are some of the reasons why it's a good idea to use an auto lockout service when you have locked your keys in your car, at a store or another location away from home.

30 November 2020

Dealing With Front End Suspension Problems That Cause Serious Problems With Wear


If there is an issue with your car's front end suspension, it can cause severe issues with wear. Therefore, you are going to want to get to the bottom of these problems and have them repaired quickly. The following car repairs will help correct problems that are causing issues with wear: Suspension Movement that Causes Problems with Wear  There are pieces of your suspension that can move due to various causes.

12 November 2020

Keeping The Wheels Of Your Vehicle Aligned


The wheels of your vehicle will experience some of the most intense wear and intense forces of any of the components of your car or truck. Having the wheels aligned can be an important part of the work needed to reduce the damage that your wheels experience. Recognize The Signs Your Vehicle Is Suffering From Wheel Alignment Problems A wheel alignment problem may have some pretty obvious indications that it is developing.

11 November 2020

What You Should Expect In A Tire Dealer


When you need new tires, you want to be able to get all the tires you need in one place. You don't want to have to wait to get the tread you need to get you safely on the road again, and you don't want to buy any tires that are used or not warrantied. You can expect certain things from a tire dealer, and once you know what to look for, you can gain confidence when choosing tires for your car.

28 October 2020

The PCV Valve: Tiny Part, Big Problems


How much do you know about your car's positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system? If you're staring at your screen blankly right now, then don't worry. It's likely that most drivers aren't familiar with this part. Your car's PCV system is a part of its emission control equipment, and it serves a crucial role in helping your engine run cleanly and efficiently. The PCV system's primary purpose is to catch gas, oil, and air that escapes the combustion chamber.

22 October 2020

Why Do Old Cars Leak So Much?


It's a common trope in media of all kinds: the old car sitting in front of a house, leaking a toxic medley of fluids onto the driveway. Unfortunately, this trope has a strong basis in reality. Anyone who has owned a car outside of its warranty period knows that many vehicles tend to develop leaks as they age. Loss of coolant, oil, or other fluids can be an inconvenience that ultimately leads to costly repairs.

9 October 2020

4 Tricks To Keep Your Transmission In Good Shape


Your transmission plays a vital role in keeping your vehicle on the road. If you want to avoid having to completely replace it, you need to know how to treat it and take care of it. Trick #1: Get a Transmission Flush It is important to flush your transmission fluid every few years. When you flush your transmission fluid, you are not just filing up the fluid; you are removing all the fluid from the system, flushing new fluid through the system to remove any built-up particles, and then adding new transmission fluid.

29 September 2020

What You Should Expect During Routine Brake Inspection


Cars usually develop various mechanical problems over time. One of the critical systems that can pose a grave danger to the motorist when damaged is the braking system. Some common signs that indicate a flaw with your brakes include the brake light blinking on the dashboard, strange noises whey you brake, leaking fluid, or vibrations when braking. Fortunately, brake servicing will help solve these issues. However, you should take your car in for a brake inspection regularly to ensure they are in good shape.

22 September 2020

2 Mistakes To Avoid When Your Car Overheats While Driving Down The Road


While traveling down the highway, you may have noticed that your car started to sputter and eventually let off a lot of steam that came rolling out from under the hood. After pulling over onto the shoulder, you may have then turned off your vehicle and noticed that the temperature gauge is abnormally high and/or the radiator coolant level is dangerously low. To get yourself back on the road, you may decide to try a couple of things, such as refilling the coolant or even trying to repair the radiator leak.

11 September 2020

Why Should You Repair Your Windshield Before Winter?


Have you noticed the leaves changing outside? Summer is coming to an end, and that means winter isn't far away. If you've been ignoring visible damage to your windshield, then the time has come to repair it. Fixing your windshield before winter arrives has many benefits, and it may even save you money over the long run. Below you'll find three reasons why a seemingly minor summer problem can turn into a total winter disaster.

3 September 2020