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The Science Behind Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS)

Published on July 10, 2024
Whether it's someone pulling out in front of you or you need to make a turn, you rely on your brakes to slow down and stop your car. Most modern vehicles have an anti-lock braking system (ABS) to k...

4 Causes of Diesel Fuel Injection Pump Failure

Published on July 03, 2024
When the fuel injection pump in your diesel car, truck, or SUV fails, the engine doesn't receive the fuel it needs to run and shuts down. In order to avoid your car stopping and refusing to go furt...

5 Tips to Help You Avoid Costly Car Repairs

Published on June 26, 2024
With new cars costing almost as much as a child's college education, your goal might be to keep your old car running smoothly for as long as possible. However, you don't want to spend the money you...

7 Fun Facts About Your Car's AC System

Published on June 19, 2024
As temperatures rise, it’s the perfect time to uncover some cool facts about your vehicle’s air conditioning system. Keep reading to discover seven helpful facts about your car’s ac system. 1. Y...

7 Things to Have Inspected and Repaired After a Car Accident

Published on June 12, 2024
If you've recently been in a car accident, there are some things that you need to have checked out, repaired, and get the all clear on before you start driving your vehicle again. Keep reading to d...

4 Reasons Why Your Car Shuts Off While Driving

Published on June 05, 2024
There is nothing more frustrating than your car shutting off while you're driving down the road. Beyond frustrating, it can place you in danger. As a first step, it is important to find out why the...

7 Common Signs of a Faulty PCV Valve

Published on May 22, 2024
Nothing can be more frustrating than driving a vehicle with mechanical problems. Not only can driving a vehicle with mechanical problems cause excess stress due to potential breakdowns, but it coul...

What to Do If Your Emergency Brake is Stuck

Published on May 15, 2024
Your emergency brake - also called a parking brake - functions independently from your car's primary brakes. It is an essential safety feature, especially when parking in hilly places. Occasionally...

6 Signs of a Broken Water Pump

Published on May 08, 2024
Too often, drivers dismiss certain kinds of car damage as relatively minor and avoid getting them fixed immediately. However, many seemingly minor issues can become catastrophic over time. A damage...

5 Causes of Uneven Brake Pad Wear

Published on May 01, 2024
Do you feel your brake pad replacements are too frequent? Uneven brake pad wear could be the cause. Brake pads should wear evenly and last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles. However, sometimes the br...

6 Common Problems with Diesel Engines

Published on April 24, 2024
Diesel engines are known for their durability, superior power, and torque, making them a popular choice for trucks and buses. Their fuel efficiency is another reason many still prefer diesel engine...

5 Causes of an Exhaust Leak

Published on April 17, 2024
Your car is supposed to get you to the grocery store, classes, or work, and everywhere in between, and it's supposed to do so safely. This means your vehicle needs proper upkeep to run optimally. O...

3 Signs You Need a New Blend Door Actuator

Published on April 10, 2024
Being comfortable in your vehicle is important, and that's the purpose of the blend door actuator. You want to be able to successfully manage how hot or cold you want the temperature in your car, a...

How to Know if Your Car Battery is Dead or Just Discharged

Published on April 03, 2024
Your car battery is dead. Or is it? How can you tell if you have a worn out or damaged battery, or you just accidentally left the lights on all night and fully discharged it. Check out some of the ...

5 Red Flags to Look Out for in Auto Repair Shops

Published on March 27, 2024
Visiting an auto repair shop is a fairly frequent occurrence for car owners. It’s important to visit a repair shop for routine servicing of your car or to have a problem fixed. As a busy person, yo...
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