Four Advantages Of Flushing Your Transmission

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Your transmission is the next most important part of your vehicle after the engine, since it is what allows your engine to actually alter the amount of power that it is producing and thus regulate your speed while driving. Just like all other components of your vehicle, your transmission needs to be regularly maintained in order to stay in good working condition. The most important part of maintaining your transmission is the regular flushing of transmission fluid: understanding the benefits of regular transmission flushing can encourage you to schedule an appointment with your mechanic.

10 October 2018

Three Signs You're Overdue for an Oil Change

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After fuel, engine oil is arguably the most important fluid that goes into your vehicle since it performs a few essential functions, such as lubricating and cooling down your engine and cleaning various components under the hood. Having inadequate amounts of oil, or oil that has been overused and is filled with dirt and other contaminants, can cause all sorts of problems for your engine—and the rest of your vehicle by extension.

10 October 2018

Here's Why Your Truck Keeps Breaking Down

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It's one thing for your truck to break down after a few months, but it's another thing entirely to be at the repair shop every other week. Such a high frequency of breakdowns usually points to a serious underlying issue that isn't being addressed. The other factor to consider is whether it's the same component that keeps breaking down or whether it's random components inside your truck. When you face such issues, it's important to identify the main issue especially if the truck is relatively new.

9 October 2018

Three Ways to Prepare for a Long Distance Trip

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One of the most stressful things about owning a vehicle is that it never breaks down when it's convenient. At no time is it more inconvenient than when you and the family are on a road trip. Whether it's traversing the country or cruising down the interstate in your vehicle, stranded on the side of the road is the last place you want to be. Here's how to make sure you are prepared as well as possible in case something happens.

9 October 2018

Signs That Tell You That Your Diesel Engine Needs To Be Repaired

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It is very important to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that your diesel engine may be in need of some professional repairs by a mechanic. This way, you will know when it is time to schedule a repair appointment with a trusted mechanic that has a lot of experience with diesel engines. Here are some of the following signs of diesel engine trouble that you will want to keep an eye out for.

8 October 2018

Why Is Your Vehicle Shaky When Starting Up?

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The process of turning the key in the ignition is expected to be followed by a car smoothly starting up, but it doesn't always work that way. Your car may be shaking when going through this routine process when it never did it in the past. Here are some reasons the car is behaving this way. Plugs That Are Bad One potential reason for vehicle shaking may be due to bad plugs causing the engine to misfire, so the engine doesn't have the spark it needs for it to start up properly.

8 October 2018

Car Not Driving Right? 3 Signs It Is The Brakes

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It is important that you maintain your car to keep it running. Part of this maintenance is knowing when something is wrong. One problem that is common with cars over time is having trouble with the brakes. If your car is having brake problems, it will give you many signs, three of which are listed below. You can then take your car to an auto repair shop to have it repaired.

6 October 2018

How To Prepare For Your Upcoming Auto Inspection

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If it is almost time to have your vehicle go through the process of the state inspection again, then you may want to try to be as prepared for it as possible. This way, you will have a much better chance of getting your vehicle to pass the first time you go. Here are a few tips to help you accomplish that goal: Check The Tread On All Of Your Tires

6 October 2018

Brake Repair Options: When Should You Splurge On Premium Brake Repair?

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Brakes are one of the most important parts in your car when it comes to safety. Even a small brake problem is a potentially fatal one. This is why it's always advisable for drivers to take a prevention-focused approach when it comes to their brakes. However, an overly cautious approach can also lead you to spend more than you need to on your brakes. You should know enough about your brake system to know when it is right to splurge on brake repair and when it won't make a difference.

5 October 2018

A Vehicle That Overheats & Jerks

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Have you noticed that your vehicle has been overheating and slightly jerking a lot lately? These types of problems your vehicle has are bad because they can point to major problems needing attention. For instance, there is the possibility that the engine and transmission are in bad shape, which can lead to you not being able to drive the vehicle if they are not repaired soon enough. However, problems that seem major can also be related to something simple and affordable being needed to fix them.

5 October 2018