2 Ways your Car's Transmission Fluid can Indicate an Engine Problem


The transmission is a vital part of your car's engine. Typically, you can tell if there is a problem with your transmission because you will notice slippage between gear changes or feel the car shake whenever the gear shifts occur. However, these signs are not always present and may only appear when the transmission is close to failing. Luckily, just checking for changes in your car's transmission fluid's appearance can give you a heads up about the overall health of this vital system.

28 June 2021

A Beginner's Guide To Servicing Audi Turbos


Are you new to the world of German engineering? If you're new to Audis, then you may also be new to high-performance turbos. Since many Audi engines use forced induction, it's crucial to understand their service requirements. Fortunately, your Audi's turbo is likely to be relatively reliable if treated with proper care. This guide will help you understand how to care for your turbocharged autobahn cruiser and a few of the problems you may face along the way.

28 May 2021

3 Helpful Precautions To Take When Buying A Replacement Diesel Engine


If you own a diesel truck, sometimes the engine doesn't always last as long as it should. In this case, you'll need to find a replacement diesel engine. Making this investment doesn't have to be as difficult as it seems if you take the following precautions:  Find Out Actual Value The last thing you need is to overpay for a diesel engine for your truck. So that this doesn't happen, you need to know what an engine's actual value is.

31 December 2019

3 Warning Signs That Your Transmission Fluid Is Leaking


If you have a problem with your vehicle, one potential cause could be transmission fluid leaking from the system. Here are some ways to identify a potential leak. Warning Sign 1: Shifting Problems The first problem you'll likely notice is that your car has problems shifting gears. The transmission requires fluid in order for the gears to shift smoothly, so a transmission that is lacking fluid is going to have problems shifting.

30 November 2019

3 Reasons To Tint The Windows On Your Car


Window tinting looks nice on your car, but it also has some specific functions that benefit you and your car. Tinting can be a little difficult to do yourself, so having a pro install the tint will give you the best result and offer the following benefits. 1. Protecting Your Interior One of the best reasons to install window tinting on your car's windows is to protect the interior of the car.

6 November 2019

Are Your Valets Lacking Focus And Direction? How To Straighten Them Out!


You would think that working as a valet would be easy. The signs for the cost of valet parking are right there when customers pull up to the door. The valet takes the customer's keys, tags them, and then hands a claim ticket to the customer before driving the customers' car to the parking lot. Simple, right? Well, it certainly should be, but if your venue has valet parking, and your valets lack focus and direction, you need to do something about this.

12 August 2019

The Care And Feeding Of Your New Car


Purchasing a new car is exciting, whether it's your first time driving off of the lot enveloped in that new car smell or your tenth. There's something special about being the first owner of a vehicle, but it's also a major responsibility. If you want to make sure that your new car lasts you for years to come and retains as much of its value as possible, then there are steps you should take to ensure that that special glow doesn't wear off too soon.

16 July 2019

A Guide To Getting Paintless Dent Repair


When you are dealing with dents and dings in your vehicle, it's important to address this work and get it fixed as quickly as you can. The more options you explore, the easier it'll be to get your car back into its original condition. Nothing can ruin a day like going out to your vehicle and noticing that it has a huge dent in the body. Thankfully, you can look into getting help from a body shop in your area that offers paintless dent repair services whenever you need it.

15 June 2019

Interstate Relocation Of Vehicles


A car title transfer in any state is easy enough. The buyer gets the title from the seller and takes it to the DMV/DOT. The buyer pays the requisite fees and the title is printed up in the new owner's name. Except for a potentially lengthy wait, the only trouble you typically have is trying to make time to get to the DMV/DOT office.  What happens when you have to transfer a title to a vehicle in a different state?

20 May 2019

Four Reasons To Align Your Tires On A Regular Basis


Misaligned tires are tires that are not pointing parallel to each other, but are instead sitting on angles that cause them to either push towards or pull away from one another. Needless to say, tires that are pointing in different directions can have a significant impact on your entire vehicle. Knowing some of the downsides associated with misaligned tires, and how tire alignment can benefit your vehicle, can help you understand why you should have your tires realigned at regular intervals no matter what your driving habits are.

23 April 2019