When You Don't Get An Oil Change, Your Fuel Efficiency Suffers

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You might think that oil changes are an optional maintenance option. However, the truth could not be any further from this dangerous idea. Regular oil changes are essential for your engine's performance and protection, but this service can also have a significant effect on your car's fuel efficiency, which is also important. Oil Makeup When the oil in a car is replaced as part of an oil change, its makeup is rich.

10 February 2019

4 Ways To Protect Your Ride This Winter

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The cold weather, rain, and snow can be tough on your vehicle. Luckily, there are lots of things that you can do to take good care of your vehicle and ensure that you are able to safely drive your vehicle #1 Check Your Tires During the winter, when it is often slippery and wet outside, it is important to have good tread on your tires. You can change out your current tires for winter tires, which have a special grip that is made to keep you stuck to the road no matter how treacherous the conditions become.

10 December 2018

Diesel Fuel And Gasoline Ignite In Different Ways

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Diesel fuel is a petroleum product, just as is gasoline. Diesel fuel is separated off from the petroleum before gasoline does, making it a thicker and more viscous fuel than gasoline. One of the problems with diesel happens because of that. In cold weather, the viscosity of the diesel tends to increase, so it may need to be warmed up just so that it will star. Another issue with diesel is that it doesn't start in the same way that a gas fueled engine would.

7 November 2018

4 Tips For Doing Brake Maintenance And Preparing Your Car For Winter Driving Conditions

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With the winter months coming, maintenance to your car is essential. While doing car maintenance for the winter months, you will want to consider improvements that need to be done to the brakes. The brake system of your car needs to be expected to ensure anti-lock brakes are working correctly and that you have enough brake pads left. Here are some tips for doing brake maintenance and preparing your car for the winter driving conditions to come.

11 September 2018

4 Signs It's Time To Visit Your Local Muffler Shop

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The exhaust system of your vehicle helps to keep your vehicle quiet, but it is also essential for preventing emissions of harmful fumes from affecting the passenger cabin, engine, and the outside environment. A problem with the exhaust can cause your engine to work harder than necessary, reduce fuel usage and put you and the environment at risk of inhaling toxic fumes. Here are a few signs that it's time to visit a muffler shop.

17 August 2018

Becoming a Commercial Driver

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If you are contemplating a new career, you may have been thinking about the commercial driving industry. If you decide to go into commercial driving for a living, you have a lot of options to choose from. You can go to trucking school and become a commercial semi-truck driver, you can become a professional delivery person, and you can even open your own delivery company if this is something you find appealing.

28 May 2018

Signs Of Torque Converter Problems

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The torque converter is a part of the transmission system responsible for transferring engine power to the wheels of the car. As such, the torque converter is an important part of the transmission system, and your car will not run efficiently if the torque converter is malfunctioning. Here are some telltale signs of a malfunctioning torque converter: The Car Is Overheating As previously mentioned, the torque converter is responsible for transferring engine power to the load (wheel system).

3 April 2018

Two Reasons Your BMW's Airbag Light Won't Turn Off

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There's nothing more annoying than having a dashboard warning light that stays on for no apparent reason. If your airbag warning light flicked on one day and refuses to go away, it may be tempting to ignore it. However, it's important to investigate and resolve the problem; otherwise, your airbags may not deploy if you're in an accident. Here are two things that could be causing this problem and how to fix them.

12 February 2018

Four Signs You Need To Get Your Brakes Looked At

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Few things are as dangerous when driving a car, as having your brakes fail. Even if your brakes are just a little on the "too cushy" side, this could lead to an accident if it keeps you from stopping in time when the car in front of you slows down. To prevent such accidents, it's important to have your brakes checked over regularly. Here are four signs you need to schedule a free brake inspection right now.

30 November 2017

Temporary Auto Glass Repair Solutions

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When your car window or windshield is damaged, you need to have it repaired as soon as possible. Your car windows are extremely important so you cannot postpone it. However, you can do temporary auto glass repair before you can get permanent repairs done. You can easily repair your car windows with a car glass repair kit that you can get from any auto repair shop. The Pros of Temporary Glass Repairs

29 October 2017