Signs Of Torque Converter Problems


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


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


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


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

3 Areas To Check On Your European Car This Fall


If you own a European car, it is really important that you stay on top of necessary maintenance. If you stay on top of necessary maintenance, you will be able to avoid costly repairs. With regular maintenance, European cars are not that more expensive to own or take care of than American-made vehicles; the real expense comes when you don't take care of your vehicle and have to replace a major part.

6 October 2016

Got Auto Air-Conditioning Problems? Check Out These Common Issues and Their Solutions


Even though having air conditioning in your vehicle may not be a necessity, when you climb into your hot car in the middle of summer and enjoy a blast of cool air with the push of a button, air conditioning is definitely an appreciated luxury. When your automobile's air is on the fritz, it can be frustrating to say the least. Thankfully, troubleshooting problems with your car's air conditioner is usually a fairly simple task.

11 August 2016

The Difference Between The 3 Major Motorhome Classes


If you are thinking about purchasing a new RV for sale this summer, it is important that you understand the different types motorhomes that are available and on the market. Here is a quick breakdown of the differences and meanings behind the three major motorhome classes. Smallest: Class B Motorhomes Class B motorhomes tend to be built on the base of vans, and are more like driving around a large passenger van than driving around a huge RV.

31 July 2016

How An Amateur Mechanic Can Bleed Brake Lines While Alone In Their Garage


You have to bleed brake lines after doing certain repairs on a car like changing rusted and corroded brake lines. Bleeding the brake lines means that you are making sure that they are full of brake fluid and the fluid is free of air bubbles. Air bubbles in the brake fluid can cause the brakes to fail since the brakes will lose the hydraulic pressure needed to stop the car. Normally, bleeding the brake lines is a two-person job, but there is a way you can do it on your own.

8 June 2016

Keeping The Lights Working In Your Car


One of the DIY repairs you can do on your car is to fix a problem with the lights. Most light problems are due to a burned out bulb or fuse, both of which you can replace. Here is how to approach a light problem in your car and get yourself safely back onto the road. Troubleshooting a Light Problem In most cases, you can infer whether the problem is a light bulb or fuse with these simple rules:

12 May 2016

Repairing A Car That Stalls On Cold Mornings


There are few things more frustrating than starting your car on a cold morning only to have it stall out on you. This stalling may occur either on startup or when you shift the car into drive. Although this problem is both noticeable and irritating, it is usually fairly simple to identify and fix. Follow these four steps to run through the most common culprits behind an engine stalling while it's cold.

13 April 2016