Categories for Car Repairs

What Should Be On Your Vehicle Maintenance Checklist?

March 31, 2023

Whether you’re an experienced mechanic or a novice, there are plenty of important things that should be on your vehicle maintenance checklist. The key is to know what needs to be checked, and when. By doing so, you can maximize your car’s life and performance.  OIL AND COOLANT LEVELS  Engine oil is a lubricant that reduces friction between engine components as they spin thousands of times per minute. Without consistent oil changes, your engine could suffer severe damage. Coolant (antifreeze) keeps your engine cool in the summer and protects it from freezing in the winter. Low coolant levels could lead... View Article

Understanding Your Car’s Emergency Lights

March 17, 2023

Your car’s dashboard has plenty of lights that illuminate briefly as you drive. These are how your vehicle communicates with you that something’s wrong. Occasionally one of them will stay on for longer than usual, which can be an important warning sign. Understanding what each one means is crucial to avoid any breakdowns or accidents.  Oil Pressure Warning  Your engine needs oil to provide lubrication and carry heat away from the internal combustion chamber. This oil circulates in a pressurized stream through the engine’s many precision-made metal parts. If the oil doesn’t flow properly, it can cause serious problems in... View Article

How To Properly Jump Start Your Vehicle

March 13, 2023

How To Properly Jump Start Your Vehicle Jump starting your vehicle can be a life saver in emergency situations, but it’s important to know how to do it properly so you don’t damage the batteries of both cars. Step 1: Connect The Positive Cable First, find the negative terminal of your vehicle’s battery. It should have a black plastic cover or a negative sign on it. Next, locate the positive terminal of your vehicle’s battery, which should be marked with a positive symbol. The positive cable will have a nut or bolt attached to it that connects to the positive terminal... View Article

5 Truck Transmission Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

February 16, 2023

A transmission is the heart of your truck’s drivetrain and it’s important to keep yours in tip-top shape. Even minor problems can become much bigger and more expensive if you ignore them. That’s why it’s crucial to pay attention to your transmission and its symptoms as soon as possible. Below are 5 truck transmission problems that you shouldn’t ignore:  • Slippage  If your transmission slips, it can pose a serious safety risk for you and other drivers on the road. A slipping transmission may also cause problems with the engine, such as low engine performance or a lack of power.... View Article

5 Signs Your Car May Need a Transmission Repair

December 15, 2022

Your vehicle’s transmission does more for your vehicle than you might realize. It allows you to speed up, slow down, and adjust speed as needed. To make sure that you are keeping your transmission in good shape, there are a few things you should look out for. Signs You Need a Transmission Repair Your transmission is a huge part of your vehicle, and here are some signs that you might need to have it worked on: Noticeable Fluid leaks – The transmission is a closed system that should not leak if it is working properly and if it is not... View Article

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