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Importance of Having a Vehicle During A Pandemic

Right now, many find themselves at home for long periods of time in quarantine, either self-imposed or mandated. Concerns of the spread of the novel coronavirus have risen and become such a central focus of our lives and thoughts that some things may understandably get overlooked — like the condition of our cars. In times […]

Common Problems Associated with Electric Power Steering

Your car’s electric power steering system is susceptible to failure over time if not properly maintained and/or repaired when issues arise. In this article we’ll go over some of the importance of the power steering system, how to recognize signs of malfunction, and how to address such issues. Why It’s Critical to Maintain the Power […]

Tips to Identify a Failing Distributor in Your Car

Purchasing a car is a big investment. Prior to making the purchase, you want to have a clear idea about simple parts and how they work. One such is the distributor system. Commonly found in older cars, this system is responsible for the ignition. Without this important piece, your car may have issues starting up. […]

Things to Know About Repairing Your Car’s Balance Shaft

Purchasing a vehicle is a big investment. There are many factors to consider to ensure you’re able to make the best of your purchase. Those include understanding the ins and outs of your potential vehicle. This is especially important for German manufactured vehicles. German manufactured cars like the Mercedes-Benz are revered for optimal performance and […]

Signs of a Failing Accelerator Cable in Your Car

Your car’s accelerator cable, also known as a throttle cable, is a braided metal wire that connects the gas pedal to the engine throttle plate. By applying and releasing pressure on the gas pedal, the driver is able to control the speed of the car. Although many newer cars use an electronic throttle control system, […]

Maintaining the Air Filter in Diesel Engines

When you’re pumping gas it’s hard not to notice the two fuel options available at most gas stations: regular and diesel. While many would assume diesel fuel is reserved only for tanks and eighteen-wheelers, you might be surprised to hear that many regular cars operate on diesel. Large vehicles need powerful machines to operate effectively. […]

How to Deal with Parking Brake Failure

The parking brake, also known as the emergency brake or e-brake, is a subtle, yet essential part of your vehicle’s mechanics. When drivers need that extra stability to park on a hill, tugging on the parking brake may be the difference between secure parking and a downward slide. Individuals who drive manual cars may use […]

Why Do Your Car’s Wheels Needs Balancing?

The ongoing tasks of automotive care can seem overwhelming to differentiate between. Suspension components like shocks and struts have slight variations that can confuse the average driver, which can lead to being taken advantage of by automotive shops. Even processes that might seem similar to drivers can be extremely different from one another. For example, […]

Symptoms of Pressure Plate Malfunction in Your Car

In manual transmission vehicles, the clutch assembly plays a huge role in engine functioning. A car with a malfunctioning clutch assembly will encounter serious symptoms, and will be difficult to drive. When signs of clutch failure occur, the problem can be due to any number of issues with the various components of the clutch assembly, […]

How to Maintain the Muffler Bracket in Your Car

There are main components in your vehicle that contribute to its overall performance, and these components often take up so much of our maintenance and repair efforts that we rarely think about the smaller parts that hold everything together. The nuts, bolts, and seals in our cars are critical to the car’s performance too—they make […]