Strut failure rarely happens all at once; you usually have some miles to figure out what’s wrong. But you have to pay attention!
Fuel injection pump performance is closely tied to engine performance. If your vehicle has a fuel delivery issue, it will literally starve to death. Fuel injection problems, therefore, are one of the most pressing engine issues to deal with.
Have you winterized your car? Snow tires, fresh oil change, fluid refills, battery checks – they’re all important, no doubt about it. But have you really winterized your car?
If you’re not planning to do it yourself for your next car repair, you can still save money at your mechanic’s shop.
There’s nothing quite so annoying and uncomfortable as getting into your reliable old car on an especially hot day and finding that the air conditioning’s just not what it used to be. It’s easy to give up on it and assume that it would be too expensive or too difficult to fix, leaving you in a pretty bad place on hot days. Fortunately, getting the A/C up and running back to its comfortable old self isn’t all that hard. With an easy-to-find part and twenty minutes of tinkering, you can find yourself enjoying your drive time a whole lot more.
If your radiator has ever failed while driving, you probably already know the signs of a coolant system leak. Many times, a small leak becomes a major problem, which is followed by an overheated engine. And when your engine overheats, you’re officially out of luck – at that point, you should have one of the following: a mechanic friend, responsive roadside assistance or the technical know-how to fix the problem yourself. (BuyAutoParts.com can help with your new radiator; we have hundreds in stock, all at prices well below other vendors).
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The timing belt is one of the most underrated performers in your car’s internal combustion engine. Often out of sight and usually out of mind – timing belts are one of those engine components that evades attention right up to the moment it doesn’t work – the timing belt’s job is to make sure the crankshaft and camshaft are aligned or “in sync.”
When things get too hot in your car’s engine, it may be time to replace the radiator. The key factor here is your car’s temperature gauge. When it only registers a quarter to halfway up the dial, you’re OK. If the needle starts to creep up past the halfway indicator and approaches three-quarters, the sudden spike in temperature is usually due to two components: the thermostat or the radiator.