- Signs That Your Car is Having Transmission Trouble
Your vehicle’s transmission is one of the most important parts of your car, as it regulates the speed and overall movement. If the transmission isn’t working properly, there’s a huge potential that there will be problems while driving the car forward or in reverse – if it drives at all.
- Offroading At Night
Offroading can be a wildly exhilarating activity. It can be even more exciting when you do it in the darkness of night. However, like many things performed in the dark, the probability for danger increases. By implementing a couple of basic safety measures, these risks can be largely avoided in order to keep the focus on fun, rather than danger.
- You May Be Able To Fix More Than You Think
Repair manuals like Chilton, Haynes, and Clymer have been around for over 50 years and have eased the pain of auto repairs on many a man and woman both old and young. The Haynes, in particular, holds a special place in my memory regarding an adventure with a Hyundai Excel. Yes, you can tell by the model this has been a day or two ago.
- Convertibles Are Not Just For Baby Boomers
Yep, it’s that time of year again. You can see it happening throughout the nation. Well, at least anywhere the temperatures are beginning to creep toward spring. Look at the front corner lot of any car dealership and you’ll see them starting to make their appearance.
- Is My Wheel Hub Assembly Or Are My Wheel Bearings Bad?
So, you’re hearing noises again? Hmm, yep there is probably an issue if you are hearing a grinding sound coming from your wheels. Whether it’s just one or all, you got to check out the issue.
- Radiator Maintenance
Okay so the radiator is not the most glamorous of car parts I’ll admit it. BUT, you will notice when it is not working correctly.
- Wheel Hub Replacement
A wheel hub assembly is an important part of your vehicle. If you feel a wobbling sensation coming from any of your car's wheels, odds are your wheel hub has worn out. This vibrating will get worse and worse until you replace the wheel hub. Replacing a wheel hub assembly is not a difficult task, but it does take some time to do it right. The last thing you want to do is rush through the job and have your wheel fall off.
- What is the Name of Your Car Navigation?
Do you have any crazy friends that name their car navigation systems? They often talk to them or scream at them when the navigation system gets them lost?
- If My Alternator Dies, Is My Car Next?
No, I’m not saying if you alternator dies that your whole car is going to go kerplunk. I am saying, however, if your alternator goes completely out on you, you are likely to wind up stranded.
- AC Blowing but NOT Cool? Check out the Expansion Valve
You vehicle air conditioning system is pretty dependent on all the parts in the AC system. If something isn’t working, then you can bet you are going to know it on those hot, hot summer days. Your AC expansion valve is a pretty simple part in concept, but it has a very important job when it comes to whether you just get air instead of cool air.