The Importance of Proactive Car Repairs
After I started working full time, I realized that I didn't have a ton of spare time to deal with broken cars. I was tired of struggling with the normal sounds and smells that my car was emitting, so I started thinking more carefully about proactive car repairs. I started abiding by the maintenance schedule and carefully reviewing my service records. It was a lot of work, but I was able to make a complete record of my car care and plan for future services. After carefully tweaking my vehicle, I was able to completely overhaul the system and make things right. Check out this blog to find out why car repairs are so important.
No matter what type of vehicle you have, one of the most important parts is the transmission. Unfortunately, it can be expensive to fix. If you follow this helpful care guide, though, you can avoid costly transmission repair and stress.
1. Check the Transmission Fluid
In order for a transmission to stay cool and work properly, it needs to have the right amounts of fluid (oil). You'll want to check these levels as often as possible to ensure proper transmission function.
When you are getting ready to buy new tires, the auto shop may tell you that you need a wheel alignment with the installation. While you may think this a way to upsell you on a service you do not need, know that a wheel alignment is very important any time you have new tires installed on your car or have them rotated. It is even more important if you are only having a couple tires replaced rather than all four.
The suspension of cars is an important area that often gets overlooked by vehicle owners until it shows signs of going awry. One of the telltale signs that people first notice when they have a suspension issue is that their vehicles "drive" differently. For example, a vehicle might go from stopping at a gradual speed to lurching forward when the brake system is initiated. The following are a few things to look for that can be signs of suspension problems.
In your daily hustle, you probably pass by a couple of tire stores. Unless you need tires, you may not give these stores a second glance. However, there are usually dozens of other products available in a tire store that you could actually use. Here are just five things you can find in tire stores that are NOT tires.
Custom Hub Caps and Rims
Custom hub caps and rims are so popular that many tire stores are now carrying a wide variety of these products.
If your car repeatedly overheats after you change its coolant, you might wonder if there's anything you can do to solve your issues. Cars usually overheat when something goes wrong with the cooling system, such as a broken fan belt or clogged radiator. But vehicles can also overheat when problems develop with the bleeder valve. Here's what a bleeder valve is, how it causes problems with your car and what you can do to solve the problems.