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.
If your car does not seem to stop as quickly or smoothly as it once did, you may suspect that there could be a problem with your brakes. If so, look for the following behaviors that your car's brake discs are worn down and no longer able to do their job.
1. Vibrations Are Felt When You Apply the Brakes
One of the first things you may notice when you have worn brake discs is the vibrations that you feel when you apply the brakes.
Once your kid becomes old enough to get their learner's permit, you may plan on buying them a vehicle once they get their driver's license. After being in the car with them on many occasions, you may feel confident in their driving abilities. But, you may want to do everything that you can to maximize their safety on the road. A great step to take is replacing the tires on a used car.
When you see advertisements for an onsite fleet repair service, you probably think that this service only provides repair service for your fleet trucks while they are in the garage. While that is partly true, these services do more that just provide service for the trucks while they are sitting in your fleet's garage. Here are a few other places where it is just as easy to get onsite repair service when your trucks need it.
If your vehicle's air conditioner is having problems with continually producing cold air, or if turning on the system results in strange noises coming out from under the hood, then you should suspect a problem with the air conditioner's compressor. To diagnose a compressor problem in any passenger car or truck, follow these three simple steps:
Step 1: Inspect the Air Conditioning System with the Car Turned Off
When your car is cold and before you turn it on, pop the hood and inspect the air conditioner's condenser and its pulley.
If your company is not already doing so, you need to institute a fleet management and maintenance program. The more trucks your business owns, the more important this type of program becomes. With a solid program in place and by proactively managing your fleet using these trucking industry tips, you can reduce truck downtime and increase the number of passed Department of Transportation inspections your drivers receive. The following are tips for managing your semi truck fleet and preventing unnecessary downtime.