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Why Are Oil Changes Important?

6th Mar, 2014

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We hear it from our parents when we first get our license. Mechanics put little stickers as a reminder on our windshield. Over and over we’re nagged to get our oil changed. But why does everyone insist it’s so important? This article will hopefully give you those answers and get you onboard with getting…

The Importance of Oil Changes for Cars

6th Mar, 2014

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Changing your oil every 3,000 miles is not just a suggestion, it is a necessity. Getting oil changes for your cars on a routine basis will help to ensure the life of your automobile for many years to come.

There are a number of benefits that are associated with routine oil changes including increased gas…

How to Tell When Your Car Needs a Tune-Up

6th Mar, 2014

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Normal daily driving subjects cars to a lot of wear and tear. Even a small malfunction of one part makes a huge difference in performance and safety. Recommended tune up intervals vary depending on the age and model of the vehicle. Check the owner’s manual for specific recommendations.

Most newer vehicles need a tune-up every…

Brake Repair and Maintenance

6th Mar, 2014

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Prioritizing road safety helps reduce traffic accidents. It is a responsibility that every driver should take seriously.

Make it a regular habit to check your car before driving off, regardless of the distance of your destination. Remember that safety measures should be implemented whether you’re going somewhere near or headed for a long drive.

It is…

Caring For Your Car’s Clutch

6th Mar, 2014

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Have you ever wondered exactly what happens when you push down the clutch pedal? Without the clutch you would not be able to disengage the power of the engine or change gears! So how does it all work? A clutch is used to connect two moving shafts that are moving at different speeds. This…

When Is It Time for Tire Replacement?

6th Mar, 2014

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For people who don’t know a lot about cars, it might be hard to determine when it is time to get things checked or changed. The sticker on the windshield lets you know when it is time to get an oil change, but there aren’t usually stickers for other things, such as tire rotation,…

Timing Belt Replacement: Symptoms That Indicate That You Need One

6th Mar, 2014

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The timing belt of a car’s engine is a very important part because it serves as a connection between that camshaft and crankshaft. Because of this, it controls and monitors the opening and closing activities of the valves of the car’s engine. This shows that getting a timing belt replacement when needed is vital….

Car Hoses and Belts – The Most Essential Car Components

6th Mar, 2014

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Car hoses and belts are the most essential components of the car and it is imperative that you take special care of them. Any problem with the hoses and belts of your car would mean that the engine would face malfunction and deteriorate the efficiency of the car. Hence, you should conduct monthly inspection…

Fuel Injector Cleaning Can Improve Fuel Economy

6th Mar, 2014

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Deposits from fuel can accumulate on your car’s engine intake valves, injectors, ports, fuel injectors, and combustion chambers. Dirty fuel injectors, one of the most common problems, can cause clogging, which leads to a wide variety of engine problems such as loss of power, rough idle, hesitation, misfire, pinging, knocking and hard starting.

However, one…

Proper Air Pressure – Life For Your Wheels and Tires!

6th Mar, 2014

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Well, since we have been talking about auto parts and their maintenance, here is another one. Oh yes, another DIY (Do It Yourself). This one is about those car parts that bear the weight of entire vehicle and that is – Auto Wheels and Tires.

Wheels are vital part in any automobile and hence need…

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