An engine mount doesn’t need any maintenance or regular servicing. It only needs to be replaced when it fails or wears out. Just don’t prolong the replacement because it will cause other components to crack or break.
Ford Explorer. The Explorers have many transmission problems failures resulting in costly repairs. These transmission issues are found throughout the multiple model years, making the Explorer a risky choice for a used vehicle. Cadillac STS. With Engine, transmission, electrical, and braking system problems and the cost to fix them being high, the Cadillac STS is […]
Don’t let a broken wire short out your trip. Something as simple as a broken wire can ruin a great ride . It can cause electrical circuits malfunctions and many automotive devices to become inoperative.
· Research Used Cars and Prices You can check used car prices local on classifieds and online through sites like Edmunds.com, KBB.com and Cars.com · Know What Questions to Ask Before contacting the person who is selling the used car, be prepared to ask questions, here is link to some questions you should ask. […]
Have your inner and outer axle constant velocity joint boot inspected for cracks, deterioration or tears. A hole in the CV boot will allow dirt and water to enter the joint and the grease to leak out. If the boot has not been damaged for too long and the CV joint is not showing signs […]
Don’t let a bad fuel cap gasket tank your smog check test. No matter whether your car is old or new you could be wasting money and polluting the environment because of a bad fuel cap. A loose gas cap or a cracked gas cap gasket will turn the check engine light on.
There are many car owners and even mechanics who have removed the engine thermostat or replaced it with one that opens at a lower temperature assuming it will improve performance. In reality, if the engine runs outside the operating range at a cooler temperature, its performance declines. A lot of the engine sensors operate based […]
Failure to maintain the correct air pressure can result in poor gas mileage, reduce tire life, affect vehicle handling, and cause vehicle overloading. Consider checking your tire air pressure routinely. Adjust tire air pressure when cold to have the most accurate pressure reading. Cooler temperatures can cause the air in your vehicle’s tire to contract. […]
Timing belt replacement is essential for better fuel economy. Replacing the timing belt will keep you from getting stranded with a non-running engine. The worst case that can happen is a trashed engine from the valves crashing into the pistons or vice versa. A scheduled service could cost you less than the damages caused by […]
One of the most common transmission issues is low fluid level caused by a transmission leak. Because transmissions are sealed, a leak indicates a problem. Since a transmission is dependent on fluid to operate, they quickly self-destruct when the fluid runs low. If you notice fluid under your car, you should have the transmission checked […]