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Catalytic Converter Failure: 3 Common Causes

  • November 10, 2017

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Overfilling Engine Oil: What to Do When There s Too Much of a Good Thing

  • November 9, 2017

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How Does a Car Charging System Work?

  • November 8, 2017

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How to Spot Bad Ball Joints and Bushings: 3 Classic Signs They Need Repair

  • November 7, 2017

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4 Engine Break-In Do s and Don ts

  • November 6, 2017

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Car Won t Start! Alternator or Battery?

  • By Blair Lampe
  • October 20, 2017

You depend on your car to get you where you need to go, so when it doesn t start, it can be a pretty big problem. There are a number of reasons why this might happen, but one of the most common is that it isn t getting enough electricity to start the combustion process. You may be tempted to blame the battery — and you might be right — but alternator problems could also be at fault

The 5 Best Automotive Hand Tools to Stock in Your Garage

  • By Benjamin Hunting
  • October 14, 2017

The best automotive hand tools are the ones that make a project simple and easy, so you don t have to spend extra time seeking out work-arounds or jury-rigging your own gear. With the right base of tools in your garage you should be able to tackle a wide range of repairs

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What Are the Signs of a Bad EGR Valve?

  • By Blair Lampe
  • September 5, 2017

The air around us is a veritable cocktail of several gasses. Oxygen gets the most attention, but nitrogen actually outstrips it in volume, and there are several others rounding out the atmosphere. As engines rely on the intake of atmospheric air for the combustion process, this chemical makeup and its characteristics must be

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Sniffing out a Bad Sensor

  • By Blair Lampe
  • September 1, 2017

Cars are complex machines that depend on an army of sensors to monitor components and provide feedback. The advanced technology in today s vehicles demands near-constant supervision and management to ensure optimal performance and avoid disaster in many cases. With the push toward self-driving cars, there are

Why Does An Accessory Drive Belt Fail?

  • By Benjamin Hunting
  • August 23, 2017

Your engine s accessory drive belt is tasked with a lot of responsibility. Not only does it have to connect several spinning pulleys at the front of your motor and keep them moving quickly enough to power important components like the alternator, the water pump and the power steering pump

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Road Trip Solutions: How to Avoid Engine Overheating

  • By Jefferson Bryant
  • July 2, 2017

We have all passed by some sad sap on the side of the road, hood up, steam rolling out, driver just standing there with a hand on their head wondering how they got there. Usually, we just think to ourselves “phew, glad that isn’t me” as we glance at the gauges just to check and make sure they are all good. While breakdowns happen, there are things you can do

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Road Trip Solutions: How To Remove Bugs From Your Windshield

  • By Jefferson Bryant
  • July 1, 2017

It never seems to fail, you just spent 10 minutes scrubbing your windshield and not five minutes down the road SPLAT!, you are back to square one. Oh well, on to the next gas station for another round of de-bugging. It doesn’t have to be this way though, there are products available to help remove

Road Trip Solutions: Emergency Tire Repair

  • By Jefferson Bryant
  • July 1, 2017

Tires are one of the most expensive consumables that you will replace on your vehicle. Their very nature is to provide grip for traveling the road at their own expense. There are a lot of factors that contribute to the lifespan of the tire, but eventually all tires wear out. While that is common knowledge,

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Know-How Notes: Inside Your Radiator

  • By Jefferson Bryant
  • June 16, 2017

The largest component to your vehicle’s cooling system is the radiator, but did you know that the radiator is also connected to your transmission and in some cases your engine’s oiling system too? Inside your radiator are smaller radiators that help keep your transmission fluid and engine oil cool as well. The basic radiator consists of two tanks with a set of tubes


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